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worm

noun [C]
 
 
/wɜːm/
ANIMAL B2 a small creature with a long, thin, soft body and no legs →  See also a can of worms Worms, snails, slugs and similar animals
COMPUTER a computer program that can send copies of itself to other computers and is designed to prevent the computers from working normallyComputer programming and software
Translations of “worm”
in Arabic دودة…
in Korean 벌레…
in Malaysian cacing…
in French ver (de terre)…
in Turkish kurt, solucan…
in Italian verme…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蠕蟲, (某些昆蟲的)幼蟲, 寄生蟲…
in Russian червяк…
in Polish robak…
in Vietnamese con giun…
in Spanish gusano, lombriz…
in Portuguese verme…
in Thai หนอน…
in German der Wurm…
in Catalan cuc…
in Japanese (ミミズなどの細長くて脚のない)虫…
in Indonesian cacing…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蠕虫, (某些昆虫的)幼虫, 寄生虫…
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