Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the form of a worm; vermiform; vermicular.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Shaped like a worm; �hick and almost cylindrical, but variously curved or bent.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective resembling a worm; long and thin and cylindrical

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Examples

  • These brown worm-shaped organisms account for four out of every ten dollars earned by rural Tibetans and provide a bigger boost for the economy than the combined revenue from manufacturing and mining Daniel Winkler, “Yartsa Gunbu [Cordyceps sinensis] and the Fungal Commodification of the Rural Economy in Tibet AR,” Economic Botany 62, 3 [2008]: 291–305.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • These brown worm-shaped organisms account for four out of every ten dollars earned by rural Tibetans and provide a bigger boost for the economy than the combined revenue from manufacturing and mining Daniel Winkler, “Yartsa Gunbu [Cordyceps sinensis] and the Fungal Commodification of the Rural Economy in Tibet AR,” Economic Botany 62, 3 [2008]: 291–305.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • These brown worm-shaped organisms account for four out of every ten dollars earned by rural Tibetans and provide a bigger boost for the economy than the combined revenue from manufacturing and mining Daniel Winkler, “Yartsa Gunbu [Cordyceps sinensis] and the Fungal Commodification of the Rural Economy in Tibet AR,” Economic Botany 62, 3 [2008]: 291–305.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • In parts of the Romagna, passatelli the worm-shaped pasta made with bread crumbs were an Easter dish.

    Delizia!

  • In the middle picture, the beige worm-shaped area is the Gambia- it's just the 15 km above and the 15 km below the gambian river.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • The animals are up to 4 cm long, vermiform worm-shaped, and covered by locomotory cilia.

    Strange worm, Xenoturbella - The Panda's Thumb

  • The animals are up to 4 cm long, vermiform worm-shaped, and covered by locomotory cilia.

    The Panda's Thumb: November 2006 Archives

  • In the middle picture, the beige worm-shaped area is the Gambia- it's just the 15 km above and the 15 km below the gambian river.

    In the direction of my daydreams

  • Her dorsal spine lashes; the lure at its end, a glowing worm-shaped thing, luminesces furiously.

    Starfish

  • (Fig.  39, _K_), and when ripe exude in long, worm-shaped masses, if the receptacle is placed in water.

    Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany For High Schools and Elementary College Courses

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