limpet definition

  • noun:
    • any one of many marine gastropod mollusks, at the time of the households Acmaeidae and Patellidae, characteristically having a conical layer and staying with rocks of tidal areas.
    • the one that clings persistently.
    • a form of volatile designed to cling on hull of a ship and detonate on contact or sign.
    • a tiny mollusc, associated with the family Patellidae with a conical layer discovered clinging to rocks in the intertidal zones of rugged shores.
    • some one dependant; someone disregarding or ignorant of some other's private room.
    • In a broad feeling, any hatshaped, or conical, gastropod layer.
    • Any one of many species of marine shellfish associated with the order Docoglossa, mostly found sticking with stones, between tides.
    • Somthing or somebody that clings tenaciously to some other object or individual
    • Any types of Siphonaria, a genus of limpet-shaped Pulmonifera, living between tides, on rocks.
    • A keyhole limpet. See Fissurella.
    • A marine docoglossate gastropod with an open conical layer imperforate in the apex.
    • Some mollusk resembling this, at the least fit associated with the shell.
    • mollusk with a low conical shell
    • some of numerous often marine gastropods with reduced conical shells; found clinging to rocks in littoral areas

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