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  • sharklike — adjective a) Similar to a shark. b) Similar to that of a shark; as, a sharklike grin, sharklike teeth, a sharklike frenzy …   Wiktionary

  • sharklike — shark·like …   English syllables

  • sharklike — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌlīk adjective : resembling a shark; especially : having the streamlined elongate form of a typical shark …   Useful english dictionary

  • chondrichthian — /kon drik thee euhn/, n. any member of the class Chondrichthyes, comprising the cartilaginous fishes. [ < NL, equiv. to chondr CHONDR + Gk ichthýes (pl.) fish] * * * ▪ fish class Introduction class name  Chondrichthyes,  or  Selachii    any… …   Universalium

  • fish — fishless, adj. /fish/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) fish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) fishes, v. n. 1. any of various cold blooded, aquatic vertebrates, having gills, commonly fins, and typically an elongated body covered with …   Universalium

  • Fish — /fish/, n. Hamilton, 1808 93, U.S. statesman: secretary of state 1869 77. * * * I Any of more than 24,000 species of cold blooded vertebrates found worldwide in fresh and salt water. Living species range from the primitive lampreys and hagfishes… …   Universalium

  • sawfish — /saw fish /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) sawfish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) sawfishes. a large, elongated ray of the genus Pristis, living along tropical coasts and lowland rivers, with a bladelike snout bearing strong… …   Universalium

  • Sawfish — Saw fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of elasmobranch fishes of the genus {Pristis}. They have a sharklike form, but are more nearly allied to the rays. The flattened and much elongated snout has a row of stout toothlike structures… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shark — I. noun Etymology: Middle English Date: 15th century any of numerous mostly marine cartilaginous fishes of medium to large size that have a fusiform body, lateral branchial clefts, and a tough usually dull gray skin roughened by minute tubercles… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Plymouth Road Runner — Infobox Automobile name = Plymouth Road Runner manufacturer = Plymouth parent company = Chrysler Corporation class = Muscle car production = 1968 1980 layout = FR layoutThe Plymouth Road Runner was the no frills muscle car version of intermediate …   Wikipedia

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