Definition of dolphin
- a pile, cluster of piles, or buoy to which a vessel may be moored in open water.
- a cluster of piles used as a fender, as at the entrance to a dock.
- a pudding fender at the nose of a tugboat or on the side of a vessel.
Origin of dolphin
Words nearby dolphin
How to use dolphin in a sentence
Sean Pierce, who captained the speedy 35-foot inflatable raft, narrated an entertaining trip that mixed snorkeling with stops as spinner dolphins or humpbacks came into view.
The ocean soundtrack of the popular imagination is a largely silent one, interrupted only by the mournful aria of migrating whales or the acapella vocalizations of dolphin pods.Underwater Noise Pollution Is Disrupting Ocean Life—But We Can Fix It|Aryn Baker|February 5, 2021|Time
Guards visit communities and share dolphin-rescue hotline numbers to report incidents of dolphins stranded on the riverbank or in canals.
When dolphins play with air bubbles, they are honing their skills at confusing and catching prey.
Previous studies had suggested dolphins can learn from peers.Dolphins can learn from their peers how to use shells as tools|Jack J. Lee|August 6, 2020|Science News For Students
A popular beach bar was bulldozed to make way for a dolphin swim attraction.
And if you make it all the way through, you'll even see a dolphin.
But those hearts will likely be pounding a bit harder than if you had just seen, say, Dolphin Tale.
“The truth came out… like a dolphin wiggling free of a blanket,” Colbert quipped.
If Clint Eastwood and a dolphin had sex, I would be the spawn.
Shoals of tunny-fish, (fish four and five feet long, and belonging to the dolphin tribe,) were seen tumbling about the ship.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Of these the “Dolphin” is the largest, standing at the corner of Dragon Street, where the high-road passes by.
For the rest, the “Dolphin” is a singularly dull and unromantic-looking house, painted a leaden hue.
British commodore Byron sailed from the Downs in the Dolphin, on his voyage round the world.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Thence home, and found Sir Williams both and much more company gone to the Dolphin to drink the 30s.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys