Meaning of wormlike in English:



See worm

  • ‘Maunder explained that flea eggs, the worm-like larvae, are born in autumn and survive in nests around the household over winter.’
  • ‘Where the trunk meets the ground it frays out, and extends a few worm-like roots above the soil.’
  • ‘All are woven from these worm-like pieces of paper string and treated.’
  • ‘Two polymer models, the worm-like chain and the freely jointed chain, can be used to describe these sources of elasticity.’
  • ‘Finally, a variety of tiny worm-like invertebrates adhere to sand grains with viscous secretions that are likely to be gels rather than solid.’