[ UK /sˈɪlvəfɪʃ/ ]
  1. silver-grey wingless insect found in houses feeding on book bindings and starched clothing
  2. a silvery variety of Carassius auratus
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How To Use silverfish In A Sentence

  • Mushroom bodies in thysanuran insects (silverfish) lack calyces.
  • Only one thysanuran is of particular economic importance in the United States, the silverfish or " slicker’.
  • I doubt so, the pages would have been eaten by moths and silverfish long before the work became public domain.
  • The bristletails and silverfish both have two long cerci, and between this a caudal appendage.
  • A small, wingless insect (Thermobia domestica) related to the silverfish and inhabiting warm areas of buildings, as around furnaces or boilers.
  • But during studies of the foraging behavior of Weddell seals, the researchers acquired considerable data on two important fish species: the Antarctic silverfish and the Antarctic toothfish.
  • But pesticide is not always the solution: silverfish only live in humid conditions, so a dehumidifier in your bathroom will probably get rid of them.
  • Silverfish and firebrats are active at night and hide during the day.
  • Labels: kee thuan chye, malaysian authors, malaysian english, marshall cavendish, shirley lim, silverfish posted by bibliobibuli at 11: 16 PM Shirley Shines
  • The owner of a ‘filthy’ Hull bakery which was found to have an infestation of ants, silverfish and grain beetle has been fined £6,000 for a catalogue of offences that could have led to serious food poisoning.
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