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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Measuring worm (0.01125 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Measuring worm.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: measuring worm measuring worm n : small hairless caterpillar having legs on only its front and rear segments; mostly larvae of moths of the family Geometridae [syn: inchworm, looper]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Measuring worm Measuring \Meas"ur*ing\, a. Used in, or adapted for, ascertaining measurements, or dividing by measure. [1913 Webster] Measuring faucet, a faucet which permits only a given quantity of liquid to pass each time it is opened, or one by means of which the liquid which passes can be measured. Measuring worm (Zo["o]l.), the larva of any geometrid moth. They are so called because they move by a process in which they first pull the rear legs forward toward their front legs, forming a loop which resembles the process of measuring with a tape measure. The motion is completed by subsequently moving the front legs forward to an advanced position. See Geometrid. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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