HyperDic: navel

English > 2 senses of the word navel:
NOUNbodynavel, umbilicus, bellybutton, belly button, omphalos, omphalusa scar where the umbilical cord was attached
locationnavel, navel pointthe center point or middle of something
navel > pronunciation
Soundsney'vahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > navel: 2 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningA scar where the umbilical cord was attached.
Examples
  • "you were not supposed to show your navel on television"
  • "they argued whether or not Adam had a navel"
Synonymsumbilicus, bellybutton, belly button, omphalos, omphalus
Part ofabdomen, venter, stomach, bellyThe region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
BroaderpointThe precise location of something
Spanishombligo, omphalus, ónfalo, pupo
Catalanllombrígol, melic, omphalus
English > navel: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningThe center point or middle of something.
Example"the Incas believed that Cuzco was the navel of the universe"
Synonymnavel point
Broadercenter, centre, midpointA point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
Spanishombligo

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