a bristle or seta, especially of a chaetopod.
noun (pl) -tae (-tiː)
any of the chitinous bristles on the body of such annelids as the earthworm and the lugworm: used in locomotion; a seta
coral of the extinct genus Halysites, from the Ordovician and Silurian periods, consisting of oval, laterally compressed corallites united to form a chainlike structure.
a driving mechanism transmitting power by means of an endless chain. noun (engineering) a chain of links passing over sprockets that transmits rotation from one shaft to another noun a mechanical device which transmits power from an engine by means of a moving chain, esp. for a vehicle’s wheels or boat’s propeller; also called chain […]
a type of hoist with a chain attached to a fixed raised structure or beam and used to lift very heavy objects.
to give food to; supply with nourishment: to feed a child. to yield or serve as food for: This land has fed 10 generations. to provide as food. to furnish for consumption. to satisfy; minister to; gratify: Poetry feeds the imagination. to supply for maintenance or operation, as to a machine: to feed paper into […]