Definition of Limbers

1. Noun. A channel or gutter on either side of a ship's keelson; carries bilge water into the pump well.

Generic synonyms: Channel
Language type: Plural, Plural Form



Definition of Limbers

1. Noun. (plural of limber) ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of limber) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Limbers

1. limber [v] - See also: limber

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Limbers

limbed
limber
limber as a dishrag
limber pine
limber up
limbered
limberer
limberest
limbering
limberjack
limberjacks
limberly
limberneck
limberness
limbernesses
limbers (current term)
limbi
limbi palpebrales
limbic
limbic brain
limbic systems
limbier
limbiest
limbing
limbless
limblessly
limblessness
limbmeal

Literary usage of Limbers

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1. Organization and Tactics by Arthur Lockwood Wagner (1895)
"Method of Supplying from the limbers and Caissons.— There are two methods of supplying ammunition : first, from the limbers, which are then refilled from ..."

2. Horse-hoeing Husbandry: Or, An Essay on the Principles of Vegetation and by Jethro Tull (1751)
"... to the Bottom of their Shares, if their limbers, were parallel to their Beams, ... the fore Ends of their limbers would not be elevated higher than the ..."

3. National Militia Standard, Embracing the Discipline of Infantry, Light by Pierce Darrow (1822)
"OP MARCHING THE PIECES FROM THE PARK, WITH limbers AND HORSES. CAUTION. ... At this caution the sergeant will attend, that the drivers fetch the limbers. ..."

4. The Architects' and Builders' Pocket-book: A Handbook for Architects by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"The needle GO >t of one or mor-; heavy limbers or one or more steel I beams. In any load to come on this needle should be figured and its strength made ..."

5. Technique of Modern Tactics: A Study of Troop Leading Methods in the by Paul Stanley Bond, Michael Joseph McDonough (1916)
"... positions for battery, limbers, combat train, BC station, auxiliary observing stations, aiming point, routes for battery and combat train, ..."

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