English to Afrikaans Meaning :: conch

Conch :
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Noun(1) any of various edible tropical marine gastropods of the genus Strombus having a brightly-colored spiral shell with large outer lip

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(1) As the last went down a conch blew a deep note and two priests stepped forward and closed the doors of the shrine.(2) The sound of the conch and things like that were very moving.(3) Soothingly transitory, the track's Beatlesesque ÔÇÿDoo DoosÔÇÖ are embedded in a piano that's bounced around the hollow of an aluminum conch .(4) Earlier this month, additional protection was given under this convention to the queen conch mollusk, a popular food item famous for its enormous pink shell.(5) I withdrew my conch , a gorgeous Triton's Trumpet, and blew into it from deep in my belly as hard as I could, just as Ralph had done to summon his fellow castaways.(6) The surface of the conch seems to possess a layer of intensively weathered shell, and no feature that could be reasonably interpreted as growth lines is present.(7) With mighty sounds of drums, horns and conch , Swamiji was invited to take the seat of the Holy Guruji.(8) She is matched in her determination by most of the other tourists, who scuttle about like termites, obstructing the monks as they circle the arena in their ritual costumes, to the sound of conch trumpets and drums.(9) ÔÇÿAnd the best bait for conch was horseshoe crab,ÔÇÖ Niles, the New Jersey biologist, said.(10) All were available in plain or patinated brass or copper, and they included a variety of shells, such as Philippine, chiton, limpet, melon, triton, sea conch , and nautilus.(11) Try the peppered scallops, shrimp, conch and ÔÇÿwhole fish dishes in Hong Kong style.ÔÇÖ(12) Shiva was depicted as a Himalayan ascetic, Vishnu as a blue youth holding in his four hands a discus, mace, conch , and lotus.(13) The development of a coiled conch by only stochastic variation, or as a result of structural constraints alone, is considered highly improbable.(14) The main walls of the interior are mostly built of hewn stone, the apse stones are better and the conch stones are very well-hewn.(15) Because of the lack of the external conch the octopods swam swiftly, and successfully coped with the upper Cretaceous marine predators.(16) The operculum illustrated by Reed does not match in outline the conch , and is here considered to be a different taxon.
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