sardine


    Wordnet
  • any of various small edible herring or related food fishes frequently canned
  • small fishes found in great schools along coasts of Europe
    eg: smaller and rounder than herring
  • small fatty fish usually canned
  • a deep orange-red variety of chalcedony
  • GCIDE
  • Sardine (noun)
    Any one of several small species of herring which are commonly preserved in olive oil for food especially the pilchard or European sardine Clupea pilchardus The California sardine Clupea sagax is similar The American sardines of the Atlantic coast are mostly the young of the common herring and of the menhaden
  • Sardine (noun)
    See Sardius

Example sentences

But there was no heft to the tuna, no depth to the salmon, and anybody who happens to like species like mackerel or sardines is in the wrong restaurant.
New York Times
He was holding a small fish he had caught that day — it was slightly larger than a sardine.
New York Times
8 million in 2010, and it is a recipe for thoroughfares packed like sardine cans.
New York Times
But many other types are considered safe, especially smaller fish like sardines that are not at the top of the food chain and therefore not likely to accumulate mercury and other contaminants from eating other fish.
New York Times
The richest sources in food include fish like herring, sardines, mackerel, eel and salmon.
New York Times
Border Patrol agents assigned to the Falfurrias Checkpoint discovered 16 illegal immigrants packed like sardines in trunks of cars and pickup truck toolboxes.
Breitbart
The search revealed four Mexican nationals stuffed like sardines into the locked trunk of the small sedan, according to information provided to Breitbart Texas by Tucson Sector Border Patrol Spokesman Rob Daniels.
Breitbart
I’m here in the back and I saw people start pouring into the back hallway, and they just sardine pack everyone,” he explained.
Breitbart
In the restaurant’s kitchen, she had laid out bowls of tomatoes, onions, bay leaves, olives, sardines, zucchini, carrots, rosemary, celery, basil.
CNN
Things are packed into it like sardines.
CNN
”Keep a detailed food journal to look for links to foods that seem to trigger a rash.” Best foods: containing foods such as fatty fish (salmon, sardines) and walnut and flax seed oils, as well as foods high in protein are all important for skin health, says Dr. Arthur.
CNN
In October 2013, after a tragic boat accident off the coast of Lampedusa in which 349 people including an infant still attached to its mother by the umbilical cord died, trapped like sardines in their smugglers’ boat as it sank, Italy decided it had to act.
CNN
The FDA maintains a — salmon, trout, oysters, herring, sardines, and Atlantic and Pacific mackerel are all considered ”good” or ”best” choices, according to the FDA.’ ”I’m used to the shaming look I get from my.
Business Insider
That shouldn’t be sufficient reason to keep riders stuffed in like sardines.’ ’New Yorkers don’t take the subway because it’s pleasant, but because it gets them to work on time.
Business Insider
If that means taking a ”me” day or hopping off a subway car where passengers are packed like sardines, go for it.
Business Insider
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05 December, 2020