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
They're always covered in snot and drooling and just leaking from every possible orifice.
The Internet has created a Fight Club–esque duel between consumers and advertisers in which companies try to force-feed ads into every possible orifice of our digital experience while consumers do everything possible to avoid them.
These artificial orifices are pleasingly mysterious and highly suggestive, at once creating a sense of human vulnerability and raising the possibility of the posthuman.
Near the bottom of the fleshy mass, a large, pink orifice emerges from tufts of fuzzy hair with pins jutting out around it.
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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