flipper


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Synonyms for flipper

a shoe for swimming

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the flat broad limb of aquatic animals specialized for swimming

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Ten minutes later little Kotick did not recognize his friends any more, for their skins were ripped off from the nose to the hind flippers, whipped off and thrown down on the ground in a pile.
"It's horrible," said Kotick, backing water as a wave went over him, and steadying himself with a screw stroke of his flippers that brought him all standing within three inches of a jagged edge of rock.
He landed close to old Sea Vitch--the big, ugly, bloated, pimpled, fat-necked, long-tusked walrus of the North Pacific, who has no manners except when he is asleep--as he was then, with his hind flippers half in and half out of the surf.
They were between twenty and thirty feet long, and they had no hind flippers, but a shovel-like tail that looked as if it had been whittled out of wet leather.
"Good sport, gentlemen?" The big things answered by bowing and waving their flippers like the Frog Footman.
Mark Gutteridge, managing director of Flipper, said: "Anyone serious about saving on their energy bills this year should really look at switching their supplier - not just taking a shorter shower."
My flipper is great: when determining maximum plus in the trial frame, I can binocular flip between powers to optimise the starting point.
It appeared to be active and the mother Flipper was trying to feed it too," confirmed the Zoo Director in-charge Sanjay Tripathi.
Two very cool features we'll take a closer look at here are the unique blade and innovative flipper design.
Curtiss' prices are much in line with custom folder fare: The ODT Flipper starts at $295.00, Nano Flipper at $395.00 and the largest of the F3 models at $675.00.
Craig will walk from Hull to Liverpool by flipper on Sunday, May 6.
Arizona Archery Enterprises is one of the best, with several quality flipper rests and cushion-plunger options from which to choose.
"The House Flipper HQ project was an ideal brand for us to help develop."
Flipper's features modern interior design with a vibrant appearance and a natural daylight with its floor-to-ceiling glass windows.
8 with three trap lines tangled around her right back flipper. She was one of the largest turtles ever to be treated at the hospital.