Fluke

Half of a whale's tail. Two flukes together form the whale's flat, rigid tail. The tail moves up and down to propel the whale through water.
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fluke

lucky stroke 
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fluke

Waters:Atlantic and Pacific coasts Description (in water): 'Flatfish' can refer to any member of a species of thin, flat fish that swim on one side; both eyes are located on the side that faces up. Size and color vary depending on the species; the downward-facing side of the fish is always pale and nearly colorless. Description (in market): In gene
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fluke

Waters:Atlantic and Pacific coasts Description (in water): Flounder can refer to any member of a species of thin, flat fish that swim on one side; both eyes are located on the side that faces up. Size and color vary depending on the species; the downward-facing side of the fish is always pale and nearly colorless. Description (in market): In genera
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fluke

Waters:Atlantic and Pacific coasts Description (in water): Sole can refer to any member of a species of thin, flat fish that swim on one side; both eyes are located on the side that faces up. Size and color vary depending on the species; the downward-facing side of the fish is always pale and nearly colorless. Description (in market): In general, s
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fluke

[n] - a barb on a harpoon or arrow 2. [n] - flat blade-like projection on the arm of an anchor 3. [n] - either of the two lobes of the tail of a cetacean 4. [n] - parasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a host
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Fluke

A (Liver fluke) parasitic flatworm with a complex lifecycle involving snails and sheep/cattle.
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Fluke

the protruding arm of an anchor which digs into the sea bed
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Fluke

a parasitic flatworm that can infest humans
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Fluke

Fluke (flūk) noun [ Confer Anglo-Saxon flōc a kind of flatfish, Icelandic flōki a kind of halibut.] 1. (Zoology) The European flounder. See Flounder . [ Written also fleuk , flook , and flowk ]. [ 1913 Webster] 2.
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Fluke

Fluke (flūk) noun [ Confer LG. flunk , flunka wing, the palm of an anchor; perhaps akin to English fly .] 1. The part of an anchor which fastens in the ground; a flook. See Anchor . 2. (Zoology) One of the lobes of a whale's tail, so called fr
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Fluke

Fluke transitive verb & i. [ imperfect & past participle Fluked ; present participle & verbal noun Fluking .] To get or score by a fluke; as, to fluke a play in billiards. [ Slang]
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fluke

1. The part of an anchor which fastens in the ground; a flook. See Anchor. ... 2. <zoology> One of the lobes of a whale's tail, so called from the resemblance to the fluke of an anchor. ... 3. An instrument for cleaning out a hole drilled in stone for blasting. ... 4. An accidental and favorable stroke at billiards (called a scratch in the Un
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fluke

trematode noun parasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a host
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fluke

noun flat bladelike projection on the arm of an anchor
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fluke

(flldbomack) an organism of the class Trematoda, characterized by a body that is usually flat and often leaflike; flukes can infect the blood, liver, intestines, and lungs. Called also trematode. blood fluke a member of genus Schistosoma. intestinal fluke ...
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Fluke

• (n.) An instrument for cleaning out a hole drilled in stone for blasting. • (n.) An accidental and favorable stroke at billiards (called a scratch in the United States); hence, any accidental or unexpected advantage; as, he won by a fluke. • (n.) The European flounder. See Flounder. • (n.) The part of an anchor which fastens i
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fluke

(from the article `cetacean`) ...in all cetacea but the dwarf and pygmy sperm whales. Flippers help to steer, while the back muscles, which are very large, drive the tail to ...
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fluke

(from the article `anchor`) device, usually of metal, attached to a ship or boat by a cable or chain and lowered to the seabed to hold the vessel in a particular place by means ...
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fluke

any member of the invertebrate class Trematoda (phylum Platyhelminthes), a group of parasitic flatworms including nearly 6,000 species. Flukes occur ... [12 related articles]
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FLUKE

The palm of an anchor
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fluke

  1. a stroke of luck
  2. a barb on a harpoon or arrow
  3. flat blade-like projection on the arm of an anchor
  4. either of the two lobes of the tail of a cetacean
  5. parasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a host

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Fluke

The palm of an anchor.
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fluke

fluke, parasitic flatworm of the trematoda class, related to the tapeworm. Instead of the cilia, external sense organs, and epidermis of the free-living flatworms, adult flukes have sucking disks with which they cling to their hosts and an external cuticle that resists digestion by the host. In most...
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Fluke

Fluke is slang for a lucky success.
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