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Definition of the noun lugworm
What does lugworm mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: lugworms
- marine worms having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back; often used for fishing bait
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonyms of lugworm: lobworm / lug
- more generic terms: polychaete / polychaete worm / polychete / polychete worm = chiefly marine annelids possessing both sexes and having paired appendages (parapodia) bearing bristles
- member of: class Polychaeta / Polychaeta = marine annelid worms
Alternative definition of the noun lugworm
- A large marine worm of the phylum Annelida, whose coiled castings can often be seen on beaches at low tide.
- synonym: sandworm
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Environmental Impact Statement
Additionally, the lugworm is a potential bait worm and attempts to raise them under experimental conditions have been made (Taylor and Saloman, 1968c). Finally, the lancelet is a popular food item in the orient and could be exploited locally if ...
Seashore Life (2014)
by Lester Ingle, Herbert S. Zim
Fan Worm Lugworm is a burrowing animal, like the earthworm. it lives well below the surface and feeds by extracting organic matter from the tine sand and debris taken in as it burrows. Parchment Worms live in U-shoped tubes on muddy ...
Oxygen Sensing in Tissues (2013)
by Helmut Acker
The lugworm is a representative of the marine endofauna. It lives in L-shaped burrows in muddy sands, a habitat prone to low oxygen content because of the oxidative metabolism of microorganisms. Arenicola is able to live in deoxygenated ...
Facts and Practice for A Level by Adam Johnstone
CONCEPT TEST 1 Because the lugworm is a particularly large variety of worm it has a particularly small surface area-to-volume ratio. This means that, unlike smaller worms, it cannot get all the O2 it needs by simple diffusion across its body ...
Earth-Moon Relationships (2013)
Proceedings of the Conference held in Padova, Italy at the Accademia Galileiana di Scienze Lettere ed Arti, November 8–10, 2000 by Cesare Barbieri, Francesca Rampazzi
The lugworm is a burrowing worm that inhabits the intertidal zone of sandy beaches (Figures 10 and 11). The sexes are separate but unlike the nuptial ...
by CTI Reviews
The lugworm is a large marine worm of the phylum Annelida. Its coiled castings are a familiar sightona beach at lowtidebut the animal itself is not seen except by those who, from curiosity or to use as fishing bait, dig the worm out of the sand.
A Guide to Sea Fishing - A Selection of Classic Articles on Baits, Fish Recognition, Sea Fish Varieties and Other Aspects of Sea Fishing (2014)
Lugworm is the best hook bait, and it is a good plan to use ample ground bait consisting of crushed crabs and boiled rice. After assembling the tackle attach a plummet to the hook and test the depth as when roach fishing. When the plummet is ...
An Ecological Guide by Julian Cremona
The Lugworm is the dominant animal instable sandbut almost nonexistent on muddy shores where burrows will collapse. There is a marked differencein Lugworm age range across the middle shore, with those near the top of the shore being ...
by CTI Reviews
The lugworm is a large marine worm of the phylum Annelida. Its coiled castings are a familiar sight on a beach at low tide but the animal itself is not seen except by those who, from curiosity or to use as fishing bait, dig the worm out ofthe sand.
by John Bailey
Lugworm is the killing bait, especially tipped with mussel, squid or mackerel. Moving further along, you'll come to an area of rocky coastline and the first important mark, Hummersea Steps. This is a well-known area for cod, with some big fish, ...
by John W. Blunt, Murray H. G. Munro
of Patinopecten yessoensis, lugworm Arenicola marina, oyster Crassostrea gigas, Tapes japonica and many other ...
by Holger Bertrand Flöttmann
Lugworm The lugworm symbolizes the penis. Frequency: very rare (2 dreams out of 45 000) Luminous advertising Luminous advertising is a symbol of self-expression or of sexual seduction ...
A Comprehensive Reference Book
It is called also Lugworm. - a term applied to the Local Option, rinciple by which a certain majority of the inhabitants of a certain locality may decide as to whether any, or, how many, places, for the sale of intoxicating liquors shall exist in the ...
Nelson's Encyclopaedia (1913)
Everybody's Book of Reference ... by Frank Moore Colby, George Sandeman
See LUGWORM. Arms, FRANZ XAVIER (1856), German- American musical conductor and voice specialist, was born in Neef, Rhenish Prussia, and ...
An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley, William Peterson
The lugworm (Arenicola), the common serpula, and terebella are characteristic types. See EARTHwoRM; LUGWORM; SEAMoUSE. Chaetopterus, kê-top"ter-us ( 'winged bristle worm'), a muchmodified annelid, remarkable for its peculiar violet ...
by Paul G Smith
lugworm, Arenicola A beach worm that has been used for measuring the toxicity of crude oil and of beach dispersants. It is convenient because one wormcast on the sand corresponds to one buried worm. lumbricid, Lumbricidae Large worms ...
School Dictionary (1995)
by C. M. Schwarz
lugworm noun a kind of large worm found on the seashore, used for bait by fishermen. lukewarm ...
by Maurice Waite
lugworm n. a worm living in muddy sand by the sea, used as fishing bait. lukewarm adj. 1 only slightly warm. 2 unenthusiastic. – origin from dialect luke 'tepid'. lull v.1 calm someone or send them to sleep with soothing ...
by Ernest Weekley
lug', lugworm. Used as bait. In Antrim called lurg, lurgan.
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- Lugworm Cast
The North Sea Coastline at Holy Island, Northumberland.
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- Lugworm cast
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- Lugworm casts
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- Lugworm patterns
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- Lugworm hunting
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- Digging for bait... Lugworm! Nice! :-)
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- Lugworm; The Bioglow Explanation
From the Fish Dynamix Research Team, looking into Lugworms fluorescent pigment they secrete, why fish are attracted to this pigment, and how Bioglow ...
- Lugworm Meaning
Video shows what lugworm means. A large marine annelid worm of the species , whose coiled castings can often be seen on beaches at low tide.. lugworm ...
Scrabble value of L1U1G2W4O1R1M3
The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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