Definition of Tongue. Meaning of Tongue. Synonyms of Tongue

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Definition of Tongue

Tongue
Tongue Tongue, v. i. 1. To talk; to prate. --Dryden. 2. (Mus.) To use the tongue in forming the notes, as in playing the flute and some other wind instruments.
Tongue
Tongue Tongue, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tongued; p. pr. & vb. n. Tonguing.] 1. To speak; to utter. ``Such stuff as madmen tongue.' --Shak. 2. To chide; to scold. How might she tongue me. --Shak. 3. (Mus.) To modulate or modify with the tongue, as notes, in playing the flute and some other wind instruments. 4. To join means of a tongue and grove; as, to tongue boards together.
tongue
Radula Rad"u*la, n.; pl. Radul[ae]. [L., a scraper, fr. radere to scrape.] (Zo["o]l.) The chitinous ribbon bearing the teeth of mollusks; -- called also lingual ribbon, and tongue. See Odontophore.

Meaning of Tongue from wikipedia

- The tongue is a muscular organ in the mouth of a typical tetrapod. It mani****tes food for chewing and swallowing as part of the digestive process, and...
- Caviar tongue is a condition characterized by the purplish nodular swelling of veins found on the undersurface of the tongue. It is normal for there to...
- Tonguing is a technique used with wind instruments to enunciate notes using the tongue on the palate or the reed or mouthpiece. A silent "tee" is made...
- silver tongue in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A "silver tongue" implies one with a tendency to be eloquent and persuasive in speaking. Silver tongue may...
- Tongue-in-ch**** is an idiom that describes a humorous or sarcastic statement expressed in a serious manner. The phrase originally expressed contempt, but...
- A first language (L1), native language, native tongue, or mother tongue is the first language a person has been exposed to from birth or within the critical...
- Tongue rolling is the ability to roll the lateral edges of the tongue upwards into a tube. The tongue's intrinsic muscles allow some people to form their...
- The Mother Tongue is a 1990 book by Bill Bryson which compiles the history and origins of the English language and its various quirks. It is subtitled...
- or the tongue-eating louse, is a parasitic isopod of the family Cymothoidae. It enters fish through the gills. The female attaches to the tongue, while...
- Beef tongue (also known as neat's tongue or ox tongue) is a cut of beef made of the tongue of a cow. It can be boiled, pickled, roasted or braised in...