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Meaning of "hairstreak" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HAIRSTREAK

hairstreak  [ˈhɛəˌstriːk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HAIRSTREAK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hairstreak is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HAIRSTREAK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hairstreak

Theclinae

Subfamily Theclinae is a group of butterflies, including the hairstreaks, elfins and allies, in the family Lycaenidae. There are many tropical species as well as a number found in the Americas. Tropical hairstreaks often have iridescent blue coloration above, caused by reflected light from the structure of the wing scales rather than by pigment. Hairstreaks from North America are commonly brown above. Few Theclinae are migratory.

Definition of hairstreak in the English dictionary

The definition of hairstreak in the dictionary is any small butterfly of the genus Callophrys and related genera, having fringed wings marked with narrow white streaks: family Lycaenidae.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HAIRSTREAK


bestreak
bɪˈstriːk
creak
kriːk
creek
kriːk
ecofreak
ˈiːkəʊˌfriːk
fenugreek
ˈfɛnjʊˌɡriːk
freak
friːk
Greek
ɡriːk
lapstreak
ˈlæpˌstriːk
perique
pəˈriːk
phreak
friːk
redstreak
ˈredˌstriːk
reek
riːk
Reg.
riːk
screak
skriːk
shriek
ʃriːk
speedfreak
ˈspiːdˌfriːk
streak
striːk
tughrik
ˈtuːˌɡriːk
tugrik
ˈtuːˌɡriːk
wreak
riːk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HAIRSTREAK

hairline fracture
hairnet
hairpiece
hairpin
hairpin bend
hairpin curve
hairsplitter
hairsplitting
hairspray
hairspring
hairstyle
hairstylist
hairtail
hairweaving
hairwork
hairworm
hairy
hairy frog
hairy tare
hairy willowherb

WORDS THAT END LIKE HAIRSTREAK

break
city break
coffee break
daybreak
heartbreak
jailbreak
Jesus freak
losing streak
lucky break
lunch break
make or break
make-or-break
mini-break
newsbreak
outbreak
price break
service break
tax break
tie-break
yellow streak

Synonyms and antonyms of hairstreak in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hairstreak» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HAIRSTREAK

Find out the translation of hairstreak to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hairstreak from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hairstreak» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

hairstreak
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hairstreak
570 millions of speakers

English

hairstreak
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

hairstreak
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

hairstreak
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Hairstreak
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hairstreak
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

hairstreak
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

hairstreak
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hairstreak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hairstreak
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

hairstreak
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

hairstreak
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hairstreak
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hairstreak
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வண்ணத்துப் பூச்சி வகை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

केशरचना
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hairstreak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

hairstreak
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

hairstreak
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Hairstreak
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

hairstreak
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

hairstreak
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

eikebome
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Vinge
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hairstreak
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hairstreak

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HAIRSTREAK»

The term «hairstreak» is regularly used and occupies the 89.159 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HAIRSTREAK» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hairstreak

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HAIRSTREAK»

