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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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Translations
labijalusnenik

labial

[ˈleɪbɪəl]
A. ADJlabial
B. Nlabial f
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labial

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

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

adj labial
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A lot of investigators [7, 12, 13] have employed sequential extractions to assess metal labiality and to characterize the speciation of metals in solid phases.
Positive and significant regression of phenotypic measurements in response to increases in PV indicate a homeostasis of kinetics for at least some morphologic phenotypic criteria, a kinetics that can be significantly influenced by genomic labiality. It did not surpass DS = 100 [mm.sup.2] but usually began regression at about 54 [mm.sup.2] to a more wild type DS phenotype.