Definition of Stentor

1. Noun. A speaker with an unusually loud voice.

Generic synonyms: Speaker, Talker, Utterer, Verbaliser, Verbalizer
Derivative terms: Stentorian



2. Noun. The mythical Greek warrior with an unusually loud voice who died after losing a shouting contest with Hermes.
Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Mythical Being

3. Noun. Any of several trumpet-shaped ciliate protozoans that are members of the genus Stentor.
Generic synonyms: Ciliate, Ciliated Protozoan, Ciliophoran
Group relationships: Genus Stentor

Definition of Stentor

1. n. A herald, in the Iliad, who had a very loud voice; hence, any person having a powerful voice.

Definition of Stentor

1. Noun. a person with a powerful or stentorian voice ¹

2. Noun. a protozoan of the genus ''Stentor''[ ¹

3. Noun. a part of the amplification system of a carillon[ ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stentor

1. a person having a very loud voice [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stentor

stenotic
stenotopic
stenotype
stenotyped
stenotypes
stenotypical
stenotypies
stenotyping
stenotypist
stenotypists
stenotypy
stens
stent
stented
stenting
stentor (current term)
stentorian
stentorin
stentorins
stentorious
stentoriously
stentorophonic
stentors
stentour
stentours
stents
step
step-
step-aunt
step-aunts

Literary usage of Stentor

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1. Contributions to the Study of the Behavior of Lower Organisms by Herbert Spencer Jennings (1904)
"As the best-known case we may take the behavior of stentor. ... When a quiet, extended stentor is stimulated by lightly touching it or the support to which ..."

2. Contributions to the Study of the Behavior of Lower Organisms by Herbert Spencer Jennings (1904)
"As the best-known case we may take the behavior of stentor. ... When a quiet, extended stentor is stimulated by lightly touching it or the support to which ..."

3. Bryn Mawr College Monographs by Bryn Mawr College (1902)
"REGENERATION OF PROPORTIONATE STRUCTURES IN stentor. TH MORGAN. THE important results of Gruber and of Balbiani on the power of regeneration of pieces of ..."

4. The Soul of Man: An Investigation of the Facts of Physiological and by Paul Carus (1891)
"Balbiani, who repeated the experiments of Gruber upon stentor coeruleus, shows in the adjoined diagram the renewal of the whole individual from any part if ..."

5. The Unity of the Organism; Or, The Organismal Conception of Life by William Emerson Ritter (1919)
"The full mischievousness of this sort of limitation is seen only by looking a little more into details. . Development of stentor as an Example of Protozoan ..."

6. The Days of a Man: Being Memories of a Naturalist, Teacher, and Minor by David Starr Jordan (1922)
"In this he was very successful, stentor io one, moreover, who visited the famous "Camp ... earning him the unique title of "stentor of the Yosemite. ..."

7. The Novelist's Magazine (1782)
"... he was glad to find there wns any thing in France that was agreeable to Sir stentor. To this compliment the knight replied, with an air of ..."

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