any of several large whalebone whales of the genus Balaena, of circumpolar seas: the species B. glacialis is greatly reduced in numbers.
any large whalebone whale of the family Balaenidae. They are grey or black, have a large head, and, in most, no dorsal fin, and are hunted as a source of whalebone and oil See also bowhead
noun 1. members of a conservative or reactionary political party, or those opposing extensive political reform. 2. such a political party or a group of such parties. 3. that part of a political or social organization advocating a conservative or reactionary position: The union’s right wing favored a moderate course of action. noun 1. (often […]
noun, Baseball. 1. the area of the outfield to the right of center field, as viewed from home plate. 2. the position of the player covering this area.
noun 1. a mountain in central Switzerland, near the Lake of Lucerne. 5906 feet (1800 meters). noun 1. a mountain in the Alps of N central Switzerland, between Lakes Lucerne, Zug, and Lauerz
adjective 1. stiff or unyielding; not pliant or flexible; hard: a rigid strip of metal. 2. firmly fixed or set. 3. inflexible, strict, or severe: a rigid disciplinarian; rigid rules of social behavior. 4. exacting; thorough; rigorous: a rigid examination. 5. so as to meet precise standards; stringent: lenses ground to rigid specifications. 6. Mechanics. […]