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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: halteres (0.00833 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to halteres.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: halteres halter n 1: rope or canvas headgear for a horse, with a rope for leading [syn: hackamore] 2: a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging [syn: hangman's rope, hangman's halter, hemp, hempen necktie] 3: a woman's top that fastens behind the back and neck leaving the back and arms uncovered 4: either of the club-like rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight [syn: haltere, balancer] v 1: hang with a halter 2: prevent the progress or free movement of; “He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather”; “the imperilist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries” [syn: hamper, cramp, strangle] [also: halteres (pl)] halteres See halter
English → English (gcide) Definition: Halteres Halteres \Hal*te"res\ (h[a^]l*t[=e]"r[=e]z), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. "alth^res weights used in jumping, fr. "a`llesqai to leap.] (Zo["o]l.) Balancers; the rudimentary hind wings of Diptera. [1913 Webster]


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