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ve·lar

(vē'lăr),
Relating to any velum, especially the velum palati.
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velar

(vē′lər)
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to a velum.
b. Concerning or using the soft palate.
2. Articulated with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate, as (g) in good and (k) in king.
n.
A velar consonant.
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ve·lar

(vē'lăr)
Relating to any velum, especially the velum palatinum.
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velar

(vē′lăr) [L. velum, a veil]
Pert. to a velum or veil-like structure.
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Y finalmente, deben tener un valor anadido, que en vez de considerar los intereses particulares velen por beneficiar a la sociedad en su conjunto (villa y Lopez, 2012).
En un museo pedagogico son absolutamente necesarios los tecnicos en conservacion y restauracion que velen por las adecuadas condiciones de exposicion, almacenamiento y transporte de unas piezas que son mas sensibles de lo que casi siempre suele pensarse.
A letter to Zangius from Jan Divis of Zerotin bears witness to the fact that he himself had neither musicians nor musical instruments available, while when it comes to Ladislav Velen of Zerotin and Jan Jetrich, Jr., of Zerotin and Straznice, their interest in music is indicated by the preserved sheets.