Definition of orifice
: an opening (such as a vent, mouth, or hole) through which something may pass an anatomical orifice the nozzle orifice the cone built up from the cinders around the eruption orifice — R. H. Mohlenbrock
orificialplay \ˌȯr-ə-ˈfi-shəl, ˌär-\ adjective
Examples of orifice in a Sentence
the mouth is a bodily orifice
Recent Examples of orifice from the Web
Germar points out that its rounded corners means it can even be stowed in a bodily orifice.
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ORIFICE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of orifice for English Language Learners
: a hole or opening and especially one in your body (such as your mouth, ear, nostril, etc.)
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