hooklike : Definition, Usages, News and More
- s having or resembling a hook (especially in the ability to grasp and hold);
- Artificial hands are often hooklike, limited to simple open and close gestures, but the iLimb has more subtle capabilities, like a credit-card grip for grasping narrow objects.
- Hughes engineers theorized that the satellite might have failed because a hooklike "trigger" that projected from its side was not fully engaged.
- Resting in the shade of a thorny acacia tree, he realized that a short bipedal creature could easily enough break off a branch covered with hooklike thorns, and wave it as a .