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  • adj. Having a shape like that of a banana.


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  • Welcome to the self-proclaimed Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic, a banana-shaped slice of the former Soviet Union struggling for its independence on the new front line between East and West.

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  • Some of Nokia's biggest handset-design successes include the Nokia 8110 banana-shaped handset, popularized in the first "Matrix" movie; the 9000 Communicator, which was the world's first smartphone; the Nokia 3210, with an internal antenna; and the Nokia 7650, with a built-in camera popularized in the movie "Minority Report."

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  • Why supe out your car when you can take the engine and mount it raw on a banana-shaped boat?

    Long-tailing it, Siamese Style | clusterflock

  • But scientists have found bones from this extinct creature that reveal it used its banana-shaped wings as weapons, similar to how ninjas use nunchucks.

    'Ninja' Bird Discovered With Nunchuck-Like Wings

  • What really was inside: various face lotions, a $10 gift certificate to Pinkberry, a set of Bananagrams that's a word game that comes in a bright yellow banana-shaped pouch, and TeethingBling, a turquoise-colored necklace produced especially for the 17th annual SAG awards and "made from the same material as teething toys."

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  • What are they doing? he asked, as his stiff, handlebar moustache twitched under his banana-shaped nose.

    A Kettle of Vultures

  • — One morning this month, 27 harbor seals sunned themselves on the sand in a tiny cove, striking banana-shaped poses as tourists snapped pictures.

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  • He took out a banana-shaped “vibrating muscle massager” from the Sharper Image catalogue that his dad used for his sore back.

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  • Her hand held a gently curved, banana-shaped blade that reflected dully against the flashlight beam.

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  • MODELS: Lead or steel; Lindy-style or banana-shaped (bottom weighted).

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