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krait

 (krīt)
n.
Any of several highly venomous snakes of the genus Bungarus of South and Southeast Asia, having a generally black body with brightly colored bands.

[Hindi karait, perhaps ultimately from Sanskrit kāla-, black; see Kali.]

krait

(kraɪt)
n
(Animals) any nonaggressive brightly coloured venomous elapid snake of the genus Bungarus, of S and SE Asia
[C19: from Hindi karait, of obscure origin]

krait

(kraɪt)

n.
any nocturnal venomous S Asian elapid snake of the genus Bungarus, having broad black-and-white or black-and-yellow bands.
[1870–75; < Hindi karait]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.krait - brightly colored venomous but nonaggressive snake of southeastern Asia and Malay peninsulakrait - brightly colored venomous but nonaggressive snake of southeastern Asia and Malay peninsula
elapid, elapid snake - any of numerous venomous fanged snakes of warmer parts of both hemispheres
banded adder, banded krait, Bungarus fasciatus - sluggish krait banded with black and yellow
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Qualcomm did rebrand the CPU itself, from the Krait 400 in the Snapdragon 800 and 801 to the Krait 450 for the Snapdragon 805, but it didn't make any other architectural changes.
Of all the cases, viper bites accounted for the majority followed by Krait bites, cobra bites were very few as that type of snake is uncommon to this geographical area of the country.
That would surely explain how, when we were living in a house built over a snake pit and a scorpion burrow, Mother's evening tour of every nook and cranny always unearthed the threats that were closest to being activated: The krait wound around the curtain rod above our bed, the scorpion getting comfortable inside our bedroom slippers, the centipede pretending it was a part of the design of the bathroom tiles.
com/southeast-asia-venomous-snakes/cambodia-snakes-venomous-dangerous/) Thailand Snakes , some of the deadliest species of snakes found in Cambodia are Malayan Krait, Banded Krait, Small-spotted Coral Snake, Malayan Pit Viper, Monocellate Cobra, Monocled Cobra, King Cobra, Mountain Pit Viper, Blotched Pit Viper Speckle-bellied Keelback, among others.
2-m long glistening black with single white arches across the body resembling common krait (Bungarus caeruleus).
the display side; and a refreshed processor (Krait 450 replaces Krait 400).
3 GHz processor quad-core Krait CPU that delivers high performance without draining the battery.
5 GHz quad-core Krait CPUs and UltraPixel Duo camera.
2GHz Krait 400 CPU with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset and 2GB RAM.
5GHz dualA[degrees]core Krait CPU as the Nokia Lumia 925, 2GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage (a 64GB version is in the works) and the usual 7GB of free SkyDrive storA[degrees]age.
Security source told NINA that a military force raided the house of Sheik Abdullah Hamadh, of Albo Krait tribe, in Amiriyat Falluja, taking him to security center in Anbar province.
The tablet will be powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor that would include four Krait 400 CPUs and Adreno 330 graphics.