Inedible sentence example

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  • Again, several species of this order have become profoundly modified in form in imitation of inedible beetles.
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  • Finally, the likeness of an edible species to a warningly coloured inedible one in the same locality is termed " pseudaposematic," in allusion to the pretentiousness or falsity of the warning signal.
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  • In the majority of cases both model and mimic belong alike to the Lepidoptera, and it is often uncertain whether both are inedible (Mullerian mimicry) or whether inedibility is the attribute only of the model (Batesian mimicry).
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  • The blackthorn's fruit is the sloe, but in its raw state, it is virtually inedible.
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  • The food on the flight was totally inedible, and I am not fussy.
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  • It basically turned a potato into a mushy mess that was completely inedible.
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  • Avoid harvesting just after the color change to avoid inedible fruit.
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  • Dinner in the very average restaurant, Emer being served an almost inedible meal of tinned mushrooms with a mountain of boiled vegetables.
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  • Inedible cake toppers can be just as thrilling as the edible.
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  • They habitually either overcook or undercook the rice, resulting in a sticky mass of grains or hard, inedible grains surrounded by excess of moisture.
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  • The carob seeds themselves were inedible, but they were observed to have a very uniform size and weight.
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  • Restaurant guests often have to suffer through long wait times for their meals, incorrect or inedible food, and Ramsay's outbursts as he supervises the kitchens.
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  • The show featured some incredible challenges, including the consumption of many seemingly inedible delicacies.
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  • That is to say, an edible species is protected by resembling one that is inedible.
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  • This explanation depends upon what is now an experimentally demonstrated fact that insectivorous birds, and probably other animals, have no instinctive knowledge of what insects are edible and what inedible.
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  • In the Philippines, a cricket (Scepastus pachyrhynchoides), has taken on the shape and coloration of a species of Apocyrtus, a hard and inedible weevil (Curculionidae); and Phoraspis, a kind of grasshopper similarly resembles ladybirds (Coccinellidae).
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  • The males of the other subspecies are much like the males of antinorii; but the females are widely different and mimic various species of inedible butterflies belonging to the protected groups of the Danainae and Acraeinae.
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  • In a matter of minutes, all the trees will become inedible.
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  • It is most often rendered animal fat, restaurant grease, or other oils too rancid or deemed inedible for humans.
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  • Most are considered inedible so are usually thrown back.
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  • Wilde is often quoted on the subject: " the unspeakable in pursuit of the inedible ".
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  • When a berry is labeled "inedible" it is because it doesn't taste good.
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  • While it is a little more expensive than Choice or Select rib roasts, the payoffs are in the flavor of the roast, as well as how chewy it is and how much inedible gristle there is in the meat.
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  • The edible seeds (actually, these are "arils" - little juice sacs that surround the seeds) will sink to the bottom and the inedible white shell will float on the top.
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  • If you don't feel comfortable enough with fondant to make detailed figures with it, consider creating inedible toppers for decorative purposes.
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  • Toppers can be edible if they're made with fondant or gum paste, but inedible toppers are fine, too.
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  • Baking your treats low and slow will remove moisture with less of a chance of burning them and making them inedible.
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  • But if it be discovered, as is possible, that the drone-fly is also inedible, the mimicry must be ascribed to the Mullerian category, and the reason for it becomes less evident.
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  • The same explanation no doubt applies to the mimicry, both in Borneo and South Africa, of hairy bees of the family Xylocopidae by Asilid flies of the genus Hyperechia, and also to other cases of mimicry of Hymenoptera as well as of inedible beetles of the family Lycidae by Diptera.
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  • Another instance of mimicry affecting the larval form is supplied by the moth Endromis versicolor, the caterpillars of which resemble the inedible larvae of saw-flies.
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  • The mimicry of these insects therefore is synaposematic; but some, at all events, of the flies like the Bombylid Exoprosopa umbrosa, probably form pseudaposematic elements in the group. Into another category Hymenoptera enter not as models but as mimics, the models being inedible Malacodermatous beetles mostly belonging to the genus Lycus and characterized by orange coloration set off by a large black patch upon the posterior end of the elytra and a smaller black spot upon the thorax.
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  • This may, however, be an instance of Miillerian rather than of Batesian mimicry, the beetle being itself inedible; for Shelford has stated his conviction that the Bornean representatives of the sub-family (Clytinae), to which Clytus arietis belongs, are all highly distasteful and are warningly coloured, as are members of this sub-family from other parts of the world.
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