Definitions for talonˈtæl ən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a claw, esp. of a bird of prey.
the shoulder on the bolt of a lock against which the key presses in sliding the bolt.
Category: Building Trades
the cards left over after the deal.
Origin of talon:
1350–1400; ME taloun < AF; OF talon < VL *tālōnem, acc. of *tālō, for L tālus heel
a sharp hooked claw especially on a bird of prey
A sharp, hooked claw of a bird of prey or other predatory animal.
the claw of a predaceous bird or animal, especially the claw of a bird of prey
one of certain small prominences on the hind part of the face of an elephant's tooth
a kind of molding, concave at the bottom and convex at the top; -- usually called an ogee
the shoulder of the bolt of a lock on which the key acts to shoot the bolt
Talon is a 135-foot steel inverted roller coaster at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom in South Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania. It features 4 inversions and close to the ground encounters. Talon was known to be one of the longest inverted roller coaster in the Northeast when it opened in 2001. Also, unlike many roller coasters, Talon's track is filled with sand to reduce the noise made by the trains.
Translations for talon
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the claw of a bird of prey.
- garraPortuguese (BR)
- die KlaueGerman
- νύχι αρπαχτικούGreek
- (맹금의) 발톱Korean
- (plēsīga putna) nagsLatvian
- pazúr, drápSlovak
- yırtıcı kuş pençesiTurkish
- (猛禽等的)爪Chinese (Trad.)
- кіготь, пазурUkrainian
- شکاري پرندے کا پنجہUrdu
- móng, vuốtVietnamese
- （尤指猛禽的）爪Chinese (Simp.)
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