Mimics Sentence Examples
This beetle probably mimics the Australian hornet (Abispa australis).
In Borneo the Hoinopteron Issus bruchoides mimics a species of Curculionid beetle of the genus Alcides.
Thus the collective fauna of ancient South America mimics the independently evolved collective fauna of North America, the collective fauna of modern Australia mimics the collective fauna of the Lower Eocene of North America.
A specimen of another butterfly (Precis sesamus) which mimics the Acraea was then offered in the same manner.
Another species of this group, the black cuckoo of India, apparently mimics the black drongo-shrike (Dicrurus ater), the resemblance between the two species being very close.Advertisement
In the same island a species of Gryllacris mimics Pheropsophus aquatus, a " Bombardier " beetle which ejects a puff of volatile formic acid when attacked; and Condylodera tricondyloides mimics different species of tiger-beetles (Cicindelidae) at different stages of its growth.
This forcibly suggests that the drone-fly mimics a honey-bee not only in appearance but also in the feel of its hairs or the nature of its buzz.
Another instance in this group is supplied by a Bornean species of Reduviidae which mimics a species of the genus Bracon, one of the parasitic Hymenoptera.
To this category belong Myrmarachne plataleoides, one of the Salticidae, and Amyciaea forticeps, one of the Thomisidae, which in India imitate and live with the vicious little red ant (Oecophylla smaragdina); also Myrmarachne providens, which mimics the red and black Indian ant (Sima rufonigra); and the South American species of Clubionidae, e.g.
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.Advertisement
Nature Neuroscience, April 2003 Mouse mimics movement disorder Scientists have produced the first mouse with episodic ataxia.
It exactly mimics the behavior of the Python interpreter when it prints a stack trace.
V. bombylans var bombylans (this one) mimics the buff tailed bumblebee.
Note how the angle of the fracture surfaces mimics the angle of the slip planes in the deformed crystal.
Researchers have reported a powerful healing effect on mice with experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis, which mimics the symptoms of MS.Advertisement
Biomimetic sensors utilize a material that mimics the response of human hemoglobin to carbon monoxide.
This unique product mimics the shape and feel of natural breasts using hypoallergenic, dermatologically tested medical grade silicone.
Mimicry We are all good mimicry We are all good mimics; otherwise accents wouldn't exist at all.
Parabens are one of the most widely used preservatives, are estrogen mimics and have been implicated in a number of health issues.
Significantly, postcolonial theorists have seen mimicry as bordering on mockery, ' since it can appear to parody whatever it mimics.Advertisement
We've therefore developed Monarch - a synthetic alternative that mimics the characteristics of the natural hair, it even looks like natural mongoose!
Palette which mimics include star studded to ban the.
Chemicals can infuse the air with a scent that mimics fresh aroma, but in some cases they can actually make the air unhealthy.
Bracken beds in sunny locations can develop a simple spring flora (including violets) that mimics that found in coppice woodland.
Rabbit pox Rabbit pox is a viral disease that closely mimics rabbit syphilis.Advertisement
Toddlers are great mimics of the people in their lives, primarily their parents, caregivers, and siblings.
It mimics the lightness and spring of down, as well as down's insulating characteristics.
These bikes are designed for the heavy traveler due to their comfortable seating position which mimics the way a cowboy would ride a horse.
The first style mimics the actual insignia and communicators worn by characters in the television shows and movies.
A surprisingly popular cat toy from Go Cat, Da Bird is an aerodynamically designed feather toy that mimics the movements of a real bird.
Serengeti cat food is a unique, dry cat food that mimics the natural diet of a wild cat.
Since this disease mimics so many other ailments, the best way to quickly and correctly diagnose it is through a blood test.
This low style is probably the most relaxing of all the kinds of lawn chairs out there because it mimics the experience of actually lying down and stretching your legs out on the grass.
