1. [syn: nipple, mammilla, mamilla, pap, teat, tit]
2. a flexible cap on a baby's feeding bottle or pacifier;
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Nipple \Nip"ple\ (n[i^]p"p'l), n. [Formerly neble, a dim. of
neb. See Neb, Nib.]
1. (Anat.) The protuberance through which milk is drawn from
the breast or mamma; the mammilla; a teat; a pap.
2. The orifice at which any animal liquid, as the oil from an
oil bag, is discharged. [R.] --Derham.
3. Any small projection or article in which there is an
orifice for discharging a fluid, or for other purposes;
as, the nipple of a nursing bottle; the nipple of a
percussion lock, or that part on which the cap is put and
through which the fire passes to the charge.
4. (Mech.) A pipe fitting, consisting of a short piece of
pipe, usually provided with a screw thread at each end,
for connecting two other fittings.
Solder nipple, a short pipe, usually of brass, one end of
which is tapered and adapted for attachment to the end of
a lead pipe by soldering.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the small projection of a mammary gland [syn: nipple,
mammilla, mamilla, pap, teat, tit]
2: a flexible cap on a baby's feeding bottle or pacifier
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
64 Moby Thesaurus words for "nipple":
adjutage, bag, boobs, bosom, breast, breasts, brisket, bust,
catheter, chest, crop, drainpipe, dug, efflux tube, fire hose,
flue pipe, funnel, garden hose, gas pipe, hose, hosepipe, knockers,
mama, mamelon, mamelonation, mammary gland, mammilla, mammillation,
nenes, organ pipe, pap, papilla, pigeon breast, pipe, pipeline,
pipette, piping, reed, reed pipe, siamese, siamese connection,
siphon, snorkel, soil pipe, standpipe, steam pipe, stem, straw,
tap, teat, thorax, tit, tits, titties, titty, tube, tubing,
tubulation, tubule, tubulet, tubulure, udder, waste pipe,
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):