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  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

    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 MC Harmonious 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. Chief Executive John Racanelli:

    Humans will care for and interact with the dolphins for their entire lives.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

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

  3. Tapan Kumer Dey:

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

  4. Teri Rowles:

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

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Ducks are sweet, crows are intelligent; but I prefer dolphins because they are both sweet and intelligent.

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