swordfish


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sword·fish

 (sôrd′fĭsh′)
n. pl. swordfish or sword·fish·es
A large marine food and game fish (Xiphias gladius) having a long swordlike extension of the upper jaw.

swordfish

(ˈsɔːdˌfɪʃ)
n, pl -fish or -fishes
(Animals) a large scombroid fish, Xiphias gladius, with a very long upper jaw: valued as a food and game fish: family Xiphiidae

sword•fish

(ˈsɔrdˌfɪʃ, ˈsoʊrd-)

n., pl. -fish•es, (esp. collectively) -fish.
a large marine food fish, Xiphias gladius, having the upper jaw elongated into a bladelike structure.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.swordfish - flesh of swordfish usually served as steaksswordfish - flesh of swordfish usually served as steaks
Xiphias gladius, swordfish - large toothless marine food fish with a long swordlike upper jaw; not completely cold-blooded i.e. they are able to warm their brains and eyes: worldwide in warm waters but feed on cold ocean floor coming to surface at night
saltwater fish - flesh of fish from the sea used as food
2.swordfish - large toothless marine food fish with a long swordlike upper jawswordfish - large toothless marine food fish with a long swordlike upper jaw; not completely cold-blooded i.e. they are able to warm their brains and eyes: worldwide in warm waters but feed on cold ocean floor coming to surface at night
scombroid, scombroid fish - important marine food and game fishes found in all tropical and temperate seas; some are at least partially endothermic and can thrive in colder waters
genus Xiphias, Xiphias - type genus of the Xiphiidae
swordfish - flesh of swordfish usually served as steaks
Translations
mečoun
sværdfisk
miekkakala
espadonpoisson-sabre
sabljarka
メカジキ
황새치
svärdfisk
ปลาทะเลขนาดใหญ่มีขากรรไกรยาวคล้ายกระบี่
cá kiếm

swordfish

[ˈsɔːdfɪʃ] (swordfish (swordfishes (pl))) Npez m espada

swordfish

[ˈsɔːrdfɪʃ] nespadon mSword of Damocles [ˈdæməkliːz] n (literary)épée f de Damoclès
to have the Sword of Damocles hanging over one's head → avoir l'épée de Damoclès qui vous pend au-dessus de la tête

swordfish

[ˈsɔːdˌfɪʃ] npesce m spada inv

swordfish

سَيَّافُ البَحْر mečoun sværdfisk Schwertfisch ξιφίας pez espada miekkakala espadon sabljarka pesce spada メカジキ 황새치 zwaardvis sverdfisk miecznik peixe-espada рыба-меч svärdfisk ปลาทะเลขนาดใหญ่มีขากรรไกรยาวคล้ายกระบี่ kılıç balığı cá kiếm 剑鱼
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(the indefatigable clown of the ocean), and some swordfish ten feet long, those prophetic heralds of the hurricane whose formidable sword would now and then strike the glass of the saloon.
The Nile rat kills the crocodile, the swordfish kills the whale, the book will kill the edifice."
I stood indeed as little chance among them as a cumbrous whale attacked on all sides by a legion of swordfish. When at length they relinquished their hold of me, they swam away in every direction, laughing at my clumsy endeavours to to reach them.
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The Swordfish (Xiphias gladius) is a large and distinctive actinopterygian fish with a long and flattened sword-like bill.
The swordfish, Xiphias gladius, is a highly migratory species that supports vast fisheries around the globe (Ward et al., 2000).
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The state health services recalled a batch of frozen swordfish steaks on Tuesday after higher than the permitted levels of mercury were detected in the product.