Origin of pectoral
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How to use pectoral in a sentence
Without a Cowell to roll her eyes at and slap on the pectorals, many wondered whether Paula's act would resonate.
Baggy, pedestrian clothing hides their lean muscles; there are no perceptible rock-like calves, no prominent triceps or pectorals.
The pectorals and the general form indicate the male, but the usual marks of sex are absent.Ancient Pagan and Modern Christian Symbolism|Thomas Inman
The pectorals, too, are present in nearly all fishes, while the pelvic pair are rather more frequently absent than the pectorals.The Sea Shore|William S. Furneaux
The pectorals are also almost exclusively used when quietly rising in the water.
At such times the pectorals are extended laterally and then pressed to the sides, beginning with the upper rays.
In swimming the pectorals are brought forward upper edge foremost.