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  • n. Plural form of no-see-um.

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Examples

  • An alligator taking a dip in my neighbor’s swimming pool, lizards scurrying back and forth across the sidewalk when I’m out for a relaxing walk, invisible biting flies—appropriately called no-see-ums—and twice a year it’s mating season for love bugs.

    Muffins and Mayhem

  • Except for the no-see-ums, which I guess are a more serious problem close to the lake, I don't have a bug problem.

    biting insects

  • There are no-see-ums at Lake Chapala and in Guadalajara that are also no-feel-ums when they sting, but lordy lordy they itch like HELL and the itch lasts forever.

    biting insects

  • I never see mosquitoes but I see some bobos or no-see-ums which as far as I know don't bite.

    biting insects

  • I am now concerned with these no-see-ums you talk about.

    biting insects

  • Night fishing from shore was impossible due to the no-see-ums.

    The Barbie Rod Challenge

  •     He swatted at my words like they were a cloud of no-see-ums.

    Confederates

  • He swatted at my words like they were a cloud of no-see-ums.

    Confederates

  • With its propane tank and knobby plastic wheels, the $495 Mosquito Magnet looks vaguely like a gas grill, but instead of cooking up tasty steaks, it fries mosquitoes, no-see-ums and other bloodthirsty insects that lick their tiny chops at the sight of your bare ankles.

    Road Test | Mosquito Magnet

  • Researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the University of Vermont have discovered a key molecular mechanism that allows tiny flies and other 'no-see-ums' to whirl their wings at a dizzying rate of up to 1,000 times per second.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Ever Wonder How Insects Flap Their Wings So Fast?

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