American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the sole of the foot or the palm of the hand.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the palm, especially the ball of the thumb; thenar: as, the volar artery (the superficialis volæ).
- Palmar; not dorsal, as a side or aspect of the hand: as, the volar surface of the fingers.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot.
- adj. relating to the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot
- From Latin vola. (Wiktionary)
- From Latin vola, sole, palm. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“-- The ligaments here involved are the four volar ligaments described by Sisson  as follows: "The _volar ligaments_ (Ligg”
“Oh, y la semana pasada, dejo a la familia atrás en Colorado para volar hasta Vancouver y buscar a Edward Cullen por las calles.”
“Bueno pues, no soy aprista ni mucho menos es toy de parte de ningun gopbierno para mi tooooooodos son igules prometen y despues se tiran la plata y se mandan a volar a otros paises despues de gobernar.”
“There is something eternally fascinating about the ridges and whorls on our hands and feet, those unrepeatable patterns which cover most of what is termed our "volar skin", that is, skin of the palms of the hands or the soles of the feet.”
“The way the ridges develop, oddly, depends on the arrangement of the sweat glands, rising to pores which, in the volar regions, protrude in papillae (nipple-like structures) above the baseline of the skin surface.”
“Since the tails are used not only as a sort of third arm when swinging in the trees (as a safeguard from falling), but often supports the entire weight of their bodies while they feed, this would make sense: fingerprints, and other places with "friction ridges" - the volar regions - generally tend to occur where one needs to grip something.”
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“Echó a + verbo = started Echó a volar = He started to fly.”
“Y dando media vuelta, echó a volar por la ventana.”
“And when used with another verb with an a, it means to start; ex: echar a poner, to put, etc. echó a volar, he started to fly (he flew is a good translation).”
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