bow limb


bow limb
плечо лука, (часть лука) плечо

English-Russian sports dictionary. - Russkiy yazyk Media. . 2006.

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  • limb — I. /lɪm / (say lim) noun 1. a part or member of an animal body distinct from the head and trunk, as a leg, arm, or wing. 2. a large or main branch of a tree. 3. a projecting part or member: the four limbs of a cross. 4. a person or thing regarded …   Australian English dictionary

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