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  • n. Plural form of tentacle.


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  • Entertainment media companies wanting to extend their brand tentacles is half the reason they're in business -- plenty of terrible IPs get made just because some suits sitting around a table realize they can sell tons of toys around it.

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  • And so, they have, if you want to use the word tentacles, out into all of these.

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  • Thursday, a 7-year-old girl apparently had tentacles from a Portuguese Man o 'War wrapped around her leg, producing painful stings. - Local News

  • The tumor was so big, it began to grown "tentacles" - putting pressure on his heart, shoving his lungs out of position and pushing his stomach downward. | Top Stories

  • After meeting my friends from Clarion though, I have a fondness for the idea of tentacles, if not the reality.

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  • Two of the tentacles are atrophying and inside the other two, a kind of stiff cartilage is growing.

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  • Or, if Disney were being anatomically correct, pull you toward the beak that lies at the center of her tentacles, which is also (coincidentally) where her ladybits would be humanly located.

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  • The jingly bells added to the end of the tentacles is a touch of GEEEEEEnius.

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  • These glandular hairs are far more simple in structure than the so-called tentacles of the preceding genera, and they do not differ essentially from those borne by innumerable other plants.

    Insectivorous Plants

  • Several eminent physiologists have discussed the homological nature of these appendages or tentacles, that is, whether they ought to be considered as hairs (trichomes) or prolongations of the leaf.

    Insectivorous Plants


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