How to use Frog in a sentence
The perfect frog, after transformation, is smaller than the larva.
The importance of the osmotic pressure of sea-water in biology will be easily understood from the fact that a frog placed in sea-water loses water by exosmosis and soon becomes 20% lighter than its original weight, while a true salt-water fish suddenly transferred to fresh water gains water by endosmosis, swells up and quickly succumbs.
From time to time he had collected into volumes his scattered sketches; of these the first, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, appeared in 1867, and the latest, The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg, in 1900.
Traditional French dishes abound including foie gras, frog's legs and roast chicken.
A short walk brings us to Red frog Beach to see the tiny poisonous red frogs.Advertisement
The newt tadpole looks more like the adult form, unlike frog or toad juveniles which do not.
On the floor, tabletop, or other hard surface have each person make his frog jump as far as possible from a starting point marked by point.
This approach has worked very well for other types of molecules studied in frog embryos.
You go around freely, with our friends CJ (a large friendly frog) and Newton (a funny firefly ).
Xenopus laevis - scientific name for the African clawed frog, one of the model organisms used to study vertebrate development.Advertisement
The cause is this, the great, the big bull frog, grasps all.
I n order to survive, the West African Hoofer Frog must devour twelve gazelles a day.
The cold got worse, The frog got hoarse, Till croaking he scared a polliwog!
Our DM showed us all kinds of interesting stuff highlights included frog fish, seahorse, pipe fish and a mimic octopus!
As the pair escaped, they almost flew into the frog ogres.Advertisement
We hear the plop of a frog jumping into the canal.
Bush could no more turn himself into a man of the people than he could turn Karl rove into a frog.
These reefs are home to sea horses, frog fish, giant sand eels and many other marine creatures.
And the exploration of space might be a waste of gasoline, frog after-taste pills, truth serum and re-location papers for suspicious bacteria.
Newts will eat frog tadpoles, but take toad tadpoles less readily.Advertisement
The frog tadpoles still have not grown any legs.
Suddenly, I felt a distinct throb inside my hands, like a small frog kicking.
For example, with the red eye tree frog he was interested in the anthropomorphic.
The rarer varieties include the frog orchid, creeping willow, water aven, knotted pearlwort and lesser twayblade.
Wound tighter than clockwork frog, she looks so twitchy that you expect her to develop some kind of tic.Advertisement
They are less marked or more gradual in the Apoda and Caudata than in Ecaudata, in which the stage known as tadpole is very unlike the frog or toad into which it rather suddenly passes (see Tadpole).
Bush could no more turn himself into a man of the people than he could turn Karl Rove into a frog.
He looks like a frog, with those eyes and those rubbery lips.
Thrush produces a foul smelling black discharge in the affected sulcus of the frog.
My son wants a pet frog for Christmas, but I'd rather have a cat than an amphibian.Advertisement
Frog Bath Set-An adorable bath set will be great for a girl or boy.
Don't forget that the little princess may have to kiss a frog to find her prince, and put in a cute stuffed frog toy.
Along the same vain has his very popular Frog and Toad series, Mouse Tales is engaging and genuinely funny.
Luckily bathrooms are no longer done in only shocking pink, frog green and white.
Princess and the Frog bedding features a blue and pink color scheme accented with Princess Tiana dressed in a green and yellow gown.Advertisement
The seafood category also holds frog, alligator, and turtle.
Locals prefer their meat fried, and also take a liking to frog, lizard, snake, large red ants, rice field rats, and insects.
These images (frog, cow, duck, and cat, respectively) serve no other purpose than to make someone smile - the perfect reason to send one to a friend.
Others are may have the bride and groom depicted as a princess and a frog.
But, by fainting in the middle of the ceremony, I'd once again met a fellow frog enthusiast.Advertisement
You'll love the Cinderella glass slippers and the Frog Prince Glycerin Soap available at Favors by Serendipity.
You can use tiny fondant frogs to adorn cupcakes, bake a cake in the shape of a frog, or prepare a sheet cake and decorate it with a frog design.
