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Synonyms for tailless

not having a tail


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When researchers trimmed tails off the moths, tailless moths were almost nine times as likely as intact moths to be caught by a bat.
The X-47B is a tailless, strike fighter-sized unmanned aircraft developed for the Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) Carrier Demonstration program.
The collection of tailless whip scorpions will feature in a series of events at the site in Cheshire Oaks during the half term holidays.
After all, long before the tailless dinner jacket became the dominant formalwear for college men, it was introduced to America in 1886 at a country club--Tuxedo Park in upstate NY, and not by a college student.
Some time after 1886, when tailless (and thus relatively informal) evening clothes for men first appeared, the name this suit picked up from being introduced at the Tuxedo Club in Tuxedo Park, New York, came to be considered too commercial for gentlemanly use.
The tailless Barbary macaques don't look like they're leaving any time soon and have even begun to venture into town.
Once again, the focus is on Winter, a tailless dolphin rescued from the wild, who sinks into a depression after Once again, the focus is on Winter, a tailless dolphin rescued from the wild, who sinks into a depression after the death of her companion.
Sam, the tailless kitten, was rescued by Wags and Purrs, and he is now recovering and will soon be ready for adoption.
The latter may well have had much the same aerodynamic problems as Northrop designs: "Scheidhauer, the Horten test pilot, after some hesitation, being in the presence of Horten, admitted that he preferred the Me 163 of all tailless aircraft.
On May 14, 2013, the X-47B was the first unmanned, tailless aircraft to catapult launch from an aircraft carrier, the USS George H.
Local media reported the tailless delta-wing drone named Lijian, or "Sharp Sword" had successfully completed a 20-minute trial flight.
TAILLESS PARROT: A tailless parrot in Azerbaijan which makes for himself a tail from the paper by cutting it with its beak amazes.
Now that we've demonstrated we can successfully launch, maneuver and land a large, tailless, unmanned aircraft onto an aircraft carrier, we've proven that the technologies and concept of operations are effective," said Capt.
The Navy envisages the tailless plane playing a central role in all air wings aboard carriers, which currently rely on manned fighter jets and helicopters.