Select a natural stone floor in slate, quartzite or travertine, or a porcelain or ceramic floor that mimics natural stone for easier maintenance.
It mimics the look of specialty faux painting techniques, and it also offers options that would be impossible to create through painting alone.
If you have granite counters with rich swirls of color, pick up the dominate color and use it on a light that mimics the flow of the stone.
Get a lampshade frame for as little as five dollars and find some fabric that mimics the color of print that you love.
More than just a nifty beauty accessory, the wall mount makeup mirror is a must-have for women who wish to apply their makeup in a setting that mimics a high-end salon or professional makeup artist's environment.
Cut them into circles, diamonds or triangles, or cut the edges with a fancy pinking shear that mimics the shape of the border on your page.
Cover the surface of your sticker in UTEE to give it a glossy look that mimics the appearance of a purchased epoxy sticker.
The Nordic Track Classic Pro Skier effectively mimics the movement patterns of x-cross skiing, making a good alternative for skiers who can never get enough of their sport.
For a look that mimics that of a standard wedding cake, a decorator can set up a tiered cupcake wedding cake using multiple levels.
Saliva testing closely mimics a blood test, which is an infallible method.
A distraction is required to offer alternative things to do with the hands; this usually comes in the form of an 'inhalator' which mimics a cigarette.
Just the same as you would likely consider when shopping for an actual down comforter, it is important to choose an alternative comforter that mimics the warmth and fluffiness of the real thing.
In addition to obedience training, these dogs are also enthusiastic about agility because it mimics many of the conditions these dogs would experience in the field while pursuing quarry.
Formulated specifically to be higher in protein and without carbohydrates, it mimics a diet that an animal would normally have if they were in the wild.
It is often thought difficult to diagnose since it mimics other diseases.
No drop-in sinks with a rim to catch debris, or molded sinks that could eventually wear out; created stone mimics natural stone in this regard.
The result is a decorative, thermoplastic backsplash that is heat and chemical resistant, mimics the look of decorative ceramic tiles and is available for pennies a foot.
In this instance, the sweater vest mimics the look of a sports jacket and but still appears business casual.
Dark jeans look dressier than lighter colored jeans; a slim fit that mimics slacks is less casual.
While it's true that Straight Edge clothing expertly mimics the alienation and sense of discord most young men feel at some time or another, it's worth noting what the line lacks, namely, pants.
This dry food mimics the diet of a wild cat and fulfills the requirements of your cat's carnivorous digestive system.
This game player uses a little handheld device that mimics the use of your hands.
The bi-gradient mirror coating mimics the effects of squinting, thereby minimizing direct glare.
An emulator is a computer program that mimics the operation of the original game system.
Arrows will follow beats, lyrics, and melodies and loosely mimics actual dancing.
An emulator is a program you install on your computer that mimics the behavior of a console system.
This mimics the control style of the NES, using the directional pad and the two face buttons.
An emulator is a program that mimics the function of a console system, another program or even an operating system.
This mimics a toy gun much better than the Wii Remote on its own.
There is a BlackBerry theme that mimics the look of the iPhone!
In addition to music and videos, Verizon also has the VZ Navigator service that mimics the utility of a standalone GPS device.
There is no "Start Menu" that mimics the desktop PC experience, quite unlike older versions like Windows Mobile 5.0 and Windows Mobile 6.5.
The main appeal, of course, is the unique styling that mimics the look of the R2-D2 droid from the Star Wars movie franchise.
As the head is turned, the arm and leg on the same side will extend while the opposite limbs bend, in a pose that mimics a fencer.
The gray tone mimics the sheen of naturally glossy hair, and thereby lends a much more natural appearance.
In addition, round facial shapes may look rounder if the front line is too short or mimics the bone structure.
This leads to a low hormone state that mimics menopause, causing some women to experience the symptoms of menopause during this phase.
This suit truly mimics the comfort of briefs and marries it with fashionable colors.