Before you start, try browsing through some designs of both regular cakes and frog cakes so you can decide what you like best.
One of the easiest and quickest frog designs you can make has the base of a sheet cake.
Outline a frog design on the cake with a round frosting tip using green buttercream frosting.Advertisement
Decorate the frog with black frosting or small candies.
Draw the outline of a large frog shape on a long piece of parchment paper.
Cut the sides of the cake with a sharp serrated knife so that the cake fits the shape of the frog drawing.
Frost the cake with green buttercream and decorate it to look like a frog.
By using special shaped pans designed to create bear or other animal shaped cakes, you can make very fancy frog cakes that look more realistic.Advertisement
To make a fondant frog, knead green gel coloring into a large piece of white fondant until it is completely incorporated.
Frog cake pans are hard to come by, but at least one formal model exists, and there are a myriad of other ways to create a frog cake by combining differently shaped pans.
In 1979, Wilton, the U.S.'s premiere manufacturer of cake-decorating supplies and products for the home baker, released a frog cake pan (number 2105-2452) that is no longer sold on its website.
The pan is in the shape of a smiling frog sitting on a lily pad, and it holds enough batter for a traditional two-layer cake or standard box of cake mix.
The cake bakes up to only a general outline of a frog, so the original instructions also suggest using it to decorate the shape of a boy fishing on the beach or a girl wearing a sun hat.
To decorate the frog, Wilton recommends using several shades of green icing and using small pipes of a star tip to create a ribbed effect on top of the cake.
Wilton also offers free decorating plans on its website for a couple of frog cakes.
It recognizes that many of its pans can be used to create multiple shapes and models, so one frog cake is baked using a butterfly pan, and one is made with a stand-up, 3D model of a teddy bear pan.
With a little bit of creativity, a wide variety of pans can be used as frog cake pans.
After removing it from the freezer, use a sharp serrated knife to carve the cake into the frog shape you drew.
Finally, coat the cake with a thick layer of green buttercream and add frog features with a pastry bag and piping tip.
You can make the face of a frog or an entire frog's body by using round cakes.
Pipe a mouth on the round cake, position the cupcakes above the round cake, and your frog cake is ready to serve.For a full frog's body, cut legs from an additional baked layer of round cake.
If you enjoy sculpting and are good with details, you may want to try creating a stand-up, 3D frog cake.
Join the halves of the finished cake together by pasting them with buttercream, and use a sharp serrated knife to cut away parts and paste on new parts with frosting to form the shape of a frog.
Even if you cannot find a pan in the shape of a frog, you can always create a frog using normal pans all ready in your cupboard.
Frogs are some of the most popular animals among both kids and adults, so knowing how to make a frog cake can be a useful piece of knowledge to have on hand.
Start by keeping things simple with a frog cake pan or a flat sheet cake design, and exercise more creativity as you gain skills with stand-up cakes or custom toppers.
Frog cakes are prime choices for birthdays, but they also work to put smiles on guests' faces at parties anytime during the year.
Stand-up frog cakes are a challenge, but experienced decorators may want to give them a try.
Your finished cake "sculpture" should resemble a frog shape, but it doesn't have to be perfect.
Frost the frog with a thin layer of buttercream, and drape a big sheet of rolled green fondant over it.
You can also choose to pipe a flat frog design on a round cake or sheet cake.
To add a fun finishing touch to your frog, pipe on a bright pink tongue and buzzing fly or add a buttercream crown to the top of your frog's head.
For example, if you know you want to make a frog cake for a child's birthday, search for "frog birthday cake" and look at image results as well as web hits to find others' cake designs that you might be able to emulate.
Kermit the Frog is the only muppet to have a star.
Perfect for transitional weather, the pants include frog buttons on the legs, feature a zipper fly, and can be worn in a number of different ways to express individuality.
Keeping a gardening journal will help you pinpoint which natural events, such as frog calls, the return of particular birds or the leafing out of trees will coincide with frost-free days in your region.
