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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. Bleacher Report:

    Look at Florida. A team like the Dolphins doesn't really get much publicity. Atlanta has the Falcons but they aren't really winning enough to keep interest, right?

  2. Douglas Noel Adams:

    Man has always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much-the wheel, New York, wars and so on-while all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely, the dolphins had always believed that they were far more intelligent than man-for precisely the same reason.

  3. Teri Rowles:

    We urge the public to report any sick, stranded or dead dolphins to the local stranding network.

  4. Ken Barlow:

    The island is wide open for anybody to use it, it’s never going to be shut down for birds, turtles, whales, dolphins, anything.

  5. Mark Walton:

    Theres a lot of things that were happening in the offseason, but right now my focus is on the task at hand, and right now thats trying out for the Miami Dolphins and thats what Im going to talk about right now.

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