brachiate


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brachiate

[′bra·kē‚āt]
(botany)
Possessing widely divergent branches.
(zoology)
Having arms.
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Their fiery orange fur makes these quiet, usually solitary animals unmistakable at any age: clambering methodically arm over arm from trunk to vine (sometimes hanging by one or both, but orang-utans are too heavy to brachiate like gibbons); hugging a bough as they select fruits or leaves; or building a nest high in the canopy to bed down for the night.
Though he could brachiate well, he could not so much as scratch an itch with his right hand.
The accurate binding logic of all structure of the algorithm is provided with the connecting brachiates lines and symbols + and - under each s/s.