Denizione di  worm - dizionario di inglese del sito grammaticainglese.org - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale

Definizione monolingua worm



worm (third-person singular simple present worms, present participle worming, simple past and past participle wormed)

  1. (transitive) To make (ones way) with a crawling motion.
    We wormed our way through the underbrush.
  2. (transitive, figuratively) To work (ones way or oneself) (into) gradually or slowly; to insinuate.
    He wormed his way into the organization
  3. (transitive, figuratively) To obtain information from someone through artful or devious means (usually used with out of)
    • 1913, Marie Belloc Lowndes, The Lodger
      Ive got a awkard job - to try and worm something out of the barmaid.
  4. (transitive, nautical) To fill in the contlines of a rope before parcelling and serving.
    Worm and parcel with the lay; turn and serve the other way.
  5. (transitive) To deworm an animal.
  6. (intransitive) To move with ones body dragging the ground.
    • 1919, William Joseph Long, How animals talk: and other pleasant studies of birds and beast?
      Inch by inch I wormed along the secret passageway, flat to the ground, not once raising my head, hardly daring to pull a full breath [...]
  7. (intransitive, figuratively) To work ones way by artful or devious means.

worm (plural worms)

  1. A generally tubular invertebrate of the annelid phylum.
  2. A contemptible or devious being.
    Dont try to run away, you little worm!
  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 ones mind with remorse.
    The worm of conscience still begnaw thy soul!Richard III, William Shakespeare

Definizione italiano>inglese worm

  self-replicating program
  A self-replicating program that propagates widely through a network.
  contemptible being
  To rid of intestinal worms.
  To rid of intestinal worms.
  Self-propagating malicious code that can automatically distribute itself from one computer to another through network connections. A worm can take harmful action, such as consuming network or local system resources, possibly causing a denial of service attack.
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Traduzione 'veloce'

verme ,miserabile ,svermare ,sverminare ,worm

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