from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A six-legged arthropod of the class Insecta (formerly Hexapoda); an insect.
- adj. Of or belonging to the class Insecta.
- adj. Having six legs or feet.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any organism or being with six legs.
- n. An arthropod with six feet; a member of subphylum Hexapoda.
- n. An insect.
- adj. Having six feet, six-footed; belonging to the subphylum Hexapoda, hexapodous.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having six feet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having six feet, as any adult true insect; specifically, pertaining to or having the characters of the Hexapoda; hexapodous.
- n. One of the Hexapoda; a true six-footed insect.
- n. Also hexapode, hexapodan.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an animal having six feet
The expenses incurred keeping one fed, content, and from repairing the inevitable property damage that would come with owning a Titanothere simply would not be worth the ambivalent tolerance of this grumpy hexapod.
After studying the springtail's primitive anatomy in detail, many scientists now consider the creatures to be a special kind of hexapod.
A-Pod is an ant inspired hexapod robot with a 2 DOF abdomen tail, a 3 DOF head with large mandibles. 6 legs with 3 DOF each.
This hexapod (six-legged) insect is a bee in the subfamily Xylocoinae of either the genus Ceratina or Xylocopa that makes its nest in wood or plant stems.
This is what did researchers from Japan and U.K. who built an interface between a plant and an omnidirectional hexapod robot.
If you know of a cooler hexapod robot, I need to know immediately.
Zauner's team decided to harness this simple control mechanism to direct a small six-legged hexapod walking bot.
Our work has also inspired another robot, a biologically-inspired bouncing robot, from the University of Michigan and McGill named RHex, for robot hexapod, and this one's autonomous.
If this occurrence of a true hexapod insect from the Middle Silurian be really established, taken in connection with the well-defined Coleoptera from the Carboniferous, the origin of the entire group of terrestrial arthropoda is necessarily thrown back into the Cambrian epoch, if not earlier.
Only way Gustavsson could have stopped that is if he were a human hexapod - as in, six-limbed.