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leg



leg
jambe


Définitions

anglais > français
leg
     1. n. (Anatomie) Jambe.
           My leg is bleeding.
           Ma jambe saigne.
     2. n. Étape d'un voyage.
           The first leg of the Tour de France was the most eventful.
           La première étape du Tour de France fut la plus mouvementée.
     3. v. (Boucherie) Retirer les pattes de la carcasse d'un animal.
anglais > anglais
leg
     1. n. The lower limb of a human being or animal that extends from the groin to the ankle.
           Dan won't be able to come to the party, since he broke his leg last week and is now on crutches.
     2. n. (anatomy) The portion of the lower appendage of a human that extends from the knee to the ankle.
     3. n. A part of garment, such as a pair of trousers/pants, that covers a leg.
           The left leg of these jeans has a tear.
     4. n. A stage of a journey, race etc.
           After six days, we're finally in the last leg of our cross-country trip.
     5. n. (nautical) A distance that a sailing vessel does without changing the sails from one side to the other.
     6. n. (nautical) One side of a multiple-sided (often triangular) course in a sailing race.
     7. n. (sports) A single game or match played in a tournament or other sporting contest.
     8. n. (geometry) One of the two sides of a right triangle that is not the hypotenuse.
     9. n. (geometry) One of the branches of a hyperbola or other curve which extend outward indefinitely.
     10. n. A rod-like protrusion from an inanimate object, supporting it from underneath.
           the legs of a chair or table
     11. n. (usually used in plural) evidence, the ability for a thing or idea to succeed or persist
     12. n. (slang) A disreputable sporting character; a blackleg.
     13. n. An extension of a steam boiler downward, in the form of a narrow space between vertical plates, sometimes nearly surrounding the furnace and ash pit, and serving to support the boiler; called also wat
     14. n. In a grain elevator, the case containing the lower part of the belt which carries the buckets.
     15. n. (cricket) A fielder whose position is on the outside, a little in rear of the batter.
     16. n. (telephony) A branch or lateral circuit connecting an instrument with the main line.
     17. n. (electrical) A branch circuit; one phase of a polyphase system.
     18. n. (US, slang) An army soldier assigned to a paratrooper unit who has not yet been qualified as a paratrooper.
     19. v. To remove the legs from an animal carcass.
     20. v. To build legs onto a platform or stage for support.
     21. v. To put a series of three or more options strikes into the stock market.
     22. v. To apply force using the leg (as in 'to leg a horse').
     23. n. abbreviation of legislature
           One argument made a lot in the leg was that the bill would simplify voting.
     24. adj. abbreviation of legislative
           The party wants to tackle social issues in the next leg term.
français > anglais
jambe
     1. n. leg
           Il marche sur ses deux jambes. - He walks with his two legs.
           par-dessus la jambe

Prononciation



Exemples de phrases

I just want my leg back. 
Why was his leg half chewed off? 
His knees bled so he mostly stood, and by the end he said his leg was swollen to the size of a football. 
He pinches him again, on the leg
One also lost a leg, so I am particularly aggrieved. 


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