umbilical

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed from Latin umbilicus (navel) + the suffix -al.

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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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umbilical (plural umbilicals)

  1. (astronautics) A cord connecting an astronaut to a spacecraft, or a craft to ground control prior to launch, etc.

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed from Latin umbilicus (navel) + the suffix -al; cf. also Latin umbilicaris.

Adjective[edit]

umbilical m or f (plural umbilicais)

  1. umbilical

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed from Latin umbilicus (navel) + the suffix -al; cf. also Latin umbilicaris.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /umbiliˈkal/, [ũmbiliˈkal]

Adjective[edit]

umbilical (plural umbilicales)

  1. umbilical

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