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  1. worm

    • IPA[wərm]

    美式

    • n.
      any of a number of creeping or burrowing invertebrate animals with long, slender soft bodies and no limbs.;an earthworm.
    • v.
      move with difficulty by crawling or wriggling;move (something) into a confined space by wriggling it
    • verb: worm, 3rd person present: worms, gerund or present participle: worming, past tense: wormed, past participle: wormed

    • noun: worm, plural noun: worms

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    名詞

    • 1. any of a number of creeping or burrowing invertebrate animals with long, slender soft bodies and no limbs.
    • an earthworm.
    • intestinal or other internal parasites she ate so much so often that I thought she had worms
    • used in names of long, slender insect larvae, especially those in fruit or wood, e.g. army worm, woodworm.
    • used in names of other animals that resemble worms in some way, e.g. slow-worm, shipworm.
    • a maggot supposed to eat buried corpses food for worms
    • archaic a dragon or other mythical snake-like reptile.
    • 2. informal, derogatory a weak or despicable person (used as a general term of contempt) it was unbearable that such a worm could be so successful you ungrateful little worm!
    • 3. a helical device or component.
    • the threaded cylinder in a worm gear.
    • the coiled pipe of a still in which the vapor is cooled and condensed.
    • 4. a self-replicating program able to propagate itself across a network, typically having a detrimental effect.

    動詞

    • 1. move with difficulty by crawling or wriggling I wormed my way along the roadside ditch
    • move (something) into a confined space by wriggling it I wormed my right hand between my body and the earth
    • 2. insinuate one's way into the educated dealers may later worm their way into stockbroking
    • obtain information from (someone) by cunning persistence I did manage to worm a few details out of him
    • 3. treat (an animal) with a preparation designed to expel parasitic worms I wormed her over a course of three weeks
    • 4. archaic make (a rope) smooth by winding small cordage between the strands.
    • an industrial town in western Germany, on the River Rhine north-west of Mannheim; population ...

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    • an industrial town in western Germany, on the Rhine River, northwest of Mannheim; population ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a marine mollusc with a shell that forms loose irregular coils, giving it the appearance of a worm.

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    • n.
      a small harmless North American snake which resembles an earthworm.

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    • adj.
      (of organic tissue) eaten into by worms: a worm-eaten corpse

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    • n.
      a red earthworm used in composting kitchen waste and as fishing bait.

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    英式

    • n.
      any of a number of creeping or burrowing invertebrate animals with long, slender soft bodies ...
    • v.
      move with difficulty by crawling or wriggling: I wormed my way along the roadside ditch

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    • IPA[wərm]

    美式

    • abbr
      write-once read-many, denoting a type of computer memory device.

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    • IPA[wəːm]

    英式

    • abbr
      write-once read-many, denoting a type of memory device.

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