Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The typical genus of bugs of the family Nepidæ, founded by Linnæus in 1748; the water-scorpions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A genus of aquatic hemipterous insects. The species feed upon other insects and are noted for their voracity; -- called also scorpion bug and water scorpion.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun type genus of the Nepidae: typical elongate-oval water scorpions

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Examples

  • The usual suspects: Mike Miller, Sami Nepa, Dave Stanton, and Judy Tillinghast, for insightful critique and unflagging moral support;

    The Triangle Conspiracy

  • The usual suspects: Mike Miller, Sami Nepa, Dave Stanton, and Judy Tillinghast, for insightful critique and unflagging moral support;

    The Triangle Conspiracy

  • The usual suspects: Mike Miller, Sami Nepa, Dave Stanton, and Judy Tillinghast, for insightful critique and unflagging moral support;

    The Triangle Conspiracy

  • The usual suspects: Mike Miller, Sami Nepa, Dave Stanton, and Judy Tillinghast, for insightful critique and unflagging moral support;

    The Triangle Conspiracy

  • My indispensable critique group: Sami Nepa, Dave Stanton, Judy Tillinghast, and Mike Miller, who also helped with various computer crises.

    The Mesa Conspiracy

  • After a meeting this week between Nepa and all 27 LBSCs,

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Vermeulen is positive that the hitches will be ironed out and communication with Nepa improved.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The NSBC's role, says the bill, will be to represent the interests of the small business sector and advise government on small business development, while Nepa will co-ordinate non-financial services such as training and advice to small businesses, give financial support to institutions which offer support services to small business, and undertake research.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Nepa will co-ordinate non-financial aid, like training and advice to small businesses, and give financial support to non-governmental organisations supporting small business.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The Independent Development Trust and Nepa supplied funding to establish the LBSC.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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