tongue

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Definizione monolingua tongue


tongue


Verb

tongue (third-person singular simple present tongues, present participle tonguing, simple past and past participle tongued)


  1. (music) On a wind instrument, to articulate a note by starting the air with a tap of the tongue, as though by speaking a d or t sound (alveolar plosive).
  2. (obsolete) To talk; to prate.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?)
  3. (slang) to kiss involving the touching of both tongues, and/or licking.
  4. To manipulate with the tongue.
    Playing wind instruments involves tonguing on the reed or mouthpiece.
Noun

tongue (plural tongues)


  1. The flexible muscular organ in the mouth that is used to move food around, for tasting and that is moved into various positions to modify the flow of air from the lungs in order to produce different sounds in speech.
  2. A language.
    He was speaking in his native tongue.
  3. (religion, often in the plural) Glossolalia.
  4. In a shoe, the flap of material that goes between the laces and the foot, so called because it resembles a tongue in the mouth.
  5. Any large or long physical protrusion on an automotive, a machine part or any other part that fits into a long groove on another part.
  6. (figuratively) An individual point of flame from a fire.
    • 1895, H. G. Wells, The Time Machine Chapter XI
      Now, in this decadent age the art of fire-making had been altogether forgotten on the earth. The red tongues that went licking up my heap of wood were an altogether new and strange thing to Weena.


Definizione italiano>inglese tongue

lingua
  organ
  In a shoe, the flap of material that goes between the laces and the foot.
  La maniera di una persona di parlare o di esprimersi.
  A person's manner of speaking.
  Organo muscolare flessibile che si trova all'interno della boca e che viene usato per spostare il cibo, per sentire i gusti oltre che per modificare il deflusso dell'aria per poter produrre suoni differenti.
  The flexible muscular organ in the mouth that is used to move food around, for tasting and that is moved into various positions to modify the flow of air from the lungs in order to produce different sounds.
linguetta
  flap in a shoe
idioma
lambire
lengua
linguaggio
parola
termine
toccare con la lingua

Altri significati:


Traduzione 'veloce'


lingua |linguetta |idioma |lambire |lengua |linguaggio |parola |termine |toccare con la lingua |


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