black bear vs grizzly

black bear grizzly

Definitions

  • 1) An Asiatic black bear, Ursus thibetanus.
  • 2) An American black bear, Ursus americanus, indigenous to North America.
  • 3) An omnivorous North American bear (Ursus americanus), living primarily in forests and having a glossy black or dark brown coat.
  • 4) An omnivorous Asian bear (Ursus thibetanus), having a pointed snout, a black coat, and a beige or white V-shaped mark on the chest.
  • 5) brown to black North American bear; smaller and less ferocious than the brown bear
  • 6) bear with a black coat living in central and eastern Asia

Definitions

  • 1) US, dialect In hydraulic mining, a grating used to catch and throw out large stones from the sluices.
  • 2) A grizzly bear.
  • 3) (Zoöl.) A grizzly bear. See under grizzly, a.
  • 4) Local, U. S. In hydraulic mining, gratings used to catch and throw out large stones from the sluices.
  • 5) powerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North America
  • 6) A machine used for breaking coal or other material to a moderately small size.
  • 7) In mining: An arrangement in the sluices used in washing auriferous gravel for receiving and throwing out the large stones carried down by the current.
  • 8) In Australia, a coarse grating of timber for separating large pieces of quartz from the decomposed rock with which they are associated, in some of the forms of granitic dikes containing auriferous quartz peculiar to that region.
  • 9) ; pl. grizzlies (-liz). 1. The grizzly bear, Ursus horribilis. See I.
  • 10) Grey-haired, greyish.
  • 11) Grayish or flecked with gray.
  • 12) (Zoöl.) a large and ferocious bear (Ursus horribilis) of Western North America and the Rocky Mountains. It is remarkable for the great length of its claws.
  • 13) Somewhat gray; grizzled.
  • 14) Somewhat gray; grayish.

Examples

  • 1) Did you have to fight off a grizzly bear on the way to work this morning?
  • 2) The reckoning was swift: the female grizzly bear was put down.
  • 3) What pet to buy: keep a grizzly bear in your wardrobe.
  • 4) Imagine an upset grizzly bear and you've got it.
  • 5) A grizzly bear and a deer hatch a plan to drive hunters out of their woodland home.
  • 6) He also liked grizzly bears.
  • 7) I've spotted a grizzly bear deep in the forest.
  • 8) A party of 11 university students were deep in the Alaskan wilderness when a grizzly bear with cubs attacked their mountaineering teacher.
  • 9) ‘The area is home to around 40 grizzlies and an unknown number of smaller black bears.’
  • 10) ‘There were wolves about in those days, as well as grizzlies in Montana and Alberta.’
  • 11) ‘The polar bear may surpass the Alaskan grizzly in size, with the maximum recorded weighing 726 kg.’
  • 12) ‘Two hundred years ago, as many as 100,000 grizzlies roamed the West.’
  • 13) ‘By the time the adult grizzly wakes up in the spring, her baby is strong enough to follow her out of the den.’
  • 14) ‘On the bus from the airport into Reykjavik, there was a crazy man beside me with a grizzly beard and crumpled pieces of paper poking out of the many pockets in his camouflage jacket.’
  • 15) ‘The man beside me, a burly, smelly man with a grizzly black beard and a mole on his nose, was looking at me strangely.’
  • 16) ‘Up in the Visitors' Gallery, Cherie Blair - seemingly unaffected by having planted a kiss on Charles Clarke's grizzly chin in the Lobby on the way in - looked on approvingly.’
  • 17) ‘There were also a surprising number of grizzly old hippies knocking around the venue, who had presumably come along on the strength of the band's Pink Floyd cover, Comfortably Numb.’
  • 18) ‘A grizzly old man in red flannel shirt stood behind the doorway, holding a deadly looking rifle.’
  • 19) ‘You're gonna be a father, what're you doin’ with a grizzly old beard like that?’
  • 20) ‘I also had a grizzly child on hand and I knew there would be trouble if he didn't sleep.’
  • 21) ‘‘Teething powders’ found in pharmacies are homeopathic Chamomilla 3X granules, which can be very soothing for grizzly babies.’
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