molt : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles
- v cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
- And in good hands, words can be made to jump, molt, wiggle, shrink, flash, collide, fight, strut, and turn themselves inside out or upside down.
- Medicare, a feather in Democratic caps, may begin to molt a little around July 1, when millions of aged Americans become eligible for its benefits but learn that there may not be .
- They molt three or four times a year.
News & Articles
- Outdoors: As lobsters molt, delectable alternatives find their way into pots
Mid-June marks the beginning of the lobsterand#8217;s molting season. By the first week in July, many vulnerable lobsters and#8212; having just discarded their old, too-small, meat-packed, hard shells and#8212; temporarily go into hiding. Theyand#8217;re waiting for their new, larger shells to harden.
July 2, 2013 - Worcester Telegram & Gazette
- The Farms taking gentler approach to geese on greens
As Canada geese enter their molting season in Dyersburg, local golf course manager David Alexander says The Farms is taking a gentler approach to warding off the geese on the greens this year. Last...
July 2, 2013 - Dyersburg State Gazette
- Customers, musicians say goodbye to MT cafe owners
MOLT - The Prairie Winds café in Molt opened in 2001 and served its last meal on Friday.
June 30, 2013 - KPAX Missoula
- Barack Obama in New York Times
CHICAGO - Saying he "didn't molt from a hawk into a dove on Jan. 20, 2009," Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates sharply criticized Congress on Thursday for trying to push more F-22 fighter jets into the Pentagon budget than he and President Obama...
- Robert Gates in Politico
I did not molt from a hawk to a dove on Jan. 20, 2009,Gates said.
- David L. Wagner in New York Times
A Mardi Gras caterpillar that is out of costume only after a molt,Dr. Wagner writes.