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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.

Editors Contribution

  1. dolphins

    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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Numerology

  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. Sonja Wild:

    Our results show that dolphins are definitely capable, and in the case of shelling, also motivated to learn new foraging tactics outside the mother-calf bond, learning from others allows for a rapid spread of novel behaviors across populations, and it has been suggested that species with the capacity for learning from others in this way may be better able to survive.

  2. Samantha Lee:

    The construction of this bridge poses quite a significant negative impact to the dolphins and caused their really great decline.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Kings also sleep; but the clever ones, with one eye open, just like dolphins and whales

  4. Sonke Johnsen:

    It's easier to see whales and dolphins, but it's very difficult to get excited about the something covered in thousands of tons of water, at a time in the world when the environment is in crisis people protect what they love, and they love what they see.

  5. Rob Hughes:

    You can identify individual dolphins after a while by their scars and marks, because we see them so often, we couldnt tell which one was the mother because there was a group of three or four dolphins sheltering the calf.

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