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Eristalis tenax
Drone fly Drone" fly` (Zo["o]l.) A dipterous insect (Eristalis tenax), resembling the drone bee. See Eristalis.
Gloiopeltis tenax
Glue Glue, n. [F. glu, L. glus, akin to gluten, from gluere to draw together. Cf. Gluten.] A hard brittle brownish gelatin, obtained by boiling to a jelly the skins, hoofs, etc., of animals. When gently heated with water, it becomes viscid and tenaceous, and is used as a cement for uniting substances. The name is also given to other adhesive or viscous substances. Bee glue. See under Bee. Fish glue, a strong kind of glue obtained from fish skins and bladders; isinglass. Glue plant (Bot.), a fucoid seaweed (Gloiopeltis tenax). Liquid glue, a fluid preparation of glue and acetic acid oralcohol. Marine glue, a solution of caoutchouc in naphtha, with shellac, used in shipbuilding.
Phormium tenax
New Zealand New` Zea"land A group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean. New Zealand flax. (a) (Bot.) A tall, liliaceous herb (Phormium tenax), having very long, sword-shaped, distichous leaves which furnish a fine, strong fiber very valuable for cordage and the like. (b) The fiber itself. New Zealand tea (Bot.), a myrtaceous shrub (Leptospermum scoparium) of New Zealand and Australia, the leaves of which are used as a substitute for tea.
Phormium tenax
Phormium Phor"mi*um, n. [NL. fr. Gr. ? a plaited mat, a kind of plant.] (Bot.) A genus of liliaceous plants, consisting of one species (Phormium tenax). See Flax-plant.
Phormium tenax
Flax-plant Flax"-plant`, n. (Bot.) A plant in new Zealand (Phormium tenax), allied to the lilies and aloes. The leaves are two inches wide and several feet long, and furnish a fiber which is used for making ropes, mats, and coarse cloth.

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- Tenax is the brandname of Toho Tenax owned by Teijin for a carbon fiber. Tenax-7R is an adhesive particularly suited for welding plastics [1]. Teijin Toho...
- Eristalis tenax, the common drone fly, is a common, migratory, cosmopolitan species of hover fly. It is the most widely distributed syrphid species in...
- Xerophyllum tenax is a North American species of plants in the corn lily family. It is known by several common names, including bear gr****, soap gr****...
- Trichomonas tenax, or oral trichomonas, is a species of Trichomonas commonly found in the oral cavity of humans. Routine hygiene is generally not sufficient...
- Tenax (東邦テナックス, Tōhō Tenakkusu) is an international company that supplies customers throughout the world with carbon fiber under the trade name Tenax...
- Phormium tenax (called flax in New Zealand English; harakeke in Māori; New Zealand flax outside New Zealand; and New Zealand hemp in historical nautical...
- Astroloba tenax is a succulent plant of the genus Astroloba, indigenous to the Western Cape Province, South Africa. Astroloba species are all low-growing...
- Nepenthes tenax (/nɪˈpɛnθiːz ˈtɛnæks/; from Latin: tenax "tenacious") is a lowland species of tropical pitcher plant native to northern Queensland, Australia...
- encountered rat-tailed maggot is the larva of the drone fly, Eristalis tenax. It lives in stagnant, oxygen-deprived water, with a high organic content...
- Grewia tenax, called the phalsa cherry, white crossberry, raisin bush, gangara, gangu, or kanger, is a species of flowering plant in the family Malvaceae...