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Limber

Lim´ber   Pronunciation: lĭm´bẽrd
n.1.The shafts or thills of a wagon or carriage.
2.(Mil.) The detachable fore part of a gun carriage, consisting of two wheels, an axle, and a shaft to which the horses are attached. On top is an ammunition box upon which the cannoneers sit.
3.(Naut.) Gutters or conduits on each side of the keelson to afford a passage for water to the pump well.
Limber boards
(Naut.) short pieces of plank forming part of the lining of a ship's floor immediately above the timbers, so as to prevent the limbers from becoming clogged.
Limber box
(Mil.) a box on the limber for carrying ammunition.
Limber rope
(Naut.) a rope or chain passing through the limbers of a ship, by which they may be cleared of dirt that chokes them.
Limber strake
(Shipbuilding) the first course of inside planking next the keelson.
- Totten.
v. t.1.(Mil.) To attach to the limber; as, to limber a gun.
[imp. & p. p. Limbered (lĭm"bẽrd); p. pr. & vb. n. Limbering.]
To limber up
to change a gun carriage into a four-wheeled vehicle by attaching the limber.
a.1.Easily bent; flexible; pliant; yielding.
The bargeman that doth row with long and limber oar.
- Turbervile.
v. t.1.To cause to become limber; to make flexible or pliant.
Noun1.Limberlimber - a two-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle used to pull a field gun or caisson
Verb1.limber - attach the limber; "limber a cannon"
Synonyms: limber up
2.limber - cause to become limber; "The violist limbered her wrists before the concert"
Adj.1.limber - (used of e.g. personality traits) readily adaptable; "a supple mind"; "a limber imagination"
Synonyms: supple
2.limber - (used of persons' bodies) capable of moving or bending freely
Synonyms: supple
adaptable, anemic, asthenic, bendable, bloodless, chicken, compliant, cowardly, debilitated, drooping, droopy, ductile, dull, effete, etiolated, extensible, extensile, fabricable, facile, faint, faintish, feeble, fictile, flabby, flaccid, flexile, flexuous, floppy, formable, formative, giving, gone, gutless, imbecile, impotent, impressible, impressionable, languid, languorous, like putty, limp, lissome, listless, lithe, lithesome, lustless, malleable, marrowless, moldable, nerveless, pithless, plastic, pliable, pliant, pooped, powerless, receptive, resilient, responsive, rubbery, sapless, sensitive, sequacious, shapable, sinewless, slack, soft, spineless, springy, strengthless, submissive, supple, susceptible, tractable, tractile, unhardened, unnerved, unstrung, weak, weakly, whippy, willowy, yielding
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