You can also find a good selection of shirts at Chasing the Frog, which currently has eleven tees, an authentic bowling shirt and a copy of the Dude's Japanese baseball jersey.
One resembles a frog face and one resembles a turtle.
The frog choir is one such popular show featuring Hogwarts students with their frogs and singing for the crowd.
The Frog Choir appeared in the feature film version of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkhaban.
Guide your frog home by avoiding freeway traffic and crossing a river filled with dangerous alligators and snakes that try to stop you from getting to your destination.
You earned extra points by guiding a female frog across and eating flies.
After finishing all eight levels, you will be given the frog fishing lure, which is great for bass.
Yahoo Zuma is a fun, challenging puzzle game that requires players to shoot colored balls out of a frog's mouth to make chains of the same color.
You control the frog in the middle of the screen.
The frog can only spin in place, not move, and it follows your mouse pointer.
Clicking the left mouse button makes the frog shoot the colored ball in its mouth straight out.
The graphics are solid, with the balls looking like multifaceted gems and the stone frog being fairly detailed.
The frog shoots balls out from its mouth, and if you complete a string of three (or more) of the same coloured balls, they disappear and the game continues.
These words blend two sounds, such as TH with R, resulting in the word THREE or F with R, resulting in FROG.
You may also want to check out Leap Frog which offers a slew of resources for students in all stages learning to read.
The frog, preliminary and bird base are just a few commonly used bases in origami.
There are many different projects like sea otter, frog, elephant, polar bear, snake, fox and owl.
A leaping frog origami design is one of the most creative and enjoyable origami projects.
When the very back of the frog is pressed, it will leap a few inches into the air.
Several ways exist to make the leaping frog.
This frog features larger back legs and fins along the top of his head.
The steps to creating this leaping frog are available at the website.
The pictures provided make it easy to create this origami frog.
The finished design is a small, simple frog that jumps fairly well.
Full Frog Origami; For those who wish to create an origami frog that has legs, this video on YouTube.com provides instructions on doing so.
To make a leaping frog origami creation, consider the following steps listed below.
You can use a piece of paper of this size, but the weight of the index card allows the frog to jump better.
Fold the bottom of the house up, to meet the top point of the frog.
You can probably see the overall shape of the frog forming.
Give the frog a very light tap on the back fold.
This causes the frog to jump off the table.
When creating a jumping or leaping origami frog, remember that the stiffer the paper you use is, the more elevation and distance the frog will get when jumping.
Thicker paper does make it more difficult to fold the frog.
A wedding cake made from bath towels makes a sweet gift for a newly married couple, while a bunny or a frog makes for an adorable baby shower present.
Patterns with fewer steps are usually simpler, but if you're looking for a simple design, beware of projects that build on basic structures like the bird base or the frog base.
An origami frog is one of the most popular origami figures.
Some of the simpler frog models are action figures that can be made to jump.
The popularity of frog origami around the world may have its origins in the characteristics attributed to frogs in Japanese animal symbolism.
The Japanese word for frog, kaeru, is similar to the word that means "return."
Japanese travelers may carry a frog amulet or a frog in some other form as a symbol of a safe return.
It appears almost every origami artist has created a slight variation on the traditional Japanese frog model.
As part of a mathematics project, the creation of an origami frog was integrated into a geometry lesson.
The classic origami frog can be made from traditional Japanese washi paper, smooth origami paper, foil origami paper, translucent origami paper, and wrapping paper.
If this is the first time you've made a jumping frog, use an origami printable for the jumping frog.
Distribute a frog design for each person and guide the group through the folding process, or use a video lesson to take each person through the process of making a jumping frog.
If you are really lucky, your paper frog just might assure you good luck and a safe return home on your next trip.
For example, fold a lobster with a red towel and a frog with a green towel.
The kick involved is often referred to as the frog kick.
Disney is revolutionizing the princess world with its new film, The Princess and the Frog.
