unfeathered


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unfeathered

(ʌnˈfɛðəd)
adj
not feathered; not having feathers
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unfeathered - having no feathersunfeathered - having no feathers; "a featherless biped"; "the unfeathered legs of an Orpington"
feathered - having or covered with feathers; "our feathered friends"
2.unfeathered - not having feathersunfeathered - not having feathers; "the unfeathered brood"
unfledged, immature - (of birds) not yet having developed feathers; "a small unfledged sparrow on the window sill"
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I read somewhere that if you cross a feathered shank with an unfeathered shank, all the shanks of the F1 generation will be feathered.
13) Birds absorb cholecalciferol via dietary sources or synthesize cholecalciferol in unfeathered skin in an isomerization reaction catalyzed by UV light.
If unfeathered, the chick has fallen, and its outlook is not good, but that - I'm afraid - is how nature works.
The cutaneous form is usually mild and characterized by multifocal cutaneous lesions on unfeathered areas of the skin.
Lesions may be produced on unfeathered positions of leg or occasionally on skin of comb and wattles.
We conducted a slow flight-and-controllability check to see how the unfeathered blade would affect our approach and landing.
Males also possess a circular unfeathered neck patch that can be inflated and displayed during courtship.
Since the introduction of the new, eightbladed prop system in 2004, unfeathered propellers have been involved in two major mishaps and have been the subject of several community hazreps.
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Oftentimes the same breed may exist as feathered or unfeathered ("clean") tarsal mutants.
Yet the unfeathered skin around the birds' eyes, an indicator of core body temperature, stayed about the same.
If the young bird is unfeathered or covered in fluffy down and has obviously fallen out of the nest by accident, it may be possible to put it back.