flyswatter


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flyswatter

(ˈflaɪˌswɒtə)
n
a device for killing flies, esp a flat mesh attached to a handle
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.flyswatter - an implement with a flat part (of mesh or plastic) and a long handleflyswatter - an implement with a flat part (of mesh or plastic) and a long handle; used to kill insects
implement - instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
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For example, a newspaper could be used as a hat, a flyswatter, a rug, a shirt, a dog bed, a love letter, etc.
Matt and his long-range shooters from Flyswatter Precision, a long-range shooting club, would be the first to help.
Fill a shallow plastic bowl with bubble stuff and provide each child with a new clean flyswatter. Have them dip the end in and then swish it through the air creating tons of bubbles!
And there was a tiara and I think I had this flyswatter that was the shape of Australia...
Rodgers plays the part of the SEC, wielding a golf club when a simple flyswatter (or examination deficiency letter) would have sufficed.
Marlene waves me over to the table with the extradimensional flyswatter she recently invented.
This is every Sci-Fi geek's dream come true, owning their own little Death Star, except of course in this case the laser flyswatter would be zapping mosquitoes out of the air with pinpoint accuracy.
Stavros and spurred him on with the flyswatter! But there was some debate on this issue.
can either use the nuclear option and revoke the archdiocese's tax exemption, which is so drastic as to be unthinkable, or it can use the flyswatter option and fine the diocese for the amount it spent on the prohibited political activity under Section 4955 of the tax code.
In these versions Cetus becomes a flyswatter, Hercules a Burmese dancing girl, and Sagittarius a teapot.
Crumbine (1862-1954) worked to prevent the spread of tuberculosis by his campaigns to replace common drinking cups with paper cups (especially on railroads and public buildings) and promoting the slogan, "Don't spit on the sidewalk." In 1905, he invented the flyswatter to help combat the spread of disease.
According to TIGHAR, Mellon believes that not only parts of the plane are visible, but also remain of a banjo, violin, guitar, a flyswatter, and even Earhart herself.