Noun(1) something that acts like a tentacle in its ability to grasp and hold(2) any of various elongated tactile or prehensile flexible organs that occur on the head or near the mouth in many animals; used for feeling or grasping or locomotion
(1) Another tentacle wrapped around her mouth, and her breathing stopped.(2) A male blanket octopus fills a modified tentacle with sperm, tears it off, presents it to its prospective mates, and then drifts off to certain death.(3) The mystery this film sets up is how far have the tentacles and influence of the rebellion infiltrated the town?(4) But look carefully and you will see the tentaculate zooids that confirm their animal nature.(5) The tentacles around the mouth are disposed in concentric circles, usually forming a series of radial lines rather than being alternately arranged.(6) Corruption has long tentacles that endeavours to reach far.(7) The mychorrhizal fungi live on the roots and physically extend the plant's reach for nutrients and water with hairlike tentacles called hyphae.(8) French journalists and media workers often think of media conglomerates as tentacular creatures: Hachette (publishing, print media distribution, etc.) was long called ├ö├ç├┐the octopus├ö├ç├û.(9) Winner takes it all mentality has successfully spread its tentacles deep into our societal fabric and has infiltrated our institutions.(10) He soon came back to Wales, to the big War that had started and was spreading its tentacles around the whole of Europe.(11) In China, 17 percent of the population has yet to hear of AIDS, even as the disease spreads its tentacles there.(12) The tentacles contain harpoon-like stinging capsules called nematocysts that the anemones employ to capture prey and ward off predators.(13) The Orson Welles broadcast of a four-decade-old H.G. Wells novel was so convincing that horrified listeners peered skyward for glimpses of tentacled invaders arriving in their war machines.(14) These feet are long, thin, flexible tentacles ending in tiny suction cups.(15) Its transnational tentacles reach into every corner of the globe.(16) We are not suggesting that this kind of incident is commonplace in this area as yet, but with crime spreading its tentacles wide out from the capital city, we are all now in danger from this kind of incident.
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