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limber

Nautical (in the bilge of a vessel) a fore-and-aft channel through a series of holes in the frames (limber holes) where water collects and can be pumped out

limber

[′lim·bər]
(ordnance)
A two-wheeled vehicle designed primarily to support the trail section of a gun carriage while in transit.
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And of all the mysterious and imposing trees that appear in Limber, one group especially captured my imagination: those displayed by Axel Erlandson in his Circus of Trees in Scots Valley, California--"diamond-shaped trees, cathedral-shaped trees, a bird cage, a ladder, a zigzag, a telephone booth, a spiral, a heart, a tree with a knot in it." To create these trees Erlandson would bind them, torture and contort them.
Limber should establish her as a force for -- and maybe even of -- nature.
One action we all can take is to "limber up." Twisting a knee, pulling leg or arm muscles or exacerbating old injuries is foreseeable.
Limber III to the United Church of Clinton, 109 Haskell Ave., Clinton, MA 01510.
"Parents should talk frequently with their children about the do's and don'ts of each new piece of technology that enters the home, discuss appropriate and inappropriate uses for this technology and discuss cyberbullying specifically--what it is, and what to do if kids should experience or witness cyberbullying," Limber says.
Unlike traditional bullying, the cyberbully has access to their victim at any time, thus eliminating the person's ability to seek solace at home away from the bully (Kowalski & Limber, 2007; Raskauskas & Stoltz, 2007).
Jim Limber Davis: A Black Orphan in the Confederate White House
You don't have to be Gumby, but the less limber, the more susceptible you are to injuries, explains Johanna Subotovsky, certified trainer, Equinox Fitness Training Institute, New York.
It is possible the result will be nothing more than another new slogan, since the phrase "stay the course" has already been replaced with the amorphous adjective "flexible." And though George Bush has yet to demonstrate he possesses the flexibility to bend down and undo the Velcro fasteners on his shoes, he has bet a large amount of his political capital on trying to sell us on his transmogrification into a limber fourteen-year-old female Olympic gymnast.
winner and enjoyed phenomenal success in panto last year, Joe Pasquale can afford a sly smile as he prepares to limber up for his festive return to the Birmingham stage.
The famously exotic yoga mannequins are modeled after limber supermodels like Christy Turlington in poses inspired by the yoga fitness craze.
And yet, for all his limber utilization of contemporary affect, Chan's work reads allegorically.