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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)

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  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

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  1. Tapan Kumer Dey:

    We have spotted dolphins coming out of the water for air and going down again in some places.

  2. Pro Bowler:

    I’ve given by heart and soul to the Miami Dolphins franchise since they drafted me in 2016, and want to make it clear that I love my teammates, they are my family. But what I’ve learned is that the business side of the NFL proves organizations don’t always have player’s best interest at heart.

  3. Sonja Wild:

    Our study shows that the foraging behavior' shelling' — where dolphins trap fish inside empty seashells — spreads through social learning among close associates.

  4. Anastassia Miliou:

    We cant say that the Turkish exercises killed the dolphins, but the fact that we had such an unusual increase in the number washed up dead and what we have seen must be a small percentage of the total because the Aegean has a long coastline coincided with exercises that used more than 100 ships, (The deaths) are very worrying and we cant say that the two events are unrelated.

  5. Mary Crowley:

    Monster ghost nets are very important to get out of the ocean, but it's sometimes the small ghost nets that get wrapped around whales and dolphins and kill them, even the small pieces are very important.

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