Dictionary » H » Hunter

Hunter

Hunter

1. One who hunts wild animals either for sport or for food; a huntsman.

2. A dog that scents game, or is trained to the chase; a hunting dog.

3. A horse used in the chase; especially, a thoroughbred, bred and trained for hunting.

4. One who hunts or seeks after anything, as if for game; as, a fortune hunter a place hunter. No keener hunter after glory breathes. (Tennyson)

5. (Science: zoology) a kind of spider. See hunting spider, under hunting.

6. A hunting watch, or one of which the crystal is protected by a metallic cover. Hunters room, the lunation after the harvest moon.

(Science: mechanics) hunters screw, a differential screw, so named from the inventor. See differential.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


Is this a wolf??

Hello folks, I have a trail camera set up in a wooded area near my home in Monmouth county, NJ. I am not a hunter, I just enjoy photographing and following the habits of wildlife. I captured a few photos of what I believed to be a coyote, however there are several people telling ...

See entire post
by Njchadnj
Mon Dec 02, 2013 12:53 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Is this a wolf??
Replies: 8
Views: 961

Re: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?

... any sense. 3)I don't know, but three is a nice number. Now as a conclusion. We are not evolving in the direction of some super intelligent, giant, hunter, leader man. That train has left the station. If anything, we are evolving in the direction of lazy, shallow, sex-crazy, hive mentality having, ...

See entire post
by andreassiege
Tue Oct 09, 2012 3:32 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
Replies: 23
Views: 23743

Re: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment

... destruction.......Industrialization. Industrialization was the biggest crime on earth.......The biggest act of killing, murder and terrorism. A Hunter_Gatherer Society of 7 billion would have destroyed very little environment...... because it would have destroyed environment only for food. An ...

See entire post
by sushil_yadav
Thu May 10, 2012 9:05 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
Replies: 45
Views: 32936

Evolution of abstract thought

... elements of Euclid). However our brains are reasonably equipped to deal with this.However I don't see how this would have been of any use to our hunter gather ancestors(may be around 10, 000 bc), so why did it evolve?

See entire post
by sharanbngr
Sun Mar 04, 2012 7:05 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution of abstract thought
Replies: 4
Views: 2012

Re: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment

... of proof of sustainability. Animals did not destroy Environment for millions of years because their activity was limited to searching for food. Hunter Gatherer Society did not destroy Environment for a million years because their activity was limited to searching for food. Agrarian Society caused ...

See entire post
by sushil_yadav
Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:54 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
Replies: 45
Views: 32936
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,492 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link