Zoology. any organism that exists by upon other organisms.
a predatory person.
He believes that consuming the spirit on a regular basis gives him the strength of a tiger and the senses of a predator.
China Is Brewing Wine From Tiger Bones Brendon Hong July 21, 2014
Shiite militiamen allied with Iran were able to hack into U.S. predator drones being flown over Iraq in recent years.
Iran Hits the Jackpot With CIA Drone Crash Babak Dehghanpisheh December 9, 2011
Shortly before Sept. 11, then–CIA director George Tenet said it would be “a terrible mistake” to use a weapon like the predator.
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And in those conflicts, the predator would be all-but-useless.
The Killer Drone Goes Stealthy—Just in Time for a New Cold War Zach Rosenberg April 15, 2014
He circled LWT like a predator and finally was able to buy a controlling interest.
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In general, the predator is bulkier than his prey, since he overcomes him and devours him.
Introduction to the Science of Sociology Robert E. Park
This was a natural infestation of a laboratory culture by a predator.
The Biotic Associations of Cockroaches Louis M. Roth
Pursuit by a predator, random movement, or other cause may be responsible for shift from one edge to another.
Home Range and Movements of the Eastern Cottontail in Kansas Donald W. Janes
And yet there was nothing about Jason Perfidion—nothing physical, that is—that suggested the predator.
A Knyght Ther Was Robert F. Young
These services are aimed at re-establishing economic equilibrium in the host (predator) economies.
After the Rain Sam Vaknin
any carnivorous animal
a predatory person or thing
1862, from Latin praedator “plunderer,” from praedari “to rob” (see predation). Originally Predatores (Swainson, 1840) used of insects that ate other insects.
An animal that lives by capturing and eating other animals.
prelacy; episcopacy. noun government of the Church by prelates; episcopacy
a person whose office it is to perform religious rites, and especially to make sacrificial offerings. a person ordained to the sacerdotal or pastoral office; a member of the clergy; minister. (in hierarchical churches) a member of the clergy of the order next below that of bishop, authorized to carry out the Christian ministry. a […]
the condition or office of a . collectively. Contemporary Examples If you are a man, and therefore a priesthood holder, it takes a council of 15 men to agree on excommunication. Excommunication With a Smile: Mormon Feminist Kicked Out of the Church Emily Shire June 22, 2014 Nobody Knows demonstrates just how far black Mormons […]
having the power of ; generative; creative: a productive effort. producing readily or abundantly; fertile: a productive vineyard. causing; bringing about (usually followed by of): conditions productive of crime and sin. Economics. producing or tending to produce goods and services having exchange value. Grammar. (of derivational affixes or patterns) readily used in forming new words, […]