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aboral

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj aboral opposite to or away from the mouth "the aboral surface of a starfish"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Aboral (Zoöl) Situated opposite to, or away from, the mouth.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • aboral In anatomy, pertaining to or situated at the opposite extremity from the mouth: opposed to adoral.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. ab,. + E. oral,

Usage

In literature:

But one mutilated word, ABOR, had baffled the geographer's sagacity.
"In Search of the Castaways" by Jules Verne
They appear to me certainly superior to the Abors, of whom, however, I have seen but few.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
It is often compounded with the term above, and rendered Abor, Aborus, Aborras: and it is otherwise diversified.
"A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I." by Jacob Bryant
Khamtis, Singphos, Mishmis, Abors, Nagas, Jynteas, Khasyas, and Garos.
"Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon" by Robert A. Sterndale
Body short and rounded aborally.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6" by Various
The order CERIANTHIDEA comprises a few soft-bodied Zoantharians with rounded aboral extremities pierced by pores.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2" by Various
The Akas, Daphlas, Miris, Abors, Mishmis and Khamtis are described under separate headings.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
The anus also naturally moved to this superior and aboral position.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 10" by Various
An aboral vessel embraces the sense-organ, but has no external opening.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 7" by Various
Hydranth more shortened, daisy-like in form, with two whorls of tentacles, oral and aboral.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 2" by Various
Note in the angle of each two adjoining rays paired glandular masses which empty by a common duct on the aboral surface.
"Elementary Zoology, Second Edition" by Vernon L. Kellogg
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In poetry:

Them sanguinary Prodestants, which I abore and hate,
Assembled in the preaching-shop by the Flaminian gate;
And they took counsel with their selves to deal a deadly blow
Against our gentle Father, the Holy POPE PIO.
"A Woeful New Ballad Of The Protestant Conspiracy To Take The Pope’s Life" by William Makepeace Thackeray

In news:

Politics / News No DeConcini at ABOR for Fuerza (And Only a Dash of Democracy ).
L abor unions representing a majority of workers in Spain's Iberia airline have called off six days of strikes they had planned to stage before the Christmas holiday period to protest the company's plan to lay off 4,500 workers.
L abor unions, like the United Nations, are all too often judged by what they are envisioned as being — not by what they actually are or what they actually do.
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In science:

GIKF runs at each sensor a local copy of the Kalman filter and achieves coll aboration through occasional asynchronous state swaps between sensors at random time instants.
Gossip and Distributed Kalman Filtering: Weak Consensus under Weak Detectability
The authors are grateful to G ´abor Ivanyos for communicatin g to them Lemma 1 and an outline of its proof.
Property Testing for Cyclic Groups and Beyond
In another context, a conjecture of Shokurov on the minimal discrepancies of log-terminal singularities was verified for toric singularities in [ABor].
Recent developments in toric geometry
Pantev, Weak Hironaka theorem, preprint, 1996. [ABor] A.
Recent developments in toric geometry
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