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trifid

 [tri´fid]
split into three parts.

tri·fid

(trī'fid),
Split into three parts.
[L. trifidus, three-cleft]

trifid

/tri·fid/ (tri´fid) split into three parts.

trifid

(trī′fĭd′)
adj.
Divided or cleft into three narrow parts or lobes: a trifid tail.

tri·fid

(trī'fid)
Split into three.
[L. trifidus, three-cleft]

trifid

split into three.

tri·fid

(trī'fid)
Split into three parts.
[L. trifidus, three-cleft]

trifid

split into three parts.
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One final thrill: On a good night, my little backyard three-inch telescope can make out the Trifid Nebula quite nicely.
The two cotyledons have entire margins, the two pairs of eophylls ("primarblatter") have dentate margins, and above them, there is an abrupt change to trifid spiny leaves on the main axis.
Smoldering several thousand light-years away in the constellation of Sagittarius (the Archer), the Trifid Nebula presents a compelling portrait of the early stages of a star's life, from gestation to first light.
Shape of paraprocts (males): entire (0), bifid (1), trifid (2).
pinnata by its trifid fertile fronds and differences in spore ornamentation.
Its characteristics are much as first described by Symonds in 1923--low-relief carving on the aprons of tables and seat furniture, usually on a diapered ground; decoration of rosettes, festoons, eagles' heads and tassels centred on lions' or other masks; baskets of flowers; acanthus leaves, shells, masks and cabochons on the knees of tables and chairs; flat, wavy stretchers on chairs; muscled or fetlocked legs; squared paw feet; webbed claw feet; panelled and trifid feet; extended 'c' scrolls on the inside of legs.
Legs: femur I and 11 without basal swelling; femora I and 11 with primary slit sensillum directed transversely; femur I much longer than patella I; suture line between femur IV and patella IV transverse; metatarsus shorter than tarsus; metatarsal pseudotactile seta sub-proximal; legs with two bifid or trifid subterminal tarsal setae; arolium longer than claws, not divided but slightly indented at fringed ventral margin; claws slender and simple.
Jim's prior background with TRIFID Corporation, our image processing group in St.
The lower incisors of LSUMZ 21484 are unworn and are clearly trifid with smaller, but distinct, middle cusps wedged between lateral lobes.
7[degrees]) (00h) 23 Jupiter near the Moon (15h) 24 Venus near the Moon (04h) Moon at apogee (406500 km; 08") 25 Regulus near the Moon (11h) New Moon (16h) Mars near Saturn (21h) 27 Mercury near the Moon (04h) 29 Neptune at opposition (16h) Spica near the Moon (23h) 31 Saturn near the Moon (occultation) (21h) Meteor showers Shower Duration Maximum Piscis Australids Jul 19-Aug 17 Jul 28 Southern delta Aquariids Jul 21-Aug 29 Jul 29 alpha Capricornids Jul 15-Aug 25 Jul 30 Deep-sky objects Designation Object type and constellation NGC 6193 open cluster in Ara NGC 6397 globular cluster in Ara Trifid (M 20) bright nebula in Sagittarius Barnard 86 dark nebula in Sagittarius Lagoon (M 8) bright nebula in Sagittarius Messier 24 stellar assoc.
Tergum 9 cone-shaped, cerci small, just aside cerci with a pair of small trifid appendages along ventral margin of tergite (function unknown).