male symbol

male symbol

—the universally used biological symbol for the male. The symbol is the zodiac sign of Mars the Roman God of war, epitomizing maleness, and represents a shield and a spear rather than an erect penis.
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If it's a spot that is wider and has "lots of light," as the Telegraph reports, then it is allocated to women, but if the spots are hemmed in by concrete pillars and must be backed into, which requires more skill, than a blue male symbol has been slathered onto the concrete.
Upon closer inspection however, the fingerprint-loving uber-glossy plastic back panel and chrome trimmings, the '3D sound' speaker grille that forms a male symbol shaped extrusion with the camera and LED flash - all shine to make the phone look a little cheap, but then we remind ourselves, it is pretty cheap with a MRP of Rs.
Two friends Luke Slattery and Travis Garone were having a chat one day about the comeback of fashion trends when they wondered why there seemed to be no return of that ubiquitous male symbol -- the moustache.
The issue was best represented for me by the article's graphic, which was a male symbol connected with several female symbols.
Some of the symbols mentioned within the 1001 are flowers which often function as a symbol of the human life span and the hope of rebirth, a torch which is said to be a male symbol of both potency and desire, and a swan which is used as a symbol of lost love or melancholy passion.
Suburban husbands assumed an "increased responsibility for the emotional well-being of their children," and began "to spend their leisure with their wives rather than male cronies, and even to take on limited domestic duties." (19) A male symbol of commitment and fidelity might have resonated among those dedicated to the new ideal of companionate marriage.
Some have a female or male symbol to indicate a part that speaks directly to female readers or male readers.
The herm itself is a male symbol, then, but Ontani's incessant self-regard, his pose of vanity, his role-playing, his identification with male, female, and hermaphroditic figures from history and fable, the wit and the careful lightness of his schemes for inventing form, perhaps even his objects' shallow surface brilliance - all this has a Wildean je ne sais quoi quite at odds with the conventional boy self-image, not to mention a lot of the art that would have been current when Ontani was growing up.
Fortuna was sometimes referred to as Fors Fortuna, combining Fors, the male symbol of chance, and Fortuna, the female symbol, originally separate but later regarded as one entity with both male and female aspects.
Recently at the publishing house HarperCollins, a woman editor irked by a male colleague's behavior designed a "stamp out HarperCollins men" button (the male symbol and the letters "HC" in a red circle with a slash) that was spotted on quite a few female staffers.
According to Vernon, the "bow" design is a male symbol, or "man power design" that is still used today in Cheyenne ceremonies.
Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil shared an image of the female and male symbols with an equal sign between them and the caption "With balance, we move toward a better Lebanon." U.N.