[ US /ˈwɝm/ ]
[ UK /wˈɜːm/ ]
  1. to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
    The prisoner writhed in discomfort
    The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace
  1. a software program capable of reproducing itself that can spread from one computer to the next over a network
    worms take advantage of automatic file sending and receiving features found on many computers
  2. screw thread on a gear with the teeth of a worm wheel or rack
  3. a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
  4. 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
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How To Use worm In A Sentence

  • It will be wormed throughout, and parcelled in the wake of the housing-bolt and frapping lashing, and where there is no swell, in the wake of the muzzle-ring. Ordnance Instructions for the United States Navy. 1866. Fourth edition.
  • My ringworm worried her more than the swarms of rumors the local gossips were stirring.
  • Certainly observant Jews remember the crusaders as evil butchers, who on their way to Jerusalem, slaughtered and massacred many thousands of Jews and decimated entire Jewish communities such as Speyer, Worms and Mayencea and of course, when they arrived in Jerusalem, put the holy Jews of the city to the sword. On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
  • The Slow-worm (_Anguis fragilis_) is limbless, and so are the members of the sub-class Apoda among the Hormones and Heredity
  • To ensure that there is no interference from the most recent deworming, FECRT should not be performed within eight weeks following the last benzimidazole or pyrimidine treatment, or within 12 (ivermectin) or 16 (moxidectin) weeks after a macrocyclic lactone treatment. Thoroughbred News | BloodHorse.com
  • Workers feed them daily a mix of flakes, worms, grasshoppers and freeze-dried shrimp.
  • Trichuris was more prevalent in urban children, Ascaris and hookworm were more common in rural children, and hookworm was particularly rare in the urban area.
  • In the middle of the white wormy thing, which fills the entire shell, is a green blob about the size of a small sprout.
  • According to health experts, when an infected female mosquito bites a person, she may inject the worm larvae, called microfilariae, into the blood.
  • The cestodes, or tapeworms, differ in a number of ways from other flatworms.
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