HyperDic: leg

English > 9 senses of the word leg:
NOUNbodylega human limb
bodylega structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion
artifactlegone of the supports for a piece of furniture
shapeleg, branch, ramificationa part of a forked or branching shape
foodlegthe limb of an animal used for food
artifactleg, peg, wooden leg, peglega prosthesis that replaces a missing leg
artifactlega cloth covering consisting of the part of a pair of trousers that covers a person's leg
actleg(nautical) the distance traveled by a sailing vessel on a single tack
actleg, stagea section or portion of a journey or course
leg > pronunciation
Soundsleh'g
Rhymesbeg ... segue: 11 rhymes with ehg...
English > leg: 9 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningA human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle.
Part ofbody, organic structureThe entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
Partsankle, ankle joint, mortise joint, articulatio talocruralisA gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus
crusThe leg from the knee to foot
fibula, calf boneThe outer and thinner of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
foot, human foot, pesThe part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
knee, knee joint, human knee, articulatio genus, genuhinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella
knock-knee, genu valgum, tibia valgaAn inward slant of the thigh
leg boneA bone of the leg
peroneal vein, fibular vein, vena peroneusAccompany the peroneal arteries
saphenous nerve, nervus saphenusA branch of the femoral nerve that supplies cutaneous branches to the inner aspect of the leg and foot
saphenous vein, vena saphenaEither of two chief superficial veins of the leg that drain blood from the foot
sciatic nerve, nervus ischiadicusArises from the sacral plexus and passes about halfway down the thigh where it divides into the common peroneal and tibial nerves
shankThe part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
shinThe front part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
thighThe part of the leg between the hip and the knee
tibia, shinbone, shin bone, shinThe inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
tibial vein, vena tibialisveins of the lower leg
tibialis, tibialis muscle, musculus tibialisEither of two skeletal muscle in each leg arising from the tibia
Narrowerbowleg, bow leg, bandyleg, bandy leg, genu varum, tibia varaA leg bowed outward at the knee (or below the knee)
pin, peg, stickinformal terms for the leg
shank's mare, shanks' mare, shank's pony, shanks' ponyYou own legs
spindlelegs, spindleshankslong thin legs
BroaderlimbOne of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping
Spanishpata, pierna
Catalancama
Adjectivesleggyhaving long legs
English > leg: 9 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningA structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion.
Partsvertebrate foot, pedal extremityThe extremity of the limb in vertebrates
Narroweranimal legThe leg of an animal
prehensorThe anterior pair of legs of a centipede that are modified to seize prey and inject venom from the toxicognaths
BroaderlimbOne of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping
Adjectivesleggyhaving long legs
English > leg: 9 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningOne of the supports for a piece of furniture.
Part ofchairA seat for one person, with a support for the back
cot, camp bedA small bed that folds up for storage or transport
four-posterA bed with posts at the four corners that can be used to support a canopy or curtains
grand piano, grandA piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame
hospital bedA single bed with a frame in three sections so the head or middle or foot can be raised as required
spinning wheelA small domestic / domestic spinning machine with a single spindle that is driven by hand or foot
tableA piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs
tripodA three-legged rack used for support
BroadersupportAny device that bears the weight of another thing
Spanishpata
Catalanpota
English > leg: 9 senses > noun 4, shape
MeaningA part of a forked or branching shape.
Synonymsbranch, ramification
Part offurcation, forkingThe place where something divides into branches
NarrowerbifurcationA bifurcating branch (one or both of them)
brachium(biology) a branching or armlike part of an animal
fork, crotchThe region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches
BroadersubfigureA figure that is a part of another figure
English > leg: 9 senses > noun 5, food
MeaningThe limb of an animal used for food.
Narrowerham hockA small cut of meat from the leg just above the foot
leg of lamb, gigotlamb leg suitable for roasting
Broadercut, cut of meatA piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
English > leg: 9 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA prosthesis that replaces a missing leg.
Synonymspeg, wooden leg, pegleg
Broaderprosthesis, prosthetic devicecorrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body
Spanishpata de palo
Catalancama de fusta
English > leg: 9 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningA cloth covering consisting of the part of a pair of trousers that covers a person's leg.
Part oftrousers, pair of trousers, pant(usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately
Partscuff, turnupThe lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg
footA support resembling a pedal extremity
kneeThe part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering for the knee
Narrowerpant leg, trouser legThe leg of a pair of trousers
Broadercloth coveringA covering made of cloth
Adjectivesleggyhaving long legs
English > leg: 9 senses > noun 8, act
Meaning(nautical) the distance traveled by a sailing vessel on a single tack.
Categoryseafaring, navigation, sailingThe work of a sailor / sailor
Broaderdistance, lengthsize of the gap between two places
English > leg: 9 senses > noun 9, act
MeaningA section or portion of a journey or course.
Synonymstage
Part ofjourney, journeyingThe act of traveling from one place to another
Narrowerfare-stageA section along the route of a bus for which the fare is the same
Broadertravel, traveling, travellingThe act of going from one place to another
Spanishetapa, fase
Catalanetapa

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