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ETYM Latin pupa girl. doll, puppet, fem. of pupus. Related to Puppet.
An insect in the inactive stage of development (when it is not feeding) intermediate between larva and adult.
Nonfeeding, largely immobile stage of some insect life cycles, in which larval tissues are broken down, and adult tissues and structures are formed.
In many insects, the pupa is exarate, with the appendages (legs, antennae, wings) visible outside the pupal case; in butterflies and moths, it is called a chrysalis, and is obtect, with the appendages developing inside the case.
Quiescent stage of insect's development between larval and adult stages; chrysalis.
ETYM A contraction of Dorothy; or less prob. an abbreviation of idol; or cf. OD. dol a whipping top, Dutch dollen to rave, and Eng. dull.
A small replica of a person; used as a toy; SYN. dolly.
1. A wheeled platform for moving heavy objects.
2. A wheeled support on which a camera can be mounted.
4. A compact narrow-gauge railroad locomotive for moving construction trains and for switching
Sinonimi: silent person
1. A figure representing the human form.
2. A person who does not talk; SYN. silent person.
An interest followed with exaggerated zeal:; SYN. craze, furor, furore, cult, rage.
1. Covert, lair
2. Something (as a layer) that lies or is laid
3. Line of action; plan; line of work; occupation
4. Terms of sale or employment; price; share of profit (as on a whaling voyage) paid in lieu of wages
5 The amount of advance of any point in a rope strand for one turn; the nature of a fiber rope as determined by the amount of twist, the angle of the strands, and the angle of the threads in the strands
6. The way in which a thing lies or is laid in relation to something else
7. The state of one that lays eggs
ETYM French marionette, prop. a dim. of Marie Mary.
A puppet moved by strings, as in a puppet show.
Type of puppet, a jointed figure controlled from above by wires or strings. Intricately crafted marionettes were used in Burma (now Myanmar) and Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) and later at the courts of Italian princes in the 16th–18th centuries.
Sinonimi: poppet valve
A mushroom-shaped valve that rises perpendicular from its seat; commonly used in internal-combustion engines; SYN. poppet valve.
ETYM Old Eng. popet, Old Fren. poupette; akin to French poupée a doll, probably from Latin puppa, pupa, a girl, doll, puppet. Related to Poupeton, Pupa, Pupil, Puppy.
1. A doll with a hollow head of a person or animal and a cloth body; intended to fit over the hand and be manipulated with the fingers.
2. A small figure of a person operated from above with strings by a puppeteer; SYN. marionette.
Figure manipulated on a small stage, usually by an unseen operator. The earliest known puppets are from 10th-century bc China. The types include finger or glove puppets (such as Punch); string marionettes (which reached a high artistic level in ancient Burma and Sri Lanka and in Italian princely courts from the 16th to 18th centuries, and for which the composer Franz Joseph Haydn wrote his operetta Dido 1778); shadow silhouettes (operated by rods and seen on a lit screen, as in Java); and bunraku (devised in Osaka, Japan), in which three or four black-clad operators on stage may combine to work each puppet about 1 m/3 ft high.
During the 16th and 17th centuries, puppet shows became popular with European aristocracy, and puppets were extensively used as vehicles for caricature and satire until the 19th century, when they were offered as amusements for children in parks. In the 1920s Russian puppeteer Sergei Obraztsov founded the Puppet Theatre in Moscow. Large-scale puppets have played an important role in street theater since the 1960s, as in Peter Schuman’s Bread and Puppet Theater. Interest was revived by television; for example, The Muppet Show in the 1970s.
In the us, Bill Baird has created more than 2,000 puppets, many for film and television. He worked with Orson Welles, Ziegfeld, at the 1939 and 1965 New York world's fairs, for Radio City Music Hall, and for us State Department tours of India and the usSR. He opened a puppet theater in New York's Greenwich Village 1967.
1. A capricious or eccentric and often sudden idea or turn of the mind; fancy
2. A large capstan that is made with one or more radiating arms to which a horse may be yoked and that is used in mines for raising ore or water