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Definition 1: a section or portion of a journey or course - [noun denoting act]

Samples where leg or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise

Synonyms for leg in the sense of this definition

(leg is a kind of ...) the act of going from one place to another

"he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"

(... is a kind of leg ) a section along the route of a bus for which the fare is the same

(... is part of leg) the act of traveling from one place to another

Definition 2: (nautical) the distance traveled by a sailing vessel on a single tack - [noun denoting act]

(leg is a kind of ...) size of the gap between two places

"the distance from New York to Chicago" "he determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points"

(leg belongs to category ...) the work of a sailor

Definition 3: a cloth covering consisting of the part of a pair of trousers that covers a person's leg - [noun denoting artifact]

(leg is a kind of ...) a covering made of cloth

(... is a kind of leg ) the leg of a pair of trousers

(leg is a part of ...) the lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg

(leg is a part of ...) a support resembling a pedal extremity

"one foot of the chair was on the carpet"

(leg is a part of ...) the part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering for the knee

(... is part of leg) (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately

"he had a sharp crease in his trousers"

Definition 4: one of the supports for a piece of furniture - [noun denoting artifact]

(leg is a kind of ...) any device that bears the weight of another thing

"there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"

(... is part of leg) a seat for one person, with a support for the back

"he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down"

(... is part of leg) a small bed that folds up for storage or transport

(... is part of leg) a bed with posts at the four corners that can be used to support a canopy or curtains

(... is part of leg) a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three legs

(... is part of leg) a single bed with a frame in three sections so the head or middle or foot can be raised as required

(... is part of leg) a small domestic spinning machine with a single spindle that is driven by hand or foot

(... is part of leg) a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs

"it was a sturdy table"

(... is part of leg) a three-legged rack used for support

Definition 5: a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for leg in the sense of this definition

(leg is a kind of ...) corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body

Definition 6: a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle - [noun denoting body]

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

(... is a kind of leg ) a leg bowed outward at the knee (or below the knee)

(... is a kind of leg ) long thin legs

(... is a kind of leg ) informal terms for the leg

"fever left him weak on his sticks"

(... is a kind of leg ) you own legs

"I traveled on shank's mare"

(leg is a part of ...) a branch of the femoral nerve that supplies cutaneous branches to the inner aspect of the leg and foot

(leg is a part of ...) hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella

(leg is a part of ...) a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus

(leg is a part of ...) an inward slant of the thigh

(leg is a part of ...) either of two skeletal muscle in each leg arising from the tibia; provides for movement of the foot

(leg is a part of ...) a bone of the leg

(leg is a part of ...) the outer and thinner of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle

(leg is a part of ...) the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle

(leg is a part of ...) arises from the sacral plexus and passes about halfway down the thigh where it divides into the common peroneal and tibial nerves

(leg is a part of ...) the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint

"his bare feet projected from his trousers" "armored from head to foot"

(leg is a part of ...) the front part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle

(leg is a part of ...) the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle

(leg is a part of ...) the part of the leg between the hip and the knee

(leg is a part of ...) the leg from the knee to foot

(leg is a part of ...) veins of the lower leg; empty into the popliteal vein

(leg is a part of ...) either of two chief superficial veins of the leg that drain blood from the foot

(leg is a part of ...) accompany the peroneal arteries; arising in the heel and running up the back of the leg to join the posterior tibial veins of the popliteal vein

(... is part of leg) the entire physical structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)

"he felt as if his whole body were on fire"

Definition 7: a structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion - [noun denoting body]

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

(... is a kind of leg ) the anterior pair of legs of a centipede that are modified to seize prey and inject venom from the toxicognaths

(... is a kind of leg ) the leg of an animal

(leg is a part of ...) the extremity of the limb in vertebrates

Definition 8: the limb of an animal used for food - [noun denoting food]

(leg is a kind of ...) a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass

(... is a kind of leg ) a small cut of meat from the leg just above the foot

(... is a kind of leg ) lamb leg suitable for roasting

Definition 9: a part of a forked or branching shape - [noun denoting shape]

Samples where leg or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he broke off one of the branches

Synonyms for leg in the sense of this definition

(leg is a kind of ...) a figure that is a part of another figure

(... is a kind of leg ) a bifurcating branch (one or both of them)

(... is a kind of leg ) (biology) a branching or armlike part of an animal

(... is a kind of leg ) the region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches

"they took the south fork" "he climbed into the crotch of a tree"

(... is part of leg) the place where something divides into branches

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