lobe

Primary Meanings of lobe

1.
n
a rounded projection that is part of a larger structure
2.
n
the enhanced response of an antenna in a given direction as indicated by a loop in its radiation pattern
Full Definitions of lobe
1

n a rounded projection that is part of a larger structure

Type of:
projection
any structure that branches out from a central support

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

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ear lobe, earlobe
the fleshy pendulous part of the external human ear
hepatic lobe
any of the five lobes forming the liver
lobe of the lung
any of the three lobes of the right lung or the two lobes of the left lung
lobule
a small lobe or subdivision of a lobe
frontal cortex, frontal lobe
that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying directly behind the forehead
prefrontal cortex, prefrontal lobe
the anterior part of the frontal lobe
parietal cortex, parietal lobe
that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying below the crown of the head
occipital cortex, occipital lobe
that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying in the back of the head
temporal ccortex, temporal lobe
that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying inside the temples of the head
Type of:
body part
any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

n (botany) a part into which a leaf is divided

Type of:
plant part, plant structure
any part of a plant or fungus
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n the enhanced response of an antenna in a given direction as indicated by a loop in its radiation pattern

Types:
major lobe
the maximum lobe in the radiation pattern which is intended to be along the forward axis and which gives the effect of a beam
Type of:
loop
anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)

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