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Eel vs. Snake

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Eel

Eels are ray-finned fish belonging to the order Anguilliformes (), which consists of eight suborders, 19 families, 111 genera, and about 800 species. Eels undergo considerable development from the early larval stage to the eventual adult stage, and most are predators.
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Snake

Snakes are elongated, limbless, carnivorous reptiles of the suborder Serpentes . Like all other squamates, snakes are ectothermic, amniote vertebrates covered in overlapping scales.
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Eel

Any of various long, snakelike, scaleless marine or freshwater fishes of the order Anguilliformes that lack pelvic fins and characteristically migrate from fresh water to salt water to spawn.
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Snake

See Shoshone.
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Eel

Any of several similar fishes, such as the lamprey and electric eel.
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Snake

See Hydra.
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Eel

Any freshwater or marine fish of the order Anguilliformes, which are elongated and resemble snakes.
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Snake

Any of numerous scaly, legless, sometimes venomous squamate reptiles of the suborder Serpentes (or Ophidia), having a long, tapering, cylindrical body and flexible jaws.
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Eel

The European eel, Anguilla anguilla.
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Snake

A treacherous person. Also called snake in the grass.
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Eel

To fish for eels.
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Snake

A long, highly flexible metal wire or coil used for cleaning drains. Also called plumber's snake.
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Eel

To move with a sinuous motion like that of an eel.
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Snake

To drag or pull lengthwise, especially to drag with a rope or chain.
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Eel

An elongated fish of many genera and species. The common eels of Europe and America belong to the genus Anguilla. The electrical eel is a species of Gymnotus. The so called vinegar eel is a minute nematode worm. See Conger eel, Electric eel, and Gymnotus.
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Snake

To pull with quick jerks.
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Eel

The fatty flesh of eel; an elongate fish found in fresh water in Europe and America; large eels are usually smoked or pickled
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Snake

To move in a sinuous or gliding manner
Tried to snake the rope along the ledge.
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Eel

Voracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous vertical fin but no ventral fins
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Snake

To move with a sinuous motion
The river snakes through the valley.
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Snake

A legless reptile of the suborder Serpentes with a long, thin body and a fork-shaped tongue.
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Snake

A treacherous person; a rat.
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Snake

Somebody who acts deceitfully for social gain.
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Snake

A tool for unclogging plumbing.
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Snake

A tool to aid cable pulling.
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Snake

(Australia) A flavoured jube (confectionary) in the shape of a snake.
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Snake

(slang) Trouser snake; the penis.
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Snake

(maths) A series of Bézier curves.
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Snake

(cartomancy) The seventh Lenormand card.
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Snake

An informer; a rat.
Gem’s a snake for Kamale, man.
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Snake

(intransitive) To follow or move in a winding route.
The path snaked through the forest.
The river snakes through the valley.
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Snake

To steal slyly.
He snaked my DVD!
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Snake

(transitive) To clean using a plumbing snake.
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Snake

To drag or draw, as a snake from a hole; often with out.
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Snake

(nautical) To wind round spirally, as a large rope with a smaller, or with cord, the small rope lying in the spaces between the strands of the large one; to worm.
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Snake

(MLE) To inform; to rat.
He says he didn't snake and I believe him.
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Snake

Any species of the order Ophidia; an ophidian; a serpent, whether harmless or venomous. See Ophidia, and Serpent.
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Snake

To drag or draw, as a snake from a hole; - often with out.
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Snake

To wind round spirally, as a large rope with a smaller, or with cord, the small rope lying in the spaces between the strands of the large one; to worm.
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Snake

To crawl like a snake.
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Snake

Limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous
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Snake

A deceitful or treacherous person
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Snake

A tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward; discovered in 1805 by the Lewis and Clark Expedition
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Snake

A long faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near the equator stretching between Virgo and Cancer
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Snake

Something resembling a snake
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Snake

Move smoothly and sinuously, like a snake
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Snake

Form a snake-like pattern;
The river snakes through the valley
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Snake

Move along a winding path;
The army snaked through the jungle
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