type of cold-blooded aquatic animal with fins and scales; other aquatic animals (Informal); flesh of fish; fellow, guy (used in combination - i.e. odd fish, queer fish)
catch fish; try to catch fish; search for fish; search; try to obtain -
In ancient theologic or mystical thought, fish is cognate with water and the matrix; in the Stanzas of Dzyan, the Mother is called the Fiery Fish of Life, and the defunct in the Egyptian Book of the Dead
says, "I am the Fish of the Great Horus." The esoteric meaning of the fish symbol is divine, but the theological is almost universally phallic.
Pisces, the Fishes (Sanskrit Mina), is the last sign of the zodiac, and therefore marks the end of one cycle and the initiatory stage of the succeeding cycle. The fish-avatara of Vishsu is both the first and the tenth or last; and this applies both to mahakalpas and to minor cycles within them, likewise to a division of the present and former manvantara. Though Pisces as now understood refers to cyclic junctions in general, with their accompanying world saviors and floods, it has particular reference for Occidentals to Jesus and the entry of the equinoctial point into Pisces.
Out of the Greek ichthys (fish) has been made the acrostic Jesus Christos Theou Yios Soter (Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior). Jesus, Bacchus, the Chaldean Dagon and Oannes, the Akkadian Ea, the Babylonian Xisuthrus, and the Hindu Vishsu and Vaivasvata-Manu mystically are all fish characters, and hence connected with floods and avataras.
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\fish\ (?), n. [f. fiche peg, mark, fr. fisher to fix.] a counter, used in various games.fish
\fish\, n.; pl. fishes (#), or collectively, fish. [oe. fisch, fisc, fis, as. fisc; akin to d. visch, os. & ohg. fisk, g. fisch, icel. fiskr, sw. & dan. fisk, goth. fisks, l. piscis, ir. iasg. cf. piscatorial. in some cases, such as fish joint, fish plate, this word has prob. been confused with fish, fr. f. fichea peg.] 1.
a name loosely applied in popular usage to many animals of diverse characteristics, living in the water. 2.
(zo?l.) an oviparous, vertebrate animal usually having fins and a covering scales or plates. it breathes by means of gills, and lives almost entirely in the water. see pisces.
note: the true fishes include the teleostei (bony fishes), ganoidei, dipnoi, and elasmobranchii or selachians (sharks and skates). formerly the leptocardia and marsipobranciata were also included, but these are now generally regarded as two distinct classes, below the fishes. 3.
pl. the twelfth sign of the zodiac; pisces. 4.
the flesh of fish, used as food. 5.
(naut.) (a) a purchase used to fish the anchor. (b) a piece of timber, somewhat in the form of a fish, used to strengthen a mast or yard.
note: fish is used adjectively or as part of a compound word; as, fish line, fish pole, fish spear, fish-bellied.
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The Hebrews recognized fish as one of the great divisions of the animal kingdom, and as such gave them a place in the account of the creation, (Genesis 1:21,28) as well as in other passages where an exhaustive description of living creatures is intended. (Genesis 9:2; Exodus 20:4; 4:18; 1 Kings 4:33) The Mosaic law, (Leviticus 11:9,10) pronounced unclean such fish as were devoid of fins and scales; these were and are regarded as unwholesome in Egypt. Among the Philistines Dagon was represented by a figure half man and half fish. (1 Samuel 5:4) On this account the worship of fish is expressly prohibited. (4:18) In Palestine, the Sea of Galilee was and still is remarkable well stored with fish. (Tristram speaks of fourteen species found there, and thinks the number inhabiting it at least three times as great.) Jerusalem derived its supply chiefly from the Mediterranean. Comp. (Ezekiel 47:10) The existence of a regular fish-market is implied in the notice of the fish-gate, which was probably contiguous to it. (2 Chronicles 33:14; Nehemiah 3:3; 12:39; Zephaniah 1:10) The Orientals are exceedingly fond of fish as an article of diet. Numerous allusions to the art of fishing occur in the Bible. The most usual method of catching fish was by the use of the net, either the casting net, (Ezekiel 26:5,14; 47:10); Habb 1:15 Probably resembling the one used in Egypt, as shown in Wilkinson (iii. 55), or the draw or drag net, (Isaiah 19:8); Habb 1:15 Which was larger, and required the use of a boat. The latter was probably most used on the Sea of Galilee, as the number of boats kept on it was very considerable.
A piece of wood fastened lengthwise on another to strengthen it; as, To fish the mast
3d Fish Tank Saved Fish
A new prisoner.
A fish is any member of a paraphyletic group of organisms that consist of all gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lack limbs with digits. Included in this definition are the living hagfish, lampreys, and cartilaginous and bony fish, as well as various extinct related groups. Most fish are ectothermic ("cold-blooded"), allowing their body temperatures to vary as ambient temperatures change, though some of the large active swimmers like white shark and tuna can hold a higher core temperature. Fish are abundant in most bodies of water. They can be found in nearly all aquatic environments, from high mountain streams (e.g., char and gudgeon) to the abyssal and even hadal depths of the deepest oceans (e.g., gulpers and anglerfish). At 32,000 species, fish exhibit greater species diversity than any other group of vertebrates.
