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Definition of Limpet
LimpetLimpet Lim"pet (l[i^]m"p[e^]t), n. [Prob. through French fr.
L. lepas, -adis, Gr. lepa`s, -a`dos.] (Zo["o]l.)
1. In a general sense, any hatshaped, or conical, gastropod
2. Any one of many species of marine shellfish of the order
Docoglossa, mostly found adhering to rocks, between tides.
Note: The common European limpets of the genus Patella
(esp. P. vulgata) are extensively used as food. The
common New England species is Acm[ae]a testudinalis.
Numerous species of limpets occur on the Pacific coast
of America, some of them of large size.
3. Any species of Siphonaria, a genus of limpet-shaped
Pulmonifera, living between tides, on rocks.
4. A keyhole limpet. See Fissurella.
Meaning of Limpet from wikipedia
are a group
of aquatic snails
(patelliform) and a strong, muscular
- A limpet
mine is a type of naval
to a target
by magnets. It is so named because
of its superficial similarity
to the limpet
, a type of sea...
is a 1964 American
Bros. and based
on the 1942 novel
- Islay LIMPET
was the world's first commercial
wave power device
and was connected
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Grid. Islay LIMPET
- Pacific Ocean species
in the family Fissurellidae known commonly
as the great keyhole limpet
or giant keyhole limpet
is a monotypic...
- to temperate
and cold South
15 species. Latiidae, small limpet
-like snails confined
to New Zealand. One or three
- Keyhole limpet hemocyanin
(KLH) is a large, multisubunit, oxygen-carrying, metalloprotein
that is found
in the hemolymph
of the giant keyhole limpet
- fornicating slipper
snail, Atlantic slipper limpet
and it is known|Britain]] as the "common slipper limpet
". This is a species
of medium-sized sea snail...
- vulgata, common
name the common limpet
or common European limpet
is a species
of sea snail. It is a typical
; a marine gastropod mollusc
- The Patellogastropoda, common
name true limpets
and historically called
the Docoglossa, are members
of a major phylogenetic group
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