blubber


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Synonyms for blubber

Synonyms for blubber

to make inarticulate sounds of grief or pain, usually accompanied by tears

Synonyms for blubber

an insulating layer of fat under the skin of whales and other large marine mammals

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cry or whine with snuffling

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utter while crying

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By Friday, a crew of about 10 volunteers had removed most of the blubber, which was the relatively easy part of the job, Stevenson said.
To examine variability of blubber thickness in belugas, I measured blubber depths along five half-girth widths and from 15 other body locations selected on the basis of previously published blubber thickness measurements from belugas in Hudson Bay and the body locations where emaciated harbour porpoises (.
Form a Hypothesis: Which material will keep a hand warmer in icy water: blubber or cotton?
Also, the biopsies were limited to the outer blubber layer, which is less metabolically active than deeper tissue.
The mountain of meat in Husavik cannot be consumed by the small amount of people living on Sanvoy and we have documented that the meat and blubber are being sold in open and black markets, which fact to date has been denied.
In my four years as a graduate student, I've established that a new class of natural compounds is widespread in the blubber and livers of marine mammals in the North Atlantic.
Like their ancestors, many Yupik still celebrate special occasions with a traditional meal of whale blubber and dried seal.
She visited the eerie and affecting "living museums" dotting the ice near McMurdo: prefab shacks assembled by early explorers over 100 years ago and abandoned in a moment--food on the stove, seal blubber hanging on a nail by the door--when rescue ships arrived.
Unfortunately, the camera was a little too close to the carcass and the view was obscured by pieces of blubber.
Right whales were given their name because they were the "right" whales to hunt, due to their habits: they stay near the coast, they are slow moving, and they don't sink when killed because of their large amount of blubber.
Students at Huffman Elementary in Piano, Texas, recently learned first-hand about the insulating properties of blubber by donning Crisco-filled plastic bags and rooting around in tubs of ice water, the Dallas Morning News reports.
Firstly, the product's most fervent celebrity endorser turns out to be John McCririck (see left) - not so much a human being as a pile of ghostly white blubber rolled across a barber's floor and through an Argos jewellery warehouse.
It seems that after finding a dead adult beluga on the shore, they harvested the skin and pink blubber in its tail, refrigerated it, and later ate it raw.