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Noun
/ˈvəlCHər/,
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vultures, plural;
  1. A large bird of prey with the head and neck more or less bare of feathers, feeding chiefly on carrion and reputed to gather with others in anticipation of the death of a sick or injured animal or person

  2. A contemptible person who preys on or exploits others


  1. any of various large diurnal birds of prey having naked heads and weak claws and feeding chiefly on carrion
  2. marauder: someone who attacks in search of booty
  3. Vultures are scavenging birds, feeding mostly on the carcasses of dead animals. Vultures are found on every continent except Antarctica and Oceania.
  4. Voltor (English: Vulture) is a Hardcore-Ska music band from Aldaia (Valencian Community). Their strong social lyrics talk about current issues like freedom of speech, defense of a territory and its roots as well as social justice.
  5. The Vulture is the name of six comic book supervillains in the Marvel Comics universe. The most known Vulture in the Marvel Universe is Adrian Toomes, an elderly enemy of Spider-Man created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko in The Amazing Spider-Man #2 (May 1963).
  6. VULTURE is a fictional international crime cartel in the DC Comics universe. VULTURE first appears in House of Mystery #160 (July 1966), and was created by Jack Miller and Joe Certa.
  7. The Ancient Egyptian Vulture hieroglyph is Gardiner sign listed no. G1 for the Egyptian Vulture.
  8. "Vulture" is the first single from Patrick Wolf's The Bachelor album. The single was released on 20 April 2009, with a B-side entitled "The Tinderbox".
  9. Blizzard Entertainment's bestselling real-time strategy game series StarCraft revolves around interstellar affairs in a distant sector of the galaxy, with three species and multiple factions all vying for supremacy in the sector. ...
  10. Vulture is a weekly television chat show broadcast on ABC television in Australia.
  11. The Vulture UAV is a future Lockheed Martin design for a long endurance, high-altitude unmanned aerial vehicle. Designed for Darpa, the Vulture will be able to stay in the air for 5 years, turning in lazy circles, above any area the needs constant observation. ...
  12. Director Yaky Yosha's third feature, The Vulture, first screened in 1981, not long before the first war in Lebanon, dealt with the problematic immortalization industry resultant from young war casualties. ...
  13. "The Vulture" (orig. German Der Geier) is a short story by Franz Kafka, written sometime between 1917 and 1923.
  14. (Vultures (album)) Vultures is the third album (second officially released) by the alternative rock/post-grunge music group Smile Empty Soul. The album was released on October 24, 2006 via Bieler Bros. Records. The album has sold 70,000 Units.
  15. Any of several carrion-eating birds of the families Accipitridae and Cathartidae; A person who profits from the suffering of others
  16. (Vultures) To dream of vultures, signifies that some scheming person is bent on injuring you, and will not succeed unless you see the vulture wounded, or dead. For a woman to dream of a vulture, signifies that she will be overwhelmed with slander and gossip.
  17. (vultures) n. spectators who line up at dangerous obstacles in hopes of seeing blood.
  18. (Vultures) Scavanger birds which feed off dead things.
  19. So does D.V. render the Hebrew, 'áyyah, Lev., xi, 14; Deuteronomy 14:13; Job 28:7. As has been suggested above, the text of Job at least, seems to allude to the kite rather than to the vulture. ...
  20. (verb) : to circle in a parking while looking for an open space
  21. (1.) Heb. da'ah (Lev 11:14). In the parallel passage (Deu 14:13) the Hebrew word used is ra'ah , rendered " glede ;" LXX., " gups ;" Vulg., " milvus ." A species of ravenous bird, distinguished for its rapid flight. ...
  22. A group of large, carrion-eating birds which were all classified by scientists with the raptors. By 1994, though, scientist determined that the New World Vultures (those found in the Americas) are more closely related to storks and reclassified them in the stork family. ...
  23. To circle at the top of a hill waiting for slower "friends".
  24. A Spider-Man villain that has the ability to fly. First appearance was in Amazing Spider-Man #2.
  25. Vultures are rare; at least talking ones. They often find it difficult to deal with other creatures, not being very talkative and more concerned with carcasses. Naturally, they only eat the carcasses of dumb beasts.