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fly trap

slang The mouth. You can always count on something stupid to come out of Eddie's fly trap.
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fly trap

n. the mouth. Close your fly trap. You talk too much.
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Virtually every aspect of the flytrap species has been altered by hybridisers.
Growth and development of juvenile Venus flytrap was measured as the change from the mean initial trap midrib length of the largest five traps to the mean trap midrib length of the largest five traps at the end of the four-month growth period (Figure 2).
The best known of all carnivorous plants, the Venus flytrap is native to North and South Carolina and has distinctive little teethlike protrusions called cilia, and its name comes from ...?
"That you've walked into a flytrap, that it's dark down there and that there is no way out of it, not really.
City's 28-32 supremacy line is an attempt to snare punters in a betting Venus Flytrap and it is doomed to failure.
Braced by polls indicating that 57 percent of the American people will believe anything President Clinton chooses to tell them, provided he looks right into the camera and clenches his jaw a little bit, the White House elected to deal with the "Flytrap" affair (Slate's contest-winning name) by hunkering deeper into denial than O.J.
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Insectivorous plants These include the sundew, pitcher plant and venus flytrap. These insectivorous plants have additional benefits when used in a terrarium.
Tawfick said they were inspired by a common theme in the rapid movement of soft plants like the Venus Flytrap and the swimming of uni-flagellated bacteria, both of which use the flexibility of their bodies to quickly snap, allowing fast motion and saving energy.
Catch all the buzz on Venus flytraps 6 The label on my Venus flytrap - Dionaea muscipula - says it should be watered using rainwater.
to 5 a.m., groove along to the foot-stomping music of Chillitees, Ian Lofamia Band, Hoochie Coochie Mikkie and The Venus Flytrap Collective.
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Bear All Crawl, 2009, is a wriggling larva split to reveal russet ribs; in Reaching Up High, 2009, a plantlike shoot performs a sinuous dance out of a pod, ending in a pincer resembling a Venus flytrap. The sleek black steel is textured with sensual details, such as the prickly seams on the ribs forming Space Within, 2010, a feminine shape with a welcoming womb that provokes shivers down the spine.