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forearm

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verb fore·arm \(ˌ)fȯr-ˈärm\

Definition of forearm

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to arm in advance :  prepare



Examples of forearm in a sentence

  1. <forearmed themselves for the championship game with the help of a sports psychologist>



1584

First Known Use of forearm

1584


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forearm

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noun fore·arm \ˈfȯr-ˌärm\

Simple Definition of forearm

  • : the part of the arm between the elbow and the wrist

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of forearm

  1. :  the part of the human arm between the elbow and the wrist; also :  the corresponding part in other vertebrates

1741

First Known Use of forearm

1741


FOREARM Defined for Kids

forearm

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noun fore·arm \ˈfȯr-ˌärm\

Definition of forearm for Students

  1. :  the part of the arm between the elbow and the wrist




Medical Dictionary

forearm

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noun fore·arm \ˈfōr-ˌärm, ˈfȯr-\

Medical Definition of forearm

  1. :  the part of the arm between the elbow and the wrist; also :  the corresponding part in other vertebrates





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