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forearm

verb fore·arm \ (ˌ)fȯr-ˈärm \

Definition of forearm

transitive verb
: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

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First Known Use of forearm

1584


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forearm

noun fore·arm \ ˈfȯr-ˌärm \

Definition of forearm

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

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First Known Use of forearm

1741


FOREARM Defined for English Language Learners

forearm

noun

Definition of forearm for English Language Learners

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


FOREARM Defined for Kids

forearm

noun fore·arm \ ˈfȯr-ˌärm \

Definition of forearm for Students

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

Medical Dictionary

forearm

noun fore·arm \ ˈfōr-ˌärm, ˈfȯr- \

medical Definition of forearm

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


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