TONGUING MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Tonguing Definition & Synonyms

  1. (vb. n.) Modification of tone for a rapid staccato effect by the performers tongue, in playing a wind instrument, as a flute. In single tonguing only one kind of stroke is used, the tongue articulating a rapid "t;" in double tonguing, two strokes, as for "t" and "k," are alternated; in triple tonguing, "t, k, t," etc.
  2. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Tongue


• Tongue Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A projection, or slender appendage or fixture; as, the tongue of a buckle, or of a balance.
  2. (v. i.) To use the tongue in forming the notes, as in playing the flute and some other wind instruments.
  3. (n.) Any small sole.
  4. (n.) That which is considered as resembing an animals tongue, in position or form.
  5. (n.) The lingua of an insect.
  6. (v. t.) To chide; to scold.
  7. (n.) A point, or long, narrow strip of land, projecting from the mainland into a sea or a lake.
  8. (n.) Honorable discourse; eulogy.
  9. (n.) The lingual ribbon, or odontophore, of a mollusk.
  10. (n.) A projection on the side, as of a board, which fits into a groove.
  11. (v. t.) To modulate or modify with the tongue, as notes, in playing the flute and some other wind instruments.
  12. (n.) The power of articulate utterance; speech.
  13. (n.) Discourse; fluency of speech or expression.
  14. (n.) an organ situated in the floor of the mouth of most vertebrates and connected with the hyoid arch.
  15. (n.) A people having a distinct language.
  16. (n.) The pole of a vehicle; especially, the pole of an ox cart, to the end of which the oxen are yoked.
  17. (n.) A short piece of rope spliced into the upper part of standing backstays, etc.; also. the upper main piece of a mast composed of several pieces.
  18. (v. t.) To join means of a tongue and grove; as, to tongue boards together.
  19. (n.) Speech; words or declarations only; -- opposed to thoughts or actions.
  20. (n.) The clapper of a bell.
  21. (v. t.) To speak; to utter.
  22. (n.) A language; the whole sum of words used by a particular nation; as, the English tongue.
  23. (n.) The proboscis of a moth or a butterfly.
  24. (n.) Same as Reed, n., 5.
  25. (v. i.) To talk; to prate.


Synonyms:
Clapper, Glossa, Knife, Lingua, Spit,

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