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fore·arm 1

 (fôr-ärm′)
tr.v. fore·armed, fore·arm·ing, fore·arms
To arm or prepare in advance of a conflict.

fore·arm 2

 (fôr′ärm′)
n.
1. The part of the arm between the wrist and the elbow.
2. The corresponding part of the foreleg in certain quadrupeds, such as a horse.
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forearm

(ˈfɔːrˌɑːm)
n
(Anatomy) the part of the arm from the elbow to the wrist.
[C18: from fore- + arm1]

forearm

(fɔːrˈɑːm)
vb
(tr) to prepare or arm (someone, esp oneself) in advance
[C16: from fore- + arm2]
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fore•arm1

(ˈfɔrˌɑrm, ˈfoʊr-)

n.
1. the part of the arm between the elbow and the wrist.
2. the corresponding part of the foreleg in certain quadrupeds.
[1735–45]

fore•arm2

(fɔrˈɑrm, foʊr-)

v.t.
to arm or prepare beforehand, esp. for difficulties.
[1585–95]
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forearm


Past participle: forearmed
Gerund: forearming

Imperative
forearm
forearm
Present
I forearm
you forearm
he/she/it forearms
we forearm
you forearm
they forearm
Preterite
I forearmed
you forearmed
he/she/it forearmed
we forearmed
you forearmed
they forearmed
Present Continuous
I am forearming
you are forearming
he/she/it is forearming
we are forearming
you are forearming
they are forearming
Present Perfect
I have forearmed
you have forearmed
he/she/it has forearmed
we have forearmed
you have forearmed
they have forearmed
Past Continuous
I was forearming
you were forearming
he/she/it was forearming
we were forearming
you were forearming
they were forearming
Past Perfect
I had forearmed
you had forearmed
he/she/it had forearmed
we had forearmed
you had forearmed
they had forearmed
Future
I will forearm
you will forearm
he/she/it will forearm
we will forearm
you will forearm
they will forearm
Future Perfect
I will have forearmed
you will have forearmed
he/she/it will have forearmed
we will have forearmed
you will have forearmed
they will have forearmed
Future Continuous
I will be forearming
you will be forearming
he/she/it will be forearming
we will be forearming
you will be forearming
they will be forearming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been forearming
you have been forearming
he/she/it has been forearming
we have been forearming
you have been forearming
they have been forearming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been forearming
you will have been forearming
he/she/it will have been forearming
we will have been forearming
you will have been forearming
they will have been forearming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been forearming
you had been forearming
he/she/it had been forearming
we had been forearming
you had been forearming
they had been forearming
Conditional
I would forearm
you would forearm
he/she/it would forearm
we would forearm
you would forearm
they would forearm
Past Conditional
I would have forearmed
you would have forearmed
he/she/it would have forearmed
we would have forearmed
you would have forearmed
they would have forearmed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.forearm - the part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wristforearm - the part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wrist
anconeous muscle, musculus anconeus - the muscle that extends the forearm and abducts the ulna in pronation of the wrist
accessory cephalic vein, vena cephalica accessoria - a vein that passes along the radial edge of the forearm and joins the cephalic vein near the elbow
basilic vein, vena basilica - a vein that drains the back of the hand and forearm and empties into the axillary vein
radial vein, vena radialis - superficial veins ascending the radial side of the forearm; combines with the ulnar veins to form the brachial vein
ulnar vein, vena ulnaris - any of several veins of the forearm
limb - one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper
arm - a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb
radius - the outer and slightly shorter of the two bones of the human forearm
elbow bone, ulna - the inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm
Verb1.forearm - arm in advance of a confrontation
arm, gird, build up, fortify - prepare oneself for a military confrontation; "The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East"; "troops are building up on the Iraqi border"
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forearm

noun
Related words
adjective cubital, radial
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forearm

verb
To prepare (oneself) for action:
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Translations
ساعِد
předloktí
underarm
kyynärvarsi
alkar
framhandleggur
dilbis
apakšdelms
predlaktie
ön kol

forearm

[ˈfɔːrɑːm] N (Anat) → antebrazo m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

forearm

[ˈfɔːrɑːrm] navant-bras m inv
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

forearm

1
nUnterarm m

forearm

2
vtvorbereiten; forearmed with this informationmit diesen Informationen gerüstet or gewappnet ? forewarn
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forearm

[ˈfɔːrˌɑːm] navambraccio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

forearm

(ˈfoːraːm) noun
the lower part of the arm (between wrist and elbow).
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

fore·arm

n. antebrazo.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

forearm

n antebrazo
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Your forearm muscles, which twist and Paint-hours comes anything move your hands and wrists about, are in fairly constant use.
"The pain wasn't going so I went home and had a couple of whiskies!" Navidi had a two-hour operation the following week to reattach his forearm muscles to the bone.
Avoid making a fist so you don't tighten your forearm muscles. Once again, tight control is not the name of the game.
These forearm muscles keep their fists tight in this position, which requires significant and prolonged isometric muscle contraction.
He should have felt it, the blast tore through his hand, a chunk of forearm muscles were gone, exposing bones and cartilages.
The FMG can be considered as the mechanical counterpart of the sEMG, in which the hand movements are retrieved from the radial forces exerted by the forearm muscles, producing results comparable to the electrical approach [18].
Other common contributing factors to hand and wrist injuries include movements in which the wrist is deviated from neutral posture into an abnormal or awkward position, working for too long period without allowing rest or alternation of hand and forearm muscles; mechanical stresses to digital nerves from sustained grasps to sharp edges on instrument handles, forceful work and extended use of vibratory instruments.10
(1999) on the one-handed backhand technique, the forearm muscles continue to move substantially after the impact, and the rightward impact force peaks in the follow-through phase and is then decelerated by the antagonist muscle.
The activities of four forearm muscles (EMG) and the force acting on the screw were measured.
He also advises patients to perform gentle stretching of the forearm muscles and then, once the pain subsides, light forearm strengthening exercises (see chart, below).
"The big forearm muscles are pretty easy to build but it's the smaller ones that you can't do weights with, that's what I'm working on," he said.