manakin


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Synonyms for manakin

a woman who wears clothes to display fashions

a life-size dummy used to display clothes

any of numerous small bright-colored birds of Central America and South America having short bills and elaborate courtship behavior

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Lead researcher Kim Bostwick, curator of birds and mammals at the Cornell University Museum of Vertebrates, and her colleagues carried out CT scans of manakin wings.
As Chairperson of the journalism department, Professor Manakin gave a speech and also introduced me to the faculty and students.
Huddersfield 6 Bradford II 4: Pugh bt Gary Manakin 11-8, 11-7, 11-9; Dyson lost to Peter Mann 6-11, 9-11, 11-8, 11-9, 7-11; Senior lost to Richard Priestley 8-11, 9-11, 11-9, 9-11; Dyson bt Manakin 11-6, 11-5, 11-6; Pugh lost to Priestley 11-8, 9-11, 11-7, 9-11, 7-11; Senior bt Mann 11-2, 11-9, 12-14, 9-11, 11-9; Dyson bt Priestley 12-10, 11-5, 6-11, 11-9; Senior lost to Manakin 7-11, 11-13, 11-6, 9-11; Pugh bt Mann 11-7, 8-11, 11-9, 11-7; Dyson & Senior bt Priestley & Mann 12-10, 11-9, 11-9.
Proven to produce the strange noises in a lab by oscillating the special feathers to the same frequency as the sound made by the manakin, 1500 hertz or 1,500 cycles per second, researchers have the first proof of feathers playing a role in song.
Manakin is a user interface developed by Texas A&M University which supports the ability of each community (in this case, each CSU campus) and collection to establish a unique design that might extend outside of DSpace and into an existing institutional web presence (Texas A&M University, n.
ROCK 'n' roll helps people stay in control according to Bahraini singer songwriter Shaikh Hassan bin Rashid Al Khalifa, frontman of indie rock band Manakin.
Sheikh Hassan bin Rashid Al Khalifa, lead singer of London-based rock band, Manakin and a Bahraini prince, had always been an outgoing child, but it was when he chose to go down the rock and roll road, he risked upsetting his royal clan.
The annual cycle of the White-ruffed Manakin Corapipo leucorrhoa, a tropical frugivorous altitudinal migrant, and its food plants.
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The second manakin can spend up to 10 years with no apparent reward but his increasing skill in singing along.
The manakin family includes about 40 species of birds, many of which have feathers that enable them to make unusual sounds.
She discovered how the manakin makes its "tick-tick-ting" tune without moving its mouth.
The red-capped manakin with a neat line in Michael Jackson moves.
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