limpet

I want you to stick to him like a limpet.
Quiero que te pegues a él como una garrapata.
It's like a limpet.
Es como un limpet.
On 19 December 1941, the battleships HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Valiant were sunk in shallow water by limpet mines planted by Italian manned torpedoes, knocking both out of the conflict for almost two years.
El 19 de diciembre de 1941, los acorazados HMS Queen Elizabeth y HMS Valiant fueron hundidos en aguas poco profundas por minas de lapas plantadas por torpedos tripulados por italianos, lo que provocó la salida de ambos contendientes del conflicto durante casi dos años.
Next, this part of the protein has to be synthesized and coupled to a carrier protein, known by the acronym KLH (which stands for Keyhole Limpet Hemocyanin).
En seguida, es necesario sintetizar esa parte de la proteína y acoplarla con una proteína cargadora, conocida por la sigla KLH (sigla, en inglés, de Keyhole Limpet Hemocyanin).
Just the man for the limpet mine job.
El hombre más indicado para poner la bomba-ventosa.
Mommy, look all the shells I found on the beach. - Nice, honey. Those ones are called keyhole limpet.
Mami, mira todas los caracoles que encontré en la playa. - Qué bien, cariño. Esos se llaman chape.
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