funnel shaped

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • funnel shaped — Synonyms and related words: boat shaped, boatlike, bowl shaped, bowllike, cavelike, cavernous, concave, concaved, cone shaped, coned, conelike, conic, craterlike, cup shaped, cupped, cymbiform, dish shaped, dished, dishing, dishlike, funnel… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • funnel-shaped — adjective shaped in the form of a funnel • Similar to: ↑formed …   Useful english dictionary

  • funnel-shaped pelvis — a female pelvis with a normal inlet, but a greatly narrowed outlet …   Medical dictionary

  • Funnel cloud — For the album of the same title by Hem, see Funnel Cloud (album). A funnel cloud approaching the ground in Douglas, Oklahoma on May 24, 2008 A funnel cloud is a funnel shaped cloud of condensed water droplets, associated with a rotating column of …   Wikipedia

  • funnel-web — funnˈel web or funnel web spider noun A venomous spider (genus Atrax) of E Australia which constructs a tube shaped or funnel shaped lair • • • Main Entry: ↑funnel …   Useful english dictionary

  • funnel-web spider — funnˈel web or funnel web spider noun A venomous spider (genus Atrax) of E Australia which constructs a tube shaped or funnel shaped lair • • • Main Entry: ↑funnel …   Useful english dictionary

  • funnel-web spider — ▪ arachnid  family of spiders in the order Araneida that are named for their funnel shaped webs. Their webs open wide at the mouth of the tube, and the spider sits in the narrow funnel waiting for prey to contact the web. When this happens, the… …   Universalium

  • funnel web — noun a funnel shaped spider web; the funnel web spider perches in the center of the web • Hypernyms: ↑spider web, ↑spider s web …   Useful english dictionary

  • funnel cloud — noun Date: circa 1909 a funnel shaped cloud that projects from the base of a thundercloud and that often precedes the formation of a tornado; also tornado 2b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • funnel cloud — a rapidly rotating funnel shaped cloud extending downward from the base of a cumulonimbus cloud, which, if it touches the surface of the earth, is a tornado or waterspout. Also called pendant cloud, tornado cloud, tuba. * * * …   Universalium

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