fish scale

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: scale - scale of the kind that covers the bodies of fishfish scale - scale of the kind that covers the bodies of fish
scale - a flattened rigid plate forming part of the body covering of many animals
fish - any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills; "the shark is a large fish"; "in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish"
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Only a few of them still move, rise, and feebly fly to settle on the enemy's hand, lacking the spirit to die stinging him; the rest are dead and fall as lightly as fish scales.
However, similar fish scale patterns can be reproduced with histologically processed gallbladder calculi, dystrophic calcifications, unspecified luminal contents (possibly food), and large BAS fragments (Figures 3 through 5).
Fish Scale Derived Hydroxyapatite reinforced Poly (Lactic acid) Polymeric Biofilms: Possibilities for Sealing/locking the Internal Fixation Devices, Materials Today: Proceedings, 4: 1340-1349, 2017.
Examples were characterised by asymmetrical facades, steeply-pitched and irregular rooflines, front-facing gables, overhanging eaves, circular or square towers with turrets in corners, unusual windows, wraparound verandahs, highly ornamented spindles, fish scale siding, detailed textures, and bright colours.
In our last sale, we had the pleasure of selling a pair of Edwardian Royal Worcester covered pedestal vases, below, each with poly-chrome enamelled panels of sheep in a landscape by Harry Davies, with lake scenes to reverse, gilt fish scale ground, twin dragon mask handles, foliate moulded, concave neck, finialled domed cover (one knop detached but present) both signed, sold for PS5,400
It was noted that during monsoon fish scale was found the most preferred food item followed by Thyrassa setirostiress and Acetes spp.
South Shields dig volunteer Kirsten Ehrlich and the fish scale pot
Super Carry fish scale serrations are included on each of the HD guns.
These had a solid core of alabaster which was then coated on the outside with a fish scale mixture.
Her tribe is the Sisseton, whose name means fish scale dwellers, and who lived on the lakes in Minnesota, and are the Brother People who kept the peace at the pipestone quarry where all tribes come to dig the sacred red pipestone that is the blood of their ancestors and of mother Earth.