Definitions for worm

Definitions for (noun) worm

Main entry: worm

Definition: 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

Main entry: worm

Definition: screw thread on a gear with the teeth of a worm wheel or rack

Main entry: worm

Definition: a software program capable of reproducing itself that can spread from one computer to the next over a network

Usage: worms take advantage of automatic file sending and receiving features found on many computers

Main entry: worm, louse, dirt ball, insect

Definition: a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect

Definitions for (verb) worm

Main entry: worm, wrestle, wriggle, writhe, twist, squirm

Definition: to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)

Usage: The prisoner writhed in discomfort; The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace

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