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glass eel

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  • glass eel — glass′ eel′ n. ich elver • Etymology: 1830–40; so called because it is nearly transparent at an early stage …   From formal English to slang

  • glass eel — elver (young transparent, cylindrical transformed Anguilla about 5 8 cmc long, at the stage in their migration where they have reached the coasts and begin ascending rivers and have lost the leaf like leptocephalus form) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • glass eel — elver. [1830 40; so called because it is nearly transparent at an early stage] * * * …   Universalium

  • glass eel — noun an elver at the time that it first enters brackish or fresh water, when it is translucent …   English new terms dictionary

  • glass eel — noun Etymology: so called from its transparency in its early stages : elver * * * elver. [1830 40; so called because it is nearly transparent at an early stage] * * * n. an elver at the time that it first enters brackish or fresh water, when it… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eel life history — The eel is a long, thin bony fish of the order Anguilliformes. Because fishermen never caught anything they recognized as young eels, the life cycle of the eel was a mystery for a very long period of scientific history. Although there have been… …   Wikipedia

  • Glass Eels — is a play written by Nell Leyshon, broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2003.The play has also been performed on stage at the Hampstead Theatre, it is the second part of a planned quartet of Somerset plays covering the four seasons, the first being… …   Wikipedia

  • New Zealand longfin eel — Māori: tuna New Zealand longfin eel at the base of a waterfall near Piha beach, Waitakere Ranges, Auckland. Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • European eel — Taxobox name = European eel image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Anguilliformes familia = Anguillidae genus = Anguilla species = A. anguilla range range map caption= binomial = Anguilla anguilla… …   Wikipedia

  • Looking Glass Studios — Infobox Company company name = Looking Glass Studios company company type = foundation = 1990 location city = Cambridge, Massachusetts location country = United States key people = Paul Neurath (co founder) Ned Lerner (co founder) Doug Church… …   Wikipedia

  • Marbled eel — (elver) Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

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