Triple-tail

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Triple-tail (Zoöl) An edible fish (Lobotes Surinamensis) found in the warmer parts of all the oceans, and common on the southern and middle coasts of the United States. When living it is silvery gray, and becomes brown or blackish when dead. Its dorsal and anal fins are long, and extend back on each side of the tail. It has large silvery scales which are used in the manufacture of fancy work. Called also, locally, black perch grouper, and flasher.
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Usage

In literature:

In truth, with triple jaw disjoin'd; And what a length of tail behind!
"Favourite Fables in Prose and Verse" by Various
The anal fins are sometimes double, and the tail is often triple.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Vol. I." by Charles Darwin
The triple tail seemed a visible solar analysis of cometary matter.
"A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century" by Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
The triple-tail is known in all warm seas.
"Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others" by James Alexander Henshall
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In news:

Martin Griff/The Times A serving of Pacific Triple Tail Snapper with sweet potato fries awaits consumption in front of the raw bar at the Blue Point Grill in Princeton.
Brett Norris took out me and the "Fishing with Bill Miller" film crew in search of triple tail this week.
Cru Restaurant's Triple Tail en Papillo: Cru Restaurant chef Harold Balink shows news-press.com's Annabelle Tometich how to make triple tail en papillote .
Cru Restaurant's Triple Tail en Papillo: Cru Restaurant chef Harold Balink shows news-press.com's Annabelle Tometich how to make triple tail en papillote.
In 2007, F&W Best New Chef 2009 Bryan Caswell and partner Bill Floyd turned a coolly rehabbed Pontiac showroom into an outstanding Gulf Coast seafood restaurant offering unusual regional fish like triple tail and croaker.
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In science:

The 8.4 GHz pc-scale images from Dallacasa et al. (1998) report a triple component structure with a possible tail at 2.3 GHz, compatible with the images from Stanghellini et al. (1997).
Sub-Milliarcsecond Imaging of Quasars and Active Galactic Nuclei. II. Additional Sources
They are to be read as follows. A generic point of A represents a trigonal curve with a triple ramification point. A generic point of ∆ represents an irreducible trigonal curve with a node. A generic point of H represents a hyperelliptic curve of genus g with a rational tail attached at a non-ramification point.
Sharp slope bounds for sweeping families of trigonal curves
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