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Engelsk navneord: worm

1. worm (om dyr) any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae

Mindre specifikke termerinvertebrate

Mere specifikke termeracanthocephalan, annelid, annelid worm, arrowworm, beard worm, chaetognath, flatworm, helminth, nematode, nematode worm, nemertean, nemertine, parasitic worm, platyhelminth, pogonophoran, proboscis worm, ribbon worm, roundworm, segmented worm, spiny-headed worm, woodworm

2. worm (om person) a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dirt ball, insect, louse

Mindre specifikke termerdisagreeable person, unpleasant person

3. worm (om kommunikation) a software program capable of reproducing itself that can spread from one computer to the next over a network

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWorms take advantage of automatic file sending and receiving features found on many computers.

Mindre specifikke termermalevolent program

4. worm (om genstand) screw thread on a gear with the teeth of a worm wheel or rack

Mindre specifikke termerscrew

Omfatter disse overordnede termerworm gear

Engelsk udsagnsord: worm

1. worm (om bevægelse) to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe prisoner writhed in discomfort.
The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)squirm, twist, wrestle, wriggle, writhe

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Mindre specifikke termermove

Mere specifikke termerwrench

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