Dictionary > Blubber

Blubber

Blubber
1. A bubble. At his mouth a blubber stood of foam. (Henryson)
2. The fat of whales and other large sea animals from which oil is obtained. It lies immediately under the skin and over the muscular flesh.
3. (Science: zoology) a large sea nettle or medusa.
See: Blobber, Blob, bleb.
Excess bodily weight; she found fatness disgusting in herself as well as in others.


You will also like...

Biological Cell schematic diagram
Biological Cell Introduction

It only takes one biological cell to create an organism. A single cell is able to keep itself functional through its 'mi..

3D rendering of an antibody
Passive and Active Types of Immunity

Lymphocytes are a type of white blood cell capable of producing a specific immune response to unique antigens. In thi..

Gibberellins and Gibberellic Acid
Gibberellins and Gibberellic Acid

This tutorial describes the role of gibberellin family in plants. Find out the effects of gibberellin on plant growth an..

mRNA
Protein Synthesis

Part of the genetic information is devoted to the synthesis of proteins. mRNA, a type of RNA, is produced as a transcri..

Ploidy
Polyploidy

Humans are diploid creatures. This means that for every chromosome in the body, there is another one to match it. Howeve..

Hominid
The Hominids

The hominid family diversified from the apes around 6 to 8 million years ago. Since then, the evolutionary path has prov..

Related Articles...

No related articles found

See all Related Topics