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meanings of leg


  1. Something that supports.
  2. A branch circuit; one phase of a polyphase system.
  3. A rod-like protrusion from an inanimate object, supporting it from underneath.
  4. The ability of something to persist or succeed over a long period of time.
  5. In humans, the lower limb extending from the groin to the ankle.
  6. One side of a multiple-sided (often triangular) course in a sailing race.
  7. A stage of a journey, race etc.
  8. An extension of a steam boiler downward, in the form of a narrow space between vertical plates, sometimes nearly surrounding the furnace and ash pit, and serving to support the boiler; called also water leg.
  9. The portion of the lower limb of a human that extends from the knee to the ankle.
  10. One of the two sides of a right triangle that is not the hypotenuse.
  11. A branch or lateral circuit connecting an instrument with the main line.
  12. Abbreviation of legislature.
  13. In a grain elevator, the case containing the lower part of the belt which carries the buckets.
  14. A distance that a sailing vessel does without changing the sails from one side to the other.
  15. Denotes the half of the field on the same side as the batsman's legs; the left side for a right-handed batsman.
  16. A limb or appendage that an animal uses for support or locomotion.
  17. One of the branches of a hyperbola or other curve which extend outward indefinitely.
  18. Abbreviation of legend.
  19. A single game or match played in a tournament or other sporting contest.
  20. A disreputable sporting character; a blackleg.
  21. An army soldier assigned to a paratrooper unit who has not yet been qualified as a paratrooper.
  22. A gesture of submission; a bow or curtsey. Chiefly in phrase make a leg.
  23. An underlying instrument of a derivatives strategy.
  24. A part of garment, such as a pair of trousers/pants, that covers a leg.


  1. To build legs onto a platform or stage for support.
  2. To apply force using the leg (as in 'to leg a horse').
  3. To put a series of three or more options strikes into the stock market.
  4. To remove the legs from an animal carcass.


  1. Abbreviation of legislative.

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