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Worm

Worm appears in the following tongue twister:

  • A wooden worm wouldn't be worthy of worship but would he if he wondered and worried about what he would be worthy of if he wasn't wooden?
    (by Samy Gosselin)

Worm appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • Mr. Owl ate my metal worm.
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun worm:

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb worm:

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Worm is sometimes a misspelling of warm.

The word worm is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun worm

What does worm mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: worms

  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
  3. a software program capable of reproducing itself that can spread from one computer to the next over a network
    • example: worms take advantage of automatic file sending and receiving features found on many computers
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic term: malevolent program = a computer program designed to have undesirable or harmful effects
  4. screw thread on a gear with the teeth of a worm wheel or rack
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: screw = a fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head
    • part of: worm gear = gear consisting of a shaft with screw thread (the worm) that meshes with a toothed wheel

Alternative definition of the noun worm

noun

  1. A generally tubular invertebrate of the annelid phylum.
  2. A contemptible or devious being.
  3. [computing] A self-replicating program that propagates widely through a network.
  4. [cricket] A graphical representation of the total runs scored in an innings.
  5. Anything helical, especially the thread of a screw.
  6. [archaic] A dragon or mythological serpent.
  7. An internal tormentor; something that gnaws or afflicts one's mind with remorse.

Definition of the verb worm

What does worm mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: wormed | worming | worms

  1. to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)

Place

WORM is a Rotterdam based non-profit foundation and a multi-media alternative cultural centre focused on experimental, new media art, avant-garde and underground art, primarily music and movies. WORM is funded by the Triodos Bank and part of the culture nota 2009-2012 from the Dutch government. The foundation has received the Pendrecth Culture Prize and its venue is part of the Rotterdam culture plan.

Person

Who is Worm?

Worm a.k.a. Justin Sherman is an Australian rules footballer in the Australian Football League.

Characters

  1. Worm is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe.
  2. Worm a.k.a. Perfect Peter is a major character in the Horrid Henry Children's Books series and the TV series. He is the younger brother of the series's main character, Horrid Henry. He is portrayed by Ross Maron in the Horrid Henry movie and voiced by Emma Tate in the TV series. He first appeared in "Horrid Henry's Perfect Day" from Horrid Henry and created by Francesca Simon.
  3. Worm is a fictional character from Coach Carter.
  4. Worm is a fictional character from the 2012 film Worm.
  5. Worm is a fictional character from the 1948 film The Rattled Rooster.
  6. Worm is a fictional character from the 1999 film Magnolia.
  7. Worm is a fictional character from the 2009 film Plague of the Damned.
  8. Worm is a fictional character from the 2001 film Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius.
  9. Worm is a fictional character from the 2013 film Worm, portrayed by Andrew Bowser.
  10. Worm is a fictional character from the 2011 film Mardi Gras: Spring Break.
  11. Worm a.k.a. The Worm is a fictional from the 1986 film Labyrinth.

There are other characters with in their name, like Book Worm, Lowly Worm.

Music

"Worm" is a musical EP of Tom Akin.

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Films

  1. "Worm" is a 2006 Russian drama film directed by Aleksei Muradov. It was entered into the 28th Moscow International Film Festival.
    • country: Russia
    • language: Russian Language
    • genres: Thriller, Drama
    • rating: 16+ (RU)
    • released on (8 years ago)
  2. "Worm" is the first feature to be made solely using the GoPro Hero 2 camera. It is also told from an uncut "Snorricam" perspective in one continuous 90 minute take.
  3. "Worm" is a 2012 short comedy fantasy horror film written by Matthew James Wilkinson and directed by Bert & Bertie.
  4. "Worm" is a film, directed by Doug Mallette.
  5. "Worm" is a 2010 short comedy film written by Kerri Sandell and directed by Ryan Vernava.
  6. "Worm" is a 2001 short comedy film directed by Jay Rosenblatt and Caveh Zahedi.
  7. "Worm" is a short film, directed by Liam Doyle.

Miscellanea

  1. Worm: Worms are the villains in the Japanese tokusatsu series Kamen Rider Kabuto. They are an alien life form that came from a meteor destroying the city district of Shibuya seven years prior to the series' timeline. However, the Worms known as Natives existed prior to the coming of the Shibuya Meteorite, through another meteorite that came 35 years ago. In the movie, a third meteor nearly hit the Earth, though thanks to Kabuto it was adverted and history was altered. This implies that meteors containing Worms are insolated and there are others.
    • also known as Kamen Rider Kabuto Villians
  2. Worm a.k.a. The worm, sometimes referred to as the dolphin or the caterpillar is a dance motion often associated with breakdancing and "funk" subculture in which a subject lies Prone position and forms a rippling motion through their body, creating a wave reminiscent of a worm crawling. This can be done either forward or backwards, by shifting weight from the upper body to the lower body or vice-versa for forwards.
  3. Worm: The "worm" is a market research analysis tool developed by Roy Morgan Research, with the purpose of gauging an audience's reaction to some visual stimuli over some time period. The name "worm" describes its visual appearance – as a line graph snaking up or down.
  4. WORM is a radio station broadcasting an oldies music format.
  5. Worm: A worm is a device used to remove unspent powder bag remnants from a cannon or other piece of muzzle-loading field artillery. It usually took the form of a double corkscrew-shaped piece of iron on the end of a long pole that could be twisted down the barrel to pick up any debris left over from the previous firing of the weapon.

