gill-less

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj gill-less having no gills
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Usage

In literature:

Upon that same evening the cottage in the gill was well snowed up, as befell it every winter, more or less handsomely, according to the wind.
"Mary Anerley" by R. D. Blackmore
A less degree of attachment of gills than adnate.
"Among the Mushrooms" by Ellen M. Dallas and Caroline A. Burgin
Out by their gills he hauled them, and pretty soon the B. P. began to read less of percentages and more of results.
"The U-boat hunters" by James B. Connolly
Less than half a gill was each man's share.
"Khartoum Campaign, 1898" by Bennet Burleigh
If thou wert less yellow in the gills I'd kiss thee.
"Sea-Dogs All!" by Tom Bevan
The gills are more or less decurrent.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc." by George Francis Atkinson
After a while it loses its gills, and its tail and legs grow much less fish-like.
"Little Folks (Septemeber 1884)" by Various
The gills are adnexed, subdistant, white, becoming grayish, edges more or less eroded.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
Soak in a small jar the contents of a tin of Nelson's Extract of Meat in rather less than a gill of cold water.
"Nelson's Home Comforts" by Mary Hooper
Mr. Gill recently visited the township on a pleasant Sunday, and learned that less than 30 of its 700 people that day went to church.
"Six Thousand Country Churches" by Charles Otis Gill
Hymenium generally on gills, in tubes, &c.; saprophytes or, less often, parasites.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
The scales are small; the cheeks and gill-covers are more or less scaly; the head is naked above.
"Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others" by James Alexander Henshall
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In news:

Written in 1983 by the Romanian playwright Gilles Ségal, The Puppetmaster of Lodz is less a piece of Holocaust kitsch than a spin on the old story of a puppeteer who starts to lose the distinction between fantasy and reality.
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In science:

Less restrictive models have been considered by Adleman and Gill.
Uses of randomness in computation
III C) an interesting (less strict) analogue for non-separable measurements of a “new quantum Cram´er-Rao inequality” of Gill and Massar [2, eq. (27)].
Increased Efficiency of Quantum State Estimation Using Non-Separable Measurements
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