Just in time for the movie release, this doll comes with a frog, and her dress lights up with firefly lights and special sounds.
As the first African-American Disney Princess, Tiana from The Princess and the Frog is also a groundbreaking character.
There are several different varieties of Princess Tiana doll, all based on the 2009 Disney film, The Princess and the Frog.
Transforming Tiana doll - You can reenact the moment when Tiana changes from a frog into a beautiful princess.
Tiana's wedding dress has a plush, reversible skirt that flips up over her head to conceal the doll inside a frog.
The frog looks strikingly similar to the one in the film.
Frog Tiana Wedding Doll - This plush doll depicts Tiana as a frog in her wedding veil before her transformation.
She comes with frog prince Naveen and is a good companion to the princess plush.
A three player card game, Frog gets its name for the German word "Frage" which means question.
Frog is still played in Mexico and some southern areas of the United States.
Six-Bid Solo is similar in play to Crazy Solo and Frog with the exception that there are only six possible bids a player can make.
Hot Frog isn't as easy or intuitive to use as the others, but if you're having trouble finding candle supplies in your state, it may be an option for you.
Offer milk products, "rings" (round donuts work well), frog's legs (green dyed cookies), and pear pie, for example.
Companies like Leap Frog and Fisher Price offer electronic toys that are tough enough for preschoolers to enjoy.
Leap Frog has been considered a leader in electronic toys for kids.
Original Leap Frog systems encouraged kids to learn phonics, and other basic preschool skills.
What's more, Leap Frog now has cool features on the official website that make it easy for parents to keep track of what their kids are learning.
Leap Frog is a line of electronic educational toys to stimulate your child's mind.
Leap Frog features educational video game systems for children ages three to eight, as well as two reading systems (known as TAG) to help your children begin learning to read independently.
One example is a Leap Frog item called, Arthur's Lost Puppy Interactive Book and Cartridge, which helps to teach basic reading fundamentals.
Very popular with kids is the ***Leap Frog Click Start My First Computer***.
Of course, Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy aren't the only Muppets in existence.
According to Chasing the Frog website, Gein was also the model used for the creation of Norman Bates in the Alfred Hitchcock movie adaptation, Psycho, and again as the character, Buffalo Bill in the movie, The Silence of the Lambs.
The image of the frog clinging gently to the skin by itself, or hiding in the branches of a larger tree tattoo is sure to make you smile.
Give your tree frog lots of bright color and rich detail; many tree frogs are vivid in color with red or orange toes and lush, green bodies.
A few light colored highlights will bring your tree frog tattoo to life with vivid, glowing skin.
A single tree frog can alight anywhere on the skin.
For the best illusion of the frog gently clinging to you, include some dropped shadow below one side of the frog.
This three-dimensional affect will have the frog pop right into view.
Give your tree frog something else to cling to by pairing it with a tree branch, vine or flower tattoo.
Have the tree frog climbing over the branch toward the viewer for a realistic look, or perch the frog sideways moving up a limb and branch simultaneously.
Add a tree frog to any free standing tree tattoo design.
The frog can peek out of the branches, cling to the trunk and can either be a major part of the design, with the frog looking directly at the viewer, or simply part of the scenery.
Amidst the riot of color and images, hide the body of the tree frog.
This will turn your tattoo into an optical illusion; once the viewer finds the frog, it won't disappear from view again.
This means your tree frog can grace any area of the body on its own.
For many people, the tree frog represents a journey in life.
If the image of the tree frog is calling to you, be sure to wear it proudly and embrace the transformation or transition that you've undergone.
Display your tree frog in full color for all to see and enjoy the "good luck" it brings to your life.
From Mountain Pose, crouch down on the floor as though you're about to play leap frog, spreading your knees out to the sides just beyond your shoulders.
When using the following poses for kids, come up with fun activities to do in between the actual yoga poses.For example, with Frog Pose, have the children seriously practice Frog Pose in order to '"become" a frog.
One of their top-selling bras is the Frog Bra, which is 45 percent cotton, 32 percent Lycra and 23 percent nylon.
