Definition of Riblets
1. Noun. (plural of riblet) ¹
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Definition of Riblets
1. riblet [n] - See also: riblet
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Literary usage of Riblets
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1. Bulletins of American Paleontology by Cornell University, Paleontological Research Institution (1895)
"On the whorls of the spire, the spiral riblets are faint and are confined to the ... On the peripheral area of the last whorl the spiral riblets in the ..."
2. Report on the Turton Collection of South African Marine Mollusks: With by Paul Bartsch (1915)
"Postnuclear whorls very wide, moderately rounded, marked by decidedly retractive, wavy riblets, which, on the last half of the last volution, ..."
3. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1918)
"On the last whorl the axial riblets are sigmoid and extend to the siphonal ... Sculpture of many narrow axial riblets, narrower than their intervals, ..."
4. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1900)
"Shell more or less hyaline or translucent; vermiculated divergent sculpture conspicuous when adult, either with or without radial riblets or rows of scales ..."
5. Scientific Survey of Porto Rico and the Virgin Islands by New York Academy of Sciences (1920)
"These riblets occur in pairs which near the basal margin of the valve measure ... Towards the beak the riblets converge. Each valve has usually eight pairs ..."
6. The Barnacles (Cirripedia) Contained in the Collections of the U.S. National by Henry Augustus Pilsbry (1907)
"All of the plates are very deeply and closely sculptured with riblets in the direction of growth-lines, wider than the intervening furrows. ..."
7. The Journal of Conchology by Conchological Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1874)
"Last whorl strong keeled below and serrated by the riblets; these become slightly ma ... size, contour, more wide- spaced riblets and axial structure. ..."