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ˈtɜr bə nɪt, -ˌneɪtturbinate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. turbinate bone, turbinate, turbinaladjective

    any of the scrolled spongy bones of the nasal passages in man and other vertebrates

  2. turbinateadjective

    of or relating to the scroll-shaped turbinate bones in the nasal passages

  3. coiling, helical, spiral, spiraling, volute, voluted, whorled, turbinateadjective

    in the shape of a coil


  1. turbinatenoun

    A turbinal or turbinate bone.

  2. turbinateadjective

    Shaped or spinning like a top.

  3. turbinateadjective

    In the shape of a coil.

  4. turbinateadjective

    Spiral and decreasing sharply in diameter from base to apex. Used especially of shells.

  5. turbinateadjective

    Of, or relating to, the turbinate bone.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Turbinateverb

    to revolve or spin like a top; to whirl

  2. Turbinateadjective

    alt. of Turbinated


  1. Turbinate

    top-shaped; nearly conical: differs from pyriform in being shorter and more suddenly attenuated at base: applied to an eye = pillared eye; q.v.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of turbinate in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of turbinate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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