tongue


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Synonyms for tongue

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a system of terms used by a people sharing a history and culture

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a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity

a human written or spoken language used by a community

any long thin projection that is transient

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a manner of speaking

a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea

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the tongue of certain animals used as meat

the flap of material under the laces of a shoe or boot

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metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side

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articulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments

lick or explore with the tongue

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If for some reason this doesn't shed, then a furry coating will form, giving a white or discoloured appearance to the tongue.
These singers often have the misconception that they need to push the tongue down out of the way to create a feeling of space.
How was the tongue you created in Step 6 different from the one you built in Step 2?
4 : something that is long and fastened at one end <a tongue of land> <the tongue of a shoe>
Because of the tongue's flexibility and the precision with which most people can move it (which are skills critical for the ability to speak), the engineers believe that the Tongue Drive could enable users to make complicated "gestures" quickly.
Standard methods were applied in recording the ability for tongue folding (Liu & Hsu) and tongue rolling (Sturtevant).
To fix tongue and groove vertically, again put the first board against the left-hand wall (this time with the groove side in the corner) and check that it's vertical, using a spirit level.
Men with tongue cancer had significantly greater bone loss than those without tongue cancer-4.
Also, a child with tongue-tie may be at an increased risk for dental problems because he cannot use his tongue to clear away food from his teeth and spread saliva as efficiently.
He discovered that the base of the bat's tongue is deep down in the animal's ribcage, near the heart, rather than at the back of its jaw.
The nocturnal bat's tongue extends from an attachment point within the animal's ribcage.
From projectile tongues to heat-sensing vision, squamates' amazing abilities are bound to wow visitors to the museum.
As an indicator of the state of your health, your tongue has more than you might think to say about you.
I have a gross white coating all over the top of my tongue.
The warmer the color--the reds or browns (shades of an Indian summer to midnight black) suggest a miso that is more robust and earthy, with complex flavors that are nothing short of sharp and slightly tart to the tongue.