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Definition of Dorsal

Dorsal a. means: A hanging, usually of rich stuff, at the back of a throne, or of an altar, or in any similar position.

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Dorsal a. means: A hanging, usually of rich stuff, at the back of a throne, or of an altar, or in any similar position.

Meaning of Dorsal

Dorsal (a.) means: A hanging, usually of rich stuff, at the back of a throne, or of an altar, or in any similar position.

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Dorsal (a.): Pertaining to, or situated near, the back, or dorsum, of an animal or of one of its parts; notal; tergal; neural; as, the dorsal fin of a fish; the dorsal artery of the tongue; -- opposed to ventral.

Ilium (n.): The dorsal one of the three principal bones comprising either lateral half of the pelvis; the dorsal or upper part of the hip bone. See Innominate bone, under Innominate.

Dorse (n.): Same as dorsal, n.

Dorsel (n.): Same as Dorsal, n.

Dosel (n.): Same as Dorsal, n.

Dossel (n.): Same as Dorsal, n.

Dorsale (n.): Same as Dorsal, n.

Notal (a.): Of or pertaining to the back; dorsal.

Dosser (n.): A hanging tapestry; a dorsal.

Costiferous (a.): Rib-bearing, as the dorsal vertebrae.

Dipterygian (a.): Having two dorsal fins; -- said of certain fishes.

Culmen (n.): The dorsal ridge of a bird's bill.

Metanotum (n.): The dorsal portion of the metaphorax of insects.

Tergum (n.): One of the dorsal plates of the operculum of a cirriped.

Mesonotum (n.): The dorsal portion of the mesothorax of insects.

Tergal (a.): Of or pertaining to back, or tergum. See Dorsal.

Supersacral (a.): Situated over, or on the dorsal side of, the sacrum.

Epicranium (n.): The dorsal wall of the head of insects.

Epaxial (a.): Above, or on the dorsal side of, the axis of the skeleton; episkeletal.

Homacanth (a.): Having the dorsal fin spines symmetrical, and in the same line; -- said of certain fishes.

Spineback (n.): A fish having spines in, or in front of, the dorsal fins.

Dorsally (adv.): On, or toward, the dorsum, or back; on the dorsal side of; dorsad.

Elytrum (n.): One of the shieldlike dorsal scales of certain annelids. See Chaetopoda.

Dorsal (a.): Pertaining to the surface naturally inferior, as of a leaf.

Dorsad (adv.): Toward the dorsum or back; on the dorsal side; dorsally.

Tergum (n.): The dorsal piece of a somite of an articulate animal.

Pronotum (n.): The dorsal plate of the prothorax in insects. See Illust. of Coleoptera.

Ectobronchium (n.): One of the dorsal branches of the main bronchi in the lungs of birds.

Supersphenoidal (a.): Situated above, or on the dorsal side of, the body of the sphenoid bone.

Heteracanth (a.): Having the spines of the dorsal fin unsymmetrical, or thickened alternately on the right and left sides.

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Meaning of Fin

Fin means: A term used in European and British Commonwealth countries for a tower-like structure on the dorsal (topside) surface of a submarine; called a sail in the United States.

Meaning of DOGFUCKING

DOGFUCKING means: Dogfucking is slang for ventro−dorsal sexual intercourse (from behind).

Meaning of DOGGIE−FASHION

DOGGIE−FASHION means: Doggie−fashion is slang for ventro−dorsal sexual intercourse (from behind).

Meaning of DOGGIE−STYLE

DOGGIE−STYLE means: Doggie−style is slang for ventro−dorsal sexual intercourse (from behind).

Meaning of Sail

Sail means: 1. A piece of fabric attached to a vessel and arranged such that it causes the wind to drive the vessel along. 2. To use sail power to propel a vessel. 3. Take a trip in a ship. 4. In the USN, describes the tower-like structure on the dorsal (topside) surface of a submarine.

Meaning of Conning Tower

Conning Tower means: 1. The armoured control tower of an iron or steel warship built between the mid-19th and mid-20th century from which the ship was navigated in battle. 2. A tower-like structure on the dorsal (topside) surface of a submarine, serving in submarines built before the mid-20th century as a connecting structure between the bridge and pressure hull and housing instruments and controls from which the periscopes were used to direct the submarine and launch torpedo attacks. Since the mid-20th century, it has been replaced by the sail (United States usage) or fin (European and British Commonwealth usage), a structure similar in appearance which no longer plays a function in directing the submarine.

Meaning of Dorsal

Dorsal means: Pertaining to, or situated near, the back, or dorsum, of an animal or of one of its parts; notal; tergal; neural; as, the dorsal fin of a fish; the dorsal artery of the tongue; -- opposed to ventral.

Meaning of Ilium

Ilium means: The dorsal one of the three principal bones comprising either lateral half of the pelvis; the dorsal or upper part of the hip bone. See Innominate bone, under Innominate.

Meaning of Dorse

Dorse means: Same as dorsal, n.

Meaning of Dorsel

Dorsel means: Same as Dorsal, n.

Meaning of Dosel

Dosel means: Same as Dorsal, n.

Meaning of Dossel

Dossel means: Same as Dorsal, n.

Meaning of Dorsale

Dorsale means: Same as Dorsal, n.

Meaning of Notal

Notal means: Of or pertaining to the back; dorsal.

Meaning of Dosser

Dosser means: A hanging tapestry; a dorsal.

Meaning of Costiferous

Costiferous means: Rib-bearing, as the dorsal vertebrae.

Meaning of Dipterygian

Dipterygian means: Having two dorsal fins; -- said of certain fishes.

Meaning of Culmen

Culmen means: The dorsal ridge of a bird's bill.

Meaning of Metanotum

Metanotum means: The dorsal portion of the metaphorax of insects.

Meaning of Tergum

Tergum means: One of the dorsal plates of the operculum of a cirriped.

Meaning of Mesonotum

Mesonotum means: The dorsal portion of the mesothorax of insects.

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Meaning of Concurrence

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Meaning of Ingate

Ingate means: The aperture in a mold for pouring in the metal; the gate.

Meaning of Larva

Larva means: Any young insect from the time that it hatches from the egg until it becomes a pupa, or chrysalis. During this time it usually molts several times, and may change its form or color each time. The larvae of many insects are much like the adults in form and habits, but have no trace of wings, the rudimentary wings appearing only in the pupa stage. In other groups of insects the larvae are totally unlike the parents in structure and habits, and are called caterpillars, grubs, maggots, etc.

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Sparling means: A tern.

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Meaning of Well

Well means: - Well can be used to accentuate other words. for example someone might be "well hard" to mean he is a real man, as opposed to just "hard". Something really good might be "well good". Or if you were really really pleased with something you might be "well chuffed". Grammatically it's appalling but people say it anyway.

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