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Definition of Beak
BeakBeak Beak (b[=e]k), n. [OE. bek, F. bec, fr. Celtic; cf. Gael.
& Ir. bac, bacc, hook, W. bach.]
(a) The bill or nib of a bird, consisting of a horny
sheath, covering the jaws. The form varied much
according to the food and habits of the bird, and is
largely used in the classification of birds.
(b) A similar bill in other animals, as the turtles.
(c) The long projecting sucking mouth of some insects, and
other invertebrates, as in the Hemiptera.
(d) The upper or projecting part of the shell, near the
hinge of a bivalve.
(e) The prolongation of certain univalve shells containing
2. Anything projecting or ending in a point, like a beak, as
a promontory of land. --Carew.
3. (Antiq.) A beam, shod or armed at the end with a metal
head or point, and projecting from the prow of an ancient
galley, in order to pierce the vessel of an enemy; a
4. (Naut.) That part of a ship, before the forecastle, which
is fastened to the stem, and supported by the main knee.
5. (Arch.) A continuous slight projection ending in an arris
or narrow fillet; that part of a drip from which the water
is thrown off.
6. (Bot.) Any process somewhat like the beak of a bird,
terminating the fruit or other parts of a plant.
7. (Far.) A toe clip. See Clip, n. (Far.).
8. A magistrate or policeman. [Slang, Eng.]
Meaning of Beak from wikipedia
- The beak
, bill, and/or rostrum
is an external anatomical structure
that is used for eating
and for preening, mani****ting objects, killing
(stylized as BEAK
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of Geoff Barrow
(of Portishead) with Billy Fuller
(Robert Plant) and Will Young...
- a physician. In the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, some doctors
wore a beak
-like mask which
items. The masks
- the 17th century, consisted
of an ankle length overcoat
and a bird-like beak
mask, often filled
or strong smelling substances
- All extant cephalopods
have a two-part beak
, or rostrum, situated
in the buccal
m**** and surrounded
by the muscular
head appendages. The dorsal
2 (stylized >> or Beak
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. Lucas, Gene. "BEAK
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24 July 2017. "Beak
- permanently, although regrowth
can occur. The trimmed lower beak
is somewhat longer
than the upper beak
. Beak trimming
is most common
in egg-laying strains
- A beak
is an anatomical structure
of birds, which serves
as the mouth
and jaws. Beak
may also refer
(band), a music group
- Psittacine beak
and feather disease
(PBFD) is a viral disease affecting
all Old World
and New World
parrots. The causative
- from the Latin
("eagle-like"), an allusion
to the curved beak
of an eagle. While
some have ascribed
nose to specific
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