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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various elongated flexible organs that occur on the head or near the mouth in many animals; Something that acts like a flexible appendage in its ability to grasp and hold.

Usage examples (34)
  • The structure of each tentacle is based on the Fin Ray Effect®.
  • If one tentacle is chopped off, the starfish grows a new one, making it a model of resilience.
  • At first it looked like he was spawning some kind of tentacle, but no… it had fingers.
  • CP is composed of an α and a β subunit, each of which has a projecting 'tentacle' domain. for more
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