alligator

(redirected from Alligators)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

alligator

amphibious reptiles of the order Crocodylia. The closely related crocodile, caiman and gavials are also members.

alligator clips
spring-loaded, slightly-toothed clamps with long jaws; used particularly as electrodes on an electrocardiograph because they can be easily attached to the animal's skin.
References in periodicals archive ?
5-foot alligator violently resisted being captured after being spotted underneath a resident's pickup truck in Florida.
While assessing the damage that Hurricane Harvey had caused to his property, Brian Foster spotted a nine-foot-long alligator under his dining table, news channel KTRK reported.
Alligators more than four feet long that appear to be menacing humans are considered nuisances, and in a state that's home to 1.
Anyone wishing to hunt alligators needs to have one of these two licenses.
Keep watching and you are likely to see hundreds of alligators on your 100-mile journey from the Ft.
Perhaps Florida is 'home sweet home' for many gigantic alligators.
The beach had "No swimming" signs but no warnings about alligators.
ALLIGATORS are swift and accurate in attack, clamping their powerful jaws on victims and dragging them underwater.
Two albino alligators have taken up residence in the Lost Chambers Aquarium at Atlantis, The Palm, currently home to more than 65,000 marine animals.
How Alligator Got His Smile Back" is an excellent storytelling resource for teaching grades K-3 the scientific observation of the development of two different, related species, frogs and alligators.
London, June 19 ( ANI ): Daredevil Christopher Gillette, works at a Florida sanctuary, which rescues alligators if they walk off in the city where residents can legally kill them.
Gator Golf, has been introduced by Zurich Insurance, which is created by McCann Worldgroup, instructing golfers on how to deal with playing in close proximity to alligators.