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English Word:

labial


English Pronunciation:

la•bi•al


Adjective:


⇨Etymology

(Late Latin) labialis, from (Latin) labium lip: confer (French) labial. See Lip.


⇨Definition

1. Of or pertaining to the lips or labia; as, labial veins.

2. (Music) Furnished with lips; as, a labial organ pipe.

3. (Phonetics) (a) Articulated, as a consonant, mainly by the lips, as b, p, m, w. (b) Modified, as a vowel, by contraction of the lip opening, as oo (food), o (old), etc. and as eu and u in French, and ö, ü in German. See Guide to Pronunciation,

4. (Zoölogy) Of or pertaining to the labium; as, the labial palpi of insects. See Labium.



Noun:


⇨Definition

1. (Phonetics) A letter or character representing an articulation or sound formed or uttered chiefly with the lips, as b, p, w.

2. (Music) An organ pipe that is furnished with lips; a flue pipe.

3. (Zoölogy) One of the scales which border the mouth of a fish or reptile.



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Wiktionary

Noun:

(linguistics) a labial consonant (music) an organ pipe having a lip that influences its sound Any of the scales bordering the mouth opening of a reptile.


Adjective:

Adjective labial (not comparable) Of or pertaining to the lips or labia (linguistics) articulated by the lips, as the consonants b, m and w (dentistry) Of an incisor or canine, on the side facing the lips. See mesial. (music) Furnished with lips. a labial organ pipe


Term:

(dentistry location adjectives) anterior,‎ apical,‎ axial,‎ buccal,‎ cervical,‎ coronal,‎ distal,‎ distobuccal,‎ distofacial,‎ distoincisal,‎ distolingual,‎ facial,‎ gingival,‎ incisal,‎ inferior,‎ labial,‎ lingual,‎ mandibular,‎ maxillary,‎ mesial,‎ mesiobuccal,‎ mesiodistal,‎ mesiofacial,‎ mesioincisal,‎ mesiolingual,‎ occlusal,‎ palatal,‎ posterior,‎ proximal,‎ superior,‎ vestibular (Category: en:Dentistry) (linguistics): coronal, dorsal, radical, laryngeal


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