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chin meaning

EN[tʃɪn] [-ɪn]
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WChin
  • The area of the chin is known anatomically as the mental region. It tends to be smaller and more rounded in human females, while bigger and more square in human males. It is formed by the lower front of the mandible.
  • The chin developed as a point of muscular attachment facilitating minute movements of the lips associated with speech. In human evolution, the chin is a cladistic apomorphy, partially defining anatomically modern humans as distinct from archaic forms.
  • The chin emerged during the Middle and Late Pleistocene, but its origin and biomechanical significance are the subjects of controversy.
EN Chin
chin
chin
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Intransitive verbs
            • Transitive verbs
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          1. en china
          2. fr china
          3. en chink
          4. en chine
          5. fr chine
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          Meaning of chin for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "chin" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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