Beetle

Beetle is British slang for to hurry.
Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ZB.HTM

beetle

[adj] - jutting or overhanging 2. [n] - insect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings 3. [v] - fly or go in a manner resembling a beetle 4. [v] - beat with a beetle
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=beetle

Beetle

An insect with two pairs of wings, the front pair are hardened to cover the rear pair when folded. Most are beneficial and vary in size from under 1mm to over 60 mm. There are almost 4000 species in the UK.
Found on http://www.lethamshank.co.uk/glossary/glossary.php?letter=B

Beetle

Bee'tle (bē't'l) noun [ Middle English betel , Anglo-Saxon bītl , b...tl , mallet, hammer, from beátan to beat. See Beat , transitive verb ] 1. A heavy mallet, used to drive wedges, beat pavements, etc. 2. A m...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/30

Beetle

Bee'tle noun [ Middle English bityl , bittle , Anglo-Saxon bītel , from bītan to bite. See Bite , transitive verb ] Any insect of the order Coleoptera, having four wings, the outer pair being stiff cases for covering the others w...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/30

Beetle

Bee'tle intransitive verb [ See Beetlebrowed .] To extend over and beyond the base or support; to overhang; to jut. « To the dreadful summit of the cliff That beetles o'er his base into the sea. Shak. » « Each beetling rampart, and each tower sublime. ...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/30

beetle

Any insect of the order Coleoptera, having four wings, the outer pair being stiff cases for covering the others when they are folded up. See Coleoptera. ... <zoology> Beetle mite, one of many species of mites, of the family Oribatidae, parasitic on beetles. Black beetle, the common large black cockroach (Blatta orientalis). ... Origin: OE. Bi...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

beetle

beetling adjective jutting or overhanging; `beetle brows`
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=beetle

Beetle

• (v. t.) To beat with a heavy mallet. • (v. t.) Any insect of the order Coleoptera, having four wings, the outer pair being stiff cases for covering the others when they are folded up. See Coleoptera. • (v. t.) To finish by subjecting to a hammering process in a beetle or beetling machine; as, to beetle cotton goods. • (v. t.) ...
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/beetle/

beetle

(from the article `hand tool`) `Hammer` is used here in a general sense to cover the wide variety of striking tools distinguished by other names, such as pounder, beetle, mallet, ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/b/40

Beetle

(from the article `Mulberry`) Each Mulberry harbour consisted of roughly 6 miles (10 km) of flexible steel roadways (code-named Whales) that floated on steel or concrete pontoons ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/b/40

beetle

any of more than 350,000 species of insects, making it the largest order in the animal kingdom. Beetles are principally characterized by their ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/b/40

Beetle

[JR Kyushu] The ferry travels between Fukuoka, Japan and Busan, South Korea JR Kyushu `Beetle` Ferries provide a passenger cruise ferry service from Fukuoka, Japan to the Korean mainland port of Busan. There are several different routes to Japan, many of which combine long distance rail travel on services such as the Trans-Siberian, Trans-M...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beetle_(JR_Kyushu)

beetle

beetle, common name for insects of the order Coleoptera, which, with more than 300,000 described species, is the largest of the insect orders. Beetles have chewing mouthparts and well-developed antennae. They are characterized by a front pair of hard, opaque, waterproof wings called elytra, which us...
Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/sci/A0806764.html

Beetle

Beetle is a general term for insects of the order Coleoptera. There are known to be over 370,000 species of beetle, outnumbering all the known species of vascular plants, and six species of beetle for every one vertebrate, with an estimated five million more species yet to be discovered.
Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/BB.HTM

Beetle

Beetle is an old indoor family game now popular at fund raising evenings or 'beetle drives'. The game is played by a number of players, using a dice and paper and pencil. The idea is to be the first to complete a stylised drawing of a beetle, each of six components corresponding to a number between 1 (the body) and 6 (the tail). A player must throw...
Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/OB.HTM

beetle

Common name of insects in the order Coleoptera (Greek `sheath-winged`) with leathery forewings folding down in a protective sheath over the membranous hindwings, which are those used for flight. They pass through a complete metamorphosis. They include some of the largest and smallest of all insects: the largest is the Hercules bee...
Found on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0019241.html

Beetle

[game] Beetle is a British party game in which one draws a beetle in parts. The game may be played solely with pen, paper and a die or using a commercial game set, some of which contain custom scorepads and dice and others which contain pieces which snap together to make a beetle/bug. It is sometimes called Cooties or Bugs. The game is enti...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beetle_(game)

Beetle

[ASIC] The Beetle ASIC is an analog readout chip. It is developed for the LHCb experiment at CERN. ==Overview== The chip integrates 128 channels with low-noise charge-sensitive pre-amplifiers and shapers. The pulse shape can be chosen such that it complies with LHCb specifications: a peaking time of 25 ns with a remainder of the peak voltag...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beetle_(ASIC)

Beetle

The Coleoptera ə order of insects is commonly called beetles. The word `coleoptera` is from the Greek κολεός, koleos, meaning `sheath`; and πτερόν, pteron, meaning `wing`, thus `sheathed wing`, because most beetles have two pairs of wings, the front pair, the `elytra`, being hardened and thickened into a shell-like protectio...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beetle

Beetle

[solitaire] Beetle is a difficult solitaire game using two decks of playing cards. The game is similar to `Spider`, except the Tableau cards are faced up. The object of the game is to group all of the cards into sets of 13 in suit. ==Layout== Beetle has ten Tableau Stacks. Six Tableau Stacks contain four cards, and the other four Tableau St...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beetle_(solitaire)

Beetle

Order (Coleoptera) of the insects with about 250,000 species, which have an often colorful skin armor with solid skin wings. The development takes place in complete metamorphosis (egg, larva, pupa, full insect). Some beetle species occur as a pest of the grapevine but others act as partly consciously used beneficials, Beetle species occurring in th...
Found on https://glossary.wein-plus.eu/beetle
No exact match found