tentacle


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something that acts like a tentacle in its ability to grasp and hold

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any of various elongated tactile or prehensile flexible organs that occur on the head or near the mouth in many animals

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This communication is sponsored by Hygiene Control, suppliers of tentacle health and control products to the Exploration and Exploitation Group of the 7T Corporate.
The tentacles can give rise to a venomous ouch, shooting tiny harpoons of poison into anything trapped in the stringy tentacle net.
A box jellyfish is 10,000 times more dangerous than a common jellyfish, said Angel Yanagihara, associate research professor of the Department of Tropical Medicine at the University of Hawaii in Manoa, adding that just a few inches of tentacle contact could kill a child.
It's a process called ram pressure stripping because it strips that material out of the disk to form the tentacle shape.
APOLLONIA GRILL A whole tentacle, chargrilled to superb tenderness, is embellished with a tart-sweet lemon vinaigrette ($13.
Margaret Atwood won the GBP1,000 Red Tentacle best novel category for her title The Heart Goes Last, which was described as the most "progressive, intelligent and entertaining" novel of the year.
One medusa had eight tentacles, a reddish ocellus at the base of each tentacle and a new tentacle growing from the side of the bell (Fig.
Each tentacle can produce an independent longitudinal contraction (tentacular shortening) and, when coupled with inward bending of the broad tentacular base (pedalium), will bring the tentacle into the subumbrellar cavity.
Use a toothpick to push the top end of the yarn tentacle through one of the button holes.
Live octopus is a delicacy in South Korea but is a known choking hazard, since the still-moving suction cups can cause tentacle pieces to stick in a person's throat.
Making a sea anemone tentacle takes a bit of stretching.
When it wants to contract a particular limb an octopus squirts liquid into the centre of a helical chamber inside the tentacle.
The three-year-old octopus stretched a confident tentacle towards an England flag - throwing his weight behind our boys in the final game of the first round of Euro 2012.
The town's mightiest molluscs will go to tentacle to tentacle to slime their way to the finish line.
On anemones, each tentacle is tipped with stinging capsules, which turn the tentacle into a weapon.