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...
- Tongue-in-ch**** is an idiom that describes a humorous or sarcastic statement expressed in a serious manner. The phrase originally expressed contempt, but...
- Geographic tongue, also known by several other terms, is a condition of the mucous membrane of the tongue, usually on the dorsal surface. It is a common...
- cataglottism or a tongue kiss, is an amorous kiss in which the parti****nts' tongues extend to touch each other's lips or tongue. A kiss with the tongue stimulates...
- 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 and groove is a method of ****ing similar objects together, edge to edge, used mainly with wood, in flooring, parquetry, panelling, and similar...
- Tongue bifurcation, splitting or forking, is a type of body modification in which the tongue is cut centrally from its tip to as far back as the underside...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...