from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A very large herbivorous dinosaur of the genus Diplodocus that existed during the Jurassic Period.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of several herbivorous sauropod dinosaurs, of the genus Diplodocus, known as fossils from the late Jurassic in North America.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of sauropod dinosaurs, based on remains from the Upper Jurassic of Colorado.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a huge quadrupedal herbivore with long neck and tail; of late Jurassic in western North America
The dinosaur excavated at Chalk Cliff in 1875 became known as diplodocus, and some years later along the border of Colorado and Utah an expedition financed by Andrew Carnegie dug up two beautiful specimens.
I had had the idea that the diplodocus was a land-animal, but evidently it is partially amphibious.
Once again he became something not too far from the loving "diplodocus" of my childhood.
Among the grandest was Chicago's Union Station, a huge vault filled with gilt lampposts and flags large enough to drape the coffin of a patriotic diplodocus.
The sauropods include many of the best known prehistoric animals, such as diplodocus and apatosaurus – the dinosaur formerly known as brontosaurus.
The following month, Mr Johnson was attacked, also in The Guardian, by John Sauven, director of Greenpeace, who accused him of "diplodocus rhetoric" and of "disappearing under the rising tide of environmental awareness".
Dappled diplodocus near dublin street, originally uploaded by J.
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Adam had to go out into the desert and call a diplodocus.
As I just encountered this on my diplodocus and some interest has been expressed in 3D techniques, I thought I'd share here. looking at the uvs alone, both uv layouts might look fine, but applying a checkerboard reveals that the first is badly distributed the surface distribution is not consistent with its 3D counterpart.