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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How to use carapace in a sentence
Rather, it may have used its large carapace to plow through the mud.
These included fragments of carapace, mouthparts, and claws, as well as one remarkably well preserved carapace.
So while they won’t exactly feel your embrace through the dead carapace of their bark, they might sense you as an electrical presence lurking restlessly at their periphery.We’re at home among trees — which might be able to sense our presence|Richard Schiffman|July 23, 2021|Washington Post
That morning, I went out to get the newspaper from my lawn and spotted an empty carapace clinging to my front door jamb.I’ve waited 17 years to write about periodical cicadas again. The wait is over.|John Kelly|May 12, 2021|Washington Post
It starts when the spores of a certain species of Cordyceps take root in the carapace of an ant—different species target different insects.
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.