Character 10
Hyphenation ser pen tine
Pronunciations /ˈsəːpəntaɪn/

Definitions and meanings of "Serpentine"

What do we mean by serpentine?

Of or resembling a serpent, as in form or movement; sinuous. adjective

Subtly sly and tempting. adjective

Relating to or derived from serpentine or soil containing serpentine. adjective

Any of a group of greenish, brownish, or spotted minerals, Mg3Si2O5(OH)4, used as a source of magnesium and asbestos, and in architecture as a decorative stone. noun

To wind like a serpent; move sinuously like a snake; meander; wriggle.

In mathematics: The surface generated by a sphere whose center travels along a helix. noun

A special curve of the third order. noun

Of or pertaining to or resembling a serpent.


Having or resembling the qualities or instincts ascribed to serpents; subtle; cunning; treacherous or dangerous.

Moving like a serpent; winding about; writhing; wriggling; meandering; coiling; crooked; bent; tortuous; sinuous; zigzag; anfractuous; specifically, in the manège, lolling out and moving over the bit, as a horse's tongue.

Beginning and ending with the same word, as a line of poetry, as if returning upon itself. See serpentine verse.

In French usage, part of the lock of an early form of harquebus; a match-holder, resembling a pair of nippers, which could be brought down upon the powder in the pan. noun

A cannon in use in the sixteenth century. The serpentine proper is described as having a bore of 1½ inches, and the cannon serpentine as having a bore of 7 inches and a shot of 53½ pounds. Compare organ-gun. noun

A kind of still; a serpentary. noun

A hydrous silicate of magnesium, occurring massive, sometimes fine, granular, and compact, again finely fibrous, less often slaty. noun

A mineral or rock consisting chiefly of the hydrous silicate of magnesia. It is usually of an obscure green color, often with a spotted or mottled appearance resembling a serpent's skin. Precious, or noble, serpentine is translucent and of a rich oil-green color. noun

A kind of ancient cannon. noun

To serpentize. intransitive verb

Resembling a serpent; having the shape or qualities of a serpent; subtle; winding or turning one way and the other, like a moving serpent; anfractuous; meandering; sinuous; zigzag. adjective

Any of several plants believed to cure snakebites.

An early form of cannon, used in the 16th century.

A kind of firework.

A coiled distillation tube.

Any of several related cubic curves; anguinea

When a person passes gas, for them as well as those around them, to dart in rapid succession away from the stench. Urban Dictionary

A last minute thrown together strategy that revolves around strafing left to right and right to left in rapid succession. It will most likely result in failure when the opponent learns of the obvious pattern. Urban Dictionary

The most prominent male sexual organ. This is a guess, btw; draw your own conclusions ;-) Urban Dictionary

A serpentine is a woman that is devoid of any sexual restraints. (coined by R. Moscoso-Sydney) Urban Dictionary

The awkward yet curious movement you make while trying to find out who lies behind your closed bathroom stall door. Urban Dictionary

To twist science facts presented to politicians for ulterior motives related to manipulating public support for large class-action lawsuits. The enactment of legislation with the intent of changing the state rock (mineral) designation to pander to a group of wealthy personal injury lawyers that have deliberately misled state congressmen on the geological relationship of serpentine to asbestos. Asbestoid materials may be derived from serpentine, but not all shiny blue and green serpentine is chrysotile (asbestoid form only). California was the first, in 1965, to designate a State Rock. States in the USA that have significant mineral deposits often create a state mineral, rock, stone or gemstone to promote interest in their natural resources. For instance, in 2009, West Virginia named bituminous coal as their state rock. Geologists have rallied to oppose the bill, arguing that there is no way to be harmed from casual exposure to natural serpentine rock. Urban Dictionary

Serpentine frazer, or just Frazer is a legendary competitive dominate player. Commonly accepted as the best assassin, brute and knight in the game. Usually doesn't talk in chat, but when his friends come, he opens up a big mouth like the girl i shagged last night. Urban Dictionary

A lizard like being, with large red lizard-like eyes. The Serpentine Unicorn has the general body of a regular horse, except instead of fur, it is covered with hardened red scales. Three horns can be found on the Serpentine Unicorn. One on the head, and two on the tail, to be used as a main weapon. The tail of a Serpentine Unicorn is longer and thicker than the tail of a regular Unicorn. In earlier periods of Human History, the Serpentine Unicorn was classified as a dinosaur. Now we know better, and the Serpentine Unicorn is officially classified as a member of the Unicorn species. The Serpentine Unicorn is a much darker being than it's mammalian counterpart. The forked tongue and glowing eyes offer no evolutionary benefit, but instead make the being more intimidating to those capable of differenciating between good and evil. The Serpentine Unicorn can and will hurt you, and your loved ones using a special kind of photographic memory, in which it steals your photo album and tracks down everyone in it. Urban Dictionary

