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worm in Computers topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwormworm1 /wɜːm $ wɜːrm/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 HBAa long thin creature with no bones and no legs that lives in soil earthworm, lugworm2 the young form of an insect, which looks like a short worm glow-worm, silkworm, woodworm3 have worms4 DON'T LIKEsomeone who you do not like or respect5 a type of computer virus that can make copies of itself and destroy information on computers that are connected to each other6 the worm turns can of worms at can2(4)
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wormThis is one of the best times for catching worms.That means worms can spread much faster than viruses.The apple, once likely to keep the doctor away, now invites the surgeons because of pesticides or worms.Always replace the cover when you are not actually looking at the worms.These worms grow to an average length of about 1 metre and a diameter of 2 centimetres.Green and red wiggling worms danced in his sight like fireworks.