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are vertebrates with gills that live in water. Related concepts include:
- Fish (food), an important source of protein for humans throughout recorded history
- Fishing, the activity of trying to catch fish
- Fish (fry), the eggs and sperm released or deposited, usually into water, by aquatic animals
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Fish! is a text adventure game by Magnetic Scrolls released in .
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The Fish! Philosophy (styled FISH! Philosophy), modeled after the high energy present at the Pike Place Fish Market, is a technique to make individuals alert and active in the workplace. Chart House Learning’s founder John Christensen created this philosophy in 1998. Since the launch of this ideology many companies and schools have adopted the four ideas: choosing one’s attitude, playing at work, make someone’s day, and being present. It is commonly used to improve what is referred to as the "culture" of an organization.
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(v.) See fetch, bait
A feminist slogan. Meaning
Drink heavily. Origin
Clearly an allusion to fishes' close association with water. Rather fanciful - fishes don't drink. Meaning
Either do some useful work or leave and let other get on with it. Origin
US origin. Cut bait means stop fishing. Meaning
Not one thing or another. Origin
Fish was the food for monks, flesh for the common people and herring for paupers.
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1. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Pisces
(hypernym) person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
(classification) astrology, star divination
2. the twelfth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about February 19 to March 20
(synonym) Pisces, Pisces the Fishes
(hypernym) sign of the zodiac, star sign, sign, mansion, house, planetary house Noun
1. any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills; "the shark is a large fish"; "in the livingroom there was a tank of colorful fish"
(hypernym) aquatic vertebrate
(hyponym) bottom feeder
(member-holonym) school, shoal
(part-meronym) fish scale
2. the flesh of fish used as food; "in Japan most fish is eaten raw"; "after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat"; "they have a chef who specializes in fish"
1. seek indirectly; "fish for compliments"
(hypernym) search, seek, look for
2. catch or try to catch fish or shellfish; "I like to go fishing on weekends"
(hypernym) catch, grab, take hold of
To dream that you see fish in clear-water streams, denotes that you will be favored by the rich and powerful.
Dead fish, signifies the loss of wealth and power through some dire calamity.
For a young woman to dream of seeing fish, portends that she will have a handsome and talented lover.
To dream of catching a catfish, denotes that you will be embarrassed by evil designs of enemies, but your luck and presence of mind will tide you safely over the trouble.
To wade in water, catching fish, denotes that you will possess wealth acquired by your own ability and enterprise.
To dream of fishing, denotes energy and economy; but if you do not succeed in catching any, your efforts to obtain honors and wealth will be futile.
Eating fish, denotes warm and lasting attachments.
: A process which vividly paints chromosomes or portions of chromosomes with fluorescent molecules. This technique is useful for identifying chromosomal abnormalities and gene mapping. explained
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Thomas Ried defines fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH). illustrated
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Bolton Wanderers & South Africa Birthdate
: March 14, 1973Birthplace
: Cape Town, South AfricaHeight
: 1.91 mtsWeight
: 86 kgsPosition
: 59 caps, 2 goals (as of August 3, 2000)World Cups
: 1 (1998)Previous Clubs
: Arcadia Shepherds, Jomo Cosmos, Orlando Pirates, SS LazioTransfer Fee
A marauding defender who can turn up regularly in attack where he can be effective at meeting crosses. A very good ball playing defender and highly regarded, Fish had an unhappy time at SS Lazio where he was never given a run in the first team and has been survived relegation at Bolton Wanderes to stay with the Lancashire club and he has contributed well to their recent English Cup runs. A regular for the national side over the past four years and a good technical player.
a technique for uniquely identifying whole chromosomes or parts of chromosomes using florescent tagged DNA.
Used as a collective term, includes molluscs, crustaceans and any aquatic animal which is harvested.
[Adelaide University, Australia] 1. Another metasyntactic variable
. See foo
. Derived originally from the Monty Python skit in the middle of "The Meaning of Life" entitled "Find the Fish". 2. A pun for `microfiche'. A microfiche file cabinet may be referred to as a `fish tank'.
