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SQUID

 (skwĭd)
n.
A device that measures minute changes in magnetic flux by means of one or more Josephson junctions, often used to detect extremely small changes in magnetic fields, electric currents, and voltages.

[s(uperconducting) qu(antum) i(nterference) d(evice).]

squid

 (skwĭd)
n. pl. squids or squid
Any of various marine cephalopod mollusks of several families of the superorder Decapodiformes (or Decabrachia), having a usually elongated body, eight arms and two tentacles, a reduced or absent internal shell, and a pair of fins.

[Origin unknown.]

squid

(skwɪd)
n, pl squid or squids
(Animals) any of various fast-moving pelagic cephalopod molluscs of the genera Loligo, Ommastrephes, etc, of most seas, having a torpedo-shaped body ranging from about 10 centimetres to 16.5 metres long and a pair of triangular tail fins: order Decapoda (decapods). See also cuttlefish
vb, squids, squidding or squidded
(Aeronautics) (intr) (of a parachute) to assume an elongated squidlike shape owing to excess air pressure
[C17: of unknown origin]

squid

(skwɪd)
n
(Currencies) slang Brit a pound sterling
[C20: rhyming slang for quid]

SQUID

abbreviation for
(Nuclear Physics) superconducting quantum interference device

squid

(skwɪd)

n., pl. (esp. collectively) squid, (esp. for kinds or species) squids.
any of several ten-armed cephalopods, as of the genera Loligo and Ommastrephes, having a slender body and a pair of rounded or triangular caudal fins and varying in length from 4–6 in. (10–15 cm) to 60–80 ft. (18–24 m).
[1605–15; orig. uncertain]

SQUID

(skwɪd)
n.
superconducting quantum interference device: a device that senses minute changes in magnetic fields, used to indicate neural activity in the brain.
[1965–70]

squid


Past participle: squidded
Gerund: squidding

Imperative
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Preterite
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you squidded
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Present Continuous
I am squidding
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Present Perfect
I have squidded
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Past Continuous
I was squidding
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Past Perfect
I had squidded
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Future
I will squid
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
I will be squidding
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
I would squid
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.squid - (Italian cuisine) squid prepared as foodsquid - (Italian cuisine) squid prepared as food
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
squid - widely distributed fast-moving ten-armed cephalopod mollusk having a long tapered body with triangular tail fins
seafood - edible fish (broadly including freshwater fish) or shellfish or roe etc
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
2.squid - widely distributed fast-moving ten-armed cephalopod mollusk having a long tapered body with triangular tail fins
decapod - cephalopods having eight short tentacles plus two long ones
loligo - somewhat flattened cylindrical squid
ommastrephes - extremely active cylindrical squid with short strong arms and large rhombic terminal fins
architeuthis, giant squid - largest mollusk known about but never seen (to 60 feet long)
calamari, calamary, squid - (Italian cuisine) squid prepared as food
Translations
حَبَّارحَبّار: حَيَوان رخوي
oliheňkrakatice
tiarmet blæksprutte
kalmaar
سرپاور دم‌کل
mustekala
lignja
tintahal
smokkfiskur
イカ
오징어
loligo
galvakojaigalvakojiskalmarai
galvkājis
calmar
krak
bläckfisk
ปลาหมึก
kalamarmürekkep balığı
mực ống

squid

[skwɪd] N (squid or squids (pl)) → calamar m, sepia f

squid

[ˈskwɪd] ncalmar m, calamar m, encornet m

squid

nTintenfisch m

squid

[skwɪd] ncalamaro

squid

(skwid) plurals squid ~squids noun
a type of sea creature with ten tentacles.

squid

حَبَّار oliheň tiarmet blæksprutte Tintenfisch καλαμάρι calamar mustekala calmar lignja calamaro イカ 오징어 pijlinktvis tiarmet blekksprut kałamarnica lula кальмар bläckfisk ปลาหมึก kalamar mực ống 鱿鱼
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Clean the inner part of the squid well, removing the membranes and any hard part.
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I always think fresh is better, but frozen squid is a perfectly good option, if not as picturesque.
The fluffy white potato puree, with accents of black squid ink, might be clouds in the alpine sky above the lake, while the squid, apples, and cucumber bring us to the sea and land.
The longfin squid Doryteuthis (Loligo) pealeii, Lesueur, 1821 is an important, schooling mollusc found in the western Atlantic Ocean from Newfoundland to the Gulf of Venezuela (Hendrickson & Jacobson 2006).
The long-awaited research finds that there is "exceptionally low" genetic diversity among giant squid from around the world, Discovery News reported.