one of the hollow cells terminating the branches of the excretory tubules of certain invertebrates, having a tuft of continuously moving cilia.
an organ of excretion in flatworms: a hollow cup-shaped cell containing a bunch of cilia, whose movement draws in waste products and wafts them to the outside through a connecting tubule
noun 1. bright reddish-orange.
noun, Agriculture. 1. an implement that kills weeds by scorching them with a directed flow of flaming gas.
- Flame cutting
noun 1. (engineering) a method of cutting ferrous metals in which the metal is heated by a torch to about 800°C and is oxidized by a stream of oxygen from the torch
[fleym-fish] /ˈfleɪmˌfɪʃ/ noun, plural flamefishes (especially collectively) flamefish. 1. a cardinalfish, Apogon maculatus, of Atlantic coastal waters from Florida to Brazil.