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  • n. Plural form of exoskeleton.

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Examples

  • Defence R&D Canada - Atlantic DRDC Atlantic requires a contractor to examine various technologies for improving soldier mobility, such as exoskeletons, and demonstrate the technologies through the development of components and systems.

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  • A small force of intrepid humans, and one good Neo-Human, use "exoskeletons" to combat the Neos and free humanity.

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  • Alien "series (where the title creatures have many insect-like traits, such as exoskeletons, a parasitic reproductive cycle, and a hive social structure), they actually have more in common with the" its 1986 remake and their various sequels

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  • With invulnerability you can probably fake the rest with any number of exoskeletons that exist in the comic book multiverse.

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  • We thought it was a dead tarantula, but after doing some research, we learned that tarantulas, like all arthropods, molt, or shed their exoskeletons as they grow.

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  • Manish Arora was paging Lady Gaga with his "baroque beach wear," sculptural cocktail dresses that dripped sequins, rhinestones and massive gold appliques, like exoskeletons.

    Balmain, Zac Posen, Rick Owens & Manish Arora Out Of This World In Paris (PHOTOS, POLL)

  • Their exoskeletons were composed of complex hydrocarbons (plastic, in other words).

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  • In addition, an independent analysis of bedbugs by researchers at Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Blacksburg, Va., suggests that other genetic changes may be giving the insects sturdier hides that can keep these chemicals from penetrating their exoskeletons.

    Why Bedbugs Won't Die

  • The Fostrap gum, whose active ingredient is a substance derived from crustacean exoskeletons, is designed to bind to phosphate in the saliva of people with kidney malfunction, helping to reduce the build-up in the patient's system.

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  • The design combines the brand's styling cues with elements inspired by insect exoskeletons.

    Lamborghini Insecta Concept

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