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Synonyms for worm

to move or proceed with short irregular motions up and down or from side to side

to move along in a crouching or prone position

to introduce gradually and slyly

to make, achieve, or get through contrivance or guile

Synonyms for worm

any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes

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

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

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

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

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The worm gear market analysis is provided for the international markets including development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status.
The cylindrical worm gearing has at the basis of it geometric and dimensional construction and at the base of it generation a theoretic worm named reference worm (figure 1).
She spoke about the different parts of a worm, called segments, and how worms have two stomachs and five hearts, and can survive if they happen to be cut in half.
A female worm can grow to it's full length of 1 meter (3 feet), while the infected person is unaware of the stringy intruder.
Some worms that live on deep-sea vents can stand temperatures that most other animals on Earth won't tolerate.
Once the cricket hits the water, the worm needs about 10 minutes to wriggle free.
The two dominant mid-range tape technologies--Super DLTtape II and Linear Tape Open Ultrium 3 (LTO 3)--have embraced the WORM concept and both now offer WORM functionality, although each takes a different approach.
The worm can also install a hidden program so that infected computers can be controlled remotely at a later date.
To set up a worm system, called vermicomposting, first determine how much waste you go through in a week.
A is an Internet worm that spreads through e-mail by using addresses it collects from local files.
Worms, such as the infamous "ILOVEYOU" worm in 2000, may employ a universal message of gratification to entice users.
The country forests not yet hit by the worm invasion have always had a profusion of fungi.
Data on WORM disks cannot be erased, making them ideal for a variety of applications requiring audit trails, such as in CAD/CAM (computer-aided design--computer-aided manufacturing), program development and financial and business applications.
Characteristics: The worm arrives via email using the following subject headers: "Killer at 11, he's free at 21 and kills again
A vent worm even survived a blast of 55[degrees]C water for 15 minutes, he and Raymond W.