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Meaning of LOBE

Pronunciation:  lowb

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a rounded projection that is part of a larger structure
  2. [n]  (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part; "ear lobe"
  3. [n]  the enhanced response of an antenna in a given direction as indicated by a loop in its radiation pattern

LOBE is a 4 letter word that starts with L.


 See Also: body part, ear lobe, earlobe, frontal lobe, hepatic lobe, lobe of the lung, lobule, loop, major lobe, occipital lobe, organ, parietal lobe, pattern, prefrontal lobe, projection, radiation diagram, radiation pattern, temporal lobe



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Lobe\, n. [F. lobe, Gr. ?.]
Any projection or division, especially one of a somewhat
rounded form; as:
(a) (Bot.) A rounded projection or division of a leaf.
(b) (Zo["o]l.) A membranous flap on the sides of the toes of
    certain birds, as the coot.
(c) (Anat.) A round projecting part of an organ, as of the
    liver, lungs, brain, etc. See Illust. of {Brain}.
(b) (Mach.) The projecting part of a cam wheel or of a
    non-circular gear wheel.

{Lobe of the ear}, the soft, fleshy prominence in which the
   human ear terminates below. See. Illust. of {Ear}.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: A portion of an organ such as the liver, lung, breast, or brain.
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