Definition of Feelers

1. Noun. (plural of feeler) ¹



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Definition of Feelers

1. feeler [n] - See also: feeler

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Feelers

feel ten feet tall
feel the heat
feel the pinch
feel twelve feet tall
feel up to
feelable
feelbad
feelbads
feele
feeled
feelefold
feeler
feeler gauge
feelers (current term)
feeless
feelest
feeleth
feelgood
feelgoods
feelie
feelies
feeling
feeling of movement
feeling one's oats
feeling ten feet tall
feeling tone
feelingless
feelingly

Literary usage of Feelers

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1. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... are a family of delicate, but larger, moths with very long feelers (fig. .... and in correlation with this condition the feelers of the male arc ..."

2. Curiosities of Natural History by Francis Trevelyan Buckland (1883)
"They doubtless act as feelers to these fish, who live in broken rocks, ... With a sharp knife he very carefully cut out the gills and the feelers, ..."

3. First Book in Geology by Nathaniel Southgate Shaler (1898)
"These limbs are constructed, with a few changes, out of the soft feelers or suckers which, in the lower forms of cephalopods, the pearly nautilus and its ..."

4. The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American by Charlotte Fiske Bates (1910)
"SPIRITUAL feelers. THE soul hath its feelers, cobwebs floating on the wind, That catch events in their approach with sure and apt presentiment, ..."

5. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"Mandibles without feelers, and the mouth always composed of several ... Mandibles without feelers ; the mouth is sometimes in the form of a beak, ..."

6. Dictionary of Geology and Mineralogy: Comprising Such Terms in Botany by William Humble (1843)
"... or maxillary feelers; those placed laterally upon the labium, are designated the palpi labiales, or labial feelers. ..."

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