Tern

Terns are seabirds in the family Sternidae that have a worldwide distribution and are normally found near the sea, rivers or wetlands. Previously considered a subfamily of the gulls, Laridae, they are now usually given full family status and divided into eleven genera. They are slender, lightly built birds with long forked tails, narrow wings, lon...
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Tern

• (n.) Any one of numerous species of long-winged aquatic birds, allied to the gulls, and belonging to Sterna and various allied genera. • (a.) That which consists of, or pertains to, three things or numbers together; especially, a prize in a lottery resulting from the favorable combination of three numbers in the drawing; also, the three...
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<ornithology> Any one of numerous species of long-winged aquatic birds, allied to the gulls, and belonging to Sterna and various allied genera. ... Terns differ from gulls chiefly in their graceful form, in their weaker and more slender bills and feet, and their longer and more pointed wings. The tail is usually forked. most of the species ar...
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tern

noun small slender gull having narrow wings and a forked tail
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Tern

[company] Tern is a privately held company that designs, manufactures, markets, and sells versatile bikes for everyday use. The company is based in Taipei, Taiwan and has offices in the US, China, Finland, and the UK. The company has more than 40 distributors worldwide and its primary products include folding bicycles and cycling accessorie...
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Tern

Tern (tẽrn) noun [ Danish terne , tærne ; akin to Swedish tärna , Icelandic þerna ; confer New Latin sterna .] (Zoology) Any one of numerous species of long-winged aquatic birds, allied to the gulls, and belonging to Sterna and various a...
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Tern

Tern adjective [ Latin plural terni three each, three; akin to tres three. See Three , and confer Trine .] Threefold; triple; consisting of three; ternate. Tern flowers (Botany) , flowers growing three and three together. -- Tern leaves ...
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Tern

Tern noun [ French terne . See Tern , adjective ] That which consists of, or pertains to, three things or numbers together; especially, a prize in a lottery resulting from the favorable combination of three numbers in the drawing; also, the three numbers themselves. ...
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any of about 40 species of slender, graceful water birds that constitute the subfamily Sterninae, of the family Laridae, which also includes the ... [1 related articles]
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Any of various lightly built seabirds in the gull family Laridae, order Charadriiformes, with pointed wings and bill, and usually a forked tail. Terns plunge-dive after aquatic prey. They are 20–50 cm/8–20 in long, and usually coloured in combinations of white and black. They are extensively distributed, especially in temperate cl...
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Tern

HMS Tern was a British River Gunboat of 262 tons displacement designed and built by the Yarrow company and launched in 1927 and sunk during the Second World War. HMS Tern was powered by Yarrow boilers providing a top speed of 14 knots. She carried a complement of 55 and was armed with two 3 inch anti-aircraft guns and eight machine-guns.
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TERN

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tern, common name for a sea bird of the Old and New Worlds, smaller than the related gull. Because of their graceful flight and their long pointed wings and forked tails, some terns are called sea swallows. They plunge headlong into the water to catch small fish. The arctic tern migrates from the ar...
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Tern

The tern is a sea bird, especially those of the genus Sterna. They resemble a gull, but are usually smaller and with a more slender body. Terns have long, pointer wings and a forked tail giving rise to their alternative name of the sea-swallow.
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[n] - small slender gull having narrow wings and a forked tail
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