What does jellyfish mean?

Definitions for jellyfishˈdʒɛl iˌfɪʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Portuguese man-of-war, man-of-war, jellyfish(noun)

    large siphonophore having a bladderlike float and stinging tentacles

  2. jellyfish(noun)

    any of numerous usually marine and free-swimming coelenterates that constitute the sexually reproductive forms of hydrozoans and scyphozoans


  1. jellyfish(Noun)

    Almost transparent aquatic being; any one of the acalephs, especially one of the larger species, having a jellylike appearance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jellyfish(noun)

    any one of the acalephs, esp. one of the larger species, having a jellylike appearance. See Medusa


  1. Jellyfish

    Jellyfish or jellies are the major non-polyp form of individuals of the phylum Cnidaria. They are typified as free-swimming marine animals consisting of a gelatinous umbrella-shaped bell and trailing tentacles. The bell can pulsate for locomotion, while stinging tentacles can be used to capture prey. Jellyfish are found in every ocean, from the surface to the deep sea. A few jellyfish inhabit freshwater. Large, often colorful, jellyfish are common in coastal zones worldwide. Jellyfish have roamed the seas for at least 500 million years, and possibly 700 million years or more, making them the oldest multi-organ animal.


  1. jellyfish

    Social shopping site jellyfish offers a radically new approach to shopping.On the surface, jellyfish appears to be a product search engine that returns lists of rebated items from sellers, ranked according to price, showing buyers the full price of items including the rebate provided by the sellerBut it is jellyfish’s business model that sets them apart from all the other fish in the sea (sorry for the pun): jellyfish’s model is very similar to affiliate ads - a referral fee is paid whenever an item is sold through the site. However, in this case the payment doesn’t go to a webmaster for referring the sale - it goes straight to the consumer. In fact, Jellyfish shares at least 50% of the commission with the buyer. In addition, advertisers are ranked by how much they’ll pay the customer for buying their product; these discounts can be as high as 24%. There are various online (social) shopping networks; some include: Kaboodle, Zlio, MyPickList, Wists, and Ideeli.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jellyfish in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jellyfish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  1. John Evans:

    The Internet is like a giant jellyfish. You can't step on it. You can't go around it. You've got to get through it.

  2. Austin Nunn:

    That's the good news. The bad news is every single time( Milos Raonic steps) it literally feels like Milos Raonic's stepping on a tack or jellyfish, is the equivalent, milos Raonic is trying to get ready to play the French Open.

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