n. a sow, a farrow sow, the fish called gilt head Barfog =
a. bearded, the fin fish; the lesser wood-chat, a bird Breninbysg =
n. king fish Cegddu =
n. the hake fish Cochgangen =
n. a chub fish Crafangc =
n. a claw, a crab fish Grawn =
n. berries; grain; roe of fish. Grawn Corinth, currants Gronell =
n. hard roe of fish Gwangen =
n. the shad fish Gwangiad =
n. the sewin fish Gwengyn =
n. the sewin, a fish Gwyniad =
n. a whiting, a making white; whiting, (a fish) Hyrddyn =
n. the mullet, a fish Llaethon =
n. the soft roe of fish Lleithban =
n. soft roe of fish Lleithon =
n. soft roe of fish Llofen =
n. the burbot, a fish Maelgi =
n. the angel fish Misglen =
n. a muscle; kind of shell fish Morbysg =
n. sea fish Morgranc =
n. the crab fish Morlyffant =
n. the frog fish Penfras =
a. fat-headed, the cod fish Pithell =
n. the fish shaid Pysg =
n. a fish Pysgodyn =
n. a single fish Pysgol =
a. piscatory, of fish Pysgota =
v. to fish, to angle Rhufell =
n. the fish roach Torgochiad =
n. a char fish
Any object left in the wellbore during drilling or workover operations which must be recovered before work below the object can proceed.
corn; a fish
posterity; a fish; eternal
Fear of fish Fear of shellfish
A bad chess player.
An object lost (or stuck) in the wellbore obstructing operations.
Abbreviation for fluorescence in situ hybridization, a molecular approach to chromosome mapping. FISH uses fluorescein tags that glow to detect the hybridization (the combination) of probes with chromosomes.
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aluk (n.); aluk-kum-tor (v.)
Scaly water-dwelling creatures.
Gollum's favourite food.
type of wide surfboard with a swallow tail;
(with an adjective) a person: “queer fish”
, “poor fish”
extremely mean with money; tight-arsed uncomfortable to be really caught on something / by something / into
watertight tight bugger with money net
beer drunk (caught!) on a fishing trip phrase used to question the relevance of a piece of information
Acci African Butterfly - South American Algae Eater - Chinese
Algae Eater - Golden Angel - Black Angel - Marble Barb - Albino Tiger Barb - Cherry
Barb - Golden Tiger Barb - Green Tiger Barb - Long Fin Rosey Barb - Neon Rosey
Barb - Red Tinfoil Barb - Rosey Barb - Tiger Betta - Female Betta - Male Catfish - Albino Channel Catfish - Dwarf Sucker Mouth Catfish - Ghost Catfish - Lima Shovel Nose Catfish - Pangasius Catfish - Pictus Catfish - Plecostomus Catfish - Striped Rafael
Catfish - Synodontis Eupterus Catfish - Upside Down Catfish - Spotted Rafael
Cichlid - Black Convict Cichlid - Blue Ram Cichlid - Bumble Bee Cichlid - Cobalt Zebra
Cichlid - Electric Yellow Labidochromis Cichlid - Firemouth Cichlid - Gold Ram Cichlid - Golden Auratus Cichlid - Haplochromis Electric Blue Cichlid - Haplochromis Livingstoni Cichlid - Haplochromis Polystigma Cichlid - Haplochromis Venustus Cichlid - Jewel Cichlid - Johanni Cichlid - Kenyi Cichlid - Kribensis Cichlid - Labeotropheus Fuelleborni Cichlid - Managuense Cichlid - Pike Cichlid - Pink Convict Cichlid - Rainbow Cichlid - Red Devil Cichlid - Red Empress Cichlid - Rusty Cichlid - Salvini Cichlid - Texas Cichlid - Tiger Oscar Cichlid - Turquoise Severum Cichlid - Jack Dempsey Cory - Albino Cory- Aneus Cory - Emerald Cory - Juhli
called dag by the Hebrews, a word denoting great fecundity (Gen. 9:2; Num. 11:22; Jonah 2:1, 10). No fish is mentioned by name either in the Old or in the New Testament. Fish abounded in the Mediterranean and in the lakes of the Jordan, so that the Hebrews were no doubt acquainted with many species. Two of the villages on the shores of the Sea of Galilee derived their names from their fisheries, Bethsaida (the "house of fish") on the east and on the west. There is probably no other sheet of water in the world of equal dimensions that contains such a variety and profusion of fish. About thirty-seven different kinds have been found. Some of the fishes are of a European type, such as the roach, the barbel, and the blenny; others are markedly African and tropical, such as the eel-like silurus. There was a regular fish-market apparently in Jerusalem (2 Chr. 33:14; Neh. 3:3; 12:39; Zeph. 1:10), as there was a fish-gate which was probably contiguous to it. Sidon is the oldest fishing establishment known in history.
Alopiidae (thresher sharks)
Bothidae (lefteye flounders)
Carangidae (jacks and pompanos)
Carcharhinidae (requiem sharks)
Gempylidae (snake mackerels)
Ictaluridae (North American freshwater catfishes)
Lamnidae (mackerel sharks)
Lutjanidae (snappers and fusiliers)
Nototheniidae (cod icefishes)
Percichthyidae (temperate perches)
Pleuronectidae (righteye flounders)
Portunidae (common edible crabs)
Sciaenidae (drums (croakers))
Scombridae (mackerels and tunas)
Serranidae (sea basses)
Trachichthyidae (roughies or slimeheads)
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