English to Afrikaans Meaning :: feeler

Feeler :
voeler
- voelervoelers
 

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Noun(1) one of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans; typically sensitive to touch and taste(2) a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others(3) sensitivity similar to that of a receptor organ(4) slender tactile process on the jaws of a fish

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(1) I had sort of tentatively put feelers out in that direction - I think it is something that, done carefully, could help, as long as I'm dealing with my issues on an emotional level also.(2) It's one thing to examine the options, indulge in a bit of wishful thinking, put out a few feelers and make a few offers; it is another to pursue a determined course of action to achieve a concrete result.(3) I've put out feelers to get someone right inside the Cunningham community coalition to explain to us how the miracle happened.(4) But we managed to find a pair of feelers , which protruded from a hole.(5) These things now have legs, feelers , and everything.(6) Just one little insect with feelers can put paid to thatÔǪ(7) We are trying to raise the money for the game and we have already sent out feelers to the corporate world to come to our aid.(8) It is understood that the Italian has already put out feelers about the possibility of securing a deal with another club.(9) Insects have optimized this principle: With long feelers making circular movements they investigate their surroundings and are able to negotiate even extremely difficult terrain.(10) ÔÇÿI'll put out the usual feelers ,ÔÇÖ John replied, turning to leave.(11) In October 2001, tentative feelers were sent out to Japan, seeking negotiations.(12) He has put out feelers regarding a switch to American citizenship, a move that would let him own U.S. broadcast properties.(13) Already in 1987 Austria had put out feelers to Moscow to see what its reaction would be if Austria was to apply to join the European Community.(14) Like all lobsters, he has ten legs and two claws (the right slightly larger than the left), and two pairs of antennae or feelers .(15) If nothing else, those with purple feelers are less likely to want to be out in freezing weather, to pick a trivial example.(16) Then the wasps fly back to the nest and plaster the pulp in place, spreading the material carefully with their jaws, stopping every few minutes to test the layer with their feelers to make sure it's the right thickness.
Related Words
(1) feeler gauge ::
Voelmeter
Synonyms
Noun
1. antenna ::
antenna
3. barbel ::
baber
4. advance ::
bevorder
Different Forms
feeler, feelers
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