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 most vertebrates that mani****tes food for mastication, and is used in the act of swallowing. It has importance...
- A first language, native language or mother/father/parent tongue (also known as arterial language or L1), is a language that a person has been exposed...
- Glossolalia or speaking in tongues is a phenomenon in which people speak in languages unknown to them. One definition used by linguists is the fluid vocalizing...
- Geographic tongue, also known by several other terms, is an inflammatory condition of the mucous membrane of the tongue, usually on the dorsal surface...
- tongue-eating louse, is a parasitic isopod of the family Cymothoidae. This parasite enters fish through the gills. The female attaches to the tongue and...
- Fissured tongue is a benign condition characterized by deep grooves (fissures) in the dorsum of the tongue. Although these grooves may look unsettling...
- 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 frenulum of tongue or tongue web (also lingual frenulum or frenulum linguæ; also fraenulum) is a small fold of mucous membrane extending from the floor...
- Tonguing is a technique used with wind instruments to enunciate different notes using the tongue on the reed or woodwind mouthpiece or br**** mouthpiece...
- A tongue-twister is a phrase that is designed to be difficult to articulate properly, and can be used as a type of spoken (or sung) word game. Some tongue-twisters...
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