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  • jellylike — adjective Resembling or characteristic of jelly …   Wiktionary

  • jellylike — adj gelatinous, gelatinoid, thick, viscous, viscid, glutinous, sticky …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • jellylike — adjective thick like gelatin • Syn: ↑gelatinous, ↑gelatinlike • Similar to: ↑thick • Derivationally related forms: ↑gelatin (for: ↑gelatinous), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • jelly — jellylike, adj. /jel ee/, n., pl. jellies, v., jellied, jellying, adj. n. 1. a food preparation of a soft, elastic consistency due to the presence of gelatin, pectin, etc., esp. fruit juice boiled down with sugar and used as a sweet spread for… …   Universalium

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  • water shield — noun 1. : an aquatic plant (Brasenia schreberi) with floating leaves olive green above and red below and all under water parts covered with a thick layer of jellylike slime called also water target 2. : fanwort; especially : a common aquatic… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mechanoreception — See mechanoreceptor. * * * Ability to detect and respond to mechanical stimuli in one s environment. A slight deformation of a mechanoreceptive neuron causes an electric charge at its surface, activating a response. Mechanoreceptors in pain spots …   Universalium

  • amoeba — /euh mee beuh/, n., pl. amoebas, amoebae / bee/. ameba. * * * One celled protozoan that can form temporary extensions of cytoplasm (pseudopodia) in order to move about. Some amoebas are found on the bottom of freshwater streams and ponds. Others… …   Universalium

  • Portuguese man-of-war — any of several large, oceanic hydrozoans of the genus Physalia, having a large, bladderlike structure with a saillike crest by which they are buoyed up and from which dangle tentacles with stinging cells. [1700 10] * * * Any of various floating,… …   Universalium

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