Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fish belonging to the family Characinidæ found in fresh waters of South America.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A digitalização da tira de papel permitiu a reprodução dos sons através de uma agulha virtual.

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  • Gravado em papel escurecido por fumo pelo inventor francês Eduard de Martinville, nunca havia sido reproduzido, pois o inventor só construíra o equipamento para gravar sons em padrões marcados por uma agulha num suporte, sem possibilidade de reconverter esses padrões novamente em sons.

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  • E depois digam-me se Summertime tocado por Sidney Bechet, em gravação original mono com os ruidinhos da agulha sobre o vinil não é das coisas mais avassaladoras que ouviram.

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  • "How can that _agulha_," said they, "possibly tell you where we can find beans (_feijão_), lard (_toucinho_), and sugar bricks (_rapadura_)?"

    Across Unknown South America

  • I had to use a great deal of gentle persuasion, and even told them a big story -- that my _agulha_ or needle (the compass) was telling me that morning that there was plenty of _feijão_ ahead of us.

    Across Unknown South America

  • "If I had only known that we should be entrusting our lives all the time to that _agulha_," murmured a third, pointing contemptuously to the compass, "I should have never come.

    Across Unknown South America

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