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limp


  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Limp  \Limp\,  n. 
  A  halt;  the  act  of  limping. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Limp  \Limp\,  n.  (Ore  Washing) 
  A  scraper  for  removing  poor  ore  or  refuse  from  the  sieve. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Limp  \Limp\,  a.  [Cf.  Icel.  limpa  limpness,  weakness,  and  E.  lap, 
  n.,  lop,  v.  t.  Cf  {Limber},  a.] 
  1.  Flaccid;  flabby,  as  flesh.  --Walton. 
 
  2.  Lacking  stiffness;  flimsy;  as  a  limp  cravat. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Limp  \Limp\  (l[i^]mp),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Limped}  (l[i^]mt; 
  215);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Limping}.]  [Cf.  AS  lemphealt  lame, 
  OHG.  limphen  to  limp,  be  weak;  perh.  akin  to  E.  lame,  or  to 
  limp,  a  [root]120.] 
  To  halt;  to  walk  lamely.  Also  used  figuratively.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  limp 
  adj  1:  lacking  in  strength  or  firmness  or  resilience;  "flaccid 
  muscles";  "took  his  lax  hand  in  hers";  "gave  a  limp 
  handshake";  "a  limp  gesture  as  if  waving  away  all 
  desire  to  know"  G.K.Chesterton;  "a  slack  grip"  [syn:  {flaccid}, 
  {lax},  {slack}] 
  2:  not  firm;  "wilted  lettuce"  [syn:  {wilted}] 
  n  :  the  uneven  manner  of  walking  that  results  from  an  injured 
  leg  [syn:  {hitch},  {hobble}] 
  v  1:  walk  impeded  by  some  physical  limitation  or  injury;  "The  old 
  woman  hobbles  down  to  the  store  every  day."  [syn:  {hobble}, 
  {hitch}] 
  2:  proceed  slowly  or  with  difficulty;  "the  boat  limped  into  the 
  harbor" 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  LIMP 
 
  ["Messages  in  Typed  Languages",  J.  Hunt  et  al  SIGPLAN  Notices 
  14(1):27-45  (Jan  1979)]. 
 
 




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