stalk-eyed

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stalk-eyed

(stôk′īd′)
adj.
Having the eye at the end of a stalk, as various crustaceans.

stalk-eyed

adj
(Zoology) having eyes that stick out on stalks
Translations

stalk-eyed

[ˈstɔːkaɪd] ADJ (Zool) → de ojos pedunculares
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We suspect the engineers at Philips have spent the last six months on the floor of a Malaysian rainforest, studying the stalk-eyed fly which takes a few deep breaths, holds its nose and blows its eyes out on massive tubes.
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The stalk-eyed fly sucks in airbubbles, blows them into itshead then pushes out its eyes onlong stalks.