Arm

  • (noun): An administrative division of some larger or more complex organization.
    Synonyms: branch, subdivision
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on arm, arms:

Micromachinery
... This is seen in a "heatuator", which is a U-shaped beam with one wide arm and one narrow arm ... The narrow arm is heated more than the wide arm because they have the same current density ... Since the two arms are connected at the top, the stretching hot arm pushes in the direction of the cold arm ...
Isochromosome
... isochromosome is a chromosome that has lost one of its arms and replaced it with an exact copy of the other arm ... to have two centromeres (Tobias, 2011) The chromosome arm is already copied during S phase of the cell cycle ... This leaves the two long arms together and the two short arms together ...
Shoulder Problem - Shoulder Structures and Functions
... (collarbone), the scapula (shoulder blade), and the humerus (upper arm bone) (see diagram) ... joint" commonly refers, is a ball-and-socket joint that allows the arm to rotate in a circular fashion or to hinge out and up away from the body ... The "ball" is the top, rounded portion of the upper arm bone or humerus the "socket," or glenoid, is a dish-shaped part of the outer edge of the scapula into which the ball fits ...
Variations - Arm Trap Neckbreaker
... sees an attacking wrestler take hold of an arm of an opponent and then move to a back to back position, so that the opponent's arm hooks across and round the opponent's ... to the ground, forcing the opponent's own arm to drag them to the mat ... exists and sees where the wrestler face their opponent, grab both of their arms and twist around so they have their opponent in a straight jacket hold before finally dropping down to drag the opponent to the floor ...
One Missed Call (2004 Film) - Deaths
... force and lands on top of a speeding train, also losing an arm and a leg ... Natsumi Koniishi - Arm twisted back with its joints breaking one by one until she's beheaded by her own arm ...

More definitions of "arm":

  • (noun): Any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting.
    Synonyms: weapon, weapon system
  • (noun): The part of a garment that is attached at armhole and provides a cloth covering for the arm.
    Synonyms: sleeve
  • (noun): Any projection that is thought to resemble an arm.
    Example: "The arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"
    Synonyms: branch, limb
  • (noun): The part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person.
  • (verb): Supply with arms.
    Example: "The U.S. armed the freedom fighters in Afghanistan"
  • (noun): 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.

Famous quotes containing the word arm:

    O God, thy arm was here,
    And not to us, but to thy arm alone
    Ascribe we all.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    If your arm is broken, hide it in your sleeve.
    Chinese proverb.