Toe vs Scutellum - What's the difference?

toe | scutellum |

As a pronoun toe

is .

As a noun scutellum is

any of several shield-shaped structures in insects, grasses etc.




(en noun)
  • Each of the five digits on the end of the foot.
  • An equivalent part in an animal.
  • That part of a shoe or sock covering the toe.
  • Something resembling a toe, especially at the bottom or extreme end of something.
  • (golf) the extreme end of the head of a club.
    (cricket) the tip of the bat farthest from the handle
    (kayaking) the bow; the front of the kayak.
    (geology) a bulbous protrusion at the front of a lava flow
  • (dance) An advanced form of ballet primarily for the females, dancing ballet primarily using a Pointe shoe.
  • An alignment of the wheels of a road vehicle with positive toe' (or '''toe''' in) signifying that the wheels are closer together at the front than at the back and negative '''toe''' (or ' toe out) the opposite.
  • (engineering) The journal, or pivot, at the lower end of a revolving shaft or spindle, which rests in a step.
  • (engineering) A lateral projection at one end, or between the ends, of a piece, such as a rod or bolt, by means of which it is moved.
  • (engineering) A projection from the periphery of a revolving piece, acting as a cam to lift another piece.
  • (carpentry) the long side of an angled cut
  • Synonyms

    * (an equivalent part in an animal) hoof


    * (each of the five digits on the end of the foot) heel * (front of the kayak) tail * (angled cut in carpentry) heel


    * (each of the five digits on the end of the foot) *: hallux, big toe, great toe *: second toe, long toe *: third toe, middle toe *: fourth toe, ring toe *: fifth toe, little toe, pinky toe, baby toe


    * (each of the five digits on the end of the foot) foot


    * (each of the five digits on the end of the foot) nail

    Derived terms

    * heel-and-toe * toeside * toeboard * toeclip * toe jump * toenail * toe ring * toe stop

    Coordinate terms

    * (each of the five digits on the end of the foot) finger


  • To furnish with a toe.
  • To touch, tap or kick with the toes.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2010 , date=December 29 , author=Mark Vesty , title=Wigan 2 - 2 Arsenal , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Just five minutes later the turnaround was complete when Arshavin toed the ball through to Bendtner, who slotted into the left corner from close range just before half-time. }}
  • To touch or reach with the toes; to come fully up to.
  • to toe the mark
  • (construction) To fasten (a piece) by driving a fastener at a near-45-degree angle through the side (of the piece) into the piece to which it is to be fastened.
  • The framers toed the irregular pieces into the sill.
  • (golf) To mishit a golf ball with the toe of the club.
  • Derived terms

    * toe the line

    See also

    * hang five * hang ten * tiptoe * TOE


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  • Any of several shield-shaped structures in insects, grasses etc
  • # (lichenology) A rounded apothecium having an elevated rim formed of the proper thallus, the fructification of certain lichens.
  • # (zoology) The third of the four pieces forming the upper part of a thoracic segment of an insect. It follows the scutum, and is followed by the small postscutellum.
  • # (zoology) One of the transverse scales on the tarsi and toes of birds.