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Definitions and Synonyms of forearm | Another word for forearm | What is forearm?

Definition 1: the part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wrist - [noun denoting body]

(forearm is a kind of ...) one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper

(forearm is a part of ...) the muscle that extends the forearm and abducts the ulna in pronation of the wrist

(forearm is a part of ...) a vein that passes along the radial edge of the forearm and joins the cephalic vein near the elbow

(forearm is a part of ...) a vein that drains the back of the hand and forearm and empties into the axillary vein

(forearm is a part of ...) superficial veins ascending the radial side of the forearm; combines with the ulnar veins to form the brachial vein

(forearm is a part of ...) any of several veins of the forearm

(forearm is a part of ...) the outer and slightly shorter of the two bones of the human forearm

(forearm is a part of ...) the inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm

(... is part of forearm) 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

Definition 2: arm in advance of a confrontation - [verb of competition]

(forearm is a kind of ...) prepare oneself for a military confrontation

"The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East" "troops are building up on the Iraqi border"

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