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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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Cannabine means: Pertaining to hemp; hempen.

Meaning of Continent

Continent means: One of the grand divisions of land on the globe; the main land; specifically (Phys. Geog.), a large body of land differing from an island, not merely in its size, but in its structure, which is that of a large basin bordered by mountain chains; as, the continent of North America.

Meaning of Detachment

Detachment means: Abstraction from worldly objects; renunciation.

Meaning of Facette

Facette means: See Facet, n.

Meaning of Flyer

Flyer means: The pair of arms attached to the spindle of a spinning frame, over which the thread passes to the bobbin; -- so called from their swift revolution. See Fly, n., 11.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of KEEP CAVE

KEEP CAVE means: Keep cave is British school slang for keep watch, lookout.

Meaning of SCOFFING FISHHEADS AND SCRAMBLING FOR THE GILLS

SCOFFING FISHHEADS AND SCRAMBLING FOR THE GILLS means: Scoffing fishheads and scrambling for the gills is Black−American slang for having a very difficult time

Meaning of RM

RM means: Remake

Meaning of By Hook Or By Crook

By Hook Or By Crook means: One way or other, by any expedient. "It can't be done by hook or crook.”

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