hawk´like´

hawk´like´

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  • hawk-like — adj. Hawk like is used with these nouns: ↑feature …   Collocations dictionary

  • hawk-like — …   Useful english dictionary

  • hawk — I [[t]hɔk[/t]] n. 1) orn any of various birds of prey of the family Accipitridae, having a short, hooked beak, broad wings, and curved talons 2) orn any of various other birds of prey, as falcons, or similar, unrelated birds, as nighthawks 3) inf …   From formal English to slang

  • hawk owl — noun grey and white diurnal hawk like owl of northern parts of the northern hemisphere • Syn: ↑Surnia ulula • Hypernyms: ↑owl, ↑bird of Minerva, ↑bird of night, ↑hooter • Member Holonyms: ↑Surnia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hawk-Eye — is a computer system used in cricket, tennis and other sports to visually track the path of the ball and display a record of its actual path as graphic image. In some sports, like tennis, it is now part of the adjudication process. It is also… …   Wikipedia

  • Hawk Roosting — is a 1957 poem by Ted Hughes. Its speaker is a hawk, in whom are combined flawless creation and ruthless brutality. The hawk is designed to catch and kill other creatures, and this it does with clinical expertise. It is self assured and knows its …   Wikipedia

  • Hawk — (h[add]k), n. [OE. hauk (prob. fr. Icel.), havek, AS. hafoc, heafoc; akin to D. havik, OHG. habuh, G. habicht, Icel. haukr, Sw. h[ o]k, Dan. h[ o]g, prob. from the root of E. heave.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of numerous species and genera of rapacious… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hawk eagle — Hawk Hawk (h[add]k), n. [OE. hauk (prob. fr. Icel.), havek, AS. hafoc, heafoc; akin to D. havik, OHG. habuh, G. habicht, Icel. haukr, Sw. h[ o]k, Dan. h[ o]g, prob. from the root of E. heave.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of numerous species and genera of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hawk fly — Hawk Hawk (h[add]k), n. [OE. hauk (prob. fr. Icel.), havek, AS. hafoc, heafoc; akin to D. havik, OHG. habuh, G. habicht, Icel. haukr, Sw. h[ o]k, Dan. h[ o]g, prob. from the root of E. heave.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of numerous species and genera of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hawk moth — Hawk Hawk (h[add]k), n. [OE. hauk (prob. fr. Icel.), havek, AS. hafoc, heafoc; akin to D. havik, OHG. habuh, G. habicht, Icel. haukr, Sw. h[ o]k, Dan. h[ o]g, prob. from the root of E. heave.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of numerous species and genera of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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