Discover the use of hairstreak in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hairstreak and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Butterflies of Iowa
Given the abundance of its host genus, why are Acadian Hairstreak populations almost completely limited to native prairie and wetland habitats? How readily can new populations be founded? Can prairies on railroad right-of-ways serve as ...
Dennis W. Schlicht, John C. Downey, Jeffrey C. Nekola, 2007
2
Lepidoptera: Hesperioidea, Papilionoidea
[MIMOSACEAE] Hypochrysops delicia Hewitson, 1875 [LYCAENIDAE] 1Blue Jewel, Moonlight Jewel) Jalmenus evagoras 1Donovan, 1805) [LYCAENIDAE] 1Imperial Hairstreak, Common Imperial Blue) Jalmenus daemeli Semper, 1879 ...
E. D. Edwards, J. Newland, L. Regan, 2001
3
California Butterflies
... b. perplexa Barnes & Benjamin Callophrys viridis (W. H. Edwards) Callophrys comstocki Henne Callophrys lemberti Tilden Atlides halesus (Cramer) a. estesi Clench Leda Hairstreak Ines Hairstreak Skinner's Hairstreak Thome's Hairstreak  ...
John Shrader Garth, 1986
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Kaufman Field Guide to Butterflies of North America
RARE HAIRSTREAKS OF THE MEXICAN BORDER BROMELIAD SCRUB- HAIRSTREAK Strymon serapio Although it was collected in Texas as long ago as 1944, the presence of this hairstreak was not recognized until recently. It is locally  ...
James P. Brock, Jim P. Brock, Kenn Kaufman, 2003
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A Field Guide to Caterpillars
Juniper. Hairstreak. Callophrys. gryneus. Bright green or blue-green with white oblique bars on each segment and a broken white lateral line. Habitat Among stands of red cedar (East), junipers, cypresses, and cedars (West). Found April- Oct ...
Thomas J. Allen, 2005
6
Butterflies of the Lower Rio Grande Valley
Mimic- Whites — Subfamily Dismorphiinae Costa-spotted Mimic-White Enantia albatiia: H (Sep) Gossamer-wing Butterflies— Family Lycaenidae Hairstreaks — Subfamily Theclinae Strophius Hairstreak Allosmaitia strophius: H (Oct, Nov) ...
Roland H. Wauer, 2004
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The Complete Field Guide to Butterflies of Australia
Turquoise Hairstreak Jalmenus clementi Wingspan: ( 24 mm, & 27 mm. Similar species: Amethyst Hairstreak, Varied Hairstreak. The Turquoise Hairstreak has the HW terminal projections less developed with the termen between veins CuA1  ...
Michael Braby, 2004
8
Butterflies of West Texas Parks and Preserves
Sometimes known as Common Hairstreak, because of its abundance throughout most of North America, it comes in a variety of shades, from slate gray to brownish. The pattern on the underwing is this butterfly's most distinct feature: two sets of ...
Roland H. Wauer, 2002
9
Butterflies Through Binoculars: The East
Banded Hairstreak. Gray Hairstreak, Edwards' Hairstreak, Coral Hairstreak. A tailed, pale gray hairstreak with a HW postmedian band of black spots. Gray Hairstreak has a postmedian line. Edwards' and Coral hairstreaks have brown ground ...
Jeffrey Glassberg, 1999
10
The Butterflies of Canada
Remarks: Rosner's Hairstreak and the next species belong to a confusing and poorly understood group of hairstreaks. Johnson ( 1 976) arranged populations formerly associated with Nelson's Hairstreak (Callophrys nelsoni (Boisduval)) into ...
Ross A. Layberry, Peter W. Hall, J. Donald Lafontaine, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HAIRSTREAK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hairstreak is used in the context of the following news items.
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Summer events for eco-friendly children - The Irish Times
Bird and butterfly walk There's a chance of spotting the rare Purple Hairstreak butterfly in the woods beside the US ambassador's residence in ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»
2
UK coastal walks: Brownsea island, Dorset - Telegraph
... red damselfly and the ruddy darter. There are also green tiger beetles and many species of butterfly, such as the green hairstreak and small ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
3
Rare butterflies and plants spotted on Walpole Island
Only minutes into the walk, someone shouted out news of finding a northern oak hairstreak. Visitors were told the butterfly is extremely rare in ... «Chatham Daily News, Jul 15»
4
Frog fruit a good natural groundcover
Its nectar feeds hairstreak butterflies and many other insects as well. Easy to establish from cuttings or layering, it is also available from native ... «Daily Commercial, Jul 15»
5
Where can you go wildlife spotting in the East Midlands?
... in Rutland has a large amount of nuthatch, blackcap and garden warbler, orange tip, brimstone, purple and white-letter hairstreak butterflies, ... «ITV News, Jul 15»
6
Local butterflies holding their own
The banded hairstreak was the second most numerous with 517 sightings. The cabbage white butterfly was also seen in numerous locations ... «Simcoe Reformer, Jul 15»
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Nature notes: Summer butterflies
The purple hairstreak is very common but difficult to see as it spends much time congregating at the top of oaks imbibing aphid honeydew, although it sometimes ... «Epsom Guardian, Jul 15»
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Butterfly Study Calls Attention To Prescribed Burning Practices
It was too difficult to gather and rear them in captivity, so the study used the atala hairstreak butterfly instead, which is closely related to the ... «WUFT, Jul 15»
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Keys Refuge Managers Plan Burns To Benefit Butterflies
Federal wildlife managers in the Florida Keys are planning controlled burns on Big Pine Key this summer to help the Bartram's hairstreak ... «WLRN, Jul 15»
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July 16 Chatham Conservation Partnership meeting all about …
The meeting will focus on pollinators. Red-banded hairstreak butterfly. Red-banded hairstreak on rough goldenrod (Solidago rugosa). Photo by ... «Chatham Journal Weekly, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Hairstreak [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hairstreak>. Nov 2019 ».
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