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Alternative clues for the word gecko
- Lizard with clingy toe pads
- Small lizard
- Tropical lizard
- Creature with padded toes
- Lizard that chirps
- Scaly wall-scaler
- Insurance company symbol
- Any of various small chiefly tropical and usually nocturnal insectivorous terrestrial lizards typically with immovable eyelids
- One climbing the walls is up, not bad and constant, say
- Small, often highly vocal, lizard
- Scales on this being electronic,
- All right at start of cruise, for example, to go round the Lizard?
- Nocturnal lizard
- Lizard, say, returning? Fine about retreating
- Lizard tails in steaming casserole, eccentric cook blotto!
- Lizard than can't blink
- It could run down wall? Wee covering floor having missed opening
- To start with, grey parrot caught small lizard
- Little lizard
- GEICO mascot
- Insurance spokeslizard
- Insurance ad lizard
- British-accented spokescritter
- Sticky-footed lizard
- Spokescritter with a British accent
- Lizard type
- Lizard that pitches insurance
- Lizard in insurance ads
- Insurance "spokeslizard"
- Harmless lizard
- GEICO spokeslizard
- Creature with sticky toe pads
- Chirping lizard
- Wall-climbing tropical lizard
- Wall-climbing lizard
- TV spokeslizard
- Sticky-toed lizard
- Small tropical lizard
- Reptile that can regenerate its tail
- One sticking around the rain forest?
- Lizard with sticky toe pads
- Lizard with sticky feet
- Lizard with adhesive toe pads
- Lizard that might lick its eyes
- Lizard that can regenerate its tail
- Lizard that can make chirping noises
- Lizard seen on insurance commercials
- Lizard named for its sound
- Lizard in some insurance ads
- Lizard in GEICO ads
- Little leapin' lizard
- Insurance mascot with an accent
- Insurance lizard
- House lizard
- Geico lizard
- Creature that can lick its own eyes
- Chirping reptile
Word definitions for gecko in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ But how does a gecko not get bogged down? ▪ But the only thing there was a fragile gecko , which clung splay-footed to the wall and watched me with cloudy eyes. ▪ He looks up at the ceiling, which a gecko is slowly traversing....
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Gecko \Geck"o\ (g[e^]k"[-o]), n.; pl. Geckoes (g[e^]k"[=o]z). [Cf. F. & G. gecko; -- so called from the sound which the animal utters.] (Zo["o]l.) Any lizard of the family Geckonid[ae] . The geckoes are small, carnivorous, mostly nocturnal animals with...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. Any lizard of the family Gekkonidae. They are small, carnivorous, mostly nocturnal animals with large eyes and adhesive toes enabling them to climb on vertical surfaces.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1774, from Malay gekoq , said to be imitative of its cry. Earlier forms were chacco (1711), jackoa (1727).
Word definitions in WordNet
n. any of various small chiefly tropical and usually nocturnal insectivorous terrestrial lizards typically with immovable eyelids; completely harmless [also: geckoes (pl)]
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Geckos are lizards belonging to the infraorder Gekkota , found in warm climates throughout the world. They range from 1.6 to 60 cm (0.64 to 24 inches). Most geckos cannot blink, but they often lick their eyes to keep them clean and moist. They have a fixed...
Usage examples of gecko.
There was Gecko, who lived in a little garret close by in the Impasse des Ramoneurs, and who was second violin in the orchestra of the Gymnase, and shared his humble earnings with his master, to whom, indeed, he owed his great talent, not yet revealed to the world.
Anatole, where much was forgiven him for the sake of his music, especially when he came with Gecko and they made music together.
He played at three grand concerts with Gecko, and had a well-deserved success.
Svengali and Gecko came, and the table had to be laid and decorated anew, for it was supper-time.
Svengali and Gecko made such lovely music that everybody was sobered and athirst again, and the punchbowl, wreathed with holly and mistletoe, was placed in the middle of the table, and clean glasses set all round it.
But little Gecko often came with his violin and made lovely music, and that seemed to do Little Billee more good than anything else.
I suppose he and Gecko had been playing somewhere, for Gecko had his fiddle.
The thought of Gecko troubled her most, and she showed much anxiety as to what might befall him.
Major Gries muttered under his breath while he flipped through an unclassified white paper about synthetic gecko skin.
He chuckled again and spent the next few minutes drawing a diagram of the gecko setae and explaining the van der Waals attraction.
They made little gecko hairs that measure about two microns in height and about a tenth that in diameter.
They made tape that was covered with this gecko hair with a mold created by a lithographic process.
And the most wonderful part is that a piece of tape one centimeter square holds around a hunderd million of these little artificial gecko setae and can actually support a weight of one kilogram.
The little gecko hairs get crushed or dirty or something and the material stops sticking to things.
And the most wonderful part is that a piece of tape one centimeter square holds around a hundred million of these little artificial gecko setae and can actually support a weight of one kilogram.