Definition of Graspers

1. Noun. (plural of grasper) ¹



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Definition of Graspers

1. grasper [n] - See also: grasper

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Graspers

grapplings
grapsoid
grapsoids
graptolite
graptolites
graptolitic
grapy
grasp
grasp all, lose all
grasp at straws
grasp reflex
grasp the nettle
graspable
grasped
grasper
graspers (current term)
grasping
grasping reflex
graspingly
graspingness
graspingnesses
graspless
grasps
graspt

Literary usage of Graspers

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1. Dictionary of Scientific Illustrations and Symbols: Moral Truths Mirrored in (1894)
"... forcers or graspers with which the vibratory tail is furnished, and thus are killed. Not only do insects and the lower animals understand that the ..."

2. The Mining Engineer (1903)
"17), but, before being inserted in the bore-hole, the ends of the graspers are brought somewhat close together by means of a piece of string— not too strong ..."

3. Cobbett's two-penny trash; or Politics for the poor by William Cobbett (1831)
"He showed my memorial; but, at last, the greedy graspers have prevailed, ... The graspers fixed their eyes on this spot: the labourers were too well off; ..."

4. Complete Works of Rev. Thomas Smyth, D. D. by Thomas Smyth (1910)
""It is usual to designate the graspers, which terminate the anterior limbs of the ... Besides, the ape has these graspers not only terminating the anterior ..."

5. Teachers' Manual: Or, the Best Method of Teaching the Natural History of by Matthew Cooke (1884)
"graspers. Q.—Describe the characters by which the graspers are distinguished? Q—Name the example given of this Family, and also of their eggs as deposited ..."

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