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The serpentine fries were gone — snatched by toddlers — before I had a chance to lick my fingers.
IN MASSACHUSETTS, A SEACOAST CITY THAT FEELS LIKE HOMEHANNAH SELINGERAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As part of the recovery, several historic buildings in Cruz Bay and elsewhere have been refurbished, and archaeological sites and hiking trails in the national park, including the serpentine Reef Bay Trail, have been restored or upgraded.
IN THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, RETURNING TO A CHANGED BUT RESILIENT ST. JOHNBOB DROGINJUNE 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Discovering a new way that a snake moves could help engineers make better use of serpentine machines.
NEWFOUND TECHNIQUE ALLOWS SOME TREE SNAKES TO CLIMB WIDE TREESMARIA TEMMINGFEBRUARY 1, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
For nearly 100 years, scientists have only known about four forms of serpentine locomotion.
THESE SNAKES WIGGLE UP SMOOTH POLES BY TURNING THEIR BODIES INTO ‘LASSOES’KATE BAGGALEYJANUARY 13, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Discovering new, clever ways in which real snakes exploit their incredible flexibility could help engineers make better use of serpentine machines.
BROWN TREE SNAKES USE THEIR TAILS AS LASSOS TO CLIMB WIDE TREESMARIA TEMMINGJANUARY 11, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Yet, as the city recovered and grew, serpentine barrens and their specialized plants disappeared under roads and buildings.
HOW PASSION, LUCK AND SWEAT SAVED SOME OF NORTH AMERICA’S RAREST PLANTSSUSAN MILIUSNOVEMBER 5, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Indications of asbestos are found at most points throughout the whole serpentine formation.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
A band of limestone also occurs at Templeton containing masses of a light-coloured translucent serpentine.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
The outcrop of the serpentine here, I am told, is quite limited, with steep sides till round it.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
The belt of serpentine here is very narrow, and the veins of asbestos are closely pressed together.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SERPENTINE

  • bending
  • crooked
  • curved
  • curving
  • meandering
  • meandrous
  • serpentine
  • sinuous
  • snaky
  • tortuous
  • turning
  • wavering
  • ambiguous
  • bending
  • circuitous
  • confounding
  • confusing
  • curving
  • detouring
  • deviating
  • digressory
  • diverting
  • errant
  • erratic
  • excursive
  • flexuous
  • misleading
  • obscure
  • out-of-the-way
  • rambling
  • remote
  • removed
  • roundabout
  • serpentine
  • straying
  • tortuous
  • twisting
  • wandering
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