forearm
Pronunciation
  • (America)
    • (noun) IPA: /ˈfɔɹˌɑɹm/
    • (verb) IPA: /ˌfɔɹˈɑɹm/
Noun

forearm (plural forearms)

  1. The part of the arm between the wrist and the elbow.
  2. (firearms) A section of the weapon between the receiver and the muzzle, used to hold the firearm steady.
Synonyms
  • (part of the arm) antebrachium, lower arm
  • (part of a weapon) forestock, handguard
Translations Verb

forearm (forearms, present participle forearming; past and past participle forearmed)

  1. (transitive, sometimes, figurative) To arm in preparation.



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