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(Animals) a ray of the order Torpediniformes with electric organs on either side of its head. Also called: electric ray, torpedo or numbfish
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|Noun||1.||crampfish - any sluggish bottom-dwelling ray of the order Torpediniformes having a rounded body and electric organs on each side of the head capable of emitting strong electric discharges|
ray - cartilaginous fishes having horizontally flattened bodies and enlarged winglike pectoral fins with gills on the underside; most swim by moving the pectoral fins
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