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NAVEL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does navel mean? 

NAVEL (noun)
  The noun NAVEL has 2 senses:

1. scar where the umbilical cord was attached
2. the center point or middle of something

  Familiarity information: NAVEL used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


NAVEL (noun)


Sense 1navel [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Scar where the umbilical cord was attached

Classified under:

Nouns denoting body parts

Synonyms:

bellybutton; navel; omphalos; omphalus; umbilicus

Hypernyms ("navel" is a kind of...):

point (the precise location of something; a spatially limited location)

Holonyms ("navel" is a part of...):

abdomen; belly; stomach; venter (the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis)


Sense 2navel [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The center point or middle of something

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

navel point; navel

Hypernyms ("navel" is a kind of...):

center; centre; midpoint (a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure)


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