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flip·per

flipper

 
pronunciation:
flI pr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a wide, flat limb such as on a whale, sea turtle, sea lion, or other aquatic animal, used esp. for swimming.
 
definition 2: one of a pair of flat, triangular, flexible foot coverings resembling a frog's foot and used for swimming or underwater diving. (See fin.)
 
definition 3: a small, wedge-shaped device that can be manipulated so that it pivots back and forth, used esp. in arcade games to hit small moving balls and change their course.
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