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Found 3 items, similar to perch.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: perch hinggap
English → English (WordNet) Definition: perch perch n 1: support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird) 2: a linear measure of 16.5 feet [syn: rod, pole] 3: a square rod of land [syn: rod, pole] 4: an elevated place serving as a seat 5: any of numerous fishes of America and Europe 6: spiny-finned freshwater food and game fishes 7: any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of various families of the order Perciformes v 1: sit, as on a branch; “The birds perched high in the treee” [syn: roost, rest] 2: to come to rest, settle; “Misfortune lighted upon him” [syn: alight, light] 3: cause to perch or sit; “She perched her hat on her head”
English → English (gcide) Definition: perch Rod \Rod\, n. [The same word as rood. See Rood.] 1. A straight and slender stick; a wand; hence, any slender bar, as of wood or metal (applied to various purposes). Specifically: (a) An instrument of punishment or correction; figuratively, chastisement. [1913 Webster] He that spareth his rod hateth his son. --Prov. xiii. 24. [1913 Webster] (b) A kind of sceptor, or badge of office; hence, figuratively, power; authority; tyranny; oppression. “The rod, and bird of peace.” --Shak. (c) A support for a fishing line; a fish pole. --Gay. (d) (Mach. & Structure) A member used in tension, as for sustaining a suspended weight, or in tension and compression, as for transmitting reciprocating motion, etc.; a connecting bar. (e) An instrument for measuring. [1913 Webster] 2. A measure of length containing sixteen and a half feet; -- called also perch, and pole. [1913 Webster] Black rod. See in the Vocabulary. Rods and cones (Anat.), the elongated cells or elements of the sensory layer of the retina, some of which are cylindrical, others somewhat conical. [1913 Webster] Sprat \Sprat\ (spr[a^]t), n. [OE. sprot, sprotte, D. sprot; akin to G. sprotte.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A small European herring (Clupea sprattus) closely allied to the common herring and the pilchard; -- called also garvie. The name is also applied to small herring of different kinds. (b) A California surf-fish (Rhacochilus toxotes); -- called also alfione, and perch. [1913 Webster] Sprat borer (Zo["o]l.), the red-throated diver; -- so called from its fondness for sprats. See Diver. Sprat loon. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The young of the great northern diver. [Prov. Eng.] (b) The red-throated diver. See Diver. Sprat mew (Zo["o]l.), the kittiwake gull. [1913 Webster]


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