dead arm


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dead arm

[′ded ‚ärm]
(plant pathology)
A fungus disease caused by Cryptosporella viticola in which the main lateral shoots are destroyed; common in grapes.
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Unfortunately, while I was in that process, I took a couple of hits right on the same spot, which has sort of formed a haematoma because of getting dead arms there.
He said later that most of his innings of 70 had been played with a dead arm.
He wasn't as crisp and he could be going through a dead arm period.
I hit her eight or nine times on her right arm to try to give her a dead arm to stop her.
The one pictured is the Dead Arm Shiraz, which gives you some flavour of the mad names they give their wines here.
But I think maybe he had a little case of a dead arm.
I can see you're trying to remember all the choreography and it's giving you dead arm syndrome.
I just have kind of a dead arm,'' Cassel said before the game.
Originally slated to be a starter, Ramirez developed a dead arm at the end of spring training and was moved to the bullpen, where he'd appeared in five games and was 0-0 with a 9.
What we're talking about here is a little bit of dead arm.
To compound his discomfort he twice needed treatment for injuries, the second time on a dead arm he has been troubled by since pre-season.
Bell, 22, said: "I've got a dead arm from where I was hit on the shoulder, but I don't mind wearing a couple of bruises for England.