(anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part
(botany) a part into which a leaf is divided
the enhanced response of an antenna in a given direction as indicated by a loop in its radiation pattern
a rounded projection that is part of a larger structure
Any projection or division, especially one of a somewhat rounded form.
A division of the brain.
Origin: From lobe, from lobus, from .
any projection or division, especially one of a somewhat rounded form
a rounded projection or division of a leaf
a membranous flap on the sides of the toes of certain birds, as the coot
a round projecting part of an organ, as of the liver, lungs, brain, etc. See Illust. of Brain
the projecting part of a cam wheel or of a non-circular gear wheel
Origin: [F. lobe, Gr. lobo`s.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
lōb, n. the lower part of the ear: (anat.) a division of the lungs, brain, &c.: (bot.) a division of a leaf.—adjs. Lob′ar, Lob′āte, Lobed, Lob′ose; Lobe′-foot′ed, Lō′biped, having lobate feet, as a coot, grebe, or phalarope.—ns. Lobe′let, Lob′ule, a small lobe.—adjs. Lob′ular, Lob′ulāted.—ns. Lob′ulus, any small lobe or lobe-like structure:—pl. Lob′ulī; Lō′bus, a lobe:—pl. Lō′bī.—Lobar pneumonia, inflammation of a whole lobe of the lungs, as distinguished from Lobular pneumonia, which attacks the lungs in patches. [Fr., prob. through Low L. from Gr. lobos, lobe; cf. lap, to fold.]
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The numerical value of lobe in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of lobe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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- lòbulCatalan, Valencian
- lap, hjernelapDanish
- aivolohko, lohkoFinnish
- liopa, maothán, bogIrish
- лепесток, доляRussian
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