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Meaning of Umbilicus

Umbilicus means: The depression, or mark, in the median line of the abdomen, which indicates the point where the umbilical cord separated from the fetus; the navel.

Meaning of Umbilicus

Umbilicus means: An ornamented or painted ball or boss fastened at each end of the stick on which manuscripts were rolled.

Meaning of Umbilicus

Umbilicus means: The hilum.

Meaning of Umbilicus

Umbilicus means: A depression or opening in the center of the base of many spiral shells.

Meaning of Umbilicus

Umbilicus means: Either one of the two apertures in the calamus of a feather.

Meaning of Umbilicus

Umbilicus means: One of foci of an ellipse, or other curve.

Meaning of Umbilicus

Umbilicus means: A point of a surface at which the curvatures of the normal sections are all equal to each other. A sphere may be osculatory to the surface in every direction at an umbilicus. Called also umbilic.

Meaning of Umble pie

Umble pie means: A pie made of umbles. See To eat humble pie, under Humble.

Meaning of Umbles

Umbles means: The entrails and coarser parts of a deer; hence, sometimes, entrails, in general.

Meaning of Umbones

Umbones means: of Umbo

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoned

Zoned means: Wearing a zone, or girdle.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: To girdle; to encircle.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: Circuit; circumference.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: A series of planes having mutually parallel intersections.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: A band or area of growth encircling anything; as, a zone of evergreens on a mountain; the zone of animal or vegetable life in the ocean around an island or a continent; the Alpine zone, that part of mountains which is above the limit of tree growth.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: A band or stripe extending around a body.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: The portion of the surface of a sphere included between two parallel planes; the portion of a surface of revolution included between two planes perpendicular to the axis.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: One of the five great divisions of the earth, with respect to latitude and temperature.

Meaning of Zone

Zone means: A girdle; a cincture.

Meaning of Zonate

Zonate means: Divided by parallel planes; as, zonate tetraspores, found in certain red algae.

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