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English definition of “worm”

worm

noun [C]
 
 
/wɜːm/
ANIMAL B2 a small creature with a long, thin, soft body and no legs → See also a can of wormsWorms, 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
(Definition of worm noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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