projecting+part

  • 1projecting load — A load on a vehicle on the highway, part of which projects beyond the body of the vehicle, sometimes to the side but more often to the rear. 25 Am J1st High § 234 …

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  • 2Process — In anatomy, a process is a projection from a structure. The process of the mandible is the part of the lower jaw that projects forward. In a more general sense, a process is a series of actions or events that are part of a system or of a… …

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  • 3furniture — furnitureless, adj. /ferr ni cheuhr/, n. 1. the movable articles, as tables, chairs, desks or cabinets, required for use or ornament in a house, office, or the like. 2. fittings, apparatus, or necessary accessories for something. 3. equipment for …

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  • 4Beak — (b[=e]k), n. [OE. bek, F. bec, fr. Celtic; cf. Gael. & Ir. bac, bacc, hook, W. bach.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The bill or nib of a bird, consisting of a horny sheath, covering the jaws. The form varies much according to the food and habits of the bird …

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  • 5Tang — Tang, n. [Probably fr. OD. tanger sharp, tart, literally, pinching; akin to E. tongs. [root]59. See {Tong}.] 1. A strong or offensive taste; especially, a taste of something extraneous to the thing itself; as, wine or cider has a tang of the cask …

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  • 6protuberance — A swelling or knoblike outgrowth. A bulging, swelling, or protruding part. SEE ALSO: p.. SYN: protuberantia [TA]. [Mod. L. protuberantia] Bichat p. SYN: buccal fat pad. external occipital p. [TA] a prominence about the cente …

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  • 7rostrum — (1) Anteriorly projecting, unpaired, usually rigid median extension of carapace between eyes or ocular peduncles; (2) anterior beaklike projection of valve margins overhanging incisure or notch (Ostracoda); (3) unpaired anteroventral plate of… …

    Crustacea glossary

  • 8Ramus — In anatomy, a branch, such as a branch of a blood vessel or nerve. For example, the ramus acetabularis arteriae circumflexae femoris medialis is the branch of an artery that goes to the socket of the hip joint. The plural of ramus is rami. * * *… …

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  • 9History of wood carving — From the remotest ages the decoration of wood has been a foremost art. The tendency of human nature has always been to ornament every article in use. The North American Indian carves his wooden fish hook or his pipe stem just as the Polynesian… …

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  • 10head — [hed] n. [ME hede, heved < OE heafod, akin to Ger haupt (OHG houbit, Goth haubith) < IE base * kaput (orig. prob. cup shaped) > L caput: merged in Gmc with word akin to OHG hūba, a cap, crest (Ger haube) < IE base * keu , to bend,… …

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  • 11head — headlike, adj. /hed/, n. 1. the upper part of the body in humans, joined to the trunk by the neck, containing the brain, eyes, ears, nose, and mouth. 2. the corresponding part of the body in other animals. 3. the head considered as the center of… …

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  • 12head — /hɛd / (say hed) noun 1. the upper part of the human body, joined to the trunk by the neck. 2. the corresponding part of an animal s body. 3. the head considered as the seat of thought, memory, understanding, etc.: to have a head for mathematics …

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  • 13shoulder — I. noun Etymology: Middle English sholder, from Old English sculdor; akin to Old High German scultra shoulder Date: before 12th century 1. a. the laterally projecting part of the human body formed of the bones and joints with their covering… …

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  • 14Zenons Paradoxien der Vielheit — (5. Jahrhundert v. Chr.) gehören neben den bekannteren zenonischen Paradoxien der Bewegung zu den Paradoxien des Zenon von Elea. Die drei Paradoxien der Vielheit sind in einem Kommentar des byzantinischen Philosophen Simplikios zur Physik… …

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  • 15head — [[t]hɛd[/t]] n. 1) anat. the anterior or upper part of the vertebrate body, containing the skull with mouth, eyes, ears, nose, and brain 2) zool. the corresponding part of the body in invertebrates 3) the head considered as the center of the… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16Liceu — The Gran Teatre del Liceu (IPA2|ˈgɾan təˈatɾə dəɫ ɫiˈsɛw), or simply Liceu (IPA2|ɫiˈsɛw) in Catalan) and often referred to as the Liceo, is an opera house on La Rambla in Barcelona. The Liceu opened on April 4, 1847. It is one of the world s… …

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  • 17stub — stub1 stubber, n. /stub/, n., v., stubbed, stubbing. n. 1. a short projecting part. 2. a short remaining piece, as of a pencil, candle, or cigar. 3. (in a checkbook, receipt book, etc.) the inner end of each leaf, for keeping a record of the… …

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  • 18finger — [fiŋ′gər] n. [ME < OE, akin to Ger finger, Goth figgrs, prob. < IE base * penkwe, FIVE] 1. any of the five jointed parts projecting from the palm of the hand; esp., any of these other than the thumb 2. the part of a glove that covers one of …

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  • 19overhang — [ō΄vər haŋ′; ] also, and for n.always [, ō′vər haŋ΄] vt. overhung, overhanging 1. to hang or project over or beyond 2. to loom over; threaten vi. to hang over; project or jut out over something n. 1. a) the pro …

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  • 20Promontories — Promontory Prom on*to*ry, n.; pl. {Promontories}. [ L. promonturium, promunturium; pro before + mons, montis, mountain: cf. F. promontoire. See {Mount}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Phys. Geog.) A high point of land or rock projecting into the sea… …

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