produced with the lips close together or touching: the lips touch at one phase of the production of the bilabial consonants p, b, and m; they do not for the bilabial w.
a bilabial speech sound.
of, relating to, or denoting a speech sound articulated using both lips: (p) is a bilabial stop, (w) a bilabial semivowel
a bilabial speech sound
a small two-masted merchant vessel, a type of hoy distinguished by the trapezoidal shape of the mainsail, used especially on canals and along coasts of the Low Countries. Historical Examples La Lgende des Sicles Victor Hugo Mary Anerley R. D. Blackmore Mary Anerley R. D. Blackmore Mary Anerley R. D. Blackmore Privateering and Piracy in […]
two-lipped, as a corolla. adjective (botany) divided into two lips: the snapdragon has a bilabiate corolla
- Bilateral symmetry
a basic body plan in which the left and right sides of the organism can be divided into approximate mirror images of each other along the midline. Historical Examples Elementary Zoology, Second Edition Vernon L. Kellogg The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4) Francis Maitland Balfour The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, […]
pertaining to, involving, or affecting two or both sides, factions, parties, or the like: a bilateral agreement; bilateral sponsorship. located on opposite sides of an axis; two-sided, especially when of equal size, value, etc. Biology. pertaining to the right and left sides of a structure, plane, etc. Chiefly Law. (of a contract) binding the parties […]