Noun(1) a shoe for swimming; the paddle-like front is an aid in swimming (especially underwater(2) the flat broad limb of aquatic animals specialized for swimming
(1) Sure, people noticed the flipper attached to the prosthesis on his left leg.(2) Gaspard's also boasts an original pre-impressionist juke box, complete with scratchy Sartrean torch songs by Greco and Piaf, and a pinball machine whose left flipper has been bust since Stevenson's day.(3) The in-game physics is good, and the ball responds well to a swift flick of the flipper , or you can trap it in the corner (a trick favoured by pinball wizards from Soho to Brighton).(4) At 21 Shane Warne thought a flipper was pinball jargon.(5) Protruding into the flow as they do, they would appear to increase the drag of the flipper as the whale swings into a turn.(6) This limitation can be reduced by propulsive movements of mobile flippers as the animal comes out of the turn.(7) With a few broad strokes of its flippers , the turtle I've nabbed tows me along under the shallow water until I find my feet, only to be pulled off them again as the powerful creature yanks me forward.(8) Quickly, they put on the snorkel masks and Ko reluctantly strapped on the rubber flippers .(9) This is demonstrated by Thorpe and illustrated with the sensation a swimmer gets when swimming with flippers .(10) He couldn't have looked more out of his depth had he taken to the field in flippers and a wetsuit.(11) The forelimbs are specialized to form flippers , and the hind limbs and pelvis are extremely small and do not normally extend out of the body wall of the animal.(12) Crunching awkwardly over the broken glass (her father's shoes were like flippers on her feet) she peered down at the brick and saw that there was a piece of paper wrapped around it.(13) On their backs they had strapped on oxygen canisters, and they had flippers on their feet.(14) Now swap all skates, helmets and padding for flippers , snorkels and swimsuits.(15) Bumper is a very playable pinball game where you control the flippers on a virtual pinball machine.(16) The recently captured dolphin developed an extra set of flippers from these limbs that are about the size of human hands.
(1) flipper :: vin
1. fin ::
Different Formsflipper, flippers
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