Definitions for "Worm"
A worm is a malicious program that can reproduce without infecting another file, unlike a virus, and is often transmitted initially via e-mail.
A computer virus that replicates itself many times over for the purpose of consuming system resources, eventually shutting down a computer or server. This type of virus is most often directed at mail servers such as Microsoft Exchange and is usually unleashed when an unsuspecting user opens an email attachment.
A virus-like program designed to damage your data and/or negatively affect your productivity. See virus.
A creeping or a crawling animal of any kind or size, as a serpent, caterpillar, snail, or the like.
Any small creeping animal or reptile, either entirely without feet, or with very short ones, including a great variety of animals; as, an earthworm; the blindworm.
Anything from a caterpillar to a maggot, a cankerworm or an earthworm; some of Blake's characters refer to Man as a worm of sixty winters or of seventy inches.
Keywords:  nce, ead, erased, once, write
A type of data storage disk that allows information to be saved to it only once, archiving permanent data. WORM disks must be read by the same kind of drive that wrote them, thus hindering widespread acceptance of this technology.
An optical disc that allows only one-time writing. CD-R is a kind of WORM.
Tags that, once written to, cannot rewritten or changed. Also called 'Read Only'
Anything spiral, vermiculated, or resembling a worm
A spiral instrument or screw, often like a double corkscrew, used for drawing balls from firearms.
To wind rope, yarn, or other material, spirally round, between the strands of, as a cable; to wind with spun yarn, as a small rope.
Keywords:  endless, screw, gear, illust, cogs
The thread of a screw.
A short revolving screw, the threads of which drive, or are driven by, a worm wheel by gearing into its teeth or cogs. See Illust. of Worm gearing, below.
A type of gear on which the teeth resemble large threads.
Keywords:  lytta, dog, tongue, canine, madness
A certain muscular band in the tongue of some animals, as the dog; the lytta. See Lytta.
To cut the worm, or lytta, from under the tongue of, as a dog, for the purpose of checking a disposition to gnaw. The operation was formerly supposed to guard against canine madness.
Keywords:  vapour, condense, coiled, copper, lyne
The condensing tube of a still, often curved and wound to economize space. See Illust. of Still.
Apparatus in which the vaporized alcohol form the stills condense and are separated from the water. Normally a coiled copper tube.
A long, coiled copper tube, attached to the lyne arm of the pot still, and fitted into a large wooden vat filled with cold water, known as a worm tub. Before the introduction of 'shell and tube' condensers, the worm tub was the only means of condensing alcohol vapour back into liquid form. A number of distilleries continue to use worm tubs, as experts insist that the character of whisky made using a worm tub differs significantly from that cooled in a modern condenser.
Keywords:  vermes
Same as Vermes.
Keywords:  wtf, wrt
Keywords:  entozo, helminth
Any helminth; an entozoön.
Keywords:  debased, despised
A being debased and despised.
Keywords:  annelid
Any annelid.
early embryological studies of the worm Caenorhabditis elegans (C.Elegans, so called because of its "elegant" curving movement) characterized the fate of each and every cell in the worm through all stages of development. This worm has recently had its entire genome sequenced. Zebrafish
Japanese tokusatsu series Kamen Rider Kabuto. They are an alien life form that came from a meteor that destroyed the city of Shibuya seven years prior to the series' time line. However, the Worms known as Natives existed prior to the coming of the Shibuya Meteorite, through another meteorite that came 35 years ago.
Olaus 1588-1654 Copenhagen classicist & anatomist; Wormian bones = tiny irregular bones in the cranial sutures (also known to ancient anatomists).
Worm is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe. He was a Savage Land dweller, recruited by the mutant Zaladane to join the Savage Land Mutates. He has the ability to secrete a liquid from his hands that, when it comes into contact with the flesh of a victim, adheres to the brain tissue and allows Worm to assume control of the victim.
Keywords:  wiggly, graph, morgan, roy, stimuli
a graphic representing the run rate plotted for each over of an innings in a line graph, so named because it resembles the slightly wiggly path of a worm. a graphic representing the cumulative number of runs scored in an innings plotted against over number in a line graph.
The "worm" is a market research analysis tool developed by Roy Morgan Research, with the purpose of gauging an audience's reaction to some visual stimuli over some time period. The name "worm" describes its visual appearance - as a line graph snaking up or down.
To effect, remove, drive, draw, or the like, by slow and secret means; -- often followed by out.
To clean by means of a worm; to draw a wad or cartridge from, as a firearm. See Worm, n. 5 (b).
A computer peripheral, a type of cartridge-based optical storage drive allowing the storage of hundreds of megabytes of data.
An internal tormentor; something that gnaws or afflicts one's mind with remorse.
These crystals hold information for all to use, however they are accessed most easily by the universal Souls, as most of the information is beyond the planetary experience. They hold the universal laws and the history of all of creation. (Mountainous markings on face. Pointed and rounded, 1st type of Akasha crystal.)
Keywords:  secretly, slowly, gradually, work
To work slowly, gradually, and secretly.
Keywords:  larva, insect
An insect larva.
A search utility on the World Wide Web that locates resources following user-determined guidelines.