the piercing of a part of the body, as the navel, in order to insert an ornamental ring or stud.
Biology. the basic shape of members of an animal phylum; the general structure each individual organism assumes as it develops. Compare bilateral symmetry, radial symmetry. Naval Architecture. a diagrammatic elevation of a hull, consisting of an end view of the bow on one side of the center line and an end view of the stern […]
a people regarded as a political body under an organized government. Contemporary Examples Why Partisan Bickering Works Tunku Varadarajan February 22, 2010 Historical Examples The Non-religion of the Future: A Sociological Study Jean-Marie Guyau Preventable Diseases Woods Hutchinson Steam Steel and Electricity James W. Steele The New World of Islam Lothrop Stoddard The Atlantic Monthly, […]
sternpost. an upright member rising from the after end of a keel; a rudderpost or propeller post. noun (nautical) the main upright timber or structure at the stern of a vessel
a hold in which a wrestler places full body weight on a supine opponent in trying to pin the opponent’s shoulders to the mat.