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...

primitive arthropods
Arthropods

The arthropods were assumed to be the first taxon of species to possess jointed limbs and exoskeleton, exhibit more adva..

Birth Control and Contraception
Birth Control and Contraception

Different pregnancy and birth control and contraception strategies are described. Read this tutorial to learn each of th..

Consciousness and behavior
Consciousness and Behavior

Human consciousness and behavior are an interesting topic since they are determined and controlled by the brain. Conscio..

Lotic community of algal species
Lotic Communities & Algae

Lotic communities have conditions that are rather harsh for typical plants. Thus, the diversity of plant species in loti..

Physical growth
Physical Development in Humans

This tutorial elaborates on the physical development of humans, particularly from puberty to adulthood. Read this tutori..

Digestion and Absorption of Food
Digestion and Absorption of Food

The gastrointestinal system breaks down particles of ingested food into molecular forms by enzymes through digestion and..