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flipper

(flĭp′ər)
n.
1. A wide flat limb, as of a seal, whale, or other aquatic mammal, adapted for swimming.
2. See fin1.

flip·per

(flipĕr)
Colloq. usage for interim prosthesis.

flipper

fin-like structures of pinnipeds.
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After four rounds of competitive games, the Indo-Pak Flippers, G8 Pakistan, Fresh Hub India and Pakistan Lads qualified for the last-four stage.
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Furthermore, the findings from this study could possibly be used to shed light on the evolutionary adaptations of structures such as fins or flippers when fish-like animals moved from aquatic to terrestrial environments several hundred million years ago.
Summary: A sea turtle has been fitted with prosthetic flippers after a shark attack.
A 10-year project has found that metal identification bands that researchers attach to penguin flippers can cause long-term harm to the birds and possibly to research results, too.
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France's First Lady did her bit for international relations yesterday by going for a swim with her flippers in a teeny tiny black bikini.