Definition of 'dolphin'

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New regulations in this country in 1990 made it almost impossible to keep captive dolphins and whales. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What is the largest member of the dolphin family? Times, Sunday Times (2015)The trainer would then blow the whistle and throw the dolphin a fish. O'Connor, Joseph & Seymour, John Training with N.L.P. (1994)Each cycle of the arms should be accompanied by two dolphin kicks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Sometimes whales and dolphins can be seen. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She has swum with more dolphins and sea lions than you can shake a snorkel at. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Spring is also a great time to see dolphins and seals offshore. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The fish and dolphins simply have no choice. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Do you see any dolphins covered in milk sitting on the table? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Dolphins and other sea mammals use different techniques for swimming and would not normally trigger an alert. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Keep an eye out for dolphins and seals swimming off the island. The Sun (2014)If you are very lucky you might see some dolphins and seals. The Sun (2016)In its fish tank it has sharks, dolphins and whales. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If you see a dolphin, you must turn off your engine and look the other way. The Sun (2013)Some countries are destroying stocks of mighty whales, of dolphins and other sea mammals. Crowley, Vivianne Phoenix From the Flame (1994)And don't leave without seeing the dolphin show. The Sun (2013)Other wildlife expected to flourish would be seals, dolphins and the rare angel shark. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They are often caught in large nets and dolphins, sharks and turtles get caught up in them. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I loved the dolphins and pilot whales and birds that followed our course. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In each the whales or dolphins were spotted holding dead offspring, often while flanked by members of their group. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The miles of unspoilt beach are home to turtles which come ashore to nest, while the seas are filled with whales and dolphins. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I fear for these two dolphins' lives. The Sun (2010)We no longer lump seals, whales, dolphins and fish all together. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You'll also see dolphins, sea otters and sea lions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In 100 days we saw two pods of dolphins, a pod of blue whales and a few marine birds. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Our skipper manoeuvred the yacht towards it and, as if by magic, two dolphins leapt out of the ocean and began to dance around the boat. Times, Sunday Times (2015)

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British English: dolphin /ˈdɒlfɪn/ NOUN
A dolphin is a mammal with fins and a pointed nose which lives in the sea.
  • American English: dolphin
  • Arabic: دُلفيـن
  • Brazilian Portuguese: golfinho
  • Chinese: 海豚
  • Croatian: delfin
  • Czech: delfín
  • Danish: delfin
  • Dutch: dolfijn
  • European Spanish: delfín
  • Finnish: delfiini
  • French: dauphin
  • German: Delphin
  • Greek: δελφίνι
  • Italian: delfino
  • Japanese: イルカ
  • Korean: 돌고래
  • Norwegian: delfin
  • Polish: delfin
  • European Portuguese: golfinho
  • Romanian: delfin
  • Russian: дельфин
  • Spanish: delfín
  • Swedish: delfin
  • Thai: ปลาโลมา
  • Turkish: yunus
  • Ukrainian: дельфін
  • Vietnamese: cá heo


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