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Verb
/wərm/,
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worms, plural;
  1. Move with difficulty by crawling or wriggling
    • - I wormed my way along the roadside ditch
  2. Insinuate one's way into
    • - the educated dealers may later worm their way into stockbroking
  3. Move (something) into a confined space by wriggling it
    • - I wormed my right hand between my body and the earth
  4. Obtain information from (someone) by cunning persistence
    • - I did manage to worm a few details out of him
  5. Treat (an animal) with a preparation designed to expel parasitic worms

  6. Make (a rope) smooth by winding small cordage between the strands

Noun
  1. Any of a number of creeping or burrowing invertebrate animals with long, slender, soft bodies and no limbs

  2. Intestinal or other internal parasites

  3. Used in names of long, slender insect larvae, esp. those in fruit or wood, e.g., army worm, woodworm

  4. Used in names of other animals that resemble worms in some way, e.g., slow-worm, shipworm

  5. A maggot supposed to eat buried corpses
    • - food for worms
  6. A self-replicating program able to propagate itself across a network, typically having a detrimental effect

  7. A weak or despicable person (used as a general term of contempt)

  8. A helical device or component, in particular

  9. The threaded cylinder in a worm gear

  10. The coiled pipe of a still in which the vapor is cooled and condensed


  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. writhe: to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling); "The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace"
  3. a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
  4. a software program capable of reproducing itself that can spread from one computer to the next over a network; "worms take advantage of automatic file sending and receiving features found on many computers"
  5. screw thread on a gear with the teeth of a worm wheel or rack
  6. The term worm (vermes) refers to an obsolete taxon used by Carolus Linnaeus and Jean-Baptiste Lamarck for all non-arthropod invertebrate animals, and stems from the Old Norse word for sea serpent. ...
  7. WORM (1010 AM, Savannah's Pure Gold Station) is a radio station broadcasting an oldies music format. Licensed to Savannah, Tennessee, USA, the station is currently owned by Gerald W. Hunt.
  8. A worm is a device used to remove unspent powder bag remnants from a cannon or other piece of muzzle loading field artillery. ...
  9. Worm is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe.
  10. Write Once, Read Many (alternatively Write One, Read Multiple or WORM) refers to computer data storage systems, data storage devices, and data storage media that can be written to once, but read from multiple times.
  11. A computer worm is a self-replicating malware computer program. It uses a computer network to send copies of itself to other nodes (computers on the network) and it may do so without any user intervention. This is due to security shortcomings on the target computer. ...
  12. A generally tubular invertebrate of the annelid phylum; A contemptible or devious being; A self-replicating program that propagates widely through a network; A graphical representation of the total runs scored in an innings; Anything helical, especially the thread of a screw; A dragon or ...
  13. (The Worms) Shake tries to become a super hero by putting worms in a radioactive drum. The worms then bust out of the floor later in the episode, but Frylock blows them up. ("Super Hero")
  14. (Worms) 1) The final word in criticism. 2) At the last analysis.
  15. (Worms) A malicious software that duplicates itself repeatedly; a type of virus that works its way onto and through the network
  16. (Worms) A type of virus that uses automatic file sending & receiving to infect computers
  17. (Worms) A worm can be injected into a network by any types of means, like an USB stick or an email attachment. Email worm tends to send itself to all email addresses it finds on the infected PC. ...
  18. (Worms) A worm is another type of self-replicating malware. It differs from a virus in that it does not require any action on the part of the user to copy itself and spread to other computers. Worms are typically harmful to the network, and can consume a great deal of its bandwidth. ...
  19. (Worms) Any one of one hundred species of intestinal parasites.
  20. (Worms) Are robots, but are distinguished because worms are replicating programs (unlike other robots).
  21. (Worms) Computer viruses which can self-replicate by resending themselves via email or a network message.
  22. (Worms) Parasites that can live in the cat's body, normally the digestive system. Roundworms are most common in kittens. Tapeworms occur in adult cats, most commonly in cats that hunt.
  23. (Worms) Referred to in connection with the valley of Hinnom, where they were found in the offal cast there. Our Lord uses them as analogues of the judgments visited on sinners; and to justify their use they must, like their prototypes, exercise a purifying influence. ...
  24. (Worms) Self-Replicating Viruses that propagate automatically without any user intervention (for example, using a Buffer Overflow vulnerability present on an exposed service)
  25. (Worms) These travel by themselves. They do not have to attach themselves to something else. They do not require action by the victim to be launched into action. They do often use e-mail as a convenient vector of propagation. ...