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Sharp

sharp 1. Having a very thin edge or fine point; of a nature to cut or pierce easily; not blunt or dull; keen. He dies upon... Read More

Aves

Aves Definition What are birds classified as? Birds constitute the class Aves of the kingdom Animalia. How to define Aves?... Read More

Snap

snap 1. To break short, or at once; to part asunder suddenly; as, a mast snaps; a needle snaps. But this weapon will snap... Read More

Snaps

snap 1. To break short, or at once; to part asunder suddenly; as, a mast snaps; a needle snaps. But this weapon will snap... Read More

Spears

spear To shoot into a long stem, as some plants. See spire. 1. A long, pointed weapon, used in war and hunting, by thrusting... Read More

Predation

In ecology, predation is a mechanism of population control. Thus, when the number of predators is scarce the number of... Read More

Edges

Edge 1. To move sideways; to move gradually; as, edge along this way. 2. To sail close to the wind. I must edge up on a... Read More

Scrape

scrape 1. To rub over the surface of (something) with a sharp or rough instrument; to rub over with something that roughens... Read More

Sting

sting 1. (Science: zoology) Any sharp organ of offense and defense, especially when connected with a poison gland, and... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Proboscis

Proboscis Definition What is proboscis? A proboscis refers to an elongated or projecting appendage in the head region of... Read More

Screw

screw 1. To turn, as a screw; to apply a screw to; to press, fasten, or make firm, by means of a screw or screws; as, to... Read More

Oxygen

Oxygen Definition In biochemistry, oxygen is theĀ colorless, odorless, gaseous element represented by the symbol "O", with... Read More

Hatchet

Hatchet 1. A small ax with a short handle, to be used with one hand. 2. Specifically, a tomahawk. Buried was the bloody... Read More

Knife

Knife Origin: oe. Knif, as. Cnif; akin to D. Knijf, Icel. Knifr, Sw. Knif, dan. Kniv. 1. An instrument consisting of a thin... Read More

Convergent evolution

Convergent evolution definition What is convergent evolution? Convergent evolution is a concept in evolutionary biology... Read More

Tart

tart 1. Sharp to the taste; acid; sour; as, a tart apple. 2. Sharp; keen; severe; as, a tart reply; tart language; a tart... Read More

Swift

swift 1. The current of a stream. 2. (Science: ornithology) Any one of numerous species of small, long-winged, insectivorous... Read More

Acrid

Acrid 1. Sharp and harsh, or bitter and not, to the taste; pungent; as, acrid salts. 2. Causing heat and irritation;... Read More

Angular

Angular 1. Relating to an angle or to angles; having an angle or angles; forming an angle or corner; sharp-cornered;... Read More

Spicules

spicule A small, slender, sharp-pointed piece, usually on a surface, a small spike of... Read More

Snags

snag 1. To cut the snags or branches from, as the stem of a tree; to hew roughly. 2. To injure or destroy, as a steamboat or... Read More

Pricking

pricking 1. The act of piercing or puncturing with a sharp point. There is that speaketh like the prickings of a sword. 2.... Read More

Rasp

rasp 1. To rub or file with a rasp; to rub or grate with a rough file; as, to rasp wood to make it smooth; to rasp bones to... Read More

Bicuspid tooth

Definition noun A tooth with two cusps; a premolar tooth. Supplement Bicuspid is located between the canine and molar teeth,... Read More

Chupacabra – One of the most frightening creatures of Cryptozoology

Chupacabra - One of the most frightening creatures of Cryptozoology The Chupacabra is one of the most recent creatures of... Read More

Nip

nip 1. A seizing or closing in upon; a pinching; as, in the northern seas, the nip of masses of ice. 2. A pinch with the... Read More

Chordata

Chordata Definition What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More

Ancylostoma

Definition noun A genus belonging to the family of Ancylostomatidae which is a family of nematodes that includes the... Read More

Inoculation

Inoculation Definition In Immunology, inoculation is defined as the process of introducing an antigenic substance or... Read More

Omnivore

Omnivore Definition Omnivores are animals that include both plant and animal matter in their normal diet. They differ from... Read More

Coronoid process

Coronoid process a sharp triangular projection from a bone; coronoid process of the mandible, the triangular anterior... Read More

Chondrichthyes

Definition noun A taxonomic class comprised of cartilaginous fish Supplement Chondrichthyes is taxonomic superclass of... Read More

Trophic level

In ecology, a trophic level pertains to a position in a food chain or ecological pyramid occupied by a group of organisms... Read More

Polymorphism

Polymorphism Definition The occurrence of two or more different forms or morphs in the population of a species is referred... Read More

Parallel evolution

Definition noun An evolutionary process by which two or more separate species in the same environment develop similar... Read More

Actinopterygian

Definition noun, plural: Actinopterygians Any of a group of Osteichthyes characterized by possessing lepidotrichia (i.e. fin... Read More

Domestic cat

Definition noun, plural: domestic cats A small domesticated Felis species, e.g. F. domestica or F. catus Supplement The... Read More

Premolar

Definition noun, plural: premolars A transitional tooth having two cusps, and located between the canine and molar... Read More

Needles

needles sharp instruments used for puncturing or... Read More