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synonyms for tentacle

  • arm
  • feeler
  • limb
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How to use tentacle in a sentence

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.
THIS SPACE-BASED WEAPON REMAINS IN THE DARK—FOR NOWKELSEY D. ATHERTONAUGUST 26, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Oh, and also by blowing the tentacles clean off the zeppelin-sized extraterrestrials who swarm her with bullet-hell projectiles.
THE BEST PS5 GAMES TO SHOW OFF THE CONSOLE’S NEXT-GEN FEATURESBILLY CADDENJULY 23, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
All 13 species have skin connecting their tentacles and ear-like fins that they flap to “fly” through the water.
THE EVOLUTIONARY WONDERS IN THE DEEP SEA - ISSUE 102: HIDDEN TRUTHSANNIE ROTHJUNE 30, 2021NAUTILUS
Its cylindrical body has a foot that adheres to a surface, and a head with tentacles and a mouth that catches and eats prey.
THE MATH OF LIVING THINGS - ISSUE 102: HIDDEN TRUTHSSIDNEY PERKOWITZJUNE 23, 2021NAUTILUS
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.
ENGINEERS SURPRISED BY THE POWER OF AN ELEPHANT’S TRUNKSID PERKINSJUNE 23, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
That’s delightful, and thank you for correcting me about the tentacles.
HOW “MY OCTOPUS TEACHER” DEFIED CONVENTION - ISSUE 99: UNIVERSALITYBRANDON KEIMAPRIL 14, 2021NAUTILUS
The hot gas tears the galaxy’s own gas out of it, creating a wake of tentacles.
THE ‘USS JELLYFISH’ EMITS STRANGE RADIO WAVES FROM A DISTANT GALAXY CLUSTERKEN CROSWELLMARCH 26, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The chef’s slowly braised tentacles, charred to order, rise to the top with a zesty chorizo-spiced oil and fried chickpeas.
A POTOMAC VIEW MEETS POLISHED COOKING AT ADA’S ON THE RIVER IN ALEXANDRIATOM SIETSEMAMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As the marketplace is poked by yet another technocrat tentacle, this time in the heart of financial services, traditional banks that consumers and businesses once relied on find themselves at a crossroads.
FINTECH COMPANIES MUST BALANCE THE PURSUIT OF PROFIT AGAINST ETHICAL DATA USAGEWALTER THOMPSONFEBRUARY 19, 2021TECHCRUNCH
Supporters of the Kraken got very excited on Thanksgiving eve, which they dubbed “Kraken Day,” when Powell filed one of several election-related lawsuits, each perhaps a tentacle of a legal Kraken that would upend the election result.
A KRAKEN IS LOOSE IN AMERICADAN ZAKDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO TENTACLE

  • barb
  • cant hook
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  • fang
  • fingernail
  • grapnel
  • grappler
  • hook
  • manus
  • nail claw
  • nipper
  • paw
  • pincer
  • spur
  • talon
  • tentacle
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  • ungula
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