water spider


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water spider

n
(Animals) a Eurasian spider, Argyroneta aquatica, that spins a web in the form of an air-filled chamber in which it lives submerged in streams and ponds
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The humming of the gnats that danced above the eddies of the stream, the beating of the dragon flies' wings, the strokes of the water spiders' legs, like oars which had lifted their boat -- all these made audible music.
John Barrowman had just tucked into some worms (and there was still a goat's eye, water spider, bull's penis and blended duck egg to follow) during his last trial.
The 51-year-old ate two beachworms, a dead water spider, a goat eye, a fermented duck egg and a bull's penis in last night's bush tucker trial and spoke of a road adventure with husband Scott.
The biggest surprise on our journey through the Alola Region, Araquanid is more than just a huge water spider, it's actually a complete tank.
The show faced criticism last year after contestant Ferne McCann had to eat a live water spider to win a meal for her fellow campers.
That poor water spider being eaten alive by someone from The Only Way Is Essex.
Print color images of the following animals: water spider, box jellyfish, three-toed sloth, black widow spider, moray eel, and slow lofts.
"The famous water spider came to mind," remembers Seymour, and when he mentioned the possibility to Stefan Hetz from Humboldt University, Germany, Hetz jumped at the idea.
When not arguing in bars, and having his naivety stretched to its limits by the saucy tales of volunteer workers, Westoll is hoping to find the okopipi--a tiny blue poisonous frog, of which there are only 300 left--but he can't get a government permit; while waiting to make the right contacts, he worries that he's simply skimming the country's surface 'like a water spider': this because he dreams about his lover in Canada every night.
In charge of the supermarket is a "water spider," a person who strides between the supermarket and the production line.
When it comes to commenting on the important political issues of the day, I live on the surface, like a water spider, but with fewer legs.