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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.
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Knowing my optometrist colleagues have explored prescription options, I can use my flipper to demonstrate the effects of changing the distance or supplying different reading adds.
While Mr Molt is the youngest male, Flipper is the oldest female in the zoo's penguin colony which attracts hordes of excited visitors daily.
Caption: The "hidden" flipper tab rotates downward, deploying the blade, very similar to a two-stage trigger.
The 48-year-old, has been the subject of many a Facebook post after being spotted in his shorts and flippers all over Manchester.
House Flipper HQ offers both investment and standard real estate services, including a 1% listing package and a investment assessment service.
At the same time, we are a leisure hotel and having such a facility helps to ensure that parents get some "me time" since Flipper's is fully supervised throughout the day by trained professionals," general manager Mark Deere informs TTN.
GlobeSt.com: How does today's home flippers' mentality differ from that of pre-recession?
He told me he and his father had bought the house just to make some "improvements" and resell at a profit; in other words, they were "flippers," not neighbors.
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.
19 ( ANI ): Flipper, clicker or switcher are few of the names that Brits have given to remote control.
It's flipper to flipper as the 28 Hawksbills competing in the Great Gulf Turtle Race get closer to the finish line.Racing ahead is Murjana, who is sponsored by Anonymous.