HyperDic: colon

English > 5 senses of the word colon / Colon:
NOUNbodycolonthe part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum
quantitycolon, El Salvadoran colonthe basic unit of money in El Salvador
quantitycolon, Costa Rican colonthe basic unit of money in Costa Rica
locationColon, Aspinwalla port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal
communicationcolona punctuation mark (
colon / Colon > pronunciation
Soundskow'lahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > colon: 5 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThe part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted.
Partssigmoid vein, vena sigmoideustributaries of the inferior mesenteric vein
Narrowerascending colonThe part of the large intestine that ascends from the cecum to the transverse colon
descending colonThe part of the large intestine that descends from the transverse colon to the sigmoid colon
megacolonAn abnormal enlargement of the colon
sigmoid colon, sigmoid flexureThe s-shaped curve between the descending colon and the rectum
transverse colonThe part of the large intestine that extends across the abdominal cavity and joins the ascending to the descending colon
Broaderlarge intestineBeginning with the cecum and ending with the rectum
Spanishcolon
Catalancòlon
Adjectivescolonicof or relating to the colon
colorectalrelating to or affecting the colon and the rectum
English > colon: 5 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningThe basic unit of money in El Salvador; equal to 100 centavos.
SynonymEl Salvadoran colon
PartscentavoA fractional monetary unit of several countries
BroaderEl Salvadoran monetary unitmonetary unit in El Salvador
Spanishcolón salvadoreño
Catalancolón salvadorenc
English > colon: 5 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningThe basic unit of money in Costa Rica; equal to 100 centimos.
SynonymCosta Rican colon
PartscentimoA fractional monetary unit of Venezuela and Costa Rica and Equatorial Guinea and Paraguay and Spain
BroaderCosta Rican monetary unitmonetary unit in Costa Rica
Spanishcolón costarricense
Catalancolón costa-riqueny
English > Colon: 5 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningA port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal.
SynonymAspinwall
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
portA place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
Part ofPanama, Republic of PanamaA republic on the Isthmus of Panama
English > colon: 5 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningA punctuation mark (:) used after a word introducing a series or an example or an explanation (or after the salutation of a business letter).
Broaderpunctuation, punctuation markThe marks used to clarify meaning / meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases
Spanishdos puntos
Catalandos punts

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