python vs boa constrictor

python boa constrictor


  • 1) A type of large constricting snake.
  • 2) Any of various nonvenomous snakes of the family Pythonidae, found chiefly in Asia, Africa, and Australia, that coil around and asphyxiate their prey. Some pythons can attain lengths of 8 meters (26 feet) or more.
  • 3) A diviner by spirits.
  • 4) (Zoöl.) Any species of very large snakes of the genus Python, and allied genera, of the family Pythonidæ. They are nearly allied to the boas. Called also rock snake.
  • 5) (Greek mythology) dragon killed by Apollo at Delphi
  • 6) a soothsaying spirit or a person who is possessed by such a spirit
  • 7) large Old World boas
  • 8) The typical genus of Pythonidæ: formerly conterminous with the family, now restricted to species having premaxillary teeth, labial plates of both jaws fossate, and scuta extending to between the orbits.
  • 9) In classical antiquities and in the New Testament, a soothsaying spirit or demon; hence, also, a person possessed by such a spirit; especially, a ventriloquist.
  • 10) [lowercase] Any very large serpent, as a rock-snake: loosely used, like boa and anaconda, but properly applicable only to the large Old World non-venomous serpents of the family Pythonidæ.


  • 1) A large tropical American snake, Boa constrictor, that kills its prey by squeezing them
  • 2) A large boa (Boa constrictor) of tropical America that has dark brown markings on a lighter background and kills its prey by constriction.
  • 3) very large boa of tropical America and West Indies
  • 4) A name popularly applied to any large serpent of the family Boidæ or Pythonidæ: same as boa, 2.
  • 5) (Zoöl.) A large and powerful serpent of tropical America, sometimes twenty or thirty feet long. See Illustration in Appendix.


  • 1) Afterwards, I had to help him to the cushions on the floor where he slept like a python for an hour.
  • 2) A Burmese python is coiled around the arm of hunter Michael Cole during a news conference Monday, Feb. 22.
  • 3) My CS son, age 16, has been bugging the people I work with to give him a “climate change” or “fuel balance” model (2 different ideas) that he could make into a video game in python or Java.
  • 4) Those findings add to concerns that the African rock python is a new breeding population in the Everglades and not just the result of a few overgrown pets being released into the wild, according to the South Florida Water Management District.
  • 5) Wrangled a 16 'python from a wooden crate into a big duffle bag then sat and watched TV that night with a 7 foot boa on my back.
  • 6) As a college professor who teaches students that have never seen programming before, python is a great language.
  • 7) However, all this is void unless you also enable threads by calling g_thread_init () (or whatever this is in python) early in your app.
  • 8) So the project has the snippets in python-snippets and Acire as a desktop frontend.
  • 9) ‘Anacondas are related to boa constrictors and pythons.’
  • 10) ‘Non-venomous snakes like boas and pythons grab their prey and squeeze them to death.’
  • 11) ‘I used to keep pythons and boa constrictors years ago.’
  • 12) ‘It actually belongs to the python family, boa constrictor, which is non-venomous.’
  • 13) ‘Snakes really are rather wonderful - I saw file snakes, puff adders and huge pythons.’
  • 14) ‘Leopards, hyenas, jackals, sloth bears, cobras, pythons, mongooses and monitor lizards move silently through its forests.’
  • 15) ‘They will include pythons, cobras, sand boas, snakes and monitor lizards.’
  • 16) ‘While human encounters with cobras, vipers, and pythons can prove fatal, more often than not it is the snakes that are killed.’
  • 17) ‘Some snakes, such as pythons, retain tiny leg bones, which may be visible as minuscule claws at the base of the tail.’
  • 18) ‘Poachers illegally trade in snakes such as the Indian python, slaughtering the snake for their skin.’
  • 19) ‘Burmese pythons widely regulate intestinal performance with each meal.’
  • 20) ‘It belongs to the same family as the python and anaconda, which reach lengths of up to 9 or 10m.’
  • 21) ‘Perhaps even more worrying, the pythons may be preying on native mangrove fox squirrels and wood storks.’
  • 22) ‘Flying foxes also live here, plus sea turtles, monitor lizards, pythons, and bearded pigs.’
  • 23) ‘Burmese pythons are popular - and legal - pet snakes.’
  • 24) ‘Burmese pythons, one of the world's largest snakes and a favorite of the pet trade, are overrunning the iconic U.S. park.’
  • 25) ‘The bloated and maggot-ridden bodies of 10 snakes including an eight-foot python have been found dumped in a lake at Cheney Manor.’
  • 26) ‘This particular snake isn't the first python to get a tough lesson in the dangers of swallowing oversize prey.’
  • 27) ‘The snake - a Burmese python - was dumped and later found by a stunned homeowner.’
  • 28) ‘The ribbon rose with the rhythm of a python or a cobra, until the tip was at eye level with my face.’
  • 29) ‘This file is read and processed by a (mostly custom built) program written in the python language.’
  • 30) ‘Code the python program to generate the server-side code.’
  • 31) ‘Write a python application that plays the Rock-Paper-Scissors game against the computer.’
  • 32) ‘In python this is handled automatically via the module/import framework.’
  • 33) ‘Use it to implement a parser for python's expression syntax.’

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