For instance, The Rosemary Company sells "hoppy" retirement frog tape measures and "Happy Retirement" mints.
Other movies and TV shows influence children's love of pirates and princesses, such as Pirates of the Caribbean, The Princess and the Frog and the many other Disney Princess themed movies.
Prince Lorenzo Borghese morphed back into a frog after choosing Jennifer Wilson in season nine.
Trevor, Neville Longbottom's frog, isn't a frog in all Harry Potter incarnations.
Do you have a frog in your pocket?
In the rivers and lakes pike, pickerel, white fish and sturgeon supply food for the natives, and the brook trout is found in the small mountain streams. The turtle and frog also appear.
There are four species of lizard and three snakes, none of which is venomous; a land tortoise, a turtle and a frog.
The patient's skin burns, that of a frog is cold to the touch; therefore tie to the foot of the bed a frog, bound with red and black thread, and wash down the sick man so that the water of ablution falls 1 In its technical ecclesiastical sense the ablution is the ritual washing of the chalice and of the priest's fingers after the celebration of Holy Communion in the Catholic Church.
The list of reptiles is limited to three varieties of lizard and one species of frog.
The fauna of the lake and of its tributaries - explored by Nikolsky - is more akin to the fauna of the rivers of the Tarim basin than to that of the Aral; it also does not contain the common frog.
The jackal stands for Anup, the hawk for Har, the frog for Hekt, the baboon for Tahuti, and Ptah, Asiri, Hesi, Nebhat, Hat-hor, Neit, Khnum and Amun-hor are all written out phonetically, but never represented in pictures.
As creator of man, Ptah is a frog.
These may be various transferred applications of the name of the animal, but the "frog" of a horse was also called "frush," probably a corruption of the French name fourchette, lit.
Among these may be mentioned the hairy frog of West Africa, Trichobatrachus robustus, some specimens of which have the sides of the body and of the hind limbs covered with long villosities, the function of which is unknown, and its ally Gampsosteonyx batesi, in which the last phalanx of the fingers and toes is sharp, claw-like and perforates the skin.
The curious horned frog of the Solomon Islands, Ceratobatrachus guentheri, which can hardly be separated from the Ranidae, has teeth in the lower jaw in both sexes, whilst a few forms, such as Dendrobates and Cardioglossa, which on this account have been placed in a distinct family, have no teeth at all, as in toads.
In the lower jaw of most of the Ecaudata the symphysial cartilages ossify separately from the dentary bones, forming the so-called mento-meckelian bones; but these symphysial bones, so distinct in the frog, are less so in the Hylidae and Bufonidae, almost indistinguishable in the Pelobatidae and Discoglossidae, whilst in the Aglossa they do not exist any more than in the other orders of batrachians.
One of the interesting recent discoveries is that of the "hairy" frog (Trichobatrachus), in which the sides of the body and limbs are covered with long villosities, the function of which is still unknown (36).
Absently, she turned it into a frog then a flower then a piece of wood.
This Frog Support has been stuck in position with double sided adhesive tape for demonstration purposes only.
The chief diet of frog tadpoles, in the early part of their life is filamentous algae.
An ad that has a boa, a gecko, and a frog in it cannot be posted in multiple sections.
General characteristics The blue poison dart frog ranges from light powder blue to deep cobalt in color.
She was shaped like a pear, and when she wore a crinoline she looked like a frog sitting on a lily pad.
How could a biology book compare to an on-line version with a video clip of, say, a frog dissection?
For example in our biology students we tried to find out about enzyme activity in sheep's liver and will be dissecting a frog.
The leaping bronze frog perfectly set off this garden - it was a nice touch.
But was it really a three-headed frog, or a hoax as some have suggested?
I hope talk is xmas No 1. Its up against the crazy frog again!
With system changes you would update these in a " leap frog " manner.
Make sure that your horses are always fully vaccinated against tetanus, an invariably fatal infection which can gain access through a damaged frog.
