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animals, plural;
  1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of animals
    • - the evolution of animal life
    • - animal welfare
  2. Of animals as distinct from plants
    • - tissues of animal and vegetable protein
  3. Characteristic of the physical and instinctive needs of animals; of the flesh rather than the spirit or intellect
    • - a crude surrender to animal lust
  1. A living organism that feeds on organic matter, typically having specialized sense organs and nervous system and able to respond rapidly to stimuli
    • - animals such as spiders
    • - wild animals adapt badly to a caged life
    • - humans are the only animals who weep
  2. Any such living organism other than a human being
    • - are humans superior to animals, or just different?
  3. A mammal, as opposed to a bird, reptile, fish, or insect
    • - the snowfall seemed to have chased all birds, animals, and men indoors
  4. A person whose behavior is regarded as devoid of human attributes or civilizing influences, esp. someone who is very cruel, violent, or repulsive
    • - those men have to be animals—what they did to that boy was savage
  5. A particular type of person or thing
    • - a regular party animal
    • - the government that followed the election was a very different animal

  1. a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
  2. animal(a): marked by the appetites and passions of the body; "animal instincts"; "carnal knowledge"; "fleshly desire"; "a sensual delight in eating"; "music is the only sensual pleasure without vice"
  3. Animals are a major group of mostly multicellular, eukaryotic organisms of the kingdom Animalia or Metazoa. Their body plan eventually becomes fixed as they develop, although some undergo a process of metamorphosis later on in their life. ...
  4. Animal! is the second full-length album chosen and released by Margot & the Nuclear So and So's, the first on Epic Records. It is being co-released with the label's choice, Not Animal. It was recorded at Engine Studios in Chicago, IL. ...
  5. Animalada (English: Animal) is a 2001 Argentine black comedy film directed and written by Sergio Bizzio.
  6. Animal is a 2005 direct-to-video film starring Ving Rhames, Terrence Howard, Jim Brown and Chazz Palminteri. It was directed by David J. Burke and written by David C. Johnson. It was followed up by a 2007 sequel, Animal 2. ...
  7. Animal is an album by Animosity, released in 2007.
  8. Animal is a non-fiction coffee table book edited by David Burnie, who was the main-editor, and several co-authors. The full title of the book is: Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide to The World's WildLife. The 624-page book was published by Dorling Kindersley in 2001. ...
  9. In scientific usage, a multicellular organism that is usually mobile, whose cells are not encased in a rigid cell wall (distinguishing it from plants and fungi) and which derives energy solely from the consumption of other organisms (distinguishing it from plants); In non-scientific usage, any ...
  10. (animally) In respect of the anima or animal spirits; In respect of the physical or "animal" faculties, as opposed to the intellect or spirit
  12. (16. Animals) With the exception of guide dogs, no animals are to be carried company vehicles.
  13. (10: Animals (pets)) Domestic animals (pets) are in principle not permitted - in the rare cases where they could be permitted; prior specific approval needs to be obtained from property owner.
  14. (5. Animals (Animalia or Zoa)) They are subdivided into a) protozoan (Protista), this group includes amebas, infusoria, and other unicellular organisms; and b) multicellular (Metazoa), comprising sponges, worms, mollusks, arthropods (insects, spiders, crustaceans, etc) and chordates (Chordata)
  15. (ANIMALS) Most were brought deliberately when humans came to the world, and a few (like rats and mice, along with their various parasites) were not but came along secreted in various vessels; numerous birds were either brought or flew through on their own, and all proliferated here. ...
  16. (ANIMALS) The use of animals in research or in teaching is controlled by requirements set down by an Animal Research Committee. All requests for purchase of live animals must be approved by the committee or its designee.
  17. (ANIMALS) Your biological needs and responses; instinctive drives, desires, behavioral patterns; sense of fate / The natural self tamed by civilized values / Predatory tendencies / If harming: Denying your primal nature / If eating: Integrating your natural wisdom and energy / The type of animal ...
  18. (Animals) 1.f, 2.d, 3.a, 4.c, 5.a, 6.d, 7.d, 8.b, 9. b, 10.d
  19. (Animals) A boatman's name for donkeys used singlely, or in pairs, for towing boats.
  20. (Animals) A gift to look after a pet can be no longer than 21 years. Pets are considered as Chattels i.e. you cannot leave money or gifts to your pet. There are however ways of ensuring the pet is cared for after your death.
  21. (Animals) BT Population Groups
  22. (Animals) Biographical information on over 18,000 people from ancient times to the present.
  23. (Animals) Exotic. Camels, giraffes, elephants, apes. [This entry will be developed]
  24. (Animals) Horses, birds and dogs, are all shown on earth. Dogs as well as the circus animals are shown living on the colonies.
  25. (Animals) Jeff wants to adopt the dog that's stealing from Gary; Jeff gives Corey's car new parts; Ray's cat Fugitivo isn't acting like he used to.