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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Shaped in the form of a ribbon.

Usage examples (14)
  • These muscles consist of ribbon-shaped bands which surround hollow fleshy tubes or cavities.
  • The resulting ribbon-shaped fiber bundles are still relatively coarse and thick, which is fine for some uses.
  • The filament soon broadens into a ribbon-shaped thallus, several cells thick, which is closely applied to the rock.
  • -- Tapeworms are formed by a chain of segments, joined together at their ends, and are flat or ribbon-shaped (Fig. 71). for more
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