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Synonyms for slug

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a unit of mass equal to the mass that accelerates at 1 foot/sec/sec when acted upon by a force of 1 pound

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a counterfeit coin

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an idle slothful person

an amount of an alcoholic drink (usually liquor) that is poured or gulped

a strip of type metal used for spacing

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any of various terrestrial gastropods having an elongated slimy body and no external shell

strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat

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An alternative approach is to encourage slug hunters, such as birds, hedgehogs and frogs.
Grapefruit of wrath A grapefruit half will attract slugs and snails.
The study also identified two species of short-keeled slugs which are likely to have come from Italy.
Slugs and snails prefer feeding on soft-leaved plants, although they will eat whatever is available.
The new paper focuses on the consistent forehead targeting, but what Schilthuizen finds more intriguing is the paper's observation that species 1 and four other Siphopteron slugs differ considerably in injection sites.
He had evidence of Spanish slugs eating snails and even working He had evidence of Spanish slugs eating snails and even working their way through dog faeces and eating dead animals such as mice.
From a 24" barrel (smooth or rifled not stated), the slug has a muzzle velocity of 1,887 fps, churning up approximately 2,562 foot-pounds of energy.
Don't throw slugs and snails over the neighbour's fence or into your garden refuse trug, he advises, because they will just escape and return to your plants.
And, if you question a slug's "killing power," just note this: the retained energy of one of Remingtone current 12-gauge Premier Copper Solid one-ounce sabot slugs at 100 yards is 1,364 ft/lbs.
Pierce reported a surprising observation in these algae-eating sea slugs.
Slugs are rarely but consistently noted in or on Black-throated Blue Warbler nests at a study site in New Hampshire, USA (R.
So where do the sea slugs get the genes to keep their stolen chloroplasts working?
The art show features slug paintings and photographs, blown-glass slugs, former queens' gowns, a chunk of driftwood fashioned into a slug with a bowling ball for a head, a slug-shaped coffin and a slug balloon art.