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Feathered

1. Clothed, covered, or fitted with (or as with) feathers or wings; as, a feathered animal; a feathered arrow. Rise from the ground like feathered mercury. (Shak) Nonsense feathered with soft and delicate phrases and pointed with pathetic accent. (dr. J. Scott)

2. Furnished with anything featherlike; ornamented; fringed; as, land feathered with trees.

3. (Science: zoology) Having a fringe of feathers, as the legs of certian birds; or of hairs, as the legs of a setter dog.

4. Having feathers; said of an arrow, when the feathers are of a tincture different from that of the shaft.


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Beetle identification

... I saw had a long thin proboscis like a hoverfly that was longer than the body. The norm for this type of beetle is a short thin elongation with feathered antennae on the end, which I can see on your photo. One feature of this type of beetle is that they can cling with remarkable strength, and ...

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by animartco
Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:32 pm
 
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Topic: Beetle identification
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Re: Measure of Cysteine concentration

... coefficient calibrated as (pounds/quart)^-1 inches^-1, though anyone reporting an extinction coefficient in those units should be tarred and feathered). The concentration you get from Beer's law is the concentration in the cell at the time the measurement was made. You need to calculate back ...

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by jonmoulton
Thu Nov 15, 2012 4:23 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Measure of Cysteine concentration
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Re: Cladistic relatedness of Aves and Reptiles

... Reptilia is a monophyletic group that includes all birds and extinct dinosaurs. Excluding birds because they are the only extant warmblooded, feathered members of the clade represents historical bias rather than evolutionary relatedness. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monophyletic for diagrams ...

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by StevePush
Tue Oct 19, 2010 3:02 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Cladistic relatedness of Aves and Reptiles
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closest relative of dinosaurs

Wasn't there some small feathered, tree-dwelling dinosaur that was discovered in China some time ago?! I figure that is some solid evidence that they are closely related. Reptiles were different from dinosaurs...Hobble Garter

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by newscctv
Wed Sep 15, 2010 9:03 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: closest relative of dinosaurs
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closest relative of dinosaurs

Wasn't there some small feathered, tree-dwelling dinosaur that was discovered in China some time ago?!? I figure that is some solid evidence that they are closely related. Reptiles were different from dinosaurs...

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by Hobble
Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:15 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: closest relative of dinosaurs
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