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Idioms for shark
Origin of shark1
OTHER WORDS FROM sharksharklike, adjective
Words nearby shark
Definition for shark (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of shark2
Example sentences from the Web for shark
The researchers compared the amount of carbon-14 in the growth bands of whale shark vertebrae with the known carbon-14 levels in surface seawater in different years.
If young whale sharks spend much of their time deep underwater, they may not take in the same amount of carbon-14 that is measured at the ocean’s surface.
His group also used the total number of growth bands in sharks’ dated vertebrae to figure out their the animals’ ages.
Not knowing that made it hard to gauge just how fast these sharks were growing or how long they lived.
It’s been surprisingly hard to figure out how old a whale shark is.
Porter was convicted and shortly after sentenced to death by a judge who compared him to a shark in a feeding frenzy.Wrongly Imprisoned for 15 Years Thanks to an Innocence Project|Jacob Siegel|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her downfall came about, because for a second she forgot that to swim in the shark pool, you have to always act like a shark.‘Housewife Tycoon’ Took On ‘Mad Men’ NYC Real Estate Market and Won|Vicky Ward|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For humans, Shark Week is just a once-a-year sweeps event for the Discovery Channel.
However, for sharks—and Tracy Jordan—every week is Shark Week.
Though it appears convincing, the “evidence” presented in these Shark Week documentaries is not real.Shark Week Is Lying Again: Megalodon Is Definitely Extinct|David Shiffman|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But suppose a shark, like the one you caught, should come after you?The Motor Boys on the Atlantic|Clarence Young
He was ahead of me, but half way in he met a shark, and came clamoring back to me to be saved.The Sea Bride|Ben Ames Williams
When they returned from their day's work, they brought back only a shark.Legends of Ma-ui--a demi god of Polynesia, and of his mother Hina|W. D. Westervelt
Owing to the peculiar shape of its maw a shark can not bite until it turns over.Under the Ocean to the South Pole|Roy Rockwood
After heaving about twenty minutes the shark was alongside with the head about three feet out of water.The Flying Bo'sun|Arthur Mason