Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of termite.

Etymologies

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From Latin termites (three syllables), plural of termes.

Examples

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  • Leadbetter says one of the extraordinary things about termites is not how much ethanol they might make, but how little methane they produce.

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  • At first, the termites were the lone, troublesome exceptions.

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  • These hillocks are the habitations of those curious small pale-coloured and soft-bodied insects called termites, or white ants.

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  • We also wanted someone to take a look at a damaged piece of siding on our home's exterior: We wondered if it harbored wood-boring insects, such as termites or carpenter ants.

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  • Botha, addressing a Pretoria news conference, compared the ANC with "a wooden ceiling riddled with termites which is fine until it comes crashing down".

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  • It also harbours different kinds of insects such as termites that can quickly destroy timber.

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  • Anyways, Bethenny was very upset about the item - and quite paranoid that Jill had also been feeding info to "termites" like

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  • He also accused the Congress of allegedly messing up the economy like "termites" while urging people to bring LK Advani led-NDA to power.

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  • These constraints include pests such as termites, ants, wax moths, beetles, wasps and man who is the worst enemy of bees.

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