Umbrella Meaning and Definition

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Umbrella meaning

Word: Umbrella

How to pronounce: ʌmˈbrelə



1. A device consisting of a circular canopy of cloth on a folding metal frame supported by a central rod, used as protection against rain or sometimes sun.

Example sentences: "Yet as I pack a bag to hold water and umbrellas and tissue paper, I'm quite aware that the three hours will not feel like that."

2. A protecting force or influence.

Example sentences: "The American nuclear umbrella over the West"

3. A thing that includes or contains many different elements or parts.

Example sentences: "An umbrella organization"

4. The gelatinous disk of a jellyfish, which it contracts and expands to move through the water.

Example sentences: "The mouth is usually on the concave side, and the tentacles originate on the rim of the umbrella."









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Umbrella in Other Languages...

Spanish: Paraguas

German: Regenschirm

French: Parapluie

Italian: Ombrellone

Turkish: şemsiye


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