crab means: This marine crustacean is prized around the globe. Its flavor and texture have been compared to lobster. You can choose from blue crabs, Dungeness and Alaska King varieties, as well as rock. Blue crabs with soft shells have recently shed their hardshells. Always buy them alive. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does crab mean?

  • One of many 10-legged shelled crustaceans. You can choose from freshwater or saltwater varieties. This is the second-most popular type of shellfish. The most loved shellfish is shrimp. (in Cooking Dictionary)
  • One of several chiefly marine decapod crustaceans from the Brachyura infraorder, with a hard carapace covering a wide flattened cephalothorax and a small abdomen below it. An anterior pair of large, pincerlike legs. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • One of many similar decapod crustaceans such as the hermit crab, king crab, or any other species. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • The crab louse. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Crab lice infestation. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • To compensate for drift, an airplane can be maneuvered partially in a crosswind. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Machine for lifting or handling heavy objects. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Hunting and catching crabs. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • To run sideways like a crab. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Drift diagonally, or sideways when you are under tow. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Direct an aircraft partially into crosswinds to remove drift (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • A cause for someone to move sideways. (in Merlin Dictionary)