• WordNet 3.6
    • n arachnid air-breathing arthropods characterized by simple eyes and four pairs of legs
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Arachnid An arachnidan.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n arachnid One of the Arachnida; an arachnidan.
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In literature:

His comparison of the Arachnid appendages with those of insects and Crustacea is very curious.
"Form and Function" by E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
Mites are lowly organized Arachnids.
"Our Common Insects" by Alpheus Spring Packard
Apes employ this method, pull out his sting, and crunch the now inoffensive Arachnid.
"The Industries of Animals" by Frédéric Houssay
Trap-doors usually mean surprises and stratagems, secrets and betrayals, and this species of the arachnids is proficient in all these things.
"Under the Maples" by John Burroughs
Do we know in the recent or fossil condition any such primitive Arachnids?
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
He had little difficulty; for it was spring time, and love moved the Arachnides as well as the rest of nature.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine" by Various
Ray's "Insects" comprised the Arachnids, Crustacea, Myriapoda and Annelida, in addition to the Hexapods.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 6" by Various
Index to the known fossil insects of the world including myriapods and arachnids.
"United States Government Publications, v. 8 Jan-Jun 1892" by Compiled
Arachnids are prodigiously numerous.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 7" by Various
Little apparatus is necessary in the collection of spiders and other Arachnids.
"Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects" by C. V. Riley

In poetry:

converse. Linnaeus recoiled from the Amphibia
as a naked gruesome rabble,
Arachnids give me the shudders, but fools
who deface their emblem of guilt
"Thanksgiving for a Habitat" by W H Auden
Find the loveliest shroud you own.
Stilt a ceremonious
Height on gilded heels. Then summon
To a rarity grown common
Starved arachnid, the dead-louse
And whatever feeds on bone.
"Admonition" by John Peale Bishop

In news:

The arachnid hominid makes an appearance in Andrews' video.
The creature is a type of harvestmen, a group of arachnids colloquially called "daddy longlegs" and frequently mistaken for spiders.
The arachnid 's super-long legs make it one of the largest harvestmen ever found.
Mighty arachnid is 50 this month.
I no longer stand on chairs or jump on someone's back and shriek when I see one, but you can bet your bottom dollar that I can't sleep if I find an arachnid in my bedroom.
Marlin Peterson's arachnid mural, as seen from the Space Needle.
Researchers from Germany's Senckenberg Institute have located a species of "Grand Daddy Long Legs" arachnid in Laos with a gigantic foot-long span from leg to leg.
Exhibit at American Museum of Natural History offers a web of reasons to love arachnids.
According to the movies, the greatest triumph that Spider-Man ever achieves is finding it within himself to arachnid up every day.
According to Spider-Man movies, the greatest triumph that Spider-Man ever achieves is finding it within himself to arachnid up every day.
Cave Man recalls half of a certain underground duo, while arachnid similarities abound in Hang Man.
Named Caerostris darwini, or Darwin's bark spider, the inch-wide arachnid's webs can cover 30-square-foot areas, hanging in midair from 80-foot-long anchor lines.
Single Arachnid Fathers Attract More Mates .
Single fatherhood isn't easy, but for one type of arachnid, it comes with a few benefits.
Clover mites are about 1/30 inch long (smaller than a pinhead), oval-shaped arachnids, reddish-brown to olive to pale orange or sometimes green-brown after feeding.

In science:

The technology development has been taken over by the Arachnid collaboration who are testing the CHERWELL chip (designed and manufactured by the SPiDeR collaboration but never used due to money constraints) to evaluate the performance for ALICE and SuperB.
Calorimetry for Lepton Collider Experiments - CALICE results and activities