feather tip

feather tip

The thin, flimsy tip of a manufactured wood shake, usually uneven or with broken corners, usually caused by improper sawing of the shake.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The golden ink pot is filled with long-wear black liner liquid, and the sculpted feather tip acts as the applicator, so you can perfect your wing in the most magical way possible.
Absolute quantitation of Marek's disease virus and Herpesvirus of turkeys in chicken lymphocyte, feather tip and dust samples using real-time PCR.
The 15-specialized tips slide on over the heating element, with styles that include needlepoint, round, multi-groove and feather tip.
The matching bustles have hackles attached with ribbons being applied on each feather tip.
More prominent were the many shearwaters, flying low over the water, tilting their stiff wings in glides that almost seemed to cut the water with their primary feather tips.
Snipping 20 feather tips out of males' trains lowered courtship success.
A good sharp point will enable you to run up into the feather tips and get all the paint out.
With its straight grip and trim Schnabel-style forearm, the Superlight Feather tips the scale at only 6-1/4 pounds.
ABOUT THE BIRD The Merriam's, or mountain turkey, as it is sometimes called, is most readily identified by its snowy white coverts and tail feather tips.
The authors of that publication concluded that blood and skin containing feather tips could, through cannibalism, horizontally transmit sufficient virus to directly infect contact control goslings.
Though a quill certainly makes a handsome wing, its fragility on upwing patterns has always been a problem, and most modern tiers seem to be abandoning quill, in favor of more durable materials, such as feather tips.
On eggs, start at point; face feather tips toward tapered end