Synonyms

1. cusk-eel

noun. elongate compressed somewhat eel-shaped fishes.

Synonyms

  • percoidean
  • Ophidiidae
  • percoid fish
  • family Ophidiidae

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Example sentences of the word sand-eel


1. Noun Phrase
Atlantic white-sided dolphins (Lagenorhynchus acutus) are occasionally eel eaters, with a specific preference for sand eels.

2. Noun Phrase
Apart from sand eels, these sturdy dolphins also eat other fish, squid and shrimp.

3. Noun Phrase
The white-beaked dolphin (Lagenorhynchus albirostris) is another consumer of sand eels.

2. sand-blind

adjective. having greatly reduced vision.

Synonyms

  • blind
  • visually challenged
  • near-blind
  • purblind
  • dim-sighted
  • unsighted

Antonyms

  • perceptive
  • rational
  • brighten
  • discerning

3. rough-sand

verb. sand roughly.

Synonyms

  • sand

4. eel-shaped

adjective. shaped in the form of an eel.

Antonyms

  • amorphous

5. sand

noun. ['ˈsænd'] a loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral.

Synonyms

  • spit
  • dirt
  • beach
  • Si
  • concrete
  • tongue
  • atomic number 14
  • sandbar
  • silicon
  • sand bar
  • soil

Antonyms

  • intangible
  • gaseous
  • liquid
  • uncover

Etymology

  • sand (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. sand

verb. ['ˈsænd'] rub with sandpaper.

Synonyms

  • smoothen
  • smooth
  • rough-sand

Antonyms

  • artificial language
  • clean
  • cowardice
  • uglify

Etymology

  • sand (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. sand

noun. ['ˈsænd'] fortitude and determination.

Synonyms

  • guts
  • backbone
  • moxie
  • fortitude
  • grit

Antonyms

  • improved
  • abstract
  • impractical
  • unreal

Etymology

  • sand (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. Sand

noun. French writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876).

Synonyms

  • Amandine Aurore Lucie Dupin
  • Baroness Dudevant

9. eel

noun. ['ˈiːl'] voracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous vertical fin but no ventral fins.

Synonyms

  • soft-finned fish
  • moray
  • tuna
  • conger eel
  • common eel
  • elver
  • malacopterygian
  • conger
  • Anguilla sucklandii
  • moray eel
  • order Anguilliformes
  • Anguilliformes
  • order Apodes

Etymology

  • ele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. eel

noun. ['ˈiːl'] the fatty flesh of eel; an elongate fish found in fresh water in Europe and America; large eels are usually smoked or pickled.

Synonyms

  • fish
  • common eel
  • elver
  • smoked eel

Etymology

  • ele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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