Crab

All species of the order Brachyura
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Crab

Crabs are decapod crustaceans of the infraorder Brachyura, which typically have a very short projecting `tail` (abdomen) (βραχύς / brachys = short, οὐρά / οura = tail), usually entirely hidden under the thorax. They live in all the world`s oceans, in fresh water, and on land, are generally covered with a thick exoskeleton and have a......
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Crab

When hawks seize or strike each other, orig, OE: crabba> OLG: Krabben= to scratch or claw
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Crab

• (a.) A cudgel made of the wood of the crab tree; a crabstick. • (a.) A movable winch or windlass with powerful gearing, used with derricks, etc. • (v. i.) To drift sidewise or to leeward, as a vessel. • (a.) A claw for anchoring a portable machine. • (a.) A form of windlass, or geared capstan, for hauling ships into dock,...
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crab

1. A crustacean, many varieties of which are edible. ... 2. An insect, the crab louse, Pthirus pubis. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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crab

crabmeat noun the edible flesh of any of various crabs
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Crab

India Stomach pain
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Crab

[cipher] In cryptography, Crab is a block cipher proposed by Burt Kaliski and Matt Robshaw at the first Fast Software Encryption workshop in 1993. Not really intended for use, Crab was developed to demonstrate how ideas from hash functions could be used to create a fast cipher. Crab has an unusually large block size of 8192 bits. Its creato...
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Crab

[posture] The Crab is the name given to a body position sometimes seen in basic gymnastics, yoga, and breakdancing. The body is supinated so that the back turns to the ground, the legs are bent like sitting in a chair, and the arms extend straight backward. Only the feet and hands touch the ground, and the torso is held parallel with the gr...
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Crab

[scratch] A crab is a type of scratch used by turntablists. It is made from a combination of moving the record on the turntable by hand and quick movement of the crossfader. == Creation == The crab scratch was invented by DJ Qbert as a variation on DJ Excel`s `twiddle.` The two met up in Japan for the Vestax DJ competition in 1995 and Excel...
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Crab

[unit] A Crab is a standard astrophotometrical unit for measurement of the intensity of Astrophysical X-ray sources. One Crab is defined as the intensity of the Crab Nebula at the corresponding X-ray photon energy. The Crab Nebula, and the Crab Pulsar within it, is an intense space X-ray source. It is used as a standard candle in the calibr...
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Crab

Crab (krăb) noun [ Anglo-Saxon crabba ; akin to Dutch krab , G. krabbe , krebs , Icelandic krabbi , Swedish krabba , Danish krabbe , and perhaps to English cramp . Confer Crawfish .] 1. (Zoology) One of the brachyur...
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Crab

Crab adjective [ Prob. from the same root as crab , noun ] Sour; rough; austere. « The crab vintage of the neighb'ring coast. Dryden. »
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Crab

Crab intransitive verb (Nautical) To drift sidewise or to leeward, as a vessel. Ham. Nav. Encyc.
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crab

A crab is a maneuver used to counteract the drift of an aircraft caused by a crosswind. The pilot will offset the heading of the aircraft from the desired track by a calculated amount, and the aircraft’s velocity combined with the wind through vector addition will give a net movement in the desired direction.
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crab

A rudder-controlled yawing motion to compensate for a crosswind in maintaining a desired flight path, as in a landing approach.
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Crab

A rudder-controlled yawing motion to compensate for a crosswind in maintaining a desired flight path
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crab

a spiderlike eight-footed crustacean with jointed legs and two pincers but with its tail bent underneath its carapace. It forms a very compact and robust shape.Crabs usually grow fast and mature early. Crabs are not caught commercially in NZ. apart from incidental catches of the estuarine Paddle Crab.
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crab

A typically marine crustacean belonging to the class Malacostraca, order Decapoda (see decapod). Crabs have a front pair of legs called chelipeds used for food capture, signaling, and fighting, and four pairs of smaller legs with which the animal can move sideways or swim. Crabs have a broad, flatte...
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crab

Any decapod (ten-legged) crustacean of the division Brachyura, with a broad, rather round, upper body shell (carapace) and a small abdomen tucked beneath the body. Crabs are related to lobsters and crayfish. Mainly marine, some crabs live in fresh water or on land. They are alert carnivores and s...
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Crab

Any of a large variety of 10-legged crustaceans (shelled animals). There are freshwater and salt water varieties. It is the second most popular shellfish. (Shrimp is the most popular.)
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crab

any short-tailed member of the crustacean order Decapoda—especially the Brachyura, or true crabs, but also other forms such as the Anomura, which may ... [13 related articles]
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CRAB

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Crab

Crab is a name given to various machines, especially to a kind of portable windlass or machine for raising weights, etc. Crabs are much used in building operations for raising stones or other weights, and in loading and discharging vessels. They were originally called crabs on account of being equipped with claws, thereby resembling the familiar li...
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Crab

Crab is a popular name for crustacea of the sub-order Brachyura and to many of the Anomura of the order Decapoda. The true crabs (Brachyura) are characterised by having a small abdomen and the head and breast are united, forming the cephalothorax, and the whole is covered with a strong carapace.
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