leg leg  /ˈlɛɡ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
  2. (n) a structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion
  3. (n) one of the supports for a piece of furniture
  4. (n) a part of a forked or branching shape
  5. (n) the limb of an animal used for food
  6. (n) a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg
  7. (n) a cloth covering consisting of the part of a pair of trousers that covers a person's leg
  8. (n) (nautical) the distance traveled by a sailing vessel on a single tack
  9. (n) a section or portion of a journey or course

Usage(s):

  1. Miss Almeda Anderson of the University of Minnesota made a study of butterfly legs and reported her findings to the American Society of Zoologists.
  2. The night the legs arrived everyone had a big time.
  3. It's the most common sleep disorder you've probably never heard of: restless legs syndrome.

News

  1. Balotelli exits Italy training session with leg injury

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Italy's star forward Mario Balotelli exited the training pitch with a right leg muscle problem, two days before the Azzurri open their Confederations Cup campaign against Mexico.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  2. Mario Balotelli exits Italy training with leg injury

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Italy's star forward Mario Balotelli exited the training pitch with a right leg muscle problem, two days before the Azzurri open their Confederations Cup campaign against Mexico.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  3. Restless Leg Syndrome Treatment | “Eliminate Restless Leg Syndrome” Teaches People How To Get Rid Of Their Restless ...

    Eliminate Restless Leg Syndrome created by Jeremy Coughlin is a new book that provides people with an effective restless leg syndrome treatment, and detailed instructions on how to get rid of this syndrome quickly and naturally without using drugs or pills. A full Eliminate Restless Leg Syndrome review on the site V-kool indicates if this book is worth buying. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "I am struggling with a little bit of a back and a leg issue," Federer said. "That just doesn't quite allow me to play the way I would like to play. So it's frustrating, to say the least. The leg injury came in the finals of Halle. That never...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Roger Federer Source: Times of India

  2. "He found a tear in my quad tendon that was undiagnosed," Torres said in an e-mail message. "Excluding draining my knee, he has never treated me, but I did see his chiropractor who did soft-tissue work on my leg. That was the extent of my...
    on Dec 15, 2009 By: Dara Torres Source: Toronto Star

  3. "You can't take away the fact that he's probably the most talented guy to ever throw a leg over a bike ...... I don't have a problem saying that," Armstrong said. "What we saw last year was extremely impressive on all levels —...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Lance Armstrong Source: The Associated Press

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