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feeler

(fē′lər)
n.
Zoology A sensory or tactile organ, such as an antenna, tentacle, or barbel.
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The smaller red champion had fastened himself like a vice to his adversary's front, and through all the tumblings on that field never for an instant ceased to gnaw at one of his feelers near the root, having already caused the other to go by the board; while the stronger black one dashed him from side to side, and, as I saw on looking nearer, had already divested him of several of his members.
We told her so; but she only waved her feelers, and said we could all lay eggs like Queens if we chose.
Another, an eyeless drone with no feelers, said that all brood-cells should be perfect circles, so as not to interfere with the grub or the workers.
Twist the leg wires again until they are tight and secure, trapping 2 the feeler wire underneath.
Twist the leg wires again until they are tight 2 and secure, trapping the feeler wire underneath.
I know of no way to measure the gap around the front of the carrier with the barrel in place so I use feeler gauges at the back to achieve an equal amount of gap between the top and bottom of the tail end of the carrier.
Important to note: The Feeler FT-250SY features a Y-axis with 3.9-in.
Tuohy said: "Wales will be a different kettle of fish, they've had a bit of a 'feeler' game against Italy.
Feeler has been appointed acting president and chief operating officer.
Step 3 of WP 0700 00 (UH-60A/L) and WP 0656 00 (UH-60M) tells you what to do to get the right reading when using a feeler gage, NSN 5120-01-335-1666, and a straight edge.
WEFTMASTER: Equipment for the weaving sector: weft stop motions, short weft detector, weft thread brakes, projectile brake, knot detector, weft feeler, fusible fabrics cutters, yarn stop motions for different applications.