What does lobe mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lobe(noun)

    (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part

    "ear lobe"

  2. lobe(noun)

    (botany) a part into which a leaf is divided

  3. lobe(noun)

    the enhanced response of an antenna in a given direction as indicated by a loop in its radiation pattern

  4. lobe(noun)

    a rounded projection that is part of a larger structure


  1. lobe(Noun)

    Any projection or division, especially one of a somewhat rounded form.

  2. lobe(Noun)

    A division of the brain.

  3. Origin: From lobe, from lobus, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lobe(noun)

    any projection or division, especially one of a somewhat rounded form

  2. Lobe(noun)

    a rounded projection or division of a leaf

  3. Lobe(noun)

    a membranous flap on the sides of the toes of certain birds, as the coot

  4. Lobe(noun)

    a round projecting part of an organ, as of the liver, lungs, brain, etc. See Illust. of Brain

  5. Lobe(noun)

    the projecting part of a cam wheel or of a non-circular gear wheel

  6. Origin: [F. lobe, Gr. lobo`s.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lobe

    lōb, n. the lower part of the ear: (anat.) a division of the lungs, brain, &c.: (bot.) a division of a leaf.—adjs. Lob′ar, Lob′āte, Lobed, Lob′ose; Lobe′-foot′ed, Lō′biped, having lobate feet, as a coot, grebe, or phalarope.—ns. Lobe′let, Lob′ule, a small lobe.—adjs. Lob′ular, Lob′ulāted.—ns. Lob′ulus, any small lobe or lobe-like structure:—pl. Lob′ulī; Lō′bus, a lobe:—pl. Lō′bī.—Lobar pneumonia, inflammation of a whole lobe of the lungs, as distinguished from Lobular pneumonia, which attacks the lungs in patches. [Fr., prob. through Low L. from Gr. lobos, lobe; cf. lap, to fold.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lobe in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lobe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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