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limpet

noun [C] uk   /ˈlɪm.pɪt/ us  

limpet noun [C] (CREATURE)

a small sea creature with a cone-shaped shell that attaches itself to rocks

limpet noun [C] (BOMB)

US ( UK limpet mine) a type of bomb that is attached to what it is intended to destroy
Translations of “limpet”
in Spanish lapa…
in French bernique…
in German die Napfschnecke…
in Chinese (Traditional) 帽貝,鑰孔(常依附在岩石上)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 帽贝,钥孔(常依附在岩石上)…
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