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Noun
/snāl/,
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snails, plural;
  1. A mollusk with a single spiral shell into which the whole body can be withdrawn

  2. (in metaphorical use) Any person or thing that moves exceedingly slowly
    • - a tedious and complicated process enough to exasperate a snail

  1. freshwater or marine or terrestrial gastropod mollusk usually having an external enclosing spiral shell
  2. gather snails; "We went snailing in the summer"
  3. escargot: edible terrestrial snail usually served in the shell with a sauce of melted butter and garlic
  4. Snail is a common name for almost all members of the molluscan class Gastropoda that have coiled shells in the adult stage. When the word is used in a general sense, it includes sea snails, land snails and freshwater snails. ...
  5. Gish is the debut album by American alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins. Released in 1991, frontman Billy Corgan described Gish as a "very spiritual album."Caro, Mark (December 28, 1990). "Smashing Pumpkins Finds a New Home at Caroline Records". Chicago Tribune. ...
  6. The Snail (L'escargot), is a collage by Henri Matisse,
  7. (Snails (The Format album)) Snails is the second EP and third release by American rock duo The Format. The EP was created to be sold at shows while The Format were on tour with Taking Back Sunday and Jimmy Eat World. It also became available on iTunes. ...
  8. (Snails (video game)) Snails is a shooting game by PDAmill for Windows Mobile. There was also a version for Palm OS, now discontinued, and alpha/beta versions for Symbian and Microsoft Windows, which have not been updated in over a year. ...
  9. Any of very many animals (either hermaphroditic or nonhermaphroditic), of the class Gastropoda, having a coiled shell; A slow person; a sluggard
  10. (SNAILING) Decoration with a spiral pattern, mainly used on the barrel wheel or on big-sized full wheels.
  11. Snails are used mainly in Spanish and French recipes but other countries also eat them.
  12. To prevent snails crawling up walls or fruit trees daub the ground with a thick paste of soot and train oil. There is no remedy so effectual for their destruction as hand-picking.
  13. Snails crawling in your dream, signifies that unhealthful conditions surround you. To step on them, denotes that you will come in contact with disagreeable people.
  14. should be read instead of wax, Ps., lvii (Hebr., lviii) 9, to translate the Hebrew, shábelûl. Unlike the snails of northern climates which hibernate, those of Palestine sleep in summer. ...
  15. Popular since prehistoric times, the snail was greatly favored by ancient Romans who set aside special vineyards where snails could feed and fatten.
  16. The helical gear which laterally shifts the cylinder (from tune to tune) in a musical box or other cylinder or barrel-operated instruments.
  17. The snail's most important dream significance is that of slowness, as well as vacillation and over sensitivity. Problems in making contact with the world around are indicated.
  18. (1.) Heb. homit , among the unclean creeping things (Lev 11:30). This was probably the sand-lizard, of which there are many species in the wilderness of Judea and the Sinai peninsula. (2.) Heb. shablul (Psa 58:8), the snail or slug proper. ...
  19. A cam like wheel on to that the rack tail drops in order to select the number to strike. (See Rack & Snail Escapement)
  20. The spiral shape of a turbocharger leads to its nickname hair dryer or snail.
  21. Digestive, elimination system, colon (more)
  22. British Rail Class 31 - from its lack of power (also Ped as an abbreviation of "pedestrian"; "Rancid Peds from Immingham shed").
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