electric eel


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Synonyms for electric eel

eel-shaped freshwater fish of South America having electric organs in its body

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The device can't hold a candle to the electric eel, which can pump out far more power in short bursts to zap prey or defend itself.
I was more shocked than a electric eel in a substation - there was a bit of everything.
TO STOP HICCUPS DURING A BILATERAL TRACE NEGONATION: ADMINISTER THE HICCUPER A MILD SHOCK FROM AN IMMATURE ELECTRIC EEL.
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And then there's the electric eel, which produces electricity in its body.
New species are regularly added with recent additions being the exquisite Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks and Electric Eel.
In spite of sharing a similar serpentine shape, the electric eel is not actually an eel.
Creations included chandeliers made from plastic ball-pond balls, interlocking glass bottles to form a table, igloo shaped emergency housing, an electric eel lamp made from Coke cans, a decorative bowl made from old cutlery, and seating fashioned from discarded bike parts.
Yale University researchers are shocking the clean tech sector with cells that produce their own energy, a la the electric eel.
The other kids had fish sticks and electric eel Io mein.
Electric fish, like the electric eel, its cousin the electric catfish, the electric ray, and the elephant fish in Africa, are electrogenic: they emit charges from electric organs in their bodies.
Over a suitably long and liquid rock 'n' roll lunch at his East End local, Hay attempted to make sense of his bizarre transformation from simple Shropshire lad to madcap mentor of cult Osakan rockers Electric Eel Shock, whose drummer uses four sticks and likes to play naked.
It was like a giant electric eel, galvanizing 1500 people.
One syllable protects the firmament; one other syllable films the bubble of life with aspic--: a jelly left by an electric eel of panic, ductile and terrible.
Electricity, it was said, could be felt from an electric eel, it could be seen in the sky as lightning, and observed in biology as the force which moves muscles.