Phrases with Worm

Phrases starting with the word Worm:

  1. Worm Eels
  2. worm fish
  3. worm gear
  4. Worm-like
  5. Worm Coral
  6. worm fence

Phrases ending with the word Worm:

  1. dew worm
  2. Ice worm
  3. Maw-Worm
  4. red worm
  5. army worm
  6. Clam Worm
  7. Glow Worm
  8. Apple Worm
  9. Arrow Worm
  10. beard worm
  11. Blood Worm
  12. Gummy Worm
  13. Penis Worm
  14. Screw Worm

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Worm

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Google previewReport of the ... Board of Agriculture for the Quarter ... (1908)

by West Virginia. Board of agriculture

Atwood : The stomach worm is a true worm, gentlemen, it is not an insect. In the case of horses it is an insect which lays an egg on the horse's leg, and those eggs are taken into the system, passed through certain transformations and passed ...

Google previewQuarterly Report (1909)

by West Virginia. State Board of Agriculture

Atwood: The stomach worm is a true worm, gentlemen, it is not an insect. In the case of horses it is an insect which lays an egg on the horse 's leg, and those eggs are taken into the system, passed through certain transformations and passed ...

Google previewElements of Computer Security (2010)

by David Salomon

A software worm is a program that executes independently of other programs, replicates itself, and spreads through a network from computer to computer. A worm is a type of rogue software that resides in a host computer, but it is not a virus ...

Google previewFoundations of Computer Security (2006)

by David Salomon

A software worm is a program that executes independently of other programs, replicates itself, and spreads through a network from computer to computer. A worm is a type of rogue software that resides in a host computer, but it is not a virus ...

Google previewCrawling Out of the Wormhole (2011)

The Crucifixion of Self by Bob Shields

The sanctified worm is the highest rank that can be reached while inhabiting a body of flesh. The terms holiness and righteousness cannot be used to describe the sanctified worm, as these are more elevated positions that are unattainable by ...

Google previewReport of the W. Va. State Board of Agriculture for the Quarter Ending ... (1909)

by West Virginia. State Board of Agriculture

Atwood: The stomach worm is a true worm, gentlemen, it is not an insect. In the case of horses it is an insect which lays an egg on the horse 's leg, and those eggs are taken into the system, passed through certain transformations and passed ...

Google previewMCSA / MCSE: Windows 2000 Network Security Administration Study Guide (2006)

Exam 70-214 by Bill English, Russ Kaufmann

Worm. Attacks. A worm is a program that runs independently and travels from computer to computer across network connections. Worms may have portions of themselves running on many computers, or the entire program can run on a single ...

Google previewAutomotive Industries (1918)

3, the worm is a doublethreaded type and the machine is just about ready to take the final cut on the second thread. The feed screw of the machine can be seen beneath the cutting operation, and in this work from 0.010 to 0.015 in. of metal is ...

Google previewChilton's Automotive Industries (1918)

3, the worm is a doublethreaded type and the machine is just about ready to take the final cut on the second thread. The feed screw of £, n be seen beneath the cutting operation, and in t £ from 0.010 to 0.015 in. of metal is left for finish grinding ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

WORM, n.s., v. n., & v. a.S) Sax. pynm; Belg.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Information Ethics and Security (2007)

by Quigley, Marian

Cole The Pennsylvania State University, USA Chao-Hsien Chu The Pennsylvania State University, USA INTRODUCTION Since the first widespread Internet worm incident in 1988, computer worms have become a major Internet ...

Google previewDictionary of the English Language: Abridged from the American Dictionary (1845)

by Noah Webster, William Chauncey Fowler

WQOD'- WORM ...

Google previewThe New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1888)

(based on Mayne's Lexicon) by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick

("EX/uks, a worm.) A worm, especially an intestinal worm.

Google previewEncyclopedia Britannica (1922)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

Worm Conveyors:-The worm conveyor, also known as the Archimedean screw, is doubtless the most ancient form of conveyor. It consists of a continuous or broken blade screw set on a spindle. This spindle is made to revolve in a suitable ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences (1898)

Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... by George Milbry Gould

[vermis, a worm]. of or pertaining to worms; worm-like.

Google previewDictionary of Health Information Technology and Security (2007)

E-MAIL WORM attributes and verifies the identity of the signer; there are several technologies available for user authentication, including passwords, cryptography, and biometrics (ASTM 1762–95). ELECTRONIC SOFTWARE ...

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Quotes about Worm

Hamlet: A man may fish with the worm that hath eat of a king, and eat of the fish that hath fed of that worm. (William Shakespeare)
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Scrabble value of W4O1R1M3

The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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