How to use Long tail in a sentence

long tail
  • The cercaria is just visible to the naked eye and has an oval or discoidal body and usually a long tail of variable form.

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  • It has a long tail and shaggy fur; the general colour of the latter being dark grey, with conspicuous black and white markings on the face.

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  • The family, comprising some 200 species, with about 30 genera, shows great diversity of form; the terrestrial members are mostly flatbodied, the arboreal more laterally compressed and often with a very long tail.

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  • They defend themselves not only with their powerful jaws and sharp claws, but also with lashing strokes of the long tail.

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  • The axe was at the close of the prehistoric age a square slab of copper (7) with one sharp edge; small projecting tails then appeared at each end of the back (8), and increased until the long tail for lashing on to the handle is more than half the length of the axe in an iron one of Roman (?) age (13).

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  • At large few European birds possess greater beauty, the pure white of its scapulars and inner web of the flight-feathers contrasting vividly with the deep glossy black on the rest of its body and wings, while its long tail is lustrous with green, bronze, and purple reflections.

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  • This cat, often called the clouded tiger, is beautifully marked, and has an elongated head and body, long tail and rather short limbs.

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  • The last part of this trip takes place on long tail boat or bamboo raft.

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  • They have two long tail streamers - shorter on the female - which help to distinguish them from House Martins.

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  • Males did not have their long tail feathers but were still unmistakable.

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  • The parachute is supported by a cartilage attached to the wrist or carpus; in addition to the lateral membrane, there is a narrow one from the cheek along the front of each shoulder to the wrist, and in the larger species a third (interfemoral) connecting the hind-limbs with the base of the long tail.

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  • The group is typified by the European hamster (Cricetus vulgaris or C. cricetus), to which a separate article is devoted (see Hamster); the genus includes a number of species ranged under several sub-genera, such as Mesocricetus, Cricetulus, and Urocricetus, widely spread in Western and Central Asia, the last-mentioned, which is from Tibet, being distinguished by its relatively long tail.

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  • The most common variety has a white spotted chestnut coat, with a white rump patch and a fairly long tail.

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  • Their long tail is covered in fur with a tuft at the end.

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  • Dean nodded in agreement as Mrs. Lincoln came over to join them, her long tail swishing for attention.

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