Sentence Examples


  • Sharks' teeth, shells and bamboo were formerly generally used as cutting instruments for shaving and surgical operations.
  • Of the cartilaginous fishes, Chondropterygii, the true sharks and hammer-headed sharks, are numerous.
  • Besides chipped stone knives, the teeth of rodents, sharks, and other animals served an excellent purpose.
  • Over a large part of the central Pacific, far removed from any possible land-influences or deposits of ooze, the red-clay region is characterized by the occurrence of manganese, which gives the clay a chocolate colour, and manganese nodules are found in vast numbers, along with sharks' teeth and the ear-bones and other bones of whales.
  • Many fish inhabited the Carboniferous seas and most of these were Elasmobranchs, sharks with crushing pavement teeth (Psammodus), adapted for grinding the shells of brachiopods, crustaceans, &c. Other sharks had piercing teeth (Cladoselache and Cladodus); some, the petalodonts, had peculiar cycloid cutting teeth.
 

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