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lappet

Zoology a lobelike hanging structure, such as the wattle on a bird's head

lappet

[′lap·ət]
(textiles)
An attachment for a loom, used to insert floating warp threads into a fabric.
A lightweight patterned fabric such as dotted swiss made with such an attachment.
(zoology)
A lobe or flaplike projection, such as on the margin of a jellyfish or the wattle of a bird.

lappet

One of a series of pendants trimming the eaves of a roof.
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Decreases in the relative lappet boundary layer dimensions with increased bell diameter (and Re values) do not shift the functional role of the bell.
The lappets contained greater concentrations of luciferase L, but they were not used because the surface pigment, which drastically decreases the yield of luciferase, is difficult to remove.
periphylla exists in photocytes scattered in the exumbrellar epithelium of the dome and lappet, whereas luciferase-O occurs in the cortical layer of eggs (Flood et al.
Tissue samples were taken from the edges of the bell and lappets, and were embedded in paraffin and stained with hematoxylin and eosin as well as Masson's trichrome.
There is a large lateral lappet on segment 1 and a smaller lappet on the posterior of segment 3.
In his entomological printings, Johann August Rosel von Rosenhof described pine hawk-moths (Sphinx pinastri) and pine-tree lappets (Dendrolimus pini) without mentioning mass propagations.
By rotating the lappet with an angle 9 the valve decrease the fluid flow with a certain amount.
The family Lasiocampidae includes the eggar, lackey or lappet moths, a characteristic group of medium-sized, stout-bodied and often sombre-coloured insects that are related to the silk moths (Bombycidae) and moon and atlas moths (Saturnidae).