noun, plural (especially collectively) ribbonfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) ribbonfishes.
any of several marine fishes of the families Trachipteridae, Regalicidae, and Lophotidae, having a long, compressed, ribbonlike body.
any of several related fishes, as the oarfish.
any of several unrelated but similar fishes, as the cutlassfish and jackknife-fish.
noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
any of various soft-finned deep-sea teleost fishes, esp Regalecus glesne (see oarfish), that have an elongated compressed body. They are related to the opah and dealfishes
noun 1. a repeated lightning discharge in which successive strokes are displaced from each other by wind, resulting in a broadened appearance.
noun 1. a microphone that utilizes a metal ribbon suspended in a magnetic field. ribbon microphone noun 1. a type of microphone in which the conductor is a thin ribbon of aluminium alloy moving perpendicularly in a magnetic field. It is strongly directional and can be used to reduce unwanted side noise
noun 1. either of two long-tailed garter snakes, Thamnophis proximus or T. sauritus, of eastern and central North America, having a brownish body and yellow or orange stripes.
noun 1. a long window made up of a number of individual compartments set together horizontally with little or no division.