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Origin of carapace
OTHER WORDS FROM carapacecar·a·paced, adjectivecar·a·pa·cial [kar-uh-pey-shuhl], /ˌkær əˈpeɪ ʃəl/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for carapace
I walked back to my desk, keeping the satisfaction locked tight within a carapace of steely unconcern, and took in the scene.Wall Street Bonuses Tumble, But Bankers Have Nowhere to Go|Aaron Timms|March 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It encases their loserdom in a carapace of purity and righteousness.
Ian McEwan: Well, I think one way… I think you have to develop a carapace of boringness.
Greater awareness of that would soften their carapace of greed.
The record from Chinaj is based on a carapace found in a chiclero camp, where the turtle evidently had been brought for food.
The stripes on the forelimbs were orange, and the ocelli on the carapace were red.
"Nice doggy," the man said, his fingers scratching under the edge of the carapace where it joined the flesh.Deathworld|Harry Harrison
We have just mentioned the fact that the head and thorax of a decapod is usually covered by a large shield—the carapace.
They derive their name from the nature of the carapace, which is of a rounded form and very hard and strong.