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rostrum

 [ros´trum] (L.)
1. a beak-shaped process.
2. the oral and nasal region.

ros·trum

, pl.

ros·tra

,

ros·trums

(ros'trŭm, -tră), [TA]
Any beak-shaped structure.
[L. a beak]

rostrum

(rŏs′trəm)
n. pl. ros·trums or ros·tra (-trə)
A beaklike or snoutlike projection.

ros·trum

, pl. rostra (ros'trŭm, -tră) [TA]
Any beak-shaped structure.
[L. a beak]
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In terms of the drag coefficient, the rostrum is seen to produce significantly more total drag than either of the two foils.
Material.--OCPC 31001, partial skull, including the skull roof, rostrum, lower jaws and quadrate.
"The suggestion of group differences for the rostrum and genu at early and late ages is consistent with what is known about normal development of these subregions.
Rostrum length (RL; distance from the tip of the rostrum to the postorbital margin of the carapace) and carapace length (CL; distance from the postorbital margin to the posterior margin of the carapace) were measured with an ocular micrometer to the nearest 0.1 mm.
He added: "It would be great to get a rostrum with Neil and James up there with me as an all-British podium.
Considerable desperation made for sporadic splashy passages and after some particularly flexible rubatos one felt sympathy for a brave trombonist diving in with a tricky solo after scant help from the rostrum.
Looking very dapper, as always and in command at the rostrum, John explained the early origins of various sayings such as "fingerscrossed","thumbsup","VforVictory"etc.Thiswas a very informative, educational and entertaining contribution that certainly had nobody"sitting on their hands"at the end.
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Lawmakers from different parties and party-list groups accompanied Arroyo to the speaker's rostrum where she took her oath of office for the second time on Monday.
Some of them reached the rostrum. One woman started beating the rostrum.
Saad Rafique sahab, come to the rostrum and bring iron grains with you,"said Justice Saqib Nisar, referring to a speech of the minister in which he it seemed as if he was criticising judges