Skull

  • 1 skull — less, adj. skull like, adj. /skul/, n. 1. the bony framework of the head, enclosing the brain and supporting the face; the skeleton of the head. 2. the head as the center of knowledge and understanding; mind: to get literature s great ideas… …

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  • 2 Skull — Skull, n. [OE. skulle, sculle, scolle; akin to Scot. skull, skoll, a bowl, Sw. skalle skull, skal a shell, and E. scale; cf. G. hirnschale, Dan. hierneskal. Cf. {Scale} of a balance.] 1. (Anat.) The skeleton of the head of a vertebrate animal,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 skull — [ skʌl ] noun count ** 1. ) the bones of the head: a sheep s skull fracture your skull: His skull was fractured in the accident. 2. ) INFORMAL a person s head or mind: The sound of the alarm clock pierced his skull. get something into/through… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 4 skull — ► NOUN 1) a bone framework enclosing the brain of a person or animal. 2) informal a person s head or brain. ● out of one s skull Cf. ↑out of one s skull ● skull and crossbones Cf. ↑skull and crossbones …

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  • 5 skull — [skul] n. [ME scolle < Scand, as in Swed skulle, skull, akin to SCALE3, SHELL] 1. the entire bony or cartilaginous framework of the head of a vertebrate, enclosing and protecting the brain and sense organs, including the bones of the face and… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Skull — Skull, n. [See {School} a multitude.] A school, company, or shoal. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A knavish skull of boys and girls did pelt at him. Warner. [1913 Webster] These fishes enter in great flotes and skulls. Holland. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 skull — [skʌl] n [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: From a Scandinavian language] 1.) the bones of a person s or animal s head 2.) sb can t get it into their (thick) skull spoken someone is unable to understand something very simple ▪ He can t seem to get it into …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 skull — early 13c., probably from O.N. skalli bald head, skull, a general Scandinavian word (Cf. Swedish skulle, Norw. skult), probably related to O.E. scealu husk (see SHELL (Cf. shell)). But early prominence in southwestern texts suggests rather origin …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 Skull — Skull. См. Гарнисаж. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 10 Skull — (engl. scull), Doppelruder, s. Riemen; Skuller (sculler), s. Rudersport …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11 Skull — (engl. scull, spr. ßköll), Riemen, der an jedem Ende ein Blatt hat; Skuller, jemand der mit S.s rudert; auch Bezeichnung eines leichten Bootes, das von einer Person mit S. gehandhabt wird …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 12 Skull — Skull,das:⇨Ruder(1) …

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  • 13 Skull — das; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. scull, Herkunft ungeklärt> der nur mit einer Hand geführte Holm mit Ruderblatt eines Skullbootes …

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  • 14 Skull — For other uses of Skull , see Skull (disambiguation). Cranium redirects here. For other uses, see Cranium (disambiguation). Volume rendering of a Mouse skull The skull is a bony structure in the head of many animals that supports the str …

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  • 15 skull — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ human ▪ thick, thin ▪ fractured ▪ He suffered a fractured skull in an accident in April. ▪ grinning …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 Skull — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Skull, crâne en anglais, peut faire référence à : Skull and Bones, l emblème de Skull and Bones, la société secrète de l université Yale, The Skulls …

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  • 17 Skull — The skull is a collection of bones which encase the brain and give form to the head and face. The bones of the skull include the following: the frontal, parietal, occipital, temporal, sphenoid, ethmoid, zygomatic, maxilla, nasal, vomer, palatine …

    Medical dictionary

  • 18 skull */*/ — UK [skʌl] / US noun [countable] Word forms skull : singular skull plural skulls 1) the bones of the head a sheep s skull fracture your skull: His skull was fractured in the accident. 2) informal a person s head, or their mind The sound of the… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 skull — 1. noun /skʌl/ a) The main bone of the head; the cranium. He was about to roar when, lying among the black sticks and straw under the cliff, he saw a whole skull perhaps a cows skull, a skull, perhaps, with the teeth in it. Sobbing, but absent… …

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  • 20 skull — n. 1 the bony case of the brain of a vertebrate. 2 a the part of the skeleton corresponding to the head. b this with the skin and soft internal parts removed. c a representation of this. 3 the head as the seat of intelligence. Phrases and idioms …

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