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n. (plural of dolphin English)

Dolphins (M. C. Escher)

Dolphins also known as a Dolphins in Phosphorescent Sea is a woodcut print by the Dutch artist M. C. Escher. This work was first printed in February, 1923. Escher had been fascinated by the glowing outlines of ocean waves breaking at night and this image depicts the outlines made by a school of dolphins swimming and breaching ahead of the bow of a ship. The glow was created by bioluminescent dinoflagellates.

Dolphins (2000 film)

Dolphins is an IMAX documentary produced in 2000. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject. Directed by Greg MacGillivray, with Chris Palmer serving as executive producer, this feature follows a few scientists studying dolphins (chiefly Kathleen Dudzinski, Dean Bernal, and Alejandro Acevedo-Gutiérrez, as well as Louis Herman and Bernd Wursig) as they work to learn more about dolphins. The main focus is on research into dolphin communication and intelligence, along with some exploration of feeding habits and human interaction. Several species of dolphins are shown, primarily the bottlenose dolphin, the dusky dolphin, and the Atlantic spotted dolphin. Dolphins is narrated by Pierce Brosnan with music by Sting.

Dolphins (cricket team)

The Sunfoil Dolphins are a franchise cricket team representing the KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa. They take part in the Sunfoil Series first class competition, the Momentum 1 Day Cup and Ram Slam T20 Challenge limited overs competitions. The team's home venues are Kingsmead Cricket Ground, Durban and the Pietermaritzburg Oval in Pietermaritzburg.

They are the only side in South Africa that did not merge several provincial teams together to form the side when the franchise system was introduced into South African domestic cricket..

Usage examples of "dolphins".

Since then, the dolphins of Pern had honored those burial rites with their escort.

But the young in his pod did not and questioned why dolphins should bother.

It is reassuring to know that dolphins have not forgotten either speech or their duties.

Through this brief synopsis, the screen showed the wondering seaman more dolphins with young calves.

I shall now play scenes of how those dolphins worked with their human partners, called dolphineers.

Alemi, his back to the water, craned his neck and saw a phalanx of dolphins racing toward the shore, leaping and vaulting out of the water.

The last thing he had expected was the eager participation of the dolphins in re-establishing contact with humans.

He nodded his head enthusiastically as he turned, waving at the dolphins, criss-crossing each other as they made for deeper water.

Sometimes he felt like a harper, teaching dolphins proper pronunciations.

I doubt he's enjoyed our personal contact with the dolphins, or yours with your dragon.

On some occasions the captains reported seeing dolphins veering suddenly to port or starboard.

Sometimes the songs were sad - from the times when many dolphins died in nets that entangled them.

After all, it wasn't as if Weyrleader T'gellan didn't know that dolphins rescued the sea-stranded.

She had had a chance to study Aivas' tapes on the dolphins and now gave the signal for them to lay on their sides.

It was T'lion's turn to be surprised: the boy not only knew that the dolphins spoke but he pronounced their name correctly.