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squid

1. slang An inexperienced and overconfident motorcycle rider who is unsafe and brazenly disregards the law. Look at that dope who just flew around the corner. No helmet, no pads, no boots—typical squid. Some squid came screaming down the highway, weaving in and out of traffic as he went.
2. slang A member of a navy. Working in a busy harbor town like this one, you get used to the rowdy squids who bring chaos every time they're on shore leave.

squid

(skʍɪd)
n. an earnest student; a collegiate wimp. (Collegiate. Refers to sliminess.) This whole campus is populated by squids and nerds.
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All publications on the solubility of giant squid proteins (Borderias and Montero, 1985; Sato et al., 1991; Ando et al., 1999, 2001; Enzinas-Arzate et al., 2014) have concluded that muscular proteins in squid are highly soluble and, thus, conventional washing processes used to produce surimi from fish are not a viable alternative for obtaining protein concentrates from this species (Sanchez-Alonso et al., 2007).
It turns out that the squid structures were "really bad at being fiber-optic cables," Sweeney says.
Tape one end of a piece of string to the intact squid. Tape the other end to the center of the inside of the box lid.
In this study, we used beak microstructure of red flying squid to identify its spawning season and to examine age composition.
The governorates of North and South Batinah saw squid landings of 2,140 tonnes, Musandam 381 tonnes and Muscat 317 tonnes.
After watching the footage, squid expert Michael Vecchione from the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Services said he was "nearly certain" that it was a giant squid.
Summary: Washington DC [USA], June 17 (ANI): While climate change and increasing pollution continues to haunt human beings, squids have nothing to worry about.
Meanwhile, the EU, the third largest export market for squid and octopus, accounting for 12.4 per cent of the total, had a drop of 21.7 per cent year-on-year in export value to $83 million.
Possible imitation of jellyfish by the squid paralarvae of the family Gonatidae (Cephalopoda, oegopsida).
Color patterns of squid swimming ahead of the trawl mouth were highly homogeneous, including the typical chromatic components described for the species, i.e., mantle generally pale with a dark longitudinal band along the mid-dorsal surface, extending anteriorly to the dorsal head and arms (Fig.
After about five minutes, add the fish balls, squid balls and the noodles.
New Zealand's Department of Conservation confirmed that the creature was a giant squid which is the largest known cephalopod in the world and, likely, the largest invertebrate ever known to exist.
25) when they spotted one of the ocean's most impressive creatures of the deep: a dead, but fully intact, giant squid, the Live Science reports.
SQUID SALAD Take 750g squid and remove tentacles from each squid; turn body section (mantle) inside out, wash thoroughly to remove grit and return to right side.
A shortage of squid in South Korea is confusing people in restaurants and convenience stores, with the crisis making the seafood more valuable than ever before and costlier to taste.