glowworm


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the luminous larva or wingless grub-like female of a firefly

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This is a land of endless green farmland and sheep-flecked meadows, of icy mountains and fiery geysers, caves that gleam with the enchanting light of millions of glowworms, and scenic coastlines framing bustling cities-all kept in pristine condition.
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GSO algorithm is to solve the problem mainly through each glowworm representing a feasible solution to the objective problem in space.
Caption: A female glowworm with the brightest glow is more likely to attract a mate and lay more eggs, a new study finds.
VITAL: The view from the German battle cruiser Admiral von Hipper as it bombed HMS Glowworm during the Battle of the Atlantic on April 1940 (main picture) where, left, Captain Johnny Walker's fabled second escort group eventually helped defeat the constant threat of the U-boats to supply convoys
Give us some light here,' someone yelled above the screaming of the horses and Nick stood where he was, holding tight onto a plunging Rowena's head rope, until a glowworm of light bloomed in the darkness, showing a man down and a horse cast in a tangle of flailing hooves and screaming panicking horses.
Roope commanded HMS Glowworm, which was sunk in a suicidal attack on the German cruiser Hipper, whose commander recommended the award.
Highlights include a visit to the Waitomo Caves, with its stalactites and stalagmites, and a guided tour of the Glowworm Grotto, where the boat moves silently through thousands of pinpricks of light.
That is fantastic news as this will save many lives, and help some of the worst off in society, but could they go one further and force Erimus housing to upgrade their old glowworm boilers to something a bit more efficient?
Allan is accused of diverting the sums from BMS into her own company, Glowworm Books, between 1999 and 2005.
10: In which Roald Dahl book would you have found an oversized grasshop- Vrcentipede, glowworm, spider and ladybird?
Fed up with everything because of the actions of his two vile-tongued and ill-mannered aunts, James with the help of Grasshopper (Callow), Ladybug (Leeves), Centipede (Dreyfuss), Miss Spider (Sarandon), Earthworm (Thewlis) and The Glowworm (Margolyes again), who all are now living inside the colossal fruit, concocts a plan to escape to New York.
Best original script went to Glen Berger for his O Lovely Glowworm at Portland Center Stage.
Prior to moving to New Zealand, there were a number of tourist attractions my children wanted to see: Mount Ruapehu, thermal pools, and glowworm caves.
The second train was dubbed Glowworm because its serpentine appearance -- again caused by upper-atmosphere winds -- was reminiscent of a snake or worm.