In this icon of natural design, the artist mimics nature not only with respectful attention to detail but also with talent at illusion: the shadow cast beneath the stationary armored trunk makes the beetle seem to strut across the canvas-just as the crablike
claws make its harmless frame seem ferocious and menacing.
Pubic lice (Phthirus pubis) are distinct in appearance from head and body lice; they have short, crablike
In a tissue of dusty air over dry impoverished fields no plow can break rock pitted fields on which crops of laborers have their backs broken we pick ourselves across crablike
under the sun (7)
Predator: Ruthless, but somewhat on the shy side (hence the camouflage and cloaking), probably because humans tend to make disparaging comments about its crablike
When a crablike
critter sees food, computations must be made to coordinate eye and pincer relationships in phase space (10).
Now his frail hand moved across it with crablike
Now, molecular biologists have confirmed these suspicions by examining the DNA from different crustacean families within the order Decapoda, which contains all the crablike
The cast of characters also includes the factory's CEO, a crablike
monster named Henry J.
He speaks of food in rhapsodic movement metaphors while progressing across the kitchen stage in large, broken, crablike
phrases while supporting himself on tabletops and chairs.
CREEPY FEATURES: Crablike
claws help it move through hair
He who has scuttled, crablike
, to the right on Europe and is now tough enough not to frighten the Eurosceptic wing when a new leader is eventually chosen.
He thrashed and wriggled in a blind panic, like a black Don Quixote fighting two big warehouses singlehandedly, he got himself turned sideways, and ran crablike
toward the street" (74-75).