[ UK /lˈə‍ʊb/ ]
[ US /ˈɫoʊb/ ]
  1. (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part
    ear lobe
  2. a rounded projection that is part of a larger structure
  3. (botany) a part into which a leaf is divided
  4. the enhanced response of an antenna in a given direction as indicated by a loop in its radiation pattern
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How To Use lobe In A Sentence

  • Lobefins today have dwindled to the lungfishes and the coelacanths ‘dwindled’ as ‘fish’, that is, but mightily expanded on land: we land vertebrates are aberrant lungfish. THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH
  • (Variety's Dennis Harvey called Mr. Friedman's onscreen persona "nebbishy"; The Boston Globe's Wesley Morris was a little nicer, saying, "The movie is the product of his big, shiny love of forgotten soul legends whom superstardom ... has eluded.") Did Pirated 'Wolverine' Review Get Fox 411's Roger Friedman Fired? [Update]
  • In the toad and in the dog, adrenalectomy diminishes but does not suppress the diabetogenic effect of the anterior lobe extract, which can be obtained in adrenalectomized dogs, in which the pancreas has been surgically reduced, and which are kept alive by treatment with desoxycorticosterone and salt or even with sodium chloride alone. Bernardo Houssay - Nobel Lecture
  • Civilisation as we know it today can only lead to an increasingly unjust, and inequitable, distribution of power across the globe.
  • And the club has been receiving messages of support from far-flung corners of the globe.
  • Vast clouds of volcanic dust were shot into the stratosphere and swept around the globe. Times, Sunday Times
  • I have a mild frontal lobe disorder that leads me to perseverate, and thus I've continued to work out the theory and do experiments anyway.
  • No part of the lunar globe became visible in relief against circumfluous solar radiance on any of the plates exposed at Grenada; and what vestiges of "structure" there were, came out almost better _upon_ the moon than _beside_ her, thus stamping themselves at once as of atmospheric origin. A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century Fourth Edition
  • And the images you conjure with "straddling glowing globes and caressing the giant W" makes us sound so freakin 'horny ... oh wait ... nevermind. Blogger Bender - Part II
  • The Boston Globe, however, has a precis for those who can't wait.
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