The Cincinnati serpentine belt occurs when one sexual partner proceeds to lick a male partner from the starting point of the back of his gooch, around the ballsack, across the right hip, wrapping in to the top of the ass crack on downward, finally ending up at the goochback once again. Thus completing a dirty, sensational, serpentine cleansing of the nether regions. Usually about $50 for a full service. Urban Dictionary

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The word "serpentine" in example sentences

Basanti queen of the Hijdas beauty beyond compare zeenath in serpentine snare sohel on the balls of his toes leaps in middair his entire body in prayer kaajal her bodily muskish odour attired emotions in good care babita, priya from singapore samba footed on the holy square ❋ Unknown (2006)

Her hands gripped his hair, her legs sliding in serpentine coils to lock behind his knees. ❋ Deep_bluze (2004)

KATHMANDU: The Supreme Court today once again deferred its verdict on alleged international serial killer Charles Gurumukh Sobhraj's case, further prolonging the dubbed serpentine's seven-year battle against the three-decade old murder charge. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Our Sunday camp was beside what might be called a serpentine curve or series of loops in the river. ❋ Unknown (N/A)

We had visited the asbestos claims, where the edge of a blanket formation of the rock known as serpentine, containing the asbestos, lay exposed to view, twisting around the head of narrow canyons, and under beetling cliffs. ❋ Unknown (N/A)

They are cut in the rock _in situ_, hard, blackish serpentine, which is a soft grey colour on the exposed surfaces. ❋ Unknown (1900)

The serpentine, which is very pure and of a fine green, varied with spots of a lighter tint, often appears only superimposed on the mica-slate. ❋ Unknown (1851)

And that is what today's post is about-the unique plants and animals that call serpentine soil home. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Dr. Ross and other opponents of the bill are concerned that removing serpentine, which is occasionally used in jewelry, as the state's rock would demonize it and thus inspire litigation against museums, property owners and other sites where the rocks sit; they cite the inclusion of a letter of support from the ❋ Unknown (2010)

One must also take care of the so-called serpentine belts and fan belts. ❋ Unknown (2009)

"serpentine" -- as are unrivalled in Cornwall; perhaps, unrivalled anywhere. ❋ Wilkie Collins (1856)

Many species and communities have adapted to very narrow bands of environmental conditions or to very specific soils such as serpentine outcrops. ❋ Unknown (2008)

After reading more about the piece, it appears that the name "serpentine" is the name of the green stone used in the center of the dish. ❋ Jan (2008)

The soils of the Nelson mineral belt support specialized 'serpentine' plants such as the sedge Carex uncifolia. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Greywacke and argillite extends across the north of the region in a broad belt below the schists of Otago but there are also basaltic tuffs, diorite, gabbro, and a range of ultramafic rocks such as serpentine and peridotite. ❋ Unknown (2007)

You'll see the use of Jersey barriers, kind of serpentine, to slow vehicles down so that they can't build up speed. ❋ Unknown (2003)

And Adderley gave a kind of serpentine writhe on the grass as he raised himself to a half-sitting posture -- ❋ Marie Corelli (1889)

When he [farted], we all [had to] serpentine. "[Carl], serpentine!" ❋ Toee (2008)

"We're [surrounded]. [What are we] gonna do?!" "[SERPENTINE]!" ❋ The Majick (2008)

"Feel my, my, my Serpentine" from [the Guns] n [Roses] tune "[Welcome to the Jungle]". This line is sung twice. ❋ Dmj64 (2014)

While you are having sex with your girl, you call out to her "my [serpentine]""you are my serpentine", meaning she's your woman and a woman [devoid] of any sexual restraints, [at that moment]. ❋ Roberto - Sydney (2013)

Joe: "Dude, if you didn't Toilet Serpentine, I would have [dropped] [a massive] butt [nig] while Mr. Crowers was in here." ❋ Tactical BJ (2010)

Geologists throughout the US have scorned the proposed change of the state rock designation, pointing to the legal lobby petitioners [Serpentine logic] in blaming the [mineral] family as the cause of [mesothelioma] in order to sway personal injury court judgments to their favor. ❋ Intuit (2010)

omg is that serpentine frazer the best player to ever grace this earth Yooo serpentine frazer dude can i join ur [ccl] team? Ive [dom] [for 7] years nowserpentine frazer do u play clans? do u wanna join my clan pls? ❋ Mineplexpvper293 (2019)

The Serpentine Unicorn [gracefully] slaughtered a tribe of elves, and set fire to the home of a peaceful dwarf family. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ George: "Did you see that Unicorn?" Bill: "[I believe it] was a Serpentine Unicorn." George: "Why?" Bill: "Because my left [arm and leg] are now missing." ❋ K-Sizzle. (2009)

[Todd] scheduled [Nick] for his first Cincinnati Serpentine Belt service last night, and Nick walked away a [changed man]. ❋ Nicktoddkevin (2011)

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