featherlike


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Adj.1.featherlike - resembling or suggesting a feather or feathers; "feathery palm trees"
feathered - having or covered with feathers; "our feathered friends"
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MicroCT scans and other images revealed narrow bodies, a shiny brown exterior and two wispy featherlike wings protruding from the hindquarters, angled like the blades of a helicopter.
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But the main draw is the iconic dual role of the white and black swan, performed with featherlike fragility and breathtaking strength by company legend Tamara Rojo.
From a distance, the silver bullets and their smoky, trailing trajectories blended to create metallic, featherlike flares.
No sooner had the boys completed their race than the girls loomed large on the home stretch to the finish giving the impression they had sailed a faster race but the pint sized Brit Karyna Manuel proved too featherlike for the conditions and despite being third in the first race fell behind to finish 10th which was followed with a 19th place in the next race.
10a) and exhibits some featherlike markings, indicating a brittle nature of EVOH (12).
What they are really saying is that there was not enough force to knock him down but he knew he could win a penalty so he went down after no more than a featherlike touch.
KUNIN: Perhaps the butterflies start to look featherlike.
We also assumed that wind movement was not responsible for seed removal, as we anchored species with pappi (modified calyx composed of bristles or featherlike hairs aiding wind dispersal) in sand.
Carefully chosen tackle presents the featherlike lures across shallow targets where they almost float, thanks to the buoyancy of these natural fibers.
And in these subtle details--barnacles with their featherlike cirri rhythmically groping for plankton, filtering the sea; the stretched arms of sunstars, timidly sensing others, then curling away; little puffs of sand created by the rapid breath of a half-buried flounder, now exposed--the elegance and perfection of the ocean was revealed, delicately and constantly contributing to the tapestry of life.
His first winner came on the all-weather - Beauchamp Magic on a December night at Wolverhampton in 1999, Baker passing the scales at a featherlike 7st 3lb.