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noun as in appendage

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A future tool developed for debris removal, in the form of a robot tentacle arm, could also be used to lash out at and harm other satellites.

Oh, and also by blowing the tentacles clean off the zeppelin-sized extraterrestrials who swarm her with bullet-hell projectiles.

All 13 species have skin connecting their tentacles and ear-like fins that they flap to “fly” through the water.

Its cylindrical body has a foot that adheres to a surface, and a head with tentacles and a mouth that catches and eats prey.

Except for the nostrils, the inside of an elephant’s trunk is similar to an octopus’s tentacle or a mammal’s tongue, says William Kier.

Not too shabby for a creature less than a year old who had never set a tentacle on the pitch.

He allowed himself to be led to a window where the machine with waving tentacle pointed towards an object outside.

A tentacle whipped up and touched Flannery, who sat with his hands off the control box.

Slowly, inexorably, that mottled tentacle curled downward with its prey, and a portion of the under side of the rock became alive!

But on three sides there were white, opaque walls, so near that he could have touched them by stretching out a tentacle.

At Ebors entrance he raised a limp tentacle in weary greeting and said, Come in, my friend, come in.

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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tentacle, such as: arm, feeler, and limb.

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