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noun, plural (especially collectively) squid (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) squids.
any of several ten-armed cephalopods, as of the genera Loligo and Ommastrephes, having a slender body and a pair of rounded or triangular caudal fins and varying in length from 4–6 inches (10–15 cm) to 60–80 feet (18–24 meters).
superconducting quantum interference device: a device that senses minute changes in magnetic fields, used to indicate neural activity in the brain.
noun (pl) squid, squids
any of various fast-moving pelagic cephalopod molluscs of the genera Loligo, Ommastrephes, etc, of most seas, having a torpedo-shaped body ranging from about 10 centimetres to 16.5 metres long and a pair of triangular tail fins: order Decapoda (decapods) See also cuttlefish
verb squids, squidding, squidded
(intransitive) (of a parachute) to assume an elongated squidlike shape owing to excess air pressure
(Brit, slang) a pound sterling
superconducting quantum interference device
squeeze play
superconducting quantum interference device


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