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Definition of Sailfish

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Liver Liv"er, n. [AS. lifer; akin to D. liver, G. leber, OHG. lebara, Icel. lifr, Sw. lefver, and perh. to Gr. ? fat, E. live, v.] (Anat.) A very large glandular and vascular organ in the visceral cavity of all vertebrates. Note: Most of the venous blood from the alimentary canal passes through it on its way back to the heart; and it secretes the bile, produces glycogen, and in other ways changes the blood which passes through it. In man it is situated immediately beneath the diaphragm and mainly on the right side. See Bile, Digestive, and Glycogen. The liver of invertebrate animals is usually made up of c[ae]cal tubes, and differs materially, in form and function, from that of vertebrates. Floating liver. See Wandering liver, under Wandering. Liver of antimony, Liver of sulphur. (Old Chem.) See Hepar. Liver brown, Liver color, the color of liver, a dark, reddish brown. Liver shark (Zo["o]l.), a very large shark (Cetorhinus maximus), inhabiting the northern coasts both of Europe and North America. It sometimes becomes forty feet in length, being one of the largest sharks known; but it has small simple teeth, and is not dangerous. It is captured for the sake of its liver, which often yields several barrels of oil. It has gill rakers, resembling whalebone, by means of which it separates small animals from the sea water. Called also basking shark, bone shark, hoemother, homer, and sailfish
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Sailfish Sail"fish, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The banner fish, or spikefish (Histiophorus.) (b) The basking, or liver, shark. (c) The quillback.
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Quillback Quill"back`, n. (Zo["o]l.) An American fresh-water fish (Ictiobus, or Carpiodes, cyprinus); -- called also carp sucker, sailfish, spearfish, and skimback.

Meaning of Sailfish from wikipedia

- A sailfish is a fish of the genus Istiophorus of billfish living in colder areas of all the seas of the earth. They are predominantly blue to gray in colour...
- Sailfish OS (also styled as SailfishOS or abbreviated to SFOS) is a general purpose Linux distribution used commonly as a mobile operating system combining...
- USS Sailfish (SS-192), was a US Sargo-cl**** submarine, originally named Squalus. As the Squalus, the submarine sank off the coast of New Hampshire during...
- The Atlantic sailfish (Istiophorus albicans) is a species of marine fish in the family Istiophoridae of the order Perciformes. It is found in the Atlantic...
- The Sailfish sailboat is a small, hollow body, board-boat style sailing dinghy. The design is a shallow draft, sit-upon hull carrying a lateen sail mounted...
- USS Sailfish has been the name of more than one United States Navy ship, and may refer to: USS Sailfish (SS-192), originally named USS Squalus (SS-192)...
- to: Sailfish OS, a mobile operating system Google Pixel, a line of smartphones developed by Google Sailfish Alliance, an open alliance for Sailfish OS...
- The Indo-Pacific sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) is a sailfish native to the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. It has entered the Mediterranean Sea...
- as Jolla Ltd.) is a Finnish technology company; vendor and developer of Sailfish OS. Headquartered in Tampere, Finland, Jolla has its own research and development...
- The Sailfish watch is a wearable devices that connects to a Sailfish smartphone and can display and control more functions than only time. It is not a...
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