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peel off

peel off
A maneuver performed in formation, in which aircraft successively roll away from a straight and level flight, a dive, or a climb. This maneuver can be used to enter the landing pattern, and even to get into a different formation.
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Amphibians, including frogs, have only one or two cell layers of keratin, That's because when a new layer forms beneath the old one, frogs peel off the topmost layer and eat it for a protein-rich snack.
Difficult to peel off if you haven't put enough on.
It can't, for example, be used on eyelids, lips, noses, or ears, and it might easily peel off some body parts that move a lot, such as hands, feet, and joints.
Simply peel off a blink HiRezDS for use on a project board or desktop reference -- the blink book remains intact.
18 (ANI): A man in Coimbatore has developed a coconut fibre-peeling machine, which can peel off over 500 coconuts within an hour.
Square-cut corners cause more maintenance problems because the corners lift up, creating 'pick points' and causing the material to peel off.
Although researchers have tried coating these devices with antifouling polymers, the coats tend to be susceptible to enzymatic degradation and often peel off.
The parent company refurbishes the vehicle's solid rocket boosters, the two big, white tubes that peel off and fall into the Atlantic as the craft races to orbit.
You could just peel off the plastic liner and stick it on.
The tool incorporates advanced adhesion technology to produce a peel off "reveal-mechanism" for a variety of promotional purposes, such as coupons, special announcements, private label programs, scent strips, sweepstakes, and Web-based games.