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Adj.1.hairlike - long and slender with a very small internal diameter; "a capillary tube"
thin - of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section; "thin wire"; "a thin chiffon blouse"; "a thin book"; "a thin layer of paint"
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It was a fine September evening, just before sunset, when yellow lights struggle with blue shades in hairlike lines, and the atmosphere itself forms a prospect without aid from more solid objects, except the innumerable winged insects that dance in it.
Researchers at North Carolina State University have shown that "sticky" hairlike structures on tobacco leaves can help attract beneficial insects that scavenge on other insects trapped on the leaves, increasing leaf yield and reducing pest damage to plant structures.
Hairlike structures in the cells beneath the otoliths bend in a particular way, sending a sound message to the brain.
Pavilion for the Shanghai World Expo, an ode to seeds--yes, seeds--with 60,000 hairlike acrylic rods that catch the light like dandelion.
Stationing with his pushcart in a street in the working-class district of Al Mataria in northern Cairo, Sobhy sprinkles water over his goods in order to tame their hairlike thorns.
Hairlike scales cover their bodies and produce the vibrant colorations that make peacock spiders so striking.
Ciliated cells are comprised of hairlike estimate (cilia) from their surface, which enables them to move with mucus settings backward and forward.
Ciliated cells are comprised of hairlike projection (cilia) from their surface area, which permits them to move through mucous atmospheres back and forth.
The old L-shaped one was tiny, almost hairlike, and easy to lose.
The well-developed hair-like setobranch setae extended over and among the gills and gill filaments to share in the gill-cleaning mechanism, nearly all gills were in contact with at least one type of the well-developed hairlike setobranch setae (Figs.
Most remarkably, in Thorns, 2011-13, a barely visible skein of shimmery, messy, hairlike lines covers a window, its vertical blinds left half-open.