Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the back; dorsal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the back; dorsal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to the back; dorsal; tergal.
  • Specifically, in entomology, pertaining to a notum.
  • Pertaining to notes or the tones which they represent.
  • Of or pertaining to Notalia.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Now I want to compare that number to the notal number of tasks and figure out the percentile of completed tasks for each asset.

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  • The second notal plate, the mesonotum, serves two functions: externally it provides a protective housing for the mesothorax; internally it provides attachment points for several wing muscles (

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  • "Of, relating to, or designating a marine biogeographical region comprising the temperate waters of the southern hemisphere." (OED)

    September 8, 2008