Origin of tentacle
OTHER WORDS FROM tentacleten·tac·u·lar [ten-tak-yuh-ler], /tɛnˈtæk yə lər/, adjectiveten·ta·cle·like, ten·tac·u·loid, adjectivein·ter·ten·tac·u·lar, adjectivesub·ten·tac·u·lar, adjective
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How to use tentacle in a sentence
A future tool developed for debris removal, in the form of a robot tentacle arm, could also be used to lash out at and harm other satellites.This space-based weapon remains in the dark—for now|Kelsey D. Atherton|August 26, 2021|Popular-Science
Oh, and also by blowing the tentacles clean off the zeppelin-sized extraterrestrials who swarm her with bullet-hell projectiles.The Best PS5 games to show off the console’s next-gen features|Billy Cadden|July 23, 2021|Popular-Science
All 13 species have skin connecting their tentacles and ear-like fins that they flap to “fly” through the water.The Evolutionary Wonders in the Deep Sea - Issue 102: Hidden Truths|Annie Roth|June 30, 2021|Nautilus
Its cylindrical body has a foot that adheres to a surface, and a head with tentacles and a mouth that catches and eats prey.The Math of Living Things - Issue 102: Hidden Truths|Sidney Perkowitz|June 23, 2021|Nautilus
Except for the nostrils, the inside of an elephant’s trunk is similar to an octopus’s tentacle or a mammal’s tongue, says William Kier.Engineers surprised by the power of an elephant’s trunk|Sid Perkins|June 23, 2021|Science News For Students
Not too shabby for a creature less than a year old who had never set a tentacle on the pitch.The Amazing Tale of Paul the Psychic Octopus: Germany’s World Cup Soothsayer|Emily Shire|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He allowed himself to be led to a window where the machine with waving tentacle pointed towards an object outside.The Jameson Satellite|Neil Ronald Jones
A tentacle whipped up and touched Flannery, who sat with his hands off the control box.Victory|Lester del Rey
Slowly, inexorably, that mottled tentacle curled downward with its prey, and a portion of the under side of the rock became alive!
But on three sides there were white, opaque walls, so near that he could have touched them by stretching out a tentacle.
At Ebors entrance he raised a limp tentacle in weary greeting and said, Come in, my friend, come in.They Also Serve|Donald E. Westlake