dragonfly dragonfly

Definition(s):

  • (n) slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.

Usage(s):

  1. Bob Hope sells ice cream at a fair, and Kermit chooses dragonfly ripple.
  2. Swiftest of the big bugs was an eight-armed water-dragonfly from the Pennsylvania Barge Club, stroked by brawny Charles Karle, coached by Jim Juvenal.
  3. From the phone that has changed phones forever, to futuristic cars, to a building made of water, to a remote-controlled dragonfly a dazzling display of ingenuity.

News

  1. Happy 20th Birthday, FreeBSD

    mbadolato writes "FreeBSD celebrates its 20th birthday this week. On 19 June 1993, David Greenman, Jordan Hubbard and Rod Grimes announced the creation of their new fork of the BSD 4.3 operating system, and its new name: FreeBSD." And in the time since then, FreeBSD hasn't exactly stood still; it's spawned numerous other projects (like DragonFly BSD and PC-BSD), as well as served as the basis ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Slashdot

  2. Tasty Tech Eye Candy of the Week (June 15-21)

    A lifelike android, 3-D printed fashion, a robo-kitty and a backpack-wearing dragonfly are a few of the coolest stories that came out this week.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Discovery News

  3. We have liftoff

    Adrik Thomas, 6, tosses a dragonfly airplane he folded during a paper airplane class Tuesday afternoon at the Casa Grande Parks and Recreation Center. Three school-age children learned the intricacie
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Casa Grande Dispatch

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Quotes

  1. "I had a dragonfly hit my shaft on the way down," Funk said. "And I just totally flinched and hit 150 yards off the tee dead right in the trees."
    on Jul 3, 2008 By: Fred Funk Source: USA Today

  2. "He's dying of some rare disease, and he invents a machine where he can continue to live, as long as he kills a lot of people," Zucker says. "The only one who can stop him is Dragonfly."
    on Feb 7, 2008 By: David Zucker Source: USA Today

  3. Springwatch presenter Chris Packham, who opened the centre today, said: "The loss of wetland habitat throughout the UK is having a massive impact on the long-term survival prospects for many dragonfly species."
    on Jul 24, 2009 By: Chris Packham Source: guardian.co.uk

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