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shrimp

slang A very small, weak, or inconsequential person. Beat it, shrimp, or I'll pound ya! He was always a but of a shrimp as a kid, but then he hit puberty and shot up to nearly six feet tall.

shrimp

n. a small person. I’m such a shrimp. I just have short genes.
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Yes, the shrimp, America's favorite seafood, is an outlandish creature--and his capture demands hard work.
"Fishermen will brace themselves for a second round if no shrimp is caught on the first day," he said, adding that boats go as far as Kuwait for up to seven days.
Late in June, Iranian Minister of Agriculture Mahmoud Hojjati announced that his country, in a 7-year span of time, has increased its aquaculture shrimp production by 400%, in a bid to further tap into the country's long coasts and maritime potentials for bolstering national non-oil exports.
Transfer the cooked shrimps to a plate lined with absorbent paper or paper towels to drain off the excess oil.
Toss shrimp with rice wine and 1 teaspoon salt in large bowl and let sit at room temperature for 15 minutes.
Previous government planned to construct 8 shrimp farms on the basis of private-public partnership in the province.
Shrimp Grab & Go Service Case with a UPC code of 69447-XXXXX and a production date of 08 25 18 and 08 26 18.
A FAMILY business that has been producing traditional Southport potted shrimps for over 30 years has won a top national food award.
EHP-infected shrimps were collected from shrimp ponds in Ninh Thuan province, Viet Nam and transported alive to the laboratory for further analysis.
He added that the statistics indicate that shrimp production has declined significantly over the past four years.
Although spatial closure is an explicit element in the shrimp fishery management plan, its relevance in the southeastern Gulf of California has not been assessed.
To achieve this, we sprinkled one side of the shrimp with sugar to promote browning and grilled this side for a few minutes.
The cool temperature inside the tunnels help the salted shrimp ferment gradually for three months, bringing out a great-tasting sauce rich in minerals, amino acids and other nutrients.
It wanted the competent authority in India to ensure that those who supply shrimp to the continent undergo regular inspections to ensure that their products are hygienic.
The shrimp Tempura was prepared and gained popularity.