any marine fish of the family Dactylopteridae, especially Dactylopterus volitans, having greatly enlarged, colorful pectoral fins that enable it to glide short distances through the air.
any marine spiny-finned gurnard-like fish of the mostly tropical family Dactylopteridae, having enlarged fan-shaped pectoral fins used to glide above the surface of the sea
noun, Computers. 1. a read/write head supported on a thin cushion of air over a rotating magnetic disk.
noun 1. Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. a merry-go-round, especially a relatively small or unadorned one.
noun, Nautical. 1. an extension on a jib boom, to which a flying jib is fastened.
noun, Nautical. 1. the outer or outermost of two or more jibs, set well above the jib boom. noun 1. the jib set furthest forward or outboard on a vessel with two or more jibs