Recent Examples of gecko from the Web
Senior Services North Fulton will use its $2,500 grant for the care of 74 pets, mostly dogs and cats, but also two turtles and a gecko.
Scientists have developed many synthetic adhesives with gecko-like properties, enabling researchers to climb walls and seal wounds.
By mimicking those hairs with tiny, silicon wedges, researchers are now creating a gecko grip of their own—and are testing it for space.
So engineers are building new kinds of grippers inspired by the bottoms of gecko feet.
A gecko’s foot is covered in microscopic hairs that lay flat when pressed against a surface.
Flo from Progressive and the Geico gecko will be forced to get jobs as extras in Disney movies.
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.
Unlike other spokesanimals—Smokey Bear, the Geico gecko, the Aflac duck—the naked mole rat never speaks or addresses the viewer or behaves in any way artificial to its true nature.
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Origin and Etymology of gecko
First Known Use: 1774See Words from the same year
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: a small tropical lizard
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