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  • n. Plural form of feeler.

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Examples

  • Mahmoud Shammam , a senior member of the rebel council's executive committee, said the regime has sent over the past week what he described as "feelers" about its readiness for dialogue.

    G-8 Calls for Gadhafi's Exit

  • The peace feelers from the Japanese thru the Russians were proposals that if we stopped fighting they would too.

    Somali pirates, U.S. crew, Rush Limbaugh, and Barack Obama.

  • Then the creatures began interlacing their long arms -- or "feelers" -- until they formed a perfect cage around the prisoners, not an opening being left that was large enough for one of them to escape through.

    The Sea Fairies

  • Just be gentle, my feelers are already very tender.

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  • I actually don't give a toss about the song, or who sings it. let's face it, the feelers are a big, dumb band that play guitars and things - that sounds about right for a rugby song.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  •   And I think, aside of his health, the real issue in the last nine months for President Mubarak has been how successful the campaign to promote Mohamed ElBaradei, the former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, who has certainly been putting out "feelers" and setting up his own campaign to run for president, how successful his campaign will be.

    Egypt's Mubarak Grooming Son for Presidency?

  • Bleach episode 204 and 205 are 'feelers' episodes that revolves around Lurichiyo wanting to start a football tournament.

    Bleach: Episode 206 and 207

  • Yet because of the same cell architecture/physiology, the same process of gene duplication functions more as a buffer in the developmental context, allowing the cell to tweak a constrained process in conjunction to what the "feelers" find.

    Coordinated Evolution

  • The genes closest to interfacing with the environment behave almost like "feelers," helping organisms to find their way across evolutionary time.

    Coordinated Evolution

  • Starting with a simple vibrabot made from a scrub brush, John assembles a solar junkbot and a slightly more complex beetlebot, which has paper clip 'feelers' attached to switches that allow it to respond to its environment.

    Make: Online : Maker Workshop - Miniature Robots on Make: television

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