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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Worm (0.00981 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Worm.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: worm cacing, ulat
English → English (WordNet) Definition: worm worm v : 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” [syn: writhe, wrestle, wriggle, squirm, twist] worm n 1: 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 2: a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect [syn: louse, insect, dirt ball] 3: 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” 4: screw thread on a gear with the teeth of a worm wheel or rack
English → English (gcide) Definition: Worm Worm \Worm\ (w[^u]rm), n. [OE. worm, wurm, AS. wyrm; akin to D. worm, OS. & G. wurm, Icel. ormr, Sw. & Dan. orm, Goth. wa['u]rms, L. vermis, Gr. ? a wood worm. Cf. Vermicelli, Vermilion, Vermin.] [1913 Webster] 1. A creeping or a crawling animal of any kind or size, as a serpent, caterpillar, snail, or the like. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] There came a viper out of the heat, and leapt on his hand. When the men of the country saw the worm hang on his hand, they said, This man must needs be a murderer. --Tyndale (Acts xxviii. 3, 4). [1913 Webster] 'T is slander, Whose edge is sharper than the sword, whose tongue Outvenoms all the worms of Nile. --Shak. [1913 Webster] When Cerberus perceived us, the great worm, His mouth he opened and displayed his tusks. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster] 2. Any small creeping animal or reptile, either entirely without feet, or with very short ones, including a great variety of animals; as, an earthworm; the blindworm. Specifically: (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any helminth; an entozo["o]n. (b) Any annelid. (c) An insect larva. (d) pl. Same as Vermes. [1913 Webster] 3. An internal tormentor; something that gnaws or afflicts one's mind with remorse. [1913 Webster] The worm of conscience still begnaw thy soul! --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. A being debased and despised. [1913 Webster] I am a worm, and no man. --Ps. xxii. 6. [1913 Webster] 5. Anything spiral, vermiculated, or resembling a worm; as: (a) The thread of a screw. [1913 Webster] The threads of screws, when bigger than can be made in screw plates, are called worms. --Moxon. [1913 Webster] (b) A spiral instrument or screw, often like a double corkscrew, used for drawing balls from firearms. (c) (Anat.) A certain muscular band in the tongue of some animals, as the dog; the lytta. See Lytta. (d) The condensing tube of a still, often curved and wound to economize space. See Illust. of Still. (e) (Mach.) A short revolving screw, the threads of which drive, or are driven by, a worm wheel by gearing into its teeth or cogs. See Illust. of Worm gearing, below. [1913 Webster] Worm abscess (Med.), an abscess produced by the irritation resulting from the lodgment of a worm in some part of the body. Worm fence. See under Fence. Worm gear. (Mach.) (a) A worm wheel. (b) Worm gearing. Worm gearing, gearing consisting of a worm and worm wheel working together. Worm grass. (Bot.) (a) See Pinkroot, 2 (a) . (b) The white stonecrop (Sedum album) reputed to have qualities as a vermifuge. --Dr. Prior. Worm oil (Med.), an anthelmintic consisting of oil obtained from the seeds of Chenopodium anthelminticum. Worm powder (Med.), an anthelmintic powder. Worm snake. (Zo["o]l.) See Thunder snake (b), under Thunder. Worm tea (Med.), an anthelmintic tea or tisane. Worm tincture (Med.), a tincture prepared from dried earthworms, oil of tartar, spirit of wine, etc. [Obs.] Worm wheel, a cogwheel having teeth formed to fit into the spiral spaces of a screw called a worm, so that the wheel may be turned by, or may turn, the worm; -- called also worm gear, and sometimes tangent wheel. See Illust. of Worm gearing, above. [1913 Webster] Worm \Worm\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Wormed; p. pr. & vb. n. Worming.] To work slowly, gradually, and secretly. [1913 Webster] When debates and fretting jealousy Did worm and work within you more and more, Your color faded. --Herbert. [1913 Webster] Worm \Worm\, v. t. 1. To effect, remove, drive, draw, or the like, by slow and secret means; -- often followed by out. [1913 Webster] They find themselves wormed out of all power. --Swift. [1913 Webster] They . . . wormed things out of me that I had no desire to tell. --Dickens. [1913 Webster] 2. To clean by means of a worm; to draw a wad or cartridge from, as a firearm. See Worm, n. 5 (b) . [1913 Webster] 3. To cut the worm, or lytta, from under the tongue of, as a dog, for the purpose of checking a disposition to gnaw. The operation was formerly supposed to guard against canine madness. [1913 Webster] The men assisted the laird in his sporting parties, wormed his dogs, and cut the ears of his terrier puppies. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 4. (Naut.) To wind rope, yarn, or other material, spirally round, between the strands of, as a cable; to wind with spun yarn, as a small rope. [1913 Webster] Ropes . . . are generally wormed before they are served. --Totten. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] To worm one's self into, to enter into gradually by arts and insinuations; as, to worm one's self into favor. [1913 Webster]

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