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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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Though she only has three flippers now, sea turtles can easily swim without one flipper, the Turtle Hospital assured on its website.
The percentage of home flippers buying with cash and buying distressed homes is greater now than it was 10 years ago, RealtyTrac's VP Daren Blomquist tells GlobeSt.
The company also reported that the number of active home flippers in 2015 was the highest since 2007.
Some claimed the marine reptile used its four flippers like the oars of a boat.
Dubai: The Indo-Pak Flippers claimed top honours at the inaugural Expatriates Cup indoor cricket tournament that concluded at Insportz last week.
Despite the rise in flipping returns in the second quarter, home flippers should proceed with caution in the next six to 12 months as home price appreciation slows and a possible interest rate increase could shrink the pool of prospective buyers for fix-and-flip homes," RealtyTrac Vice President Daren Blomquist said.
Flippers take advantage of the real estate market, using their capital to buy and resell at a substantial profit.
A tournament that drew players from five states was recently held in Waunakee while the Mad City Flippers Pinball League formed last fall and has 20 players.