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feeler

noun

1 feeler

One of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans; typically sensitive to touch and taste.

synonym: antenna.

Roget 379: touch; tact, taction, tactility; feeling; palpation, palpability; contrectation; manipulation; massage.    [Organ of touch] hand, finger, forefinger, ... show more

Roget 463: experiment; essay etc. (attempt) 675; analysis etc. (investigation) 461; screen; trial, tentative method, t=atonnement.    verification, ... show more

Roget 461: inquiry; request etc. 765; search, research, quest, pursuit etc. 622.    examination, review, scrutiny, investigation, ... show more

Dutch: antenne, spriet, voeldraad, voelhoorn, voelspriet
Polish: antena



2 feeler

A tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others.

synonyms: advance, approach, overture.

3 feeler

Sensitivity similar to that of a receptor organ.

synonym: antenna.

4 feeler

Slender tactile process on the jaws of a fish.

synonym: barbel.

Dutch: barbeel
Polish: brzana, brzanka


Moby thesaurus: advance, antenna, approach, asking price, barb, barbel, barbule, barometer, bid, bone of contention, cat whisker, catechism, cross-interrogatory, cross-question, debating point, demand, foretaste, hint, inquiry, interrogation ... show more.

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