Animal

Animals are multicellular, eukaryotic organisms of the kingdom Animalia (also called Metazoa). Their body plan eventually becomes fixed as they develop, although some undergo a process of metamorphosis later on in their lives. Most animals are motile, meaning they can move spontaneously and independently. All animals must ingest other organisms or...
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animal

(an´ĭ-mәl) a living organism having sensation and the power of voluntary movement and requiring for its existence oxygen and organic food; animals comprise one of the five kingdoms in the most widely used classification of living organisms. any member of the animal kingdom other than a human bei...
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animal

(kingdom Animalia), any of a group of multicellular eukaryotic organisms (i.e., as distinct from bacteria, their deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA, is ... [63 related articles]
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animal

[adj] - of the nature of or characteristic of or derived from an animal or animals 2. [n] - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
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Animal

• (a.) Consisting of the flesh of animals; as, animal food. • (a.) Of or relating to animals; as, animal functions. • (a.) Pertaining to the merely sentient part of a creature, as distinguished from the intellectual, rational, or spiritual part; as, the animal passions or appetites. • (n.) One of the lower animals; a brute or be...
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animal

adjective of the nature of or characteristic of or derived from an animal or animals; `the animal kingdom`; `animal instincts`; `animal fats`
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Animal

[book] Animal is a non-fiction coffee table book edited by David Burnie, who was the main-editor, and several co-authors. The full title of the book is: Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide to The World`s WildLife. The 624-page book was published by Dorling Kindersley in 2001. The book is printed in full gloss paper and has numerous, full-co...
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Animal

[clothing] Animal is a UK action sports lifestyle brand based in Poole, England. The company was created in 1987, by two surfers looking for a solution to continuously losing their watches in the water due to the straps breaking under extreme conditions. The simplicity and rugged nature of the strap made it suitable for crossing over into o...
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Animal

[Def Leppard song] `Animal` is a song recorded by English hard rock band Def Leppard in 1987 from the album Hysteria. It was the 2nd single release off the album, and became the band`s first Top 10 hit in their native UK, reaching No. 6 on the UK Singles Chart. `Animal` is usually noted by the band as having been the most difficult track to...
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ANIMAL

[image processing] ANIMAL (first implementation: 1988 - revised: 2004) is an interactive environment for image processing that is oriented toward the rapid prototyping, testing, and modification of algorithms. To create ANIMAL (AN IMage ALgebra), XLISP of David Betz was extended with some new types: sockets, arrays, images, masks, and drawa...
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Animal

[journal] Animal: An International Journal of Animal Bioscience is an academic journal established February 2007 and published monthly by Cambridge University Press. It is owned by British Society of Animal Science (BSAS), Institut national de la recherche agronomique (INRA) and European Association for Animal Production (EAAP). It is the m...
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Animal

[Muppet] Animal is the primitive man and crazed drummer of Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem, the fictional band from The Muppet Show. He is one of the Muppets originally created by Michael K. Frith. == Performers == Animal was performed by Frank Oz from his first appearance in the pilot for The Muppet Show until his 2000 appearance in the ...
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Animal

[Neon Trees song] `Animal` is the lead single from Neon Trees` debut album Habits. It debuted in October 2009 at #100 on the Billboard Hot 100 and has reached a peak of #13 in its 22nd week on the chart. In Canada, the song debuted at number 95 on the Canadian Hot 100 and has climbed to No. 29. The song has reached number one on the Billboa...
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Animal

[video game] Animal is a video game starring the Peperami character, voiced by Ade Edmondson. It is a point-and-click adventure puzzle game that also includes a `shoot `em up` component, called `eat-em-up` since the game is set in a universe in which food products are personified. It is an early example of advergaming. ==Story== Pepereinste...
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Animal

An'i·mal adjective [ Confer French animal .] 1. Of or relating to animals; as, animal functions. 2. Pertaining to the merely sentient part of a creature, as distinguished from the intellectual, rational, or spiritual part; as, the animal passions or appetites.
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Animal

An'i·mal noun [ Latin , from anima breath, soul: confer French animal . See Animate .] 1. An organized living being endowed with sensation and the power of voluntary motion, and also characterized by taking its food into an internal cavity or stomach for digestion; by givin...
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animal

1. An organised living being endowed with sensation and the power of voluntary motion, and also characterised by taking its food into an internal cavity or stomach for digestion; by giving carbonic acid to the air and taking oxygen in the process of respiration; and by increasing in motive power or active aggressive force with progress to maturity....
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Animal

A creature of a sentient nature.
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Animal

An animal is an organized and sentient living being. Life in the earlier periods of natural history was attributed almost exclusively to animals. With the progress of science, however, it was extended to plants. In the case of the higher animals and plants there is no difficulty in assigning the individual to one of the two great kingdoms of organi...
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animal

An organism belonging to the kingdom Animalia. Animals are multicellular heterotrophs and generally mobile so that they can seek out food. Specialized sense organs allow them to detect changes in their surroundings, while a nervous system processes information from the senses and enables an appropri...
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animal

animal 1. An organism of the kingdom Animalia, distinguished from plants by certain characteristics, as the power of locomotion, fixed structure and limited growth, and nonphotosynthetic metabolism. 2. A living organism that is distinguished from plants by independent movement and responsive sense organs. 3. A living being; a member of the higher o...
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Animal

Animal is slang for a crude, brutish person.
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animal

animal, any member of the animal kingdom (kingdom Animalia), as distinguished from organisms of the plant kingdom (kingdom Plantae) and the kingdoms Fungi, Protista, and Monera in the five-kingdom system of classification. (Another classification system, suggested by genetic sequencing studies, plac...
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animal

Member of the kingdom Animalia, one of the major categories of living things, the science of which is zoology. Animals are all multicellular heterotrophs (they obtain their energy from organic substances produced by other organisms); they have eukaryotic cells (the genetic material is contained within a distinct nucleus) which are bounded by a ...
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Animal

Organisms that belong to the kingdom Animalia. General characteristics of these organisms include: eukaryotic cell type, mitochondria, and a complex nervous system. This group of life includes organisms like sponges, jellyfishes, arthropods (insects, shrimp, and lobsters), mollusks (snails, clams, oysters, and octopuses), fish, amphibians (frogs, ....
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