fish-belly
anything white like a fish belly including certain plants where leaves are white on the underside and turned up in the wind

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fish belly — anything white like a fish belly including certain plants where leaves are white on the underside and turned up in the wind …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish belly sill — a side or central sill used in railroad car construction; named for its fish shape …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish-belly sill — a side or central sill used in railroad car construction; named for its fish shape …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish belly sill — noun : a side or center sill shaped like a fish and used in railroad car construction …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish belly rail — noun Britain : a short span rail supported on chairs and curved on the underside so as to be deeper at the middle than at the ends of the span …   Useful english dictionary

  • belly up — {v.}, {informal} To go bankrupt, become afunctional; to die. * /Uncompetitive small businesses must eventually all belly up./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • belly up — {v.}, {informal} To go bankrupt, become afunctional; to die. * /Uncompetitive small businesses must eventually all belly up./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Fish — Fish, n.; pl. {Fishes} (f[i^]sh [e^]z), or collectively, {Fish}. [OE. fisch, fisc, fis, AS. fisc; akin to D. visch, OS. & OHG. fisk, G. fisch, Icel. fiskr, Sw. & Dan. fisk, Goth. fisks, L. piscis, Ir. iasg. Cf. {Piscatorial}. In some cases, such… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fish — Fish, n.; pl. {Fishes} (f[i^]sh [e^]z), or collectively, {Fish}. [OE. fisch, fisc, fis, AS. fisc; akin to D. visch, OS. & OHG. fisk, G. fisch, Icel. fiskr, Sw. & Dan. fisk, Goth. fisks, L. piscis, Ir. iasg. Cf. {Piscatorial}. In some cases, such… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fish ball — Fish Fish, n.; pl. {Fishes} (f[i^]sh [e^]z), or collectively, {Fish}. [OE. fisch, fisc, fis, AS. fisc; akin to D. visch, OS. & OHG. fisk, G. fisch, Icel. fiskr, Sw. & Dan. fisk, Goth. fisks, L. piscis, Ir. iasg. Cf. {Piscatorial}. In some cases,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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