Sentence Examples


  • There is usually fixed above the sucker a short iron valverod, with a device known as a rivet-catcher to prevent damage to the pump by the dropping of rivets from the pump-rods.
  • The viscid pulp soon hardens, affording a protection to the seed; in germination the sucker-root penetrates the bark, and a connexion is established with the vascular tissue of the first plant.
  • The body is composed of a small and limited number of segments (not more than fourteen), and there is a sucker at each end of the body.
  • 14), and the presence of an anterior and posterior sucker, produce a looping mode of progression similar to that of a Geometrid larva.
  • Visceral sac and shell small in proportion to the rest of the body, which cannot be withdrawn into the shell; foot elongated, fin-shaped, with sucker, but without operculum.
 

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