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Meaning of THROAT

Pronunciation:  throwt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a passage resembling a throat in shape or function; "the throat of the vase" or"the throat of a chimney"
  2. [n]  an opening in the vamp of a shoe at the instep
  3. [n]  the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone

THROAT is a 6 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: pharynx
 See Also: adenoid, alimentary canal, alimentary tract, cervix, clapper, digestive tract, digestive tube, gastrointestinal tract, GI tract, glossa, gustatory organ, laryngopharynx, lingua, Luschka's tonsil, nasopharynx, neck, opening, oropharynx, passage, pharyngeal recess, pharyngeal tonsil, shoe, taste bud, tastebud, third tonsil, tongue, tonsilla adenoidea, tonsilla pharyngealis, tubular cavity, upper respiratory tract



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Throat\ (thr[=o]t), n. [OE. throte, AS. [thorn]rote,
    [thorn]rotu; akin to OHG. drozza, G. drossel; cf. OFries. &
    D. stort. Cf. {Throttle}.]
    1. (Anat.)
       (a) The part of the neck in front of, or ventral to, the
           vertebral column.
       (b) Hence, the passage through it to the stomach and
           lungs; the pharynx; -- sometimes restricted to the
                 I can vent clamor from my throat. --Shak.
    2. A contracted portion of a vessel, or of a passage way; as,
       the throat of a pitcher or vase.
    3. (Arch.) The part of a chimney between the gathering, or
       portion of the funnel which contracts in ascending, and
       the flue. --Gwilt.
    4. (Naut.)
       (a) The upper fore corner of a boom-and-gaff sail, or of a
       (b) That end of a gaff which is next the mast.
       (c) The angle where the arm of an anchor is joined to the
           shank. --Totten.
    5. (Shipbuilding) The inside of a timber knee.
    6. (Bot.) The orifice of a tubular organ; the outer end of
       the tube of a monopetalous corolla; the faux, or fauces.
    {Throat brails} (Naut.), brails attached to the gaff close to
       the mast.
    {Throat halyards} (Naut.), halyards that raise the throat of
       the gaff.
    {Throat pipe} (Anat.), the windpipe, or trachea.
    {To give one the lie in his throat}, to accuse one pointedly
       of lying abominably.
    {To lie in one's throat}, to lie flatly or abominably.
  2. \Throat\, v. t.
    1. To utter in the throat; to mutter; as, to throat threats.
       [Obs.] --Chapman.
    2. To mow, as beans, in a direction against their bending.
       [Prov. Eng.]
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing your throat in your dream, symbolizes the ability to express yourself and communicate your thoughts/ideas. Dreaming that you have a sore throat, suggests that you are having problems saying what you really think. You may feel threatened when you express yourself. Alternatively, your dream may be telling you that you need to swallow your pride. Seeing a nice and graceful throat in your dream, foretells of an advancement in your position.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: In botany terminology, refers to the top of a corolla tube, where the tube joins the lobes.