adjective see barb I

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  • barbless — /bahrb lis/, adj. not equipped with a barb: barbless fishhooks. [1880 85; BARB1 + LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • barbless — adjective Lacking a barb. We used barbless fishhooks in the catch and release stream, in order to alleviate damage to the fish …   Wiktionary

  • barbless — barb ► NOUN 1) a sharp projection near the end of an arrow, fish hook, etc., which is angled away from the main point so as to make extraction difficult. 2) a deliberately hurtful remark. DERIVATIVES barbless adjective. ORIGIN originally denoting …   English terms dictionary

  • barbless — ˈbärblə̇s, ˈbȧb adjective : being without a barb considered it unsporting to use anything other than a barbless hook …   Useful english dictionary

  • barbless — barb·less …   English syllables

  • barbless catfishes — beūsiai šamai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas šeima apibrėžtis P. Amerikos atogrąžų gėli vandenys. 2 gentys, barbless catfishes25 rūšis. atitikmenys: lot. Ageneiosidae angl. barbless catfishes rus. агенейозовые сомы ryšiai:… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • barbless catfishes — beūsiai šamai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis atitikmenys: lot. Ageneiosus angl. barbless catfishes rus. безусые сомики; сомики агенейозы ryšiai: platesnis terminas – beūsiai šamai siauresnis terminas – dygusis beūsis …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • barbless hakeling — beūsė hoka statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Physiculus inbarbatus angl. barbless hakeling rus. безусый физикулюс ryšiai: platesnis terminas – hokos …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • barbless hook — a hook lacking the barb and thus causing less damage to fishes when caught and when unhooked …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Catch and release — is a practice within recreational fishing intended as a of conservation. After capture, the fish are unhooked and returned to the water before experiencing serious exhaustion or injury. Using barbless hooks, it is often possible to release the… …   Wikipedia

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