verb (used with object), flensed, flensing.
to strip the blubber or the skin from (a whale, seal, etc.).
to strip off (blubber or skin).
(transitive) to strip (a whale, seal, etc) of (its blubber or skin)
also flench, 1814, from Danish flense, perhaps from PIE root *(s)plei- “to splice, split.” Related: Flenser; flensing.
A parallel logic language. [“Massively Parallel Implementation of Flat GHC on the Connection Machine”, M. Nilsson, Proc Intl Conf on 5th Gen Comp Sys, 1988, pp.1031-1040].
noun 1. offspring or relatives: one’s own flesh and blood. 2. the human body or nature: more than flesh and blood can endure. 1. Human beings, especially with respect to their failings or weaknesses. For example, I can’t do everything—I’m only flesh and blood. [ c. 1600 ] 2. one’s own flesh and blood. One’s […]
Usage alert While flesh color originally meant the skin tone of white people, that meaning has been criticized as exclusionary and is now considered offensive. In fact, the term is no longer commonly used without qualifying it with a specific hue, such as tan flesh color, peach flesh color, or black flesh color. The word […]
[flesh-er] /ˈflɛʃ ər/ noun 1. a person who fleshes hides. 2. a tool for fleshing hides. /ˈflɛʃə/ noun 1. a person or machine that fleshes hides or skins 2. (Scot) a person who sells meat; butcher