The recovery of the debris and bodies was made by another vehicle, the remora III, operated by Phoenix International.
The recovery of debris and bodies was made by a UAV called the remora III, operated by a company called Phoenix International.
Then the Firedrake stood groaning like a black bull, knee-deep in snow; and still the remora climbed and climbed.
Then he seized the ivory glass, clapped it to his eye, and looked for the remora.
A species of remora, said to be trained by the Chinese to catch turtle.
The remora is one of the most interesting fishes known to science.
With a favourable wind and with bending oarsmen, are you perhaps delayed by the echeneis (remora, or sucking-fish)?
The bold steersman clung like a remora to the wreck of his boat.
The story of halcyon, cramp-fish, and remora are all in Book ii.
The mighty prowess ascribed to the remora is imaginary, and the electrical capacity of the torpedo greatly exaggerated.
1560s, from Latin remora "sucking fish," literally "delay, hindrance," from re- "back" (see re-) + mora "delay" (see moratorium); so called because the fish were believed by the ancients to retard a vessel to which they attached themselves. Hence, in 17c.-18c., "an obstacle, an impediment" (the first sense of the word in Johnson's dictionary). In Greek, ekheneis, from ekhein "to hold" + naus (dative nei) "ship." Pliny writes that Antony's galley was delayed by one at Actium. Sometimes called in English stayship or stopship.