bristlelike

  • 1 bristlelike — ristlelike adj. resembling a bristle in stiffness. Syn: bristly. [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 2 bristlelike — adjective see bristle I …

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  • 3 bristlelike — adjective Resembling a bristle or some aspect of one. Syn: bristly …

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  • 4 bristlelike — adj. resembling a bristle, in the form of a stiff hair …

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  • 5 bristlelike — adjective resembling a bristle • Similar to: ↑armed …

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  • 6 bristletail — /bris euhl tayl /, n. any of various wingless insects of the order Thysanura, having long, bristlelike, caudal appendages, comprising the firebrats, silverfish, and machilids. [1700 10; BRISTLE + TAIL1] * * * ▪ insect       any of approximately… …

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  • 7 mayfly — /may fluy /, n., pl. mayflies. 1. Also called shadfly. any insect of the order Ephemeroptera, having delicate, membranous wings with the front pair much larger than the rear and having an aquatic larval stage and a terrestrial adult stage usually …

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  • 8 Dryopteris macropholis — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …

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  • 9 vi|bris|sa — «vy BRIHS uh», noun, plural bris|sae « BRIHS ee». 1. Anatomy. a hair growing in a nostril. 2. Zoology. one of the long, bristlelike, tactile organs growing upon the upper lip and elsewhere on the head of most mammals; a whisker, as of a mouse. 3 …

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  • 10 Acicula — A*cic u*la, n.; pl. {Acicul[ae]}. [L., a small needle, dimin. of acus needle.] (Nat. Hist.) One of the needlelike or bristlelike spines or prickles of some animals and plants; also, a needlelike crystal. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 Aciculae — Acicula A*cic u*la, n.; pl. {Acicul[ae]}. [L., a small needle, dimin. of acus needle.] (Nat. Hist.) One of the needlelike or bristlelike spines or prickles of some animals and plants; also, a needlelike crystal. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Awn — ([add]n), n. [OE. awn, agune, from Icel. [ o]gn, pl. agnir; akin to Sw. agn, Dan. avne, Goth. ahana, OHG. agana, G. agen, ahne, chaff, Gr. a chnh, AS. egla; prob. from same root as E. acute. See 3d {Ear}. [root]1.] (Bot.) The bristle or beard of… …

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  • 13 Seta — Se ta (s[=e] t[.a]), n.; pl. {Set[ae]} (s[=e] t[=e]). [L. seta, saeta, a bristle.] 1. (Biol.) Any slender, more or less rigid, bristlelike organ or part; as the hairs of a caterpillar, the slender spines of a crustacean, the hairlike processes of …

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  • 14 Setae — Seta Se ta (s[=e] t[.a]), n.; pl. {Set[ae]} (s[=e] t[=e]). [L. seta, saeta, a bristle.] 1. (Biol.) Any slender, more or less rigid, bristlelike organ or part; as the hairs of a caterpillar, the slender spines of a crustacean, the hairlike… …

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  • 15 specillum — Stylet Sty let, n. [F., dim. of style; cf. It. stiletto. See {Stiletto}.] A small poniard; a stiletto. [1913 Webster] 2. (Surg.) (a) An instrument for examining wounds and fistulas, and for passing setons, and the like; a probe, called also… …

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  • 16 Style — Style, n. [OE. stile, F. style, Of. also stile, L. stilus a style or writing instrument, manner or writing, mode of expression; probably for stiglus, meaning, a pricking instrument, and akin to E. stick. See {Stick}, v. t., and cf. {Stiletto}.… …

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  • 17 Style of court — Style Style, n. [OE. stile, F. style, Of. also stile, L. stilus a style or writing instrument, manner or writing, mode of expression; probably for stiglus, meaning, a pricking instrument, and akin to E. stick. See {Stick}, v. t., and cf.… …

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  • 18 Stylet — Sty let, n. [F., dim. of style; cf. It. stiletto. See {Stiletto}.] A small poniard; a stiletto. [1913 Webster] 2. (Surg.) (a) An instrument for examining wounds and fistulas, and for passing setons, and the like; a probe, called also {specillum} …

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  • 19 Vibrissa — Vi*bris sa, n.; pl. {Vibriss[ae]}. [L. vibrissae, pl., the hairs in the nostrils of man, fr. vibrare to vibrate; so called because touching them tickles a person, and causes him to shake his head.] 1. (Anat.) One of the specialized or tactile… …

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  • 20 Vibrissae — Vibrissa Vi*bris sa, n.; pl. {Vibriss[ae]}. [L. vibrissae, pl., the hairs in the nostrils of man, fr. vibrare to vibrate; so called because touching them tickles a person, and causes him to shake his head.] 1. (Anat.) One of the specialized or… …

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