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Adj.1.featherlike - resembling or suggesting a feather or feathers; "feathery palm trees"
feathered - having or covered with feathers; "our feathered friends"
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On the other hand, the bright area is a melting resin mass whose outer periphery is featherlike, containing foamed bubbles around the glass fibers.
Featherlike juvenile foliage is bluish-green and turns to mahogany plum in winter - a superb contrast to golden-leaved conifers.
The image remains undefined, but the idea of a bird is evoked through a featherlike pattern combined with dynamic brushstrokes.
MicroCT scans and other images revealed narrow bodies, a shiny brown exterior and two wispy featherlike wings protruding from the hindquarters, angled like the blades of a helicopter.
But the main draw is the iconic dual role of the white and black swan, performed with featherlike fragility and breathtaking strength by company legend Tamara Rojo.
From a distance, the silver bullets and their smoky, trailing trajectories blended to create metallic, featherlike flares.
I'm hoping for the same tomorrow." No sooner had the boys completed their race than the girls loomed large on the home stretch to the finish giving the impression they had sailed a faster race but the pint sized Brit Karyna Manuel proved too featherlike for the conditions and despite being third in the first race fell behind to finish 10th which was followed with a 19th place in the next race.
What they are really saying is that there was not enough force to knock him down but he knew he could win a penalty so he went down after no more than a featherlike touch.
We also assumed that wind movement was not responsible for seed removal, as we anchored species with pappi (modified calyx composed of bristles or featherlike hairs aiding wind dispersal) in sand.
KUNIN: Perhaps the butterflies start to look featherlike. You're seeing it as the whole abstract shape, which is great.
Carefully chosen tackle presents the featherlike lures across shallow targets where they almost float, thanks to the buoyancy of these natural fibers.