[fawr-niks] /ˈfɔr nɪks/
noun, plural fornices
[fawr-nuh-seez] /ˈfɔr nəˌsiz/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
any of various arched or vaulted structures, as an arching fibrous formation in the brain.
noun (pl) -nices (-nɪˌsiːz)
(anatomy) any archlike structure, esp the arched band of white fibres at the base of the brain
1680s, from Latin fornix “arch, vaulted chamber” (see fornication).
fornix for·nix (fôr’nĭks)
n. pl. for·ni·ces (-nĭ-sēz’)
- For one thing
see under for one
- For peanuts
modifier For very little money; cheap: a new dress for peanuts
[fer-prof-it] /fərˈprɒf ɪt/ adjective 1. (of a business or institution) initiated or operated for the purpose of making a profit: for-profit hospitals.
[fawr-uh l, for-] /ˈfɔr əl, ˈfɒr-/ noun, Bookbinding. 1. . [fawr-uh l, for-] /ˈfɔr əl, ˈfɒr-/ noun 1. a slipcase for a book. 2. parchment of poor quality, used in its natural color for making book covers.