blubber


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Synonyms for blubber

Synonyms for blubber

to make inarticulate sounds of grief or pain, usually accompanied by tears

Synonyms for blubber

an insulating layer of fat under the skin of whales and other large marine mammals

Related Words

cry or whine with snuffling

Related Words

utter while crying

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It is based largely on studies of Faroe Islands inhabitants who consume significant amounts of pilot whale meat and blubber, which is high in mercury, PCBs and other contaminants.
This study did not show a significant correlation between CYPlA1 expression in skin cells and actual pollutant burden in blubber, as measured by analyzing eight sex-specific pooled samples for burdens of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, hexachlorobenzene, polychlorinated biphenyls, and the pesticide DDT, then comparing them with CYP1A1 immunohistochemistry scores estimated for the pooled samples.
They need to add extra layers of blubber to insulate themselves against the icy water temperatures.
As molecules emerge from the final column, I can determine their identities and how much of each was present in the original blubber.
Similarly, a collision with a blunt object is likely to have caused the whale blubber to bruise.
Like their ancestors, many Yupik still celebrate special occasions with a traditional meal of whale blubber and dried seal.
Sharks had an average concentration of 25,800 ppb in their fat, and researchers found 162,000 ppb in the blubber of bottlenose dolphins.
She visited the eerie and affecting "living museums" dotting the ice near McMurdo: prefab shacks assembled by early explorers over 100 years ago and abandoned in a moment--food on the stove, seal blubber hanging on a nail by the door--when rescue ships arrived.
Unfortunately, the camera was a little too close to the carcass and the view was obscured by pieces of blubber.
Right whales were given their name because they were the "right" whales to hunt, due to their habits: they stay near the coast, they are slow moving, and they don't sink when killed because of their large amount of blubber.
Firstly, the product's most fervent celebrity endorser turns out to be John McCririck (see left) - not so much a human being as a pile of ghostly white blubber rolled across a barber's floor and through an Argos jewellery warehouse.
It seems that after finding a dead adult beluga on the shore, they harvested the skin and pink blubber in its tail, refrigerated it, and later ate it raw.
There were epidemiological studies on the Greenland Eskimos, a population of people that eat mainly whale blubber," she said.
Norway said Tuesday that more scientific discussions with Japan were needed on the measurement of contaminants in whale products before both countries could start trading in whale meat and blubber.