[foo r-shet] /fʊərˈʃɛt/
Anatomy. the fold of skin that forms the posterior margin of the vulva.
Ornithology. furcula; wishbone.
Zoology. the frog of an animal’s foot.
a strip of leather or fabric joining the front and back sections of a glove finger.
Chiefly Bridge. a tenace.
(anatomy) the bandlike fold of skin, about one inch from the anus, forming the posterior margin of the vulva
a less common name for furcula, frog3
fourchette four·chette (fur-shět’)
See frenulum of pudendal lips.
[fawr-kuhl-er, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌkʌl ər, ˈfoʊr-/ adjective, Printing. 1. noting or pertaining to a process for reproducing colored illustrations in a close approximation to their original hues by photographing the artwork successively through magenta, cyan, and yellow color-absorbing filters to produce four plates that are printed successively with yellow, red, blue, and black inks.
- Four-color problem
[fawr-kuhl-er, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˈkʌl ər, ˈfoʊr-/ noun, Mathematics. 1. the problem, solved in 1976, of proving the theorem that any geographic map can be colored using only four colors so that no connected countries with a common boundary are colored the same color.
noun 1. (modifier) (of a print or photographic process) using the principle in which four colours (magenta, cyan, yellow, and black) are used in combination to produce almost any other colour
- Four-colour glossies
1. Literature created by marketroids that allegedly contains technical specs but which is in fact as superficial as possible without being totally content-free. “Forget the four-colour glossies, give me the tech ref manuals.” Often applied as an indication of superficiality even when the material is printed on ordinary paper in black and white. Four-colour-glossy manuals […]