How to use Beak in a sentence
The huge beak, looking like the great claw of a lobster, more than 8 in.
He has a quick eye & sharply curved beak.
This odd animal is provided with a bill or beak, which is not, like that of a bird, affixed to the skeleton, but is merely attached to the skin and muscles.
They may be distinguished from the Neuroptera by the elongation of the head into a beak, the small prothorax, the narrow, elongate wings with predominantly longitudinal neuration, the presence of abdominal cerci and the cruciform larva.
Owen's description showed this view to be groundless, and he attributed the extraordinary development of the toucan's beak to the need of compensating, by the additional power of mastication thus given, for the absence of any of the grinding structures that are so characteristic of the intestinal tract of vegetable-eating birds - its digestive organs possessing a general simplicity of formation.Advertisement
These seeds, the linseed of commerce, are of a lustrous brown colour externally, and a compressed and elongated oval form, with a slight beak or projection at one extremity.
In 1747 he decreed the abolition of serfdom, but this enactment was not carried 1 One of these, with the legend " Constantinvs Bassaraba De Brancovan D.G.Voevoda Et Princeps Valachiae Transalpinae," and having on the reverse the crowned shield of Walachia containing a raven holding a cross in its beak between a moon and a star, is engraved by Del Chiaro.
The beak is large, strong and sharp-edged, the upper mandible terminating in a large hook; the wings are narrow and very long; the feet have no hind toe, and the three anterior toes are completely webbed.
He rides on the Garuda, half man and half bird, having the head, wings, beak and talons of an eagle, and human body and limbs, its face being white, its wings red and its body golden.
The sticky seeds stick to the bird's beak.Advertisement
They often used a tool called the pelican, which looked a bit like a pelican's beak.
Owing to this joint the whole upper beak can be moved up and down with extra facility, according to the shoving forwards or backwards of the palato-pterygo-quadrate apparatus which moves sledge - like upon the cranial basis.
The highest volcanoes, Tabanan, Batur and Gunung Agung (Bali Beak), have respectively heights of 7545 ft., 73 8 3 ft., and 10,497 ft., the central chain having an average altitude of 3282 ft.
The head is rounded in front, and differs from that of dolphins in not having the snout produced into a distinct "beak" separated from the forehead by a groove.
Another interesting species is the toucan (Ramphastos), whose enormous beak, awkward flight and raucous voice make it a conspicuous object in the great forests of northern Brazil.Advertisement
The Corixidae are small flattened water-bugs, with very short unjointed beak, the labrum being enclosed within the second From Marlatt, Bull.
Beak's The Aftermath of War (1906) is an account of the repatriation work in the Orange River Colony.
The name of "pink shrimp" is given to Pandalus montagui or annulicornis, which turns red on boiling and which resembles in form the larger "prawns," having a long rostrum or beak, saw-edged above and below.
The eyes are arranged in rows running diagonally from the median anterior beak.
The beak is hard, strong and deeply notched, the nostrils are prominent, and the gape is furnished with twelve long hairs on each side.Advertisement
He has a sharp hooked beak, colored dark blue.
You have a black colored, and powerful looking beak.
Such birds are listed under psittacine beak and feather disease in Table 1 printed in Part I.
Its has a pointed black beak, perfect for catching fish.
I didn't see the sharp beak aiming for my eyes.Advertisement
She also has a long yellow beak that hardly ever stops talking!
She is a dark brown color, and does not have the bright yellow beak or eye-ring seen in the male.
These should be given directly into the birds beak or better still with a dosing tube.
It has a deep orange beak, with black at each end.
This partial vessel was sculpted into a human upper face with a duck beak descending from just below the nose.Advertisement
Note that the duck's beak on the near side of the card is repositioned on to its far side.
High risk of injurious feather pecking and cannibalism, thus beak trimming is often necessary.
Hemirhamphodon pogonognathus is a rarely traded halfbeak with a very long beak and beautiful, if subtle, colouration.
What a handsome bird - it reminded me of an African hornbill with its red beak and black and white plumage.
Head & Beak Square bulbous head (particularly in old males ), slightly protruding upper lip.Advertisement
Once the lower mandible makes contact with a fish the beak is snapped shut.
