beak

  1. horny projecting mouth of a bird
  2. (US) informal terms for the nose

beak

[n] - (US) informal terms for the nose 2. [n] - beaklike mouth of animals other than birds (e.g., turtles) 3. [n] - horny projecting mouth of a bird
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beak

The hard mouth parts of a bird. The upper jaw is called the maxilla; the lower jaw is called a mandible. Sometimes called the ‘bill` rather than the beak.
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Beak

Beak (bēk) noun [ Middle English bek , French bec , from Celtic; confer Gael. & Ir. bac , bacc , hook , W. bach .] 1. (Zoology) (a) The bill or nib of a bird, consisting of a horny sheath, covering the jaws. The form varies much...
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beak

A prominent terminal projection, especially of a carpel or fruit. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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beak

bill noun horny projecting mouth of a bird
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beak

honker noun informal terms for the nose
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Beak

• (n.) A similar bill in other animals, as the turtles. • (n.) The long projecting sucking mouth of some insects, and other invertebrates, as in the Hemiptera. • (n.) A toe clip. See Clip, n. (Far.). • (n.) The upper or projecting part of the shell, near the hinge of a bivalve. • (n.) The bill or nib of a bird, consisting o...
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beak

stiff, projecting oral structure of certain animals. Beaks are present in a few invertebrates (e.g., cephalopods and some insects), some fishes and ... [20 related articles]
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Beak

Beak is English slang for a magistrate or judge.
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Beak

In architecture a beak is a continuous slight projection ending in an arris or narrow fillet forming that part of a drip from which the water is thrown off.
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Beak

Beak is English slang for a magistrate or judge.
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Beak

In many toothed whales, the elongated forward portion of the head, consisting of the rostrum and the lower jaw.
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beak

Type: Term Pronunciation: bēk Definitions: 1. The nose of pliers used in dentistry for contouring and adjusting wrought or cast metal dental appliances. 2. Sometimes used to describe a beak-shaped anatomic structure. See: rostrum
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beak

Horn-covered projecting jaws of a bird (see bill), or other horny jaws such as those of the octopus, platypus, or tortoise
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Beak

the bill
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Beak

a firm, pointed terminal appendage
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Beak

[disambiguation] A beak is an anatomical structure, which serves as the mouth and jaws in some animals. Beak may also refer to: == See also == ...
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Beak

The beak, bill, or rostrum is an external anatomical structure of birds which is used for eating and for grooming, manipulating objects, killing prey, fighting, probing for food, courtship and feeding young. The terms beak and rostrum are also used to refer to a similar mouthpart in some Ornithischian dinosaurs, monotremes, cephalopods (see Cephal...
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beak

a pointed projection.
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beak

a relatively stout tip such as on a nutlet.
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beak

a prominent terminal projection, especially of a carpel or fruit. adj. beaked
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Beak

The keratin covering of the mouth protecting the tongue and mouth opening.
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Beak

Corner piece for a quarter round.
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Beak

The jaws of the bird; the tool that the bird uses to eat with. The type of beak that the bird has determines the type of food that is easiest to eat. The Snail Kite has a beak that is especially adapted to eat large snails. The Long-billed Curlew has a beak that is specially adapted to probe deep in the sand, while the Black Turnstone has a beak th...
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