limber definition

  • adjective:
    • Bending or flexing easily; pliable.
    • Capable of moving, flexing, or contorting quickly; supple.
    • versatile, pliant, bendable.
    • Effortlessly bent; flexible; pliant; yielding.
    • (used of e.g. personality traits) easily adaptable
    • (used of artifacts) quickly bent
    • (used of persons' figures) capable of moving or bending easily
  • verb-transitive:
    • In order to make limber: limbered up his legs.
    • To attach into limber.
    • To cause in order to become limber; in order to make versatile or pliant.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • In order to make yourself limber: people limbering up ahead of the game.
  • noun:
    • A two-wheeled, horse-drawn automobile regularly tow a field firearm or a caisson.
    • A two-wheeled, horse-drawn automobile accustomed pull an artillery piece into fight.
    • The shafts or thills of a wagon or carriage.
    • The detachable fore part of a gun carriage, comprising two rims, an axle, and a shaft that the ponies tend to be attached. Ahead is an ammunition package upon which the cannoneers sit.
    • Gutters or conduits for each region of the keelson to afford a passage for liquid towards pump well.
    • The shaft or thill of a wagon: usually within the plural.
    • The fore part regarding the carriage of a field-gun or cannon, consisting of two tires and an axle, with a framework and a pole the ponies.
    • Nautical, a hole cut through the floor-timbers as a passage for water towards pump-well.
    • a two-wheeled horse-drawn car familiar with pull a field weapon or caisson
  • verb:
    • to get ready an artillery piece for transport (for example., to attach it to its limber.)
    • To cause to be limber; to produce versatile or pliant.
    • cause to be limber
    • attach the limber
  • others:
    • Easily bent; flexible; pliant; lithe; yielding: since, a limber pole; a limber joint.
    • To cause to become limber; render limber or pliant.
    • to install the limber to, as a gun; fasten collectively the 2 elements of a gun-carriage, in preparation for moving away: usually with up.

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