Claw

A claw is a curved, pointed appendage, found at the end of a toe or finger in most amniotes (mammals, reptiles, birds). However, the word `claw` is also often used in reference to an invertebrate. Somewhat similar fine hooked structures are found in arthropods such as beetles and spiders, at the end of the leg or tarsus for gripping a surface as.....
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claw

A metal prong that holds a stone securely in a setting.
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Claw

• (n.) To relieve from some uneasy sensation, as by scratching; to tickle; hence, to flatter; to court. • (n.) The whole foot of an animal armed with hooked nails; the pinchers of a lobster, crab, etc. • (n.) A sharp, hooked nail, as of a beast or bird. • (n.) To rail at; to scold. • (n.) A slender appendage or process, for...
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claw

<plant biology> A narrow, stalk-like basal portion of a petal, sepal or bract. ... (12 Jan 1998) ...
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claw

(1) narrow, stalk-like basal portion of petal, sepal of bract; (2) in Melaleuca, the united portion of a stamen bundle.
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claw

nipper noun a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
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claw

noun sharp curved horny process on the toe of a bird or some mammals or reptiles
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Claw

[juggling] In toss juggling, a claw (also called a snatch) is a trick where the hand throwing or catching a ball is turned upside down so that the palm of the hand faces the ground. The effect is that of the jugglers hand appearing to snatch the ball out of the air. A claw can be juggled as an isolated trick, or be incorporated into an alre...
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Claw

[Lev Gleason Publications] The Claw is a fictional supervillain character who first appeared in Silver Streak Comics #1 (December, 1939), from Lev Gleason Publications. ==Publishing history== Created by Jack Cole (who would later create Plastic Man), The Claw first appeared as a monstrous supervillain in Silver Streak without any regular he...
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Claw

[piercing] The claw, talon or pincher is essentially a curved taper which is worn in stretched ear lobe piercings. The thickest end is generally flared and may be decorated, and a rubber o-ring may also be used to prevent the talon from becoming dislodged when worn. Common materials include acrylic and glass. A similar item of jewelry is th...
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Claw

Claw (kla) noun [ Anglo-Saxon clawu , clā , cleó ; akin to Dutch klaauw , German klaue , Icelandic klō , Swedish & Danish klo , and perhaps to English clew .] 1. A sharp, hooked nail, as of a beast or bird. 2. ...
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Claw

Claw (kla) transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Clawed (klad); present participle & verbal noun Clawing .] [ Anglo-Saxon clawan . See Claw , noun ] 1. To pull, tear, or scratch with...
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Claw

Claw intransitive verb To scrape, scratch, or dig with a claw, or with the hand as a claw. ' Clawing [ in ash barrels] for bits of coal.' W. D. Howells. To claw off (Nautical) , to turn to windward and beat, to prevent falling on a lee shore.
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Claw

A claw setting is one in which a series of metal prongs (called claws) holds a stone securely in a setting (the claws grips the stone just above the girdle of the stone), with no metal directly under the stone (it is an open setting). This setting lets light in under the stone, so this type of setting is usually used for transparent, faceted stones...
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claw

A hollow, sharp organ, generally paired, at the end of the insect leg
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claw

A metal prong that securely holds a gemstone in its setting
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Claw

An abrupt, narrow base, such as on a petal.
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claw

Another term for a narrow stalk on the base of a segment; for example a petal claw in Diuris, labellum claw in Pterostylis.
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CLAW

Common Link Access for Workstations. Data link layer protocol used by channel-attached RISC System/6000 series systems and by IBM 3172 devices running TCP/IP off-load. CLAW improves efficiency of channel use and allows the CIP to provide the functionality of a 3172 in TCP/IP environments and support direct channel attachment. The output from TCP...
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CLAW

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Claw

Dark, sweet claw meat rich in flavor. Excellent for soups, chowders, and stews. The least expensive type of crabmeat.
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claw

Hard, hooked, pointed outgrowth of the digits of mammals, birds, and most reptiles. Claws are composed of the protein keratin, and grow continuously from a bundle of cells in the lower skin layer. Hooves and nails are modified structures with the same origin as claws
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Claw

Many dinosaurs were armed with claws on front and/or rear feet. These claws varied widely in length, shape, placement, and function (defense and/or offense). When alive, claws were sheathed in a horny, keratinous material much like our fingernails, making the claw even bigger, longer and sharper. Dromaeosaurids (Raptors) had a large sickle-like cla...
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claw

narrow basal part of petal, or as part of the midlobe in Orchidaceae the conspicuously narrow or contracted portion which forms the narrow base of the midlobe
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claw

narrow, arched structure that curves downward from the end of the digit in birds, reptiles, many mammals, and some amphibians. It is a hardened ... [5 related articles]
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