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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Dolphins

    Mammals of the families Delphinidae (ocean dolphins), Iniidae, Lipotidae, Pontoporiidae, and Platanistidae (all river dolphins). Among the most well-known species are the BOTTLE-NOSED DOLPHIN and the KILLER WHALE (a dolphin). The common name dolphin is applied to small cetaceans having a beaklike snout and a slender, streamlined body, whereas PORPOISES are small cetaceans with a blunt snout and rather stocky body. (From Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, pp978-9)

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. dolphins

    Two handles placed upon a piece of ordnance with their centres over the centre of gravity, by which it was mounted or dismounted. They are no longer in use in the U. S. service.

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  1. dolphinsnoun

    Plural noun of dolphin.

    There are at least ten dolphins in a colony that swim around the bay, we love to sit on the cliff tops or go down near the beach to see them, they bring such joy.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 6, 2016  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dolphins in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dolphins in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Dolphins in a Sentence

  1. Robert Boessenecker:

    There are many other unique and strange early dolphins and baleen whales from Oligocene aged rocks in Charleston, South Carolina, because the Oligocene epoch is the time when filter feeding and echolocation first evolved, and since marine mammal localities of that time are scarce worldwide, the fossils from Charleston offer the most complete window into the early evolution of these groups.

  2. Tapan Kumer Dey:

    Several teams are desperately trying to determine the immediate impact. We are closely monitoring the situation as this is a major disaster, we have spotted dolphins coming out of the water for air and going down again in some places.

  3. Simon Allen:

    Foraging with a sponge is a time-consuming and largely solitary activity so it was long thought incompatible with the needs of male dolphins in Shark Bay - to invest time in forming close alliances with other males.

  4. Thomas Paterek:

    I think everyone in the community is frustrated, when you see dead dolphins in the water, when you see dead manatees in the water, dead sea turtles... when you have captains who have fished in the area for decades say they have never seen anything like this, that is enough to declare a state of emergency and not just say it's another naturally occurring harmful algal bloom.

  5. Carl Sagan:

    It is of interest to note that while some dolphins are reported to have learned English -- up to fifty words used in correct context -- no human being has been reported to have learned dolphinese.

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