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snodding

snodding  n.— «The juvenile whale spent more than four hours with its head and tail tangled in a shark net about 500m off Currumbin beach before rescuers used a technique called snodding to cut it free.…Snodding, he said, involved...

fluking

fluking  n.— «The whale had a slightly smaller companion, and while both creatures obliged by spouting repeatedly and showing off their smooth grey-blue backs (in spite of their size, blue whales are surprisingly slim and tapered), the...

whale

whale  n.— «Already, giant “whales” of snow have appeared below snow guns.» —“For whom the snow falls” by Greg Stahl Idaho Mountain Express (Ketchum) Nov. 6, 2002. (source: Double-Tongued...

whale

whale n. a large man-made snow mound. Editorial Note: Usually resulting from a commercial snow-grooming machinery typical of a ski resort. Etymological Note: So-called because of their large, round shape and perhaps influenced by “whale”...

whale

whale  n.— «A whale is a mound of snow allowed to settle on a trail to be moved where it’s needed later.» —“On the slopes—Ski areas have a whale of a time despite record warmth” by Mike Szostak Providence...

Freddy

Freddy  n.— «The big challenge, Balcomb predicts, will be figuring out which whale produced which poop, because they congregate so closely. And the water here, unlike in the Bahamas, is often cloudy. “Figuring out who did a Freddy is...