spiderlike


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spiderlike

(ˈspaɪdəˌlaɪk)
adj
resembling a spider
adv
in the manner of a spider
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.spiderlike - relating to or resembling a member of the class Arachnidaspiderlike - relating to or resembling a member of the class Arachnida
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
Translations
spindellik
References in classic literature ?
They were described as "vast spiderlike machines, nearly a hundred feet high, capable of the speed of an express train, and able to shoot out a beam of intense heat.
I will take it," and without further discussion it commenced to crawl up the front of the headless body, using its six short, spiderlike legs and two stout chelae which grew just in front of its legs and strongly resembled those of an Earthly lobster, except that they were both of the same size.
Elsewhere, spiderlike forms that recall Louise Bourgeois's signature animal were arrayed in silver paint over the multifarious quilt patterns.
At left, the spiderlike leaves of black mondo grass (Opbiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens') appear to crawl over the edge of a pail.
The robot, with its multiple, spiderlike arms, allows the hospital's surgeons to carry out highly accurate keyhole surgery.
A team of specialists from the Freeman went to Paris in October 2013 where they received training on the robot, which is made up of three spiderlike arms and a special camera arm.
A hi-tech spiderlike sensor frame embedded inside informs you how hard you've kicked it and how much spin was added.
Nolan is talking about varicose veins, those bumpy, twisted, spiderlike structures that can crawl up your legs.
Spiderlike lamps that appear to cling to the surface of the wall with sucker-style feet, their invisible LED panels illuminating the paintwork, are contrasted with the more complex geometric design of a floor lamp consisting of six interlocking rectangles of steel, sprouting incongruously from a heavy concrete base.
Daily as I encounter these creatures - with their spiderlike eyelashes, thrusting busts, teetering high heels and vacuous expressions - I despair that generations of women sacrificed so much in the battle for equality only for their gift to be squandered by bubble-heads.
Qatar's spiderlike web of influence is growing at a rapid pace and spreading across the globe.
Mozilla Firefox users have the option of downloading DoNotTrackMe, which lets you see what tracking technologies a site may be using to watch you and then block those trackers; likewise, Collusion lets you see the third-party cookies that track your movements while letting you view (in real time) the spiderlike web of connections between the trackers and the different companies that use them.