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la·bi·al

 (lā′bē-əl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the lips or labia.
2. Linguistics Articulated mainly by closing or partly closing the lips, as the sounds (b), (m), or (w).
n.
1. Linguistics A labial consonant.
2. Music See flue1.

[Medieval Latin labiālis, from Latin labium, lip; see leb- in Indo-European roots.]

la′bi·al·ly adv.

labial

(ˈleɪbɪəl)
adj
1. (Anatomy) of, relating to, or near lips or labia
2. (Music, other) music producing sounds by the action of an air stream over a narrow liplike fissure, as in a flue pipe of an organ
3. (Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics relating to a speech sound whose articulation involves movement or use of the lips: a labial click.
n
4. (Music, other) music Also called: labial pipe an organ pipe with a liplike fissure
5. (Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics a speech sound such as English p or m, whose articulation involves movement or use of the lips
[C16: from Medieval Latin labiālis, from Latin labium lip]
ˌlabiˈality n
ˈlabially adv

la•bi•al

(ˈleɪ bi əl)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or resembling a labium.
2. of or pertaining to the lips.
3. (of a speech sound) articulated using one or both lips, as the sounds (p), (v), (m), (w), or (o̅o̅).
n.
4. a labial speech sound, esp. a consonant.
[1585–95; < Medieval Latin]
la`bi•al′i•ty, n.
la′bi•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.labial - a consonant whose articulation involves movement of the lips
consonant - a speech sound that is not a vowel
bilabial - a consonant that is articulated using both lips; /p/ or /b/ or /w/
labial stop - a stop consonant that is produced with the lips
Adj.1.labial - of or relating to the lips of the mouth; "labial stops"
2.labial - relating to or near the female labium
Translations
labijalusnenik

labial

[ˈleɪbɪəl]
A. ADJlabial
B. Nlabial f

labial

adj (Anat, Phon) → labial, Lippen-; labial soundLabial- or Lippenlaut
n (Phon) → Labial- or Lippenlaut m

la·bi·al

a. labial, rel. a los labios;
___ branches of mental nerveramas labiales del nervio mentoniano;
___ glandsglándulas labiales;
___ herniahernia ___;
___ occlusionoclusión ___;
___ splintférula ___;
___ veinsvenas labiales.

labial

adj labial
References in classic literature ?
The labial melody with which the Typee girls carry on an ordinary conversation, giving a musical prolongation to the final syllable of every sentence, and chirping out some of the words with a liquid, bird-like accent, was singularly pleasing.
From two to five o'clock a species of labial telegraphy went on throughout the town; and all the inhabitants learned that Mademoiselle Cormon had at last found a husband by letter, and was about to marry the Vicomte de Troisville.
The finer particles are captured by the acceptance current of the marginal groove, on the ventral margin of the inner demibranch, and transported to the labial palps.
The introduction of the orthodontic implant decreased dramatically the anchorage loss, both in lingual and labial model (tab.
The irrigation of the lips is contributed principally by the labial arteries proceeding from the facial artery, with participation of the infraorbitary artery in the upper lip and mental artery in the inferior lip (Kleinheinz et al.
Tampoco he perdido el rictus que ensancha la comisura labial,
It shows that a torn labial fraenulum can no longer be regarded as pathognomonic of physical abuse.
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According to Mason (1987) the genus is defined by four characteristics of the following structures: labial palpi, metasomal segment I, and clypeus.
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