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QUILL [8 records]

Record 1 2017-10-19

English

Subject field(s)
  • Machine-Tooling (Metallurgy)
DEF

A hollow shaft into which another shaft is inserted in mechanical devices.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Usinage (Métallurgie)
DEF

Pièce cylindrique coulissante, servant de logement à un outil circulaire conique, une pointe [...]

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Operación de mecanizado (Metalurgia)
DEF

Dispositivo que, en los tornos y otras máquinas herramienta, sirve [...] como portaherramienta, para fijar el útil.

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Record 2 2015-04-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • Birds
OBS

The hollow semi-transparent quill or stalk of a feather.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Oiseaux
DEF

Partie de l'axe central d'une plume qui s'enfonce dans la peau et sert à la fixer.

Spanish

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Record 3 2015-04-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Paleontology
  • Birds
DEF

The wing-quill of a bird. These are classified according to their position as primary (on the manus) and secondary or "cubital" (on the ulna).

CONT

The great flight feathers of the wings are known as "remiges" ...

French

Domaine(s)
  • Paléontologie
  • Oiseaux
DEF

Longue plume rigide de l'aile des Oiseaux.

CONT

On peut distinguer trois types de plumes [...] Celles des ailes constituent les "rémiges" [...]

Spanish

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Record 4 2013-09-03

English

Subject field(s)
  • Paleontology
  • Birds

French

Domaine(s)
  • Paléontologie
  • Oiseaux
OBS

plume.

Spanish

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Record 5 2012-03-14

English

Subject field(s)
  • Morphology and General Physiology
  • Mammals
CONT

Porcupine quills are sharp as needles. Unlike needles, quills have backwards facing barbs that catch on the skin making them difficult to extract.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Morphologie et physiologie générale
  • Mammifères
OBS

aiguillon : Appendice piquant dont sont munis certains insectes (synon. dard), animaux ou poissons, en particulier pour leur défense. L'aiguillon du scorpion (aussi appelé telson); les aiguillons du porc-épic

Spanish

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Record 6 1996-03-14

English

Subject field(s)
  • Ceramics (Industries)
  • Terra Cotta

French

Domaine(s)
  • Céramique (Industries)
  • Terres cuites

Spanish

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Record 7 1992-12-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Various Decorative Arts

French

Domaine(s)
  • Arts décoratifs divers

Spanish

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Record 8 1991-06-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • Spices and Condiments
OBS

cinnamon in quills.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Épices et condiments
OBS

cannelle en tuyaux.

Spanish

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