noun, plural tali
[tey-lahy] /ˈteɪ laɪ/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
the uppermost bone of the proximal row of bones of the tarsus; anklebone.
noun, plural taluses.
Geology. a sloping mass of rocky fragments at the base of a cliff.
Fortification. the slope of the face of a work.
noun (pl) -li (-laɪ)
the bone of the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint Nontechnical name anklebone
noun (pl) -luses
(geology) another name for scree
(fortifications) the sloping side of a wall
talus ta·lus (tā’ləs)
n. pl. ta·li (-lī’)
The bone of the ankle that articulates with the tibia and fibula to form the ankle joint. Also called anklebone, astragalus.
ta’ler (-lər) adj.
Plural tali (tā’lī’)
The bone of the ankle that articulates with the tibia and fibula to form the ankle joint.
Rock fragments that have accumulated at the base of a cliff or slope. ◇ The concave slope formed by such an accumulation of rock fragments is called a talus slope.
noun 1. a variant spelling of thalweg
noun 1. Thomas, Tallis, Thomas. noun 1. Thomas, c1505–85, English organist and composer, especially of church music. noun 1. (Judaism) a fringed shawl worn by Jewish men during morning prayers noun 1. Thomas. ?1505–85, English composer and organist; noted for his music for the Anglican liturgy
noun 1. tam-o’-shanter. noun 1. short for tam-o’-shanter
adjective 1. able to be tamed.