Noun(1) sharp curved horny process on the toe of a bird or some mammals or reptiles(2) a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something(3) a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods(4) a bird's foot
Verb(1) move as if by clawing, seizing, or digging(2) clutch as if in panic(3) scratch, scrape, pull, or dig with claws or nails(4) attack as if with claws
(1) This he replaced with a mechanical claw plated with a non-tarnishing gold alloy.(2) The fiery broth is overflowing with tender calamari, a crab claw , shrimp, chunks of fish and one impeccable scallop.(3) A bird's claw was gripping the end of the hilt.(4) the ability to claw off a lee shore(5) Top with the meat of one lobster claw and knuckle and half of one lobster tail.(6) He threw himself back in suffocating agony and began to claw desperately at his throat.(7) The male fiddler crab bangs territorial warnings into the sand with its oversized claw .(8) Like many other rodents, all squirrels have five functional toes on the hindfeet and four on the forefeet, with a well-developed claw on each digit.(9) She reached up to claw out his eyes, and he caught her other wrist.(10) Since the claw flexor muscle in insects has no antagonist, claws and arolium are moved back by elastic recoil of stretched exocuticle.(11) Somehow less alarming than that was was the deadly looking metal claw hanging from its left shoulder.(12) she was determined to claw her way out of poverty and find fame(13) Male fiddler crabs have one claw much larger than the other, which they use to signal to each other.(14) But those don't look like cat claw marks.(15) He extended a hooked claw and jimmied the window open.(16) Please find attached two pictures that I took of a crab with four pincers on the one claw .
1. talon ::
2. nail ::
3. unguis ::
4. scratch ::
5. lacerate ::
6. tear ::
7. rip ::
8. scrape ::
9. graze ::
10. dig into ::
Different Formsclaw, clawed, clawing, claws
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