The suit material mimics rough shark denticles to reduce drag in key areas and has a Turbulence Management System.
The machine mimics the same motion and force as chewing the food, reducing it to pulp and juice and making the nutrients more available for digestion and absorption.
The HealthMaster infomercial is a popular staple on the late-night and early morning infomercial time slots as it is more professionally filmed than traditional infomercials and mimics the look and feel of a morning talk show.
The blades include a stainless steel multipurpose one for large chopping, mixing and pureeing jobs, a mini stainless steel blade for the four-cup bowl and a plastic dough blade that mimics hand kneading of yeast dough.
Whether you enjoy playing a game of solitaire, a lively game of cards with multiple players or a card game that mimics an actual game of golf, golf card games are easy to learn and fun to play.
When burning the candle wick mimics the sound of a crackling fire.
They are designed to give a gentle and mellow light that mimics real candlelight.
Electric Menorah - This Menorah plugs in and sits in your window, complete with a flickering effect that mimics real candles.
This directly mimics the flicker of a real candle, which is dependent on slight breezes and air movement.
A traditional Santa hat is the perfect inexpensive accessory to complete this festive winter style that mimics the female White Christmas characters in their more casual form of dress.
To recreate a festive and casual costume that mimics the beloved sleigh scene, follow the lady's lead and wear cable knit sweaters or vests paired with cozy knit mittens, gloves and scarves.
It is called a cathedral setting since it mimics the arches seen in cathedrals.
Pendants come in many different styles, and it can be easy to find one that mimics the design of the engagement ring or other sentimental jewelry.
A Cathy Jean store provides the public with merchandise that mimics the same styles you'll see seasonally strutting down the runway.
The classic style that mimics the ones in the adult lines is the Wallaby, available in Hi, Lo, and Mini heights.
The Classic TOMS style mimics the alpargata shoes that company founder Mycoskie saw when traveling in Argentina on the trip that inspired him to start the company.
The show mimics the look and speech of everyday youths than those of precocious teens found in most Hollywood film and TV shows.
It is said that the tick and tock of a clock helps a baby to sleep as it mimics the sound of a heartbeat and reminds a baby of the sound of his mother's heart from inside the womb.
Sunrise clocks have a function that mimics the rising of the sun and provides an artificial light which is designed to have the same effect as daylight.
This diet mimics starvation, which results in the body burning fats rather than carbohydrates for energy.
The human body evolved in the presence of stress of which exercise mimics these conditions.
For example, a person suffering from a cold may ingest an herbal substance that mimics the symptoms of the cold, although the substance will typically be greatly diluted.
Whether you just love clothing that mimics art, want something incredibly sexy to pair with a costume, or you are looking for a creative way to help members of society, amazingly, the bras can help!
There's also one that mimics the look of the popular Apple iPod.
It is often said that art mimics life, but in the case of robots, it seems life mimics art as the robotics of today try to catch up with the futuristic renditions available to generations of sci-fi enthusiasts.
Pages containing individual blog posts resemble personal pages, while the homepage mimics the main Facebook page.
One of these sub-species, merope, which ranges from the west coast to Victoria Nyanza, is polymorphic and occurs under three forms, namely (a) hippocoon, which mimics the Danaine Amauris niavius; (b) trophonius, which mimics the Danaine Limnas chrysippus; (c) planemoides, which mimics the Acraeine Planema poggei.
The resemblance shows various grades of completeness; and the convergent mimics may be themselves noxious, or edible and innocuous.
This type of sewing mimics the French style of the early 1800s.
With the exception of the Asilid fly and perhaps some of the Longicorn and Phytophagous beetles, which are probably protected Batesian mimics, all the other species constituting the above-mentioned assemblage are, it is believed, Mullerian or synaposematic mimics.
In the three cases cited above, with the exception of the first, the synaposematic mimics are vastly in excess of the pseudaposematic; this appears to be the general rule elsewhere.