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Definition of the verb stridulate
What does stridulate mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: stridulated | stridulating | stridulates
- make a shrill creaking noise by rubbing together special bodily structures
- example: male insects such as crickets or grasshoppers stridulate
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - animal] [Verb] The dog barked [Agent - animal] [Verb] [Location] Birds sang in the trees [Agent - animal] [Verb] [Recipient] [Adjective] The rooster crowed everyone awake [Agent - animal] [Verb] [Theme] The dog barked a warning [Agent - animal] [Verb] at [Cause] The dog barked at the commotion [Agent - animal] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] The dog barked at the cat [Location] [Verb] with [Agent] The tree sang with birds
Verbs of Sounds Made by Animals (with the same syntax): baa, bark, bay, bellow, blat, bleat, boom, bray, buzz, cackle, call, caw, chatter, cheep, chirp, chirrup, chitter, cluck, coo, croak, crow, cuckoo, drone, gobble, groan, growl, grunt, hee-haw, hiss, honk, hoot, howl, low, meow, mew, moan, moo, neigh, oink, peep, pipe, purr, quack, rattle, roar, rumble, screech, snarl, squawk, squeak, squeal, thunder, trill, trumpet, tweet, twitter, ululate, wail, warble, wheeze, whimper, whine, whinny, whistle, woof, yap, yell, yelp, yip, yowl.
- lexical domain: Perceptions - verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling
- synonym of stridulate: clitter
- more generic terms: make noise / noise / resound = emit a noise
Alternative definition of the verb stridulate
- [intransitive] To make a high-pitched chirping, grating, hissing, or squeaking sound, as male crickets and grasshoppers do, by rubbing certain body parts together.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for stridulate
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. . . And Other Extraordinary Tales from the Animal World by Michael Bright
The only mammal known to stridulate is the lowland streaked tenrec Hemicentetes semispinosus of Madagascar, which rubsits quills together. The tiny male common coquí frog Eleutherodactylus coqui from Puerto Rico is a nocturnal singer ...
A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
STRIDULATE Verb. (Latin, stridor = grating.) Insects: To make a creaking, grating or hissing sound (noise) by rubbing 2 ridged or roughened surfaces against each other, e.g. Crickets stridulate. STRIDULATING ORGANS Hardened parts ...
by Louisa Pansegrouw
decorticate, economise, excoriate, file, grate, gride, grind, husk, mar, peel, polish, pumice, rasp, scar, scour, shave, skin, stridulate, strip scrape away abrade scraped area abrasion scrape together amass, glean scrape up amass, assemble, ...
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
STRIDULATE, v, stria'tl-lāt, to make a small, harsh, or creaking noise.
Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1988)
by Nila Gott
_ SEME stria _ LINE, STRIP, FILLET strict _ EXACT, HARSH, STERN stride _ GAIT, PACE, STEP, WALK strident _ HARSH, SHRILL, GRATING stridulate _ CHIRP strife _ WAR, FEUD, CONTEST strike ...
by Random House
stablemate, staminate, starting gate, steady state, stéarate, stellulate, stimulate, stipulate, strangulate, stridulate, stylobate, subjugate, sublimate, subrogate, subulate, succinate, suffocate, sulfúrate, sultanate, supínate, supplicate, sup- purate, ...
by Paras Nath
Stridulate: To make a noise (chirp or creak) by rubbing two rough structures or surfaces together. Stridulation: Production of sound by means of a frictional mechanism; or sound production accomplished by rubbing two rough or ridged surfaces ...
by O. P. Singh, S. K. Srivastava
Stridulate: Stridulation. To make a noise (chirp or creak) by rubbing two structures or surface together. Strigilis (Strigil): In Hymenoptera a curbed comb-like movable spur on the distal end of the front tibia opposed by a hair-fringed cavity at the ...
A Dictionary of Ecology (2015)
by Michael Allaby
stratocumulus stratopause stratosphere stratum stratus streak stream drift stream flood stream grade streamline stream order stream power stream terrace stress stress-tolerator striate striation stridulate strike strike ridge strike stream strike.
by Bruce Biggs
stridulatekitaa, tara. stridulate,make to whakakitaa. stridulation of cicada takitakio. strife pakanga, rawehoi, raweoi, riri.
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
sinuate, situate, speculate, spoliate, stablemate, stimulate, stipulate, strangulate, stridulate, stylobate, subjugate, sublimate, subrogate, subulate, suffocate, sultanate, supplicate, surrogate, syncopate, syndicate, tablemate, tabulate, terminate, ...
by Sidney L. Landau
squeal, grate, creak, pipe, chirp, peep, cheep, tweet, stridulate. ant. n. grunt, thud, boom, thunder. squeal v. 1 cry, yell, yelp, whine, wail, bawl, squawk, scream , squeak, shrill, screech, shriek. 2 BETRAY. — n. squeak, yelp, cry, yell, scream, ...
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Video shows what stridulate means. To make a high-pitched chirping, grating, hissing, or squeaking sound, as male crickets and grasshoppers do, by rubbing ...
Scrabble value of S1T1R1I1D2U1L1A1T1E1
The value of this 10-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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