nipple
[ˈnɪp(ə)l]
NOUN
nipples (plural noun)
  1. the small projection in which the mammary ducts of female mammals terminate and from which milk can be secreted.
    synonyms:
    teat · dug · tit · mamilla · pap · papilla · udder
    • the vestigial structure in a male that corresponds to the nipple of a female mammal.
    • NORTH AMERICAN
      the teat of a feeding bottle.
      "it is crucial to remove the cap or nipple of the baby's bottle before heating"
  2. a small projection on a device, especially one from which oil or other fluid is dispensed.
    "the centralized greasing point comprises a bank of seven nipples"
    • a short section of pipe with a screw thread at each end for coupling.
      "install a threaded nipple between the valve outlet and the shut-off inlet"
Origin
mid 16th century (also as neble, nible): perhaps a diminutive of neb.
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How to use nipple in a sentence?
it is crucial to remove the cap or nipple of the baby's bottle before heating.
install a threaded nipple between the valve outlet and the shut-off inlet.
the centralized greasing point comprises a bank of seven nipples.
How to say nipple in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans tepel
Arabic (NOUN)الحلمة, حلمه, حلمة الثدي, حلمات
Bangla স্তনবৃন্ত
Bosnian (Latin) bradavica
Bulgarian (NOUN)зърното, нипелни, зърна
Cantonese (Traditional) ""
Catalan (NOUN)mugró
Chinese Simplified ""
Chinese Traditional ""
Croatian (NOUN)bradavica
Czech (NOUN)bradavky, vsuvka, hlavice
Danish (NOUN)brystvorte, nippel, drikkekop, niplen
Dutch (NOUN)tepel, speen
Estonian (NOUN)tiss, nippel, rinnanibu
Filipino utong
Finnish (NOUN)nänni, nippa, tutti
French (NOUN)mamelon, téton, tétine, embout, raccord, aréole, titiller, gland, manchon
German (NOUN)Brustwarze, Nippel, Mamille, Warze
Greek (NOUN)θηλή, θηλής, θηλών, μαστοσ, θηλές
Haitian Creole pwent tòtòt
Hebrew (NOUN)הפטמה
Hindi (NOUN)निपल, निप्पल
Hmong Daw txiv mis
Hungarian (NOUN)mellbimbó, karmantyú, cumi, bimbó
Icelandic (NOUN)brjóstvarta
Indonesian (NOUN)puting
Italian (NOUN)capezzolo, nipplo, ugello, tettarella, raccordo
Japanese (NOUN)乳首, ニップル, 乳頭
Kiswahili chuchu
Korean (NOUN)니플
Latvian (NOUN)dzelksnis, īscaurulīti, nipelis, krūtsgals, pups
Lithuanian (NOUN)nipelis, spenelių, įmova
Malagasy lohanono
Malay (Latin) puting
Maltese drinkers bil
Norwegian Bokmål brystvorte
Persian (NOUN)نوک پستان
Polish (NOUN)sutek, sutka, brodawki, Złączka, sutków
Portuguese (NOUN)bocal, Niple, bico, tetina
Querétaro Otomi pezón
Romanian (NOUN)mamelonului, niplu, biberon, sfarcul
Russian (NOUN)соска, ниппель, Штуцерное
Serbian (Cyrillic) брадавица
Serbian (Latin) bradavica
Slovak (NOUN)bradavky, vsuvka
Slovenian (NOUN)bradavico, Cucla, nastavek
Spanish (NOUN)pezón, entrerrosca, niple, mamila, tetilla, chupón, boquilla, bálano
Swedish (NOUN)bröstvårtan, nippel
Tamil முலைக்காம்பில்
Telugu నిపుల్స్
Thai หัวนม
Turkish (NOUN)meme, nipel
Ukrainian (NOUN)соска, сосків, сосок, Ніпелі, соску, соски
Urdu نپل
Vietnamese núm vú
Welsh (NOUN)teth, deth
Yucatec Maya pezón
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