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Noun: squid  skwid
  1. Widely distributed fast-moving ten-armed cephalopod mollusk having a long tapered body with triangular tail fins
     
  2. (Italian cuisine) squid prepared as food
    - calamari, calamary [rare]
Noun: SQUID  skwid
  1. (superconducting quantum interference device) a very sensitive magnetometer used to measure tiny magnetic fields, based on superconducting loops with Josephson junctions

Derived forms: SQUIDs, squids

Type of: decapod, seafood

Encyclopedia: Squid

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