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Meaning of "tectrices" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TECTRICES

tectrices  [ˈtɛktrɪˌsiːz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TECTRICES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tectrices is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TECTRICES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

tectrices

Covert feather

A covert feather or tectrix on a bird is one of a set of feathers, called coverts, which as the name implies, cover other feathers. The coverts help to smooth airflow over the wings and tail.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TECTRICES


anagnorises
ˌænəɡˈnɒrɪˌsiːz
bisectrices
baɪˈsɛktrɪˌsiːz
diereses
daɪˈɛrɪˌsiːz
generatrices
ˈdʒenəˌreɪtrɪˌsiːz
improvisatrices
ɪmˈprɒvɪˌzeɪtrɪˌsiːz
indices
ˈɪndɪˌsiːz
matrices
ˈmeɪtrɪˌsiːz
mediatrices
ˌmiːdɪˈeɪtrɪˌsiːz
moderatrices
ˌmɒdəˈreɪtrɪˌsiːz
murices
ˈmjʊərɪˌsiːz
negotiatrices
nɪˌɡəʊʃɪˈeɪtrɪˌsiːz
primogenitrices
ˌpraɪməʊˈdʒɛnɪtrɪˌsiːz
prolocutrices
prəʊˈlɒkjʊtrɪˌsiːz
protectrices
prəˈtektrɪˌsiːz
rectrices
ˈrɛktrɪˌsiːz
separatrices
ˌsɛpəˈreɪtrɪˌsiːz
spectatrices
spɛkˈteɪtrɪˌsiːz
tractrices
ˈtræktrɪˌsiːz
trisectrices
traɪˈsɛktrɪˌsiːz
varices
ˈværɪˌsiːz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TECTRICES

technopolis
technopolitan
technopop
technospeak
technostress
technostructure
techy
teckel
tectal
tectibranch
tectibranchiate
tectiform
tectonic
tectonically
tectonics
tectonism
tectorial membrane
tectricial
tectrix
tectum

WORDS THAT END LIKE TECTRICES

altrices
appendices
auspices
cicatrices
conservatrices
consolatrices
customer services
dominatrices
emergency services
executrices
financial services
food prices
house prices
juices
prosecutrices
pump prices
services
social services
the services
vertices

Synonyms and antonyms of tectrices in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «tectrices» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TECTRICES

Find out the translation of tectrices to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of tectrices from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «tectrices» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

tectrices
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tectrices
570 millions of speakers

English

tectrices
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

tectrices
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

tectrices
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

tectrices
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

as tectrizes
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

tectrices
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tectrices
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tekak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Deckfedern
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

tectrices
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

tectrices
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tectrices
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tectrices
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

tectrices
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Tectrices
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tectrices
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tectrices
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

piór pokrywowych
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

tectrices
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pene tectrice
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

tectrices
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tectrices
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

täckfjädrar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tectrices
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of tectrices

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TECTRICES»

The term «tectrices» is used very little and occupies the 185.559 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TECTRICES» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about tectrices

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TECTRICES»

