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  • noun Plural form of pond-skater.

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Examples

  • Others, such as the water-boatman, water-scorpions and pond-skaters, are not of any value as food for the fish.

    Amateur Fish Culture

  • A great contrast to those insects in the structure of the mouth-parts is presented by the Hemiptera, an order including the bugs, pond-skaters, cicads, plant-lice, and scale-insects.

    The Life-Story of Insects

  • Ken, Daryl, citrine: - On the scaling and physics issues mentioned by many … Yes, transport and diffusion are key processes which produce interesting limitations on scaling … surface area is so important, for example, as is surface tension, in fact …. you don’t get really huge pond-skaters … …

    Breakdown of Scale Invariance - Hilarity Ensues

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