Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A turbinate formation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of turbinating, or the state of being turbinate.
  • noun That which is turbinated; a whorled or scroll-like formation, as a shell.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of spinning or whirling, as a top.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of spinning or whirling.

Etymologies

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Compare Latin tirbinatio a pointing in the form of a cone. See turbinate.

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