Discover the use of tectrices in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tectrices and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Dictionary of aviation
located on a bird's antebrachium or forearm; a cubrtal covert; a secondary covert. cubital covert, one of the covertefethers or tectrices located on the cubrt, forearm, or antebrachium of a bird; an antebrachial covert; a secondary covert. greater ...
R.M. Pierce
2
On the Natural History and Classification of Birds
The wings are clothed with three sorts of feathers : the first, which are the smallest , are the tectrices, or wing covers; the second are the scapulars (scapulares) ; and the third are the quills (re- miges). The wing covers, again, from being of ...
William Swainson, 1836
3
The Naturalist: Containing Treatises on Natural History, ...
37. Flexura, the bend of the wing. 38. flxilla, the armpit. 530. Ala, the wing. 40. Tectrices, the wing coverts. 41. Tectrices majores, the largest wing coverts. 42. Tectrices minores, the smallest wing coverts. 48. Tectrices media, the middle coverts.
‎1832
4
Joseph Banks in Newfoundland and Labrador, 1766: His Diary, ...
Descr: Caput, tergum, rectrices, uropygium, remiges Supra Fusci; mandibula superior nigra; inferior Basi Lutea; rictus Lutea; gula et Pectus, albae, maculis triangularibus fuscis; abdomen album; Latera subfuca \juT\ ut et tectrices alarum  ...
Averil M. Lysaght, 1971
5
Magazine of Natural History
Tectrices majbres, largest wing-coverts (l) 3. Tectrices media;, middle wing- coverts (Ml 4. Tectrices minbres, smallest wing-coverts (n) 5. Primaries, quills (p) 6. Remiges, rowers (o.) L 7. Alula spuria, bastard wing (fig. 52. tr) 7. Cauda, the tail ...
‎1829
6
A system of natural history: containing scientific and ...
39. ALA, the wing. 40. TECTRICES, the wmg coverts. 41. TECTRICES MAJORES , the largest wing coverts. 42. TECTRICES MINORES, the smallest wing coverts. 43. TECTRICES MEDIA, the middle wing coverts. 44. REMIOES, the rowers. 45.
Augustus Addison Gould, 1834
7
Magazine of Natural History and Journal of Zoology, Botany, ...
Cauda, the tail, ' g2pts. 1. Flexura, the bend of the wing (9) 2. Tutrices majbres, largest wing-coverts (l) 3. Tectrices media?, middle wing-coverts (m) I 4. Tectrices minbres, smallest wing-coverts (n) 5. Primaria?, quills (p) 6. R£miges, rowers (q)  ...
‎1829
8
The Zoologist's Text-Book
Tectrices majores, largest wing-coverts, I. I. 3. Tectrices meda, middle wing- coverts, J. J. 4. Tectrices minores, smallest wing-coverts, K. K. 5. Primaria, quills, L. L. 6. Remiges, rowers, M. - 7. Alula spuria, bastard wing, N. and fig. I. 15. VII. Cauda ...
Thomas Brown, 1832
9
The naturalist's library: containing scientific and popular ...
Ala. the wing. 40. Tectrices, the wmg covert* 41. Tectrices Majores, the larg est wing coverts. 42. Tectrices Minores, the smallest wing coverts. 43. Tectrices Medic, the mid die wing coverts. 44. Remioes, the rowers. 45. Prima ri.e, the quills. 4G.
Augustus Addison Gould, 1833
10
Bulletin of Carnegie Museum of Natural History
mediae (sera intermedium), et minores (stria cranialis), tectrices tertiarii, et macula rhomboidalis primariae — stria alae tectricio-remigialis (longitudinalis) albus (new term), typus III complexus — status, ambitus, et forma (ordered): a. absent; ...
‎2009

4 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TECTRICES»

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Ahora autorizan la venta de "catas" en la vía pública
Las cotorras que se permiten vender son solo aquellas que tengan cobertura completa de plumaje (incluso plumas tectrices), lo que indica edad suficiente para ... «El Ancasti Editorial, Jan 15»
2
Un oiseau exceptionnel à la réserve de la Mazière
Il s'agit, ici, d'un leucisme total d'où ces teintes délavées de l'ensemble des tectrices (petites plumes du corps NDLR) et blanches des rémiges (les grandes ... «LaDépêche.fr, Aug 14»
3
Blayais : opération de baguage à Terres d'Oiseaux
... (BTTA) en plastique, visible à la longue-vue à 200 mètres, prélèvement de trois plumes tectrices pour étudier l'ADN, mesures biométriques du tarse (193 mm), ... «Sud Ouest, Jun 14»
4
L'archéoptéryx préférait planer plutôt que voler
Les ailes d'oiseaux se composent d'une couche de rémiges asymétriques surmontées par des plumes de couverture, les tectrices. En vol, les rémiges peuvent ... «Futura Sciences, Nov 12»

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« EDUCALINGO. Tectrices [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/tectrices>. Jun 2019 ».
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