umbilical

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin umbilicus (navel).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

umbilical (comparative more umbilical, superlative most umbilical)

  1. Of, or relating to, the navel (umbilicus) or the umbilical cord.
  2. (mathematics) Such that the curvatures of normal sections are all equal to each other.

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Noun[edit]

umbilical (plural umbilicals)

  1. (astronautics) A cord connecting an astronaut to a spacecraft or the like.

Translations[edit]


Galician[edit]

Adjective[edit]

umbilical m, f (plural umbilicais)

  1. umbilical

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

umbilical m, f (plural umbilicales)

  1. umbilical

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