flathead flathead  /f ˈlæt ˌhɛd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) food fish of the Indonesian region of the Pacific; resembles gurnards
  2. (n) pallid bottom-dwelling flat-headed fish with large eyes and a duck-like snout

Usage(s):

  1. A social fisherman for 30 years, he has favored this spot in Queen Elizabeth Park since he watched a bloke haul in a 60-cm flathead a couple of months ago.
  2. Just like a flathead screwdriver is appropriate for some jobs and a Philips for others, proteins' different shapes help them effectively attack different disease cells.

News

  1. Most Flathead municipal elections seeing few candidates

    KALISPELL - It doesn't appear we'll be seeing too many tight races in the upcoming Flathead municipal elections, mainly because most of the candidates don't have anyone running against them.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: KPAX Missoula

  2. Flathead's Tokarz wins Gatorade award

    Matt Tokarz of Kalispell Flathead has been named the Gatorade boys track and field athlete of the year for Montana.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Billings Gazette

  3. Flathead County’s Jobless Rate Falls to 7 Percent

    Flathead County’s non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell precipitously in May to 7 percent, from 8.4 percent a month earlier. Meanwhile, the statewide seasonally adjusted jobless rate ticked down to 5.4 percent from 5.5 percent in April, continuing a long-term downward trend that started in mid-2010. Labor Commissioner Pam Bucy says Montana added more than 2,500 jobs in the past two ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Flathead Beacon

Quotes

  1. Baucus said in a telephone interview that "the environmental risk threatening the Flathead is just much too high" for coal-bed methane development to advance.
    on Feb 22, 2008 By: Max Baucus Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. "As a child I could remember the first fish I caught, at 7 years of age, was on the Middle Fork of the Flathead River," Jackson, who recently won his 11th NBA championship as a coach, told the assembled audience Sunday afternoon during the...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Phil Jackson Source: Flathead Beacon

  3. "Folks in the Flathead have been especially hurt by the downturn in the economy," said Tester, who worked with the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce to bring a workshop to the area. "But, Montana has got some of the hardest working people in the...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Jon Tester Source: The Missoulian

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