bluebottle


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bluebottle:

see cornflowercornflower,
common herb (Centaurea cyanus) of the family Asteraceae (aster family). It is a garden flower in the United States but a weed in the grainfields of Europe.
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bluebottle

any of various blue-flowered plants, esp the cornflower
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His most important discovery: a company in Idaho that raises bluebottle flies to sell.
The Goon Show was a classic - Neddy Seagoon, Bluebottle and all the others will forever be engraved on my mind.
Mum-of-two Agnes Brotherston was last seen in March but wasn't found till a neighbour noticed a swarm of bluebottle flies at her door.
So he grabs any passing bluebottle and chomps it down while it's still buzzing.
In which radio comedy series was Bluebottle a character?
It detects pressures well below the pressure exerted by a 20 milligram bluebottle fly carcass we experimented with, and does so with unprecedented speed," Nature quoted Zhenan Bao, an associate professor of chemical engineering who led the research, as saying.
The visuals are stunning, from the reflections in the glass and bodywork of the automotive protagonists as they accelerate through beautifully rendered towns and deserts, to clever touches like the bluebottle fly cars which buzz noisily in the heat.
The madcap characters they created - such as Henry Crun, Miss Minnie Bannister, Ned Seagoon, Lance Brigadier Grytpype-Thynne, Major Dennis Bloodnok, Eccles, Moriarty and Bluebottle have become part of comedy folklore.
Darryll Holland should certainly be in good shape for the start of the turf season as he has been keeping himself busy on the sand in recent weeks, and was at his strongest to force the John Quinn-trained Jake Black up close home to beat Wilson Bluebottle in the extended nine-furlong event.
It's like if you are in the room and there's a bluebottle in the room and it's bashing against the window.