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

[band] Fluke are an English electronic music group formed in the late 1980s by Mike Bryant, Jon Fugler and Mike Tournier with Julian Nugent as the band`s manager. The band`s conception was influenced by the members interest in the burgeoning acid house music scene and particularly the work of Cabaret Voltaire and Giorgio Moroder. The band a
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Fluke

[film] Fluke is a 1995 film directed by Carlo Carlei and starring Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, Nancy Travis, Max Pomeranc and the voice of Samuel L. Jackson. Bill Cobbs, Ron Perlman, and Jon Polito co-star. It was based on the novel of the same name by James Herbert. ==Synopsis== The story is centered on a puppy named Fluke (voiced by Sam G
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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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