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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: measuring worm(0.01124 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: 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.
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]