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The Icefish (or White-blooded fishes) are a family (Channichthyidae) of perciform fish found in the cold waters around Antarctica and southern South America. Their blood is transparent because they have no hemoglobin and only defunct red blood cells. Their metabolism relies only on the oxygen dissolved in the liquid blood, which is believed to be absorbed directly through the skin from the...
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).