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Meaning of NIPPLE

Pronunciation:  'nipul

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the small projection of a mammary gland

NIPPLE is a 6 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: mamilla, mammilla, pap, teat, tit
 See Also: mamma, mammary gland, reproductive organ, sex organ



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Nip"ple\, n. [Formerly neble, a dim. of neb. See {Neb},
1. (Anat.) The protuberance through which milk is drawn from
   the breast or mamma; the mammilla; a teat; a pap.

2. The orifice at which any animal liquid, as the oil from an
   oil bag, is discharged. [R.] --Derham.

3. Any small projection or article in which there is an
   orifice for discharging a fluid, or for other purposes;
   as, the nipple of a nursing bottle; the nipple of a
   percussion lock, or that part on which the cap is put and
   through which the fire passes to the charge.

4. (Mech.) A pipe fitting, consisting of a short piece of
   pipe, usually provided with a screw thread at each end,
   for connecting two other fittings.

{Solder nipple}, a short pipe, usually of brass, one end of
   which is tapered and adapted for attachment to the end of
   a lead pipe by soldering.

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Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing nipples in your dream, relate to infantile needs and a regression into dependency. Dreaming that you are squeezing pus out of your nipples, refers to your negative feelings about relationships. You are feeling sexually inadequate.
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