However, they all have mouthparts that are modified into a sucking beak.
The Bottlenose Dolphin is quite stocky with a short beak.
Its beak is long and narrow enough to extract seeds from prickly thistles, on which it is often seen feeding.
The British Egg Industry Council will lead an industry group to produce a Code of Practice for beak trimming.Advertisement
It kills its young with its beak as preaching the word of God converts the unbelievers.
The head is large and crested with a short beak, leaf type comb, muffled face, small rounded wattles and earlobes.
Snowdrop has white feathers, pink eyes, pink feet, a pink face and a very pale beak.
Katie the hen was taught to play the xylophone by hitting the notes with her beak.
The Latin proverb has it that "Turdus malum sibi cacat"; but the sowing is really effected by the bird wiping its beak, to which the seeds adhere, against the bark of the tree on which it has alighted.Advertisement
Though the genus Strepsilas seems to be rightly placed among the Charadriidae (see PLOVER), it occupies a somewhat abnormal position among them, and in the form of its short pointed beak and its variegated coloration has hardly any very near relative.
Regurgitated blood can stain the feathers around the beak and neck.
The most recent drawing was of a bird, a small, common looking bird with a short, stubby beak.
Giant bird swooping low Quickly darting, hovering slow, Eye glaring, beak tearing, Prey eaten out of sight.
Use another reverse fold to make a beak for your crane.Advertisement
Using black marker, draw in two eyes, a beak, and feet.
An adult eagle's body is dark brown, its beak is yellow, and its wings can span seven feet.
The tail is broad, the wings are rounded, and the beak is curved.
These helmets also sported a flange at the front of the helmet giving it a beak like quality from the side.
The Hemiptera, with their piercing mandibles and first maxillae and with their second maxillae fused to form a jointed beak, stand far apart from them.
In coloration it bears some resemblance to a chaffinch, but its much larger size and enormous beak make it easily recognizable, while on closer inspection the singular bull-hook form of some of its wing-feathers will be found to be very remarkable.
The beak or umbo of each valve is prominent and rounded, and a number of sharp ridges and furrows radiate from the apex to the free edge of the shell, which is crenated.
The old fable of this bird inserting its beak into a reed or plunging it into the ground, and so causing the booming sound with which its name will be always associated, is also exploded, and nowadays indeed so few people in Britain have ever heard its loud and awful voice, which seems to be uttered only in the breeding-season, and is therefore unknown in a country where it no longer breeds, that incredulity as to its booming at all has in some quarters succeeded the old belief in this as in other reputed peculiarites of the species.
Such a nose is called a hook nose or eagle's beak.
The ventral valve is usually the larger, and in many genera, such as Terebratula and Rhynchonella, has a prominent beak or umbo, with a circular or otherwise shaped foramen at or near its extremity, partly bounded by one or two plates, termed a deltidium.
The most typical family is the Drepanidae, so named for the stout sickle-shaped beak with which the birds extract insects from heavy-barked trees; Gadow considers the family American in its origin, and thinks that the Moho,' a family of honey-suckers, were later corners and from Australia.
Externally the most striking feature of the bird is its head, armed with a powerful beak that it well knows how to use, and its face clothed with hairs and elongated feathers that sufficiently resemble the physiognomy of an owl to justify the generic name bestowed upon it.
The forehead descends abruptly to the base of the slightly flattened beak, which is about 6 in.
The characteristic, but by no means attractive, street dress of the Moslem women of the better class comprises a black horse-hair visor completely covering the face and projecting like an enormous beak, the nether extremities being encased in yellow boots reaching to the knee and fully displayed by the method of draping the garments in front.
Some of the Greeks said that an eagle caught him in her beak and carried him unharmed to the bottom.
Its bright red beak, the bare bluish skin surrounding its large grey eyes, and the tufts of elongated feathers springing vertically from its lores, give it a pleasing and animated expression; but its plumage generally is of an inconspicuous ochreous grey above and dull white beneath, - the feathers of the upper parts, which on the neck and throat are long and loose, being barred by fine zigzag markings of dark brown, while those of the lower parts are more or less striped.
The movement of the zoospore is effected by the lashing of the cilia and is in the direction of the beak, while the zoospore slowly rotates on its long axis at the same time.