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swimming

1. That swims; capable of swimming; adapted to, or used in, swimming; as, a swimming bird; a swimming motion.

2. Suffused with moisture; as, swimming eyes.

(Science: zoology) Swimming bell, any one of numerous species of marine crabs, as those of the family Protunidae, which have some of the joints of one or more pairs of legs flattened so as to serve as fins.


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Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter

... is the speed of impact. An asteroid would likely be travelling at a significant pace, and so would hit like somebody belly-flopping into a swimming pool. Jupiter's massive gravitational pull would also mean that anything that got deep into its atmosphere wouldn't be able to achieve escape ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:38 am
 
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Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter

... with something like an asteroid is that the speeds it is likely travelling at will mean it will strike like somebody belly-flopping into a swimming pool! The impact will still be significant even if it does penetrate quite far. Jupiter's gravitational pull will also mean that objects that ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:35 am
 
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Newbie question about the first life

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by piscilactovegetarian
Fri Feb 28, 2014 12:10 am
 
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Re: A little help

... not have developed. And the function of a structure decreases as it is no longer needed. E.g., legs in whale ancestors were originally used for swimming, but gradually lost that function. 5) Any and all vestigial structures must come from ancestors that utilized that structure as a population, ...

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by thoffnagle
Thu Jun 27, 2013 6:36 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: A little help
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Exercise

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by Alessandro8100
Wed Jan 23, 2013 6:54 pm
 
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