Recent Examples of gecko from the Web
Proposals include gecko-inspired grippers and laser cannons.
The incidents ranged from two geckos that died on a January flight to Raleigh-Durham airport in North Carolina and one of four conure birds that died on a December flight to Los Angeles.
The lawyer for the property owner and developer, who’d just finished a long explanation of how his client doesn’t really want to build 90 houses but would rather build 64, looked like he’d accidentally swallowed a fat gecko.
In this video, a tokay gecko and a golden tree snake are tangled up over a grate in Thailand.
For smooth surfaces, such as the outer hulls of space stations or satellites, LEMUR adheres itself with gecko-like sticky feet.
Indigenous to southeast Asia, these geckos are now found in Florida and Hawaii.
Animals like the starfish or the gecko may be best known for their rapid limb regeneration, but deer are actually among the fastest organ-growers in the animal kingdom.
Until recently, researchers identified gecko species using scale patterns, leading them to believe there were only three or four species in the genus.
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Origin and Etymology of gecko
First Known Use: 1774See Words from the same year
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Definition of gecko for English Language Learners
: a small tropical lizard
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