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member

1. any individual plant or animal in a taxonomic group
2. any part of an animal body, such as a limb
3. another word for penis
4. any part of a plant, such as a petal, root, etc.
5. Maths any individual object belonging to a set or logical class
6. a distinct part of a whole, such as a proposition in a syllogism
7. a component part of a building or construction

Member

Any individual element of a building, such as a framing member; also one of the individual shapes that make up a molding, such as a cornice or a water table.

member

[′mem·bər]
(civil engineering)
A structural unit such as a wall, column, beam, or tie, or a combination of any of these.
(geology)
A rock stratigraphic unit of subordinate rank comprising a specially developed part of a varied formation.
(mathematics)
An individual object that belongs to a set. Also known as element.
For an equation, the expression on either side of the equality sign.

member

In structural engineering, a component part of a structure, complete in itself.
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All members to appear in uniform and shoulder their brooms at nine precisely.
When the President of the United States is tried, the Chief Justice shall preside: And no Person shall be convicted without the Concurrence of two thirds of the Members present.
The parting from our former owners and the members of our own race on the plantation was a serious occasion.
Well, I'm but a poor crittur (not being member of a club), but I think I can tell you to make your mind easy on that head.
The younger members of the club, humouring the joke, sent a waiter for the 'Peerage'; and read aloud the memoir of the nobleman in question, for the Doctor's benefit-- with illustrative morsels of information interpolated by themselves.
Sir Matthew Pupker takes the chair, and three members of Parliament are positively coming.
In a single month after its formation it numbered 1,833 effective members and 30,565 corresponding members.
The anterior and posterior limbs in each member of the vertebrate and articulate classes are plainly homologous.
Among other good principles upon which this society was founded, there was one very remarkable; for, as it was a rule of an honourable club of heroes, who assembled at the close of the late war, that all the members should every day fight once at least; so 'twas in this, that every member should, within the twenty-four hours, tell at least one merry fib, which was to be propagated by all the brethren and sisterhood.
The member of the association who would bind a paperbox maiden to his conquering chariot scorned to employ Beau Brumme1 airs.
the gentleman of the bedchamber was beginning, but he stopped to make room, bowing, for a member of the Imperial family to pass.
I therefore became what is, I believe, called a general member of the Order, of which I believe you, Prince, are the actual head.