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Unlimber vs. Limber — What's the Difference?

Unlimber vs. Limber — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Unlimber and Limber

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Unlimber

To make ready for action.
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Limber

Bending or flexing readily; pliable.
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Unlimber

To detach (a gun or caisson) from its limber.
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Limber

Capable of moving, bending, or contorting easily; supple.
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Unlimber

To prepare something for action.
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Limber

To make limber
Limbered up his legs.
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Unlimber

(obsolete) To deploy an artillery piece for firing (i.e. to detach it from its limber).
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Limber

To make oneself limber
Players limbering up before the game.
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Unlimber

(by extension) To clumsily put into employ a large weapon or object.
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Limber

A two-wheeled, horse-drawn vehicle used to tow a field gun or a caisson.
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Unlimber

To unsling something, as a backpack, carried on the body with a strap; to bring something carried into the hands for use.
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Limber

Flexible, pliant, bendable.
He's so limber that he can kiss his knee without bending it.
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Unlimber

To stretch muscles, limbs, etc., that have been cramped or unused for some time.
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Limber

To cause to become limber; to make flexible or pliant.
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Unlimber

Not limber; lacking flexibility.
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Limber

(obsolete) To prepare an artillery piece for transportation (i.e., to attach it to its limber.)
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Unlimber

To detach the limber from; as, to unlimber a gun.
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Limber

(military) A two-wheeled vehicle to which a wheeled artillery piece or caisson may be attached for transport.
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Limber

(in the plural) The shafts or thills of a wagon or carriage.
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Limber

Gutters or conduits on each side of the keelson to allow water to pass to the pump well.
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Limber

The shafts or thills of a wagon or carriage.
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Limber

The detachable fore part of a gun carriage, consisting of two wheels, an axle, and a shaft to which the horses are attached. On top is an ammunition box upon which the cannoneers sit.
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Limber

Gutters or conduits on each side of the keelson to afford a passage for water to the pump well.
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Limber

To attach to the limber; as, to limber a gun.
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Limber

To cause to become limber; to make flexible or pliant.
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Limber

Easily bent; flexible; pliant; yielding.
The bargeman that doth row with long and limber oar.
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Limber

A two-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle used to pull a field gun or caisson
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Limber

Attach the limber;
Limber a cannon
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Limber

Cause to become limber;
The violist limbered her wrists before the concert
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Limber

(used of e.g. personality traits) readily adaptable;
A supple mind
A limber imagination
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Limber

(used of persons' bodies) capable of moving or bending freely
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