cachalot


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cachalot:

see sperm whalesperm whale,
largest of the toothed whales, Physeter catodon, found in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It is also called cachalot. Male sperm whales may grow to more than 70 ft (21 m) long and females to 30 ft (9 m).
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Although the 1909 hunt was disrupted when Cachalot 1 damaged its propeller, (13) the 74 whales processed further increased the dividend.
Doit-on rappeler ici "I'indifference diabolique avec laquelle le cachalot blanc mettait son chasseur en pieces" (54)?
This whale, among the English of old vaguely known as the Trumpa whale, and the Physeter whale, and the Anvil Headed whale, is the present Cachalot of the French, and the Pottsfich of the Germans, and the Macrocephalus of the Long Words.
Cachalot plastic additive S-53T3 higher-alcohol-based extrusion, casting, and calendering aid primarily for flexible PVC to prevent sticking.
At 26, Peter Hinton was the youngest First Lieutenant (second-in-command) of a submarine in Britain's Royal Navy, serving in HMS Cachalot, one of the new `Porpoise' class.
The latter collection contains "The Cachalot," an account of a whale hunt and one of Pratt's most brilliant and widely read poems.
Originally six canoes were to take part but one of them, the Cachalot, was damaged as it was launched.
But as perhaps fifty of these whale-bone whales are harpooned for one cachalot, some philosophers of the forecastle have concluded that this positive havoc has already very seriously diminished their battalions.
Cachalot plastics additive S-53T3 higher-alcohol-based extrusion, casting, and calendering aid primarily for flexible PVC prevents plastic from sticking to molds and dies.
Je vis entrer Jean Queval dans un cabriolet de la rougeur du bain, dans le cachalot de la roulure du baigneur, dans le cache-sexe de la roussette du bagnard, dans le cacique de la routine du bafouillage, dans le cadeau de la royaute du badaud, dans le cadre de la rubrique du bacille, dans un petit cafe de la rue du Bac.