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 1. any of various disk-shaped objects allegedly seen flying at high speeds and altitudes, often with extreme changes in speed and direction, and thought by some to be manned by intelligent beings from outer space. noun 1. any disc-shaped flying object alleged to come from outer space
noun, Metalworking. 1. (in a continuous rolling mill) a shear that moves with the piece being cut.
adjective 1. denoting an electronic system in which a rapidly moving spot of light is used to encode or decode data, for example to obtain a television signal by scanning a photographic film or slide
noun 1. a trained, mobile group of police officers, business executives, labor officials, or the like, capable of performing specialized tasks whenever or wherever sent, often for use in emergencies. noun 1. a small group of police, soldiers, etc, ready to move into action quickly