HyperDic: worm

English > 5 senses of the word worm:
NOUNanimalwormany of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla ... / phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes
person worm, louse, insect, dirt balla person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
communicationworma software program capable of reproducing itself that can spread from one computer to the next over a network
artifactwormscrew thread on a gear with the teeth of a worm wheel or rack
VERBmotionworm, writhe, wrestle, wriggle, squirm, twistto move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling / struggling / struggling)
worm > pronunciation
Soundswer'm
Rhymesaffirm ... therm: 26 rhymes with erm...
English > worm: 5 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla ... / phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae.
Narroweracanthocephalan, spiny-headed wormAny of various worms living parasitically in intestines of vertebrates having a retractile proboscis covered with many hooked spines
annelid, annelid worm, segmented wormworms with cylindrical bodies segmented both internally and externally
arrowworm, chaetognathAny worm of the Chaetognatha
beard worm, pogonophoranslender animal with tentacles and a tubelike outer covering
flatworm, platyhelminthParasitic or free-living worms having a flattened body
helminth, parasitic wormworm that is parasitic on the intestines of vertebrates especially roundworms and tapeworms and flukes
nematode, nematode worm, roundwormunsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends
ribbon worm, nemertean, nemertine, proboscis wormSoft unsegmented marine worms that have a threadlike proboscis and the ability to stretch and contract
woodwormA larva of a woodborer
BroaderinvertebrateAny animal lacking a backbone or notochord
Spanishgusano, verme
Catalancuc
Adjectiveswormyinfested with or damaged (as if eaten) by worms
English > worm: 5 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect.
Synonymslouse, insect, dirt ball
Broaderunpleasant person, disagreeable personA person who is not pleasant or agreeable
Spanishcanalla, sabandija
Catalancanalla
English > worm: 5 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA software program capable of reproducing itself that can spread from one computer to the next over a network.
Example"worms take advantage of automatic file sending and receiving features found on many computers"
Broadermalevolent programA computer program designed to have undesirable or harmful effects
Spanishgusano informático, worm
Catalancuc informàtic, worm
English > worm: 5 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningscrew thread on a gear with the teeth of a worm wheel or rack.
Part ofworm geargear consisting of a shaft with screw thread (the worm) that meshes with a toothed wheel (the worm wheel)
BroaderscrewA fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head
English > worm: 5 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTo move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling / struggling / struggling).
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymswrithe, wrestle, wriggle, squirm, twist
Narrowerwrenchmake a sudden twisting motion
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishretorcerse, retorcer, serpentear, torcer, trenzar, zigzaguear
Catalancargolar-se, retorçar, retòrcer, serpejar, serpentejar, torçar, tòrcer, trenar

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