Origin of navel
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH navelnaval, navel
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How to use navel in a sentence
At first, he called his invention the SNAKE, for side, navel, arm, knee and elbow — the parts of the body touching the board.Tom Morey, inventor of wave-riding Boogie Board, dies at 86|Matt Schudel|October 17, 2021|Washington Post
Steinberg, though, will miss everything about this week, from the networking to the navel gazing.What’s the Super Bowl without the frenzy? For Leigh Steinberg: Misery. For players: Bliss.|Ben Strauss|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
“Me neither,” Lohse says, gazing pityingly at his own navel.
Genuinely funny and intelligent and navel-gazing and strange, these parts might eventually add up to something truly big.Lars Iyer’s ‘Wittgenstein Jr.’ Plumbs the Deep Fun of Philosophical Fiction|Drew Smith|October 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The singer Tom Jones growled hits like “Delilah” with shirts sweatily slashed to the navel.
The foam, designed to be injected into the navel, is composed of two liquid precursors.New 'Suspended Animation' Procedure Saves Lives by Replacing Blood with a Cold Electrolyte Solution|Elizabeth Lopatto|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But it's also kind of fun to make fun of the navel-gazing-ness of some of it.
Like Çupay, he dwelt in the subterranean regions, and his palace was named Tlalxicco, the navel of the earth.The Myths of the New World|Daniel G. Brinton
Suddenly a lotus sprung from his navel, and grew till it reached the surface of the flood.Ancient Faiths And Modern|Thomas Inman
Then again, in the human body the central point is naturally the navel.Ten Books on Architecture|Vitruvius
The plump-looking navel-wort, possibly introduced by him, may be seen peeping from crevices in the walls.Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events|S. Baring-Gould
Who has not enjoyed a juicy navel orange, while wondering at its peculiar shape and lack of troublesome seeds?Stories of California|Ella M. Sexton