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lobe


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lobe  \Lobe\,  n.  [F.  lobe,  Gr  ?.] 
  Any  projection  or  division,  especially  one  of  a  somewhat 
  rounded  form  as: 
  a  (Bot.)  A  rounded  projection  or  division  of  a  leaf. 
  --Gray. 
  b  (Zo["o]l.)  A  membranous  flap  on  the  sides  of  the  toes  of 
  certain  birds,  as  the  coot. 
  c  (Anat.)  A  round  projecting  part  of  an  organ,  as  of  the 
  liver,  lungs,  brain,  etc  See  Illust.  of  {Brain}. 
  b  (Mach.)  The  projecting  part  of  a  cam  wheel  or  of  a 
  non-circular  gear  wheel. 
 
  {Lobe  of  the  ear},  the  soft,  fleshy  prominence  in  which  the 
  human  ear  terminates  below.  See  Illust.  of  {Ear}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lobe 
  n  :  a  somewhat  rounded  subdivision  of  a  bodily  organ  or  part 




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