Meaning of marsh treader in English:

marsh treader


North American
another term for water measurer
‘The elongate head of the marsh treader also differs from the relatively short head of the water scorpion.’
  • ‘Maybe spider or marsh treader are better experts in practical relativity effects, because they're able to estimate the location and speed of objects just using a transversal mechanical waves.’
  • ‘Marsh treaders are also referred to as water measurers. They are semi-aquatic, because they skate over the surface of slow-moving water.’
  • ‘Marsh treaders are fairly common and have been found throughout the world.’
  • ‘Unlike their fast cousins, the water striders, marsh treaders can walk very slowly on the water's surface. As a result, they seem to hunt in slow motion.’