Details of word BEAK

Definition of beak

n. - The bill or nib of a bird, consisting of a horny sheath, covering the jaws. The form varied much according to the food and habits of the bird, and is largely used in the classification of birds.
n. - A similar bill in other animals, as the turtles.
n. - The long projecting sucking mouth of some insects, and other invertebrates, as in the Hemiptera.
n. - The upper or projecting part of the shell, near the hinge of a bivalve.
n. - The prolongation of certain univalve shells containing the canal.
n. - Anything projecting or ending in a point, like a beak, as a promontory of land.
n. - A beam, shod or armed at the end with a metal head or point, and projecting from the prow of an ancient galley, in order to pierce the vessel of an enemy; a beakhead.
n. - That part of a ship, before the forecastle, which is fastened to the stem, and supported by the main knee.
n. - A continuous slight projection ending in an arris or narrow fillet; that part of a drip from which the water is thrown off.
n. - Any process somewhat like the beak of a bird, terminating the fruit or other parts of a plant.
n. - A toe clip. See Clip, n. (Far.).
n. - A magistrate or policeman.

Word "beak" contains 4 letters : A B E K

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