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nip·ple

 (nĭp′əl)
n.
1.
a. The small projection near the center of the mammary gland containing the outlets of the milk ducts through which young mammals obtain milk from the adult female; a teat.
b. A corresponding projection of the male breast.
2.
a. The rubber cap on a bottle from which a baby nurses.
b. A pacifier for an infant.
3. Any of various devices functioning like or resembling a nipple, especially:
a. A regulated opening for discharging a liquid, as in a small stopcock.
b. A pipe coupling threaded on both ends.
c. A short extension of pipe to which a nozzle can be attached.
d. A small projection through which grease in a grease gun can be forced into a bearing.
4. A natural or geographic projection resembling a nipple, as a mountain crest.

[From obsolete neble, diminutive of neb.]

nipple

(ˈnɪpəl)
n
1. (Anatomy) Also called: mamilla, papilla or teat the small conical projection in the centre of the areola of each breast, which in women contains the outlet of the milk ducts.
2. something resembling a nipple in shape or function
3. (Mechanical Engineering) Also called: grease nipple a small drilled bush, usually screwed into a bearing, through which grease is introduced
4. US and Canadian an informal word for dummy11
[C16: from earlier neble, nible, perhaps from neb, nib]

nip•ple

(ˈnɪp əl)

n.
1. a protuberance of the mamma or breast where, in the female, the milk ducts discharge; teat.
2. something resembling it, as the mouthpiece of a nursing bottle or pacifier.
3. a short piece of pipe with threads on each end, used for joining valves.
[1520–30; earlier neble, nib(b)le, nepil; compare Dan nip point]

nip·ple

(nĭp′əl)
A small projection near the center of the mammary gland, as of the human breast, containing in females the outlets of the milk ducts.

nipple

The conical projection on a breast, which contains the outlets of the milk ducts.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nipple - the small projection of a mammary glandnipple - the small projection of a mammary gland
reproductive organ, sex organ - any organ involved in sexual reproduction
mammary gland, mamma - milk-secreting organ of female mammals
2.nipple - a flexible cap on a baby's feeding bottle or pacifier
feeding bottle, nursing bottle, bottle - a vessel fitted with a flexible teat and filled with milk or formula; used as a substitute for breast feeding infants and very young children
cap - a top (as for a bottle)

nipple

noun teat, breast, boob (slang), udder, dug, tit, pap, papilla, mamilla Most newborn mammals possess an instinctive urge to seek out their mother's nipple.
Related words
technical name mamilla
adjective mamillary
Translations
حلمةحَلَمَهمَصّاصَة قَنينَة الحَليب
bradavkadudlík
brystvortesuttehoved
geirvartatútta
papilla
spenelisspenysžindukas
knupītiskrūtsgals
prsna bradavica
bradavicasisak
biberon emziğimeme başı/ucuşişe emziği

nipple

[ˈnɪpl] N
1. (Anat) [of female] → pezón m; [of male] → tetilla f; (on baby's bottle) → tetina f
2. (Mech) → boquilla f roscada, manguito m de unión; (for greasing) → engrasador m, pezón m de engrase

nipple

[ˈnɪpəl] n
(ANATOMY) [woman] → mamelon m, bout m du sein; [animal] → tétine f
(on baby's bottle)tétine f

nipple

n
(Anat) → Brustwarze f, → Nippel m (inf); (US: on baby’s bottle) → Sauger m, → Schnuller m (inf)
(Tech) → Nippel m

nipple

[ˈnɪpl] n (Anat) → capezzolo

nipple

(ˈnipl) noun
1. the darker, pointed part of a woman's breast from which a baby sucks milk; the equivalent part of a male breast.
2. (American) the rubber mouth-piece of a baby's feeding-bottle; a teat.

nip·ple

n. pezón; [of male] tetilla; [nursing bottle] mamadera, tetera;
cracked ______ agrietado;
engorged ______ enlechado;
retracted ______ retractado.

nipple

n (female) pezón m; (male) tetilla; (of a baby bottle) tetina; — shield pezonera