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English → English (WordNet) Definition: skipjack skipjack n 1: oceanic schooling tuna of considerable value in Pacific but less in Atlantic; reaches 75 pounds; very similar to if not the same as oceanic bonito [syn: skipjack tuna, Euthynnus pelamis ] 2: medium-sized tuna-like food fish of warm Atlantic and Pacific waters; less valued than tuna [syn: Atlantic bonito , Sarda sarda] 3: able to right itself when on its back by flipping into the air with a clicking sound [syn: click beetle, snapping beetle ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: skipjack Saurel \Sau"rel\, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any carangoid fish of the genus Trachurus, especially T. trachurus , or T. saurus, of Europe and America, and T. picturatus of California. Called also skipjack, and horse mackerel . [1913 Webster] Saury \Sau"ry\, n.; pl. Sauries. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Zo["o]l.) A slender marine fish (Scomberesox saurus) of Europe and America. It has long, thin, beaklike jaws. Called also billfish, gowdnook, gawnook, skipper, skipjack, skopster, lizard fish, and Egypt herring. [1913 Webster] Jurel \Ju"rel\, n. (Zo["o]l.) A yellow carangoid fish of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts (Caranx chrysos), most abundant southward, where it is valued as a food fish; -- called also hardtail, horse crevall['e] , jack, buffalo jack, skipjack, yellow mackerel , and sometimes, improperly, horse mackerel. Other species of Caranx (as Caranx fallax) are also sometimes called jurel. Runner \Run"ner\, n. [From Run.] 1. One who, or that which, runs; a racer. [1913 Webster] 2. A detective. [Slang, Eng.] --Dickens. [1913 Webster] 3. A messenger. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 4. A smuggler. [Colloq.] --R. North. [1913 Webster] 5. One employed to solicit patronage, as for a steamboat, hotel, shop, etc. [Cant, U.S.] [1913 Webster] 6. (Bot.) A slender trailing branch which takes root at the joints or end and there forms new plants, as in the strawberry and the common cinquefoil. [1913 Webster] 7. The rotating stone of a set of millstones. [1913 Webster] 8. (Naut.) A rope rove through a block and used to increase the mechanical power of a tackle. --Totten. [1913 Webster] 9. One of the pieces on which a sled or sleigh slides; also the part or blade of a skate which slides on the ice. [1913 Webster] 10. (Founding) (a) A horizontal channel in a mold, through which the metal flows to the cavity formed by the pattern; also, the waste metal left in such a channel. (b) A trough or channel for leading molten metal from a furnace to a ladle, mold, or pig bed. [1913 Webster] 11. The movable piece to which the ribs of an umbrella are attached. [1913 Webster] 12. (Zo["o]l.) A food fish (Elagatis pinnulatus) of Florida and the West Indies; -- called also skipjack, shoemaker, and yellowtail. The name alludes to its rapid successive leaps from the water. [1913 Webster] 13. (Zo["o]l.) Any cursorial bird. [1913 Webster] 14. (Mech.) (a) A movable slab or rubber used in grinding or polishing a surface of stone. (b) A tool on which lenses are fastened in a group, for polishing or grinding. [1913 Webster] Bluefish \Blue"fish`\, n. (Zo["o]l.) 1. A large voracious fish (Pomatomus saitatrix), of the family Carangid[ae], valued as a food fish, and widely distributed on the American coast. On the New Jersey and Rhode Island coast it is called the horse mackerel, in Virginia saltwater tailor, or skipjack. [1913 Webster] 2. A West Indian fish (Platyglossus radiatus), of the family Labrid[ae]. [1913 Webster] Note: The name is applied locally to other species of fishes; as the cunner, sea bass, squeteague, etc. [1913 Webster] Bonito \Bo*ni"to\, n.; pl. Bonitoes. [Sp. & Pg. bonito, fr. Ar. bain[=i]t and bain[=i]th.] [Often incorrectly written bonita.] (Zo["o]l.) 1. A large tropical fish (Orcynus pelamys) allied to the tunny. It is about three feet long, blue above, with four brown stripes on the sides. It is sometimes found on the American coast. [1913 Webster] 2. any of a variety of scombroid fishes of the genera Sarda or Euthynnus, with a size intermediate between those of the smaller mackerels and the tunas. It is applied especially to the skipjack tuna (Euthynnus pelamis, syn. Katsuwonus pelamis, formerly Sarda Mediterranea, also called skipjack) of the Atlantic, an important and abundant food fish on the coast of the United States, and (Sarda Chilensis) of the Pacific, and other related species. These are large and active fishes, of a blue color above and silver below, with black oblique stripes. --MW10 [1913 Webster +PJC] 3. The medregal (Seriola fasciata), an edible fish of the southern of the United States and the West Indies. [1913 Webster] 4. The cobia or crab eater (Elacate canada), an edible fish of the Middle and Southern United States. [1913 Webster] ||

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