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Definition of the noun Actinia

What does Actinia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • actinia: actinias
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  1. a genus of sea anemone common in rock pools
  2. any sea anemone or related animal

Alternative definition of the noun Actinia

noun

  1. a sea anemone, a member of the genus Actiniaria.

Phrases with Actinia

  1. Actinia Alba
  2. Actinia Cari
  3. Actinia Iris
  4. Actinia Rufa
  5. Actinia Sali
  6. Actinia Aster
  7. Actinia Curta
  8. Actinia Dubia
  9. Actinia Flava
  10. Actinia gemma
  11. Actinia Gigas
  12. Actinia Gygas
  13. Actinia Nivea
  14. Actinia Rosea
  15. Actinia Volva
  16. Actinia Zebra
  17. Actinia Aurora
  18. Actinia Ballii
  19. Actinia Bellis
  20. genus actinia

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Actinia

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Google previewThe American Cyclopaedia (1883)

A Popular Dictionary for General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

The actinia is the type of the single polyp, as distinguished from the compound coral polyps. It preys voraciously on small crabs and mollusks, and when waiting for its victims theso arms are expanded like the petals of a flower, and, being ...

Google previewThe British Quarterly Review (1845)

The actinia is a polypus so sensitive, that, though it as no eyes, not a cloud can cross the sun without its evincing, by contraction, that it feels the change, and withal so voracious as to swallow three or four mussels for a breakfast. This creature ...

Google previewUnited States Exploring Expedition (1846)

The common Actinia is a type of a large class of them, and we may commence our observations on the Actinoid polyps by a concise account of the structure and habits of these animals. This will lead the way to a description of some related ...

Google previewEarth, Sea and Sky, Or, Marvels of the Universe (1887)

Being a Full and Graphic Description of All that is Wonderful in Every Continent of the Globe, in the World of Waters and the Starry Heavens ... by Henry Davenport Northrop

The common sea anemone (actinia) is to be found between tide marks on rocks under sea weeds or in tidal pools, but grows most luxuriant on the piles of bridges. The actinia is the type of the single polyps as distinguished from the compound ...

Google previewThe American Cyclopædia (1881)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

The actinia is the type of the single polyp, as distinguished from the compound coral polyps. It preys voraciously on small crabs and mollusks, and when waiting for its victims these arms are expanded like the petals of a flower, and, being ...

Google previewUnited States Exploring Expedition During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842 (1846)

Zoophytes by James Dwight Dana

The common Actinia is a type of a large class of them, and we may commence our observations on the Actinoid polyps by a concise account of the structure and habits of these animals. This will lead the way to a description of some ...

Google previewEarth, sea and sky (1887)

or, Marvels of the universe ... containing thrilling adventures on land and sea ... embracing the striking physical features of the earth ... including a vivid description of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans ... by Henry Davenport Northrop

The common sea anemone (actinia) is to be found between tide marks on rocks under sea weeds or in tidal pools, but grows most luxuriant on the piles of bridges. The actinia is the type of the single polyps as distinguished from the compound ...

Google previewStructure and Classification of Zoophytes (1846)

by James Dwight Dana

The common Actinia is a type of a large class of them, and we may commence our observations on the Actinoid polyps by a concise account of the structure and habits of these animals. This will lead the way to a description of some related ...

Google previewThe Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art (1846)

The actinia is a polypus so sensitive, that, though it has no eyes, not a cloud can cross the sun without its evincing, by contraction, that it feels the change, and withal so voracious as to swallow three or four mussels for a breakfast. This creature ...

Google previewThe Eclectic Magazine (1846)

Foreign Literature by John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell

The actinia is a polypus so sensitive, that, though it has no eyes, not a cloud can cross the sun without its evincing, by contraction, that it feels the change, and withal so voracious as to swallow three or four mussels for a breakfast. This creature ...

Google previewThe Progressive Dictionary of the English Language (1835)

A Supplementary Wordbook to All Leading Dictionaries of the United States and Great Britain by Samuel Fallows

A family of Cteltmterata, belonging to the order Heli- anthoidn, of which the genus Actinia is the type. Actinic (ak-tln'lk), a. (Photog.) Applied to a compound lens when the real image which it gives upon the screen is such that a large number of ...

Google previewChambers's Information for the People (1884)

by William Chambers, Robert Chambers

Actinia is the type {aklis ...

Google previewChambers's Edinburgh Journal (1835)

by William Chambers, Robert Chambers

The actinia is a most voracious creature, and after feeding greedily, the food is rejected in the form of a ball. N.> living creature it can overpower escapes its grasp. Many other interesting topics were brought under discussion, sumo tending to ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

ACTEOSAURUS—ACTINIA. of Europe, found in bushy places in some parts of Eng land. It is a perennial herbaceous plant, about 1—2 ft. highwith triternate leaves, and the leaflets deeply cut and ser, rated, the flowers in racemes, the berries ...

Google previewChamber's Encyclopedia: A dictionary of universal knowledge for the people (1878)

is the Actinia Mesembryanthemum, which has received its specific name from another floral association. It attaches itself to rocks and stones from low-water almost to high- water mark, and ...

Google previewChambers' Encyclopaedia (1874)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ...

is the Actinia Mesembryanthemum, which has received its specific name from another floral association. It attaches itself to rocks and stones from low-water almost to high- water mark, and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

presents the actinia sociata, or clustered animal- flower, described by Mr. Ellis, with its radical tube adhering to a rock, and one of the animals lirrtching out its claws, b A perpendicular dissection of one of the bodies, to straw the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature; Constructed on a Plan, by which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises Or Systems, Comprehending the History, Theory, and Practice, of Each, According to the Latest Discoveries and Improvements... Vol. 1. [-18] (1797)

t represents the actinia sociata, or clustered animal flower, described by Mr Ellis, with its raclical tube adhering to a rock: (a) One os the animals llretchillg out its Claws. Fig. 2. A. perpendicular dissection osone os the bodies, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

AcTINIA, comprehending actinia and zaanthus. MEDUSA, comprehending medusa, beroë, and rhizostoona. c. Very small, and found swimming in liquors. Infusoria. Roti FER. BRAchion Us. TRichocFRCUs. TRICHopA. LEUcophrus, and the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

As far as the anatomy of the zooid is concerned, the majority of the stony or madreporarian corals agree exactly with the soft-bodied Actinians, such as Actinia equina, both in the number and arrange- Fig. 12. A, Zoanthid colony, showing the ...

Google previewThe new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences (1807)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

a represents the actinia fociata, or clustered animal- flower, described by Mr Ellis, with its radical tube adhering to a rook, and one of the animals stretching out its claws, b A perpendieulir dissection of one of the bodies, to mow the ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3T1I1N1I1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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