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Definition of paper nautilus
paper nautilusNautilus Nau"ti*lus, n.; pl. E. Nautiluses, L. Nautili.
[L., fr. gr. nayti`los a seaman, sailor, a kind of shellfish
which was supposed to be furnished with a membrane which
served as a sail; fr. nay^s ship. See Nave of a church.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) The only existing genus of tetrabranchiate
cephalopods. About four species are found living in the
tropical Pacific, but many other species are found fossil.
The shell is spiral, symmetrical, and chambered, or
divided into several cavities by simple curved partitions,
which are traversed and connected together by a continuous
and nearly central tube or siphuncle. See
Note: The head of the animal bears numerous simple tapered
arms, or tentacles, arranged in groups, but not
furnished with suckers. The siphon, unlike, that of
ordinary cephalopods, is not a closed tube, and is not
used as a locomotive organ, but merely serves to
conduct water to and from the gill cavity, which
contains two pairs of gills. The animal occupies only
the outer chamber of the shell; the others are filled
with gas. It creeps over the bottom of the sea, not
coming to the surface to swim or sail, as was formerly
2. The argonaut; -- also called paper nautilus. See
Argonauta, and Paper nautilus, under Paper.
3. A variety of diving bell, the lateral as well as vertical
motions of which are controlled, by the occupants. Paper nautilus Note: Paper is often used adjectively or in combination,
having commonly an obvious signification; as, paper
cutter or paper-cutter; paper knife, paper-knife, or
paperknife; paper maker, paper-maker, or papermaker;
paper mill or paper-mill; paper weight, paper-weight,
or paperweight, etc.
Business paper, checks, notes, drafts, etc., given in
payment of actual indebtedness; -- opposed to
Fly paper, paper covered with a sticky preparation, -- used
for catching flies.
Laid paper. See under Laid.
Paper birch (Bot.), the canoe birch tree (Betula
Paper blockade, an ineffective blockade, as by a weak naval
Paper boat (Naut.), a boat made of water-proof paper.
Paper car wheel (Railroad), a car wheel having a steel
tire, and a center formed of compressed paper held between
two plate-iron disks. --Forney.
Paper credit, credit founded upon evidences of debt, such
as promissory notes, duebills, etc.
Paper hanger, one who covers walls with paper hangings.
Paper hangings, paper printed with colored figures, or
otherwise made ornamental, prepared to be pasted against
the walls of apartments, etc.; wall paper.
Paper house, an audience composed of people who have come
in on free passes. [Cant]
Paper money, notes or bills, usually issued by government
or by a banking corporation, promising payment of money,
and circulated as the representative of coin.
Paper mulberry. (Bot.) See under Mulberry.
Paper muslin, glazed muslin, used for linings, etc.
Paper nautilus. (Zo["o]l.) See Argonauta.
Paper reed (Bot.), the papyrus.
Paper sailor. (Zo["o]l.) See Argonauta.
Paper stainer, one who colors or stamps wall paper. --De
Paper wasp (Zo["o]l.), any wasp which makes a nest of
paperlike material, as the yellow jacket.
Paper weight, any object used as a weight to prevent loose
papers from being displaced by wind, or otherwise.
Parchment paper. See Papyrine.
Tissue paper, thin, gauzelike paper, such as is used to
protect engravings in books.
Wall paper. Same as Paper hangings, above.
Waste paper, paper thrown aside as worthless or useless,
except for uses of little account.
Wove paper, a writing paper with a uniform surface, not
ribbed or watermarked.
Meaning of paper nautilus from wikipedia
- to the paper nautiluses
of the genus
octopuses. The word nautílos literally means
"sailor", as paper nautiluses
to the paper
secrete. This structure lacks
the gas-filled chambers present
in chambered nautilus
- S2CID 162274278. Retrieved
2010-05-16. Burt, Stephen
(November 11, 2003). "Paper
Trail: The true legacy
monument". Slate. Retrieved...
hians, also known
as the winged
argonaut, muddy argonaut
or brown paper nautilus
, is a species
octopus. The common
from the grey...
- cephalopods, different species
of octopuses, squids, cuttlefish
and the paper nautilus
are deimatic. Displays
are cl****ified as deimatic
that coils around
much like the way a nautilus lives
in its s****, hence
the name paper nautilus
. A. argo is...
- but hatch
as benthic animals similar
to the adults. In the argonaut
), the female secretes
a fine, fluted, papery
s**** in which
that coils around
much like the way a nautilus lives
in its s**** (hence the name paper nautilus
). The s****...
in detail, as well as cephalopods
such as the octopus
and paper nautilus
. His description
of the hectocotyl
arm of cephalopods, used in ****ual...
- which sometimes washes
up on tropical beaches
and is referred
to as a "paper nautilus
". The largest group
of s****ed cephalopods, the ammonites, are extinct...
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