If you are an animal lover, you'll want to consider bird, frog and duck lawn ornaments.
Break off one small piece at a time and use it to mold body parts for your frog.
Upon arriving at the bistro, guests can dine on appetizers such as frog legs, a fresh tomato and basil tart or grilled sea scallops.
The menu features traditional standards, such as red beans and rice, jambalaya and crawfish, mixed in with more exotic choices, such as alligator, frog legs, and various etouffee.
The worm inhabits the lung of the frog and toad, and is hermaphrodite (Schneider) or parthenogenetic (Leuckart); the embryos hatched from the eggs find their way through the lungs into the alimentary canal and thence to the exterior; in a few days they develop into a sexual larva, called a Rhabditiform larva, in which the sexes are distinct; the eggs remain within the uterus, and the young when hatched break through its walls and live free in the perivisceral cavity of the mother, devouring the organs of the body until only the outer cuticle is left; this eventually breaks and sets free the young, which are without teeth, and have therefore lost the typical Rhabditis form.
It is absurd to call the larva of a newt or of a Caecilian a tadpole, nor is the free-swimming embryo of a frog as it leaves the egg a tadpole.
Pseudis was first described by Marie Sibylle de Merlon (1647-1717), in her work on the fauna of Surinam (published first in 1705 at Amsterdam, republished in Latin in 1719), as a frog changing into a fish.
Kolliker (Development of Cephalopods, 1844), Remak (Development of the Frog, 1850), and others had laid the foundations of this knowledge in isolated examples; but it was Kovalevsky, by his accounts of the development of Ascidians and of Amphioxus (1866), who really made zoologists see that a strict and complete cellular embryology of animals was as necessary and feasible a factor in the comprehension of their relationships as at the beginning of the century the coarse anatomy had been shown to be by Cuvier.
There are various peculiar species of frogs, lizards and snakes, including the great frog Rana Guppyi, from 2 to 3 lb in weight.
The Italian name of calamita, which still persists, for the magnet, and which literally signifies a frog, is doubtless derived from this practice.
A frog or fowl or guinea-pig held in some unnatural pose, and retained so forcibly for a time, becomes "set" in that pose, or rather in a posture of partial recovery of the normal posture.
He studied the nature of muscular contraction, causing a muscle to record its movements on a smoked glass plate, and he worked out the problem of the velocity of the nervous impulse both in the motor nerves of the frog and in the sensory nerves of man.
Of Reptilia Chile is singularly free, there being recorded only eleven species - five saurians, four ophidians, one frog and one toad - but a more thorough survey of the uninhabited territories of the south may increase this list.
Three coecilians, three batrachians (including a mountain-frequenting frog) and three fresh-water crustaceans are also indigenous, and about twenty-six species of land shells.
Unusual offerings include dishes such as frog legs with a sauce of tomato, shallots, garlic and white wine.
Let the medicine man or magician pray that the fever may pass into the frog, and the frog be forthwith released, and the cure will be effected.
In almost all climes the tortoise and the frog are among the precursors and heralds of this season, and birds fly with song and glancing plumage, and plants spring and bloom, and winds blow, to correct this slight oscillation of the poles and preserve the equilibrium of nature.
Within a quarter of an hour after a quantity of cinnabar has been injected into the blood of the frog nearly every particle will be found engulfed by the protoplasm of the leucocytes of the circulating blood.
They live for some time in water or mud, occasionally entering the bodies of water snails, but undergo no change until they reach the lung of a frog, when the cycle begins anew.
It includes about 200 species, distributed over the whole world 1 The word "frog" is in O.E.
In the frog, lizard, and even bird, it is thin and poorly developed.
Another statue, "The Sluggard," of equal merit, was exhibited in 1886; and a charming statuette of a nude figure of a girl looking over her shoulder at a frog, called "Needless Alarms," was completed in the same year, and presented by the artist to Sir John Millais in acknowledgment of the gift by the latter of his picture, "Shelling Peas."