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The meaning of "Tentacle" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does tentacles out mean?
A: It's a metaphor, he's like an octupus who has many tentacles. "Tentacles out" here means he use all of his sense, time, and effort or his "tentacles" which he has many to look any kind of information to every direction by looking, listening, etc.
Q: What does tentacles mean?
A: @sfgh: I suppose it means "the clutches of terrorism" as tentacles tend to wrap around and hold onto things tightly.

Synonyms of "Tentacle" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between tentacle and antenna ?
A: "Tentacle" is used usually when talking about animals like an octopus or squid.
Tentacles are usually like arms to an animal.

"Antenna" is used when talking about insects and other bugs. Antennae (the plural) are not usually equivalent to legs or arms - they are their own way for an animal or insect to feel things, almost like whiskers on a cat.

"Antenna" in other uses refers to something that picks up a signal. The things on top of old televisions or that extend from radios and cars are also called antennas. (Note that this type of "Antenna" has the plural form of "antennas", not "antennae"!)

Translations of "Tentacle"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? tentacles
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