from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A rounded projection, especially a rounded, projecting anatomical part.
- noun A subdivision of a bodily organ or part bounded by fissures, connective tissue, or other structural boundaries.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In the septate cephalopoda like
Nautilusand the ammonites, any division of the septal suture which makes a convex curve toward the apex: contrasted with saddle, which is a curvature toward the aperture.
- noun In the trilobites, one of the divisions of the glabella; a glabellar lobe.
- noun In geology, a projection from a glacier, like a peninsula: especially used of the continental ice-sheet of the glacial epoch. see
- noun A rounded and more or less globular projection or part.
- noun In botany, a rounded projection or division of a leaf, fruit, or other organ of a plant.
- noun In zoology, a projection or part which is imperfectly separated from another part: as, the lobes of the maxillæ in insects.
- noun In machinery, the larger or more prominent part of a cam-wheel.
- noun The lobus semilunaris inferior together with the slender lobe.
- noun See the adjectives.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) A rounded projection or division of a leaf.
- noun (Zoöl.) A membranous flap on the sides of the toes of certain birds, as the coot.
- noun (Anat.) A round projecting part of an organ, as of the liver, lungs, brain, etc. See
- noun (Mach.) The projecting part of a cam wheel or of a non-circular gear wheel.
- noun the soft, fleshy prominence in which the human ear terminates below, also called the
earlobe. See. Illust.of Ear.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Any
projectionor division, especially one of a somewhat rounded form.
- noun anatomy A division of the
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a rounded projection that is part of a larger structure
- noun (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part
- noun the enhanced response of an antenna in a given direction as indicated by a loop in its radiation pattern
- noun (botany) a part into which a leaf is divided
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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How these progressives can twist things around to fit their moral relative brain lobe amazes me.
Paddlefish are not closely related to sharks, but they do share some common characteristics including a skeleton primarily composed of cartilage, and a deeply forked, abbreviate heterocercal tail fin (the top fin lobe is slightly larger than the lower fin lobe).
Professor (Nilli) Lavie said: Because the parietal lobe is not part of the visual cortex it was at first surprising to find that activity in the parietal lobe is critical for visual awareness.
Be Young – you are must be a teenager whose frontal lobe is not fully developed.
It is furnished with three lobes: the first lobe is short, thick, and obtuse; the second is raised, triangular and with cutting edges; the third of the size of the first, but more compressed -- in short, a double-fanged tooth.
In response to this "distress" signal, which is the product of your brain's inherent resistance to change of all kinds, your frontal lobe, which is your brain's creative or "genius" center, shuts down.
The study involved taking recordings from a part of the brain called Wernicke's area, at the back of the left temporal lobe, which is involved in speech comprehension.
The parietal lobe, which is the region of the brain that interprets the data we perceive through our five senses, is also one of the areas involved in daydreaming and visualization.