worm

worm
I [wɜːm]
nome
1) zool. med. verme m.; (grub) bruco m.
2) colloq. (wretch) verme m.
3) inform. (virus) = tipo di virus
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the worm has turned — la pazienza è finita, le cose sono cambiate adesso

a can of worms — un bel po' di marciume

II [wɜːm]
verbo transitivo
1) med. veter. liberare dai vermi, dare un vermifugo a [person, animal]
2) (wriggle)

to worm one's way — farsi strada strisciando, insinuarsi (anche fig.)

to worm one's way into sb.'s affections — conquistarsi le simpatie di qcn

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[wə:m] 1. noun
(a kind of small creeping animal with a ringed body and no backbone; an earth-worm.) verme
2. verb
1) (to make (one's way) slowly or secretly: He wormed his way to the front of the crowd.) (farsi strada)
2) (to get (information etc) with difficulty (out of someone): It took me hours to worm the true story out of him.) estorcere, carpire
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[wɜːm]
1. n
Zool , (also person) pej verme m

to have worms Med — avere i vermi

the worm will turn — (Proverb) anche la pazienza ha un limite

a can of worms fam — un vespaio

you worm! fam — verme!, Comput baco

2. vt
1)

to worm one's way through a crowd — insinuarsi tra la folla

to worm one's way into a group — infiltrarsi in un gruppo

to worm one's way into sb's confidence — riuscire a conquistare la fiducia di qn

2)

to worm a secret out of sb — carpire un segreto a qn

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worm /wɜ:m/
n.
1 (zool.) verme (anche fig.); baco; bruco; larva; lombrico; tarlo (fig.): Many baby birds are fed with worms, molti piccoli di uccelli vengono nutriti con larve; That dog has worms, quel cane ha i vermi; He is a worm!, è un verme!; è un individuo spregevole!; (fig.) the worm of jealousy, il tarlo della gelosia; (fig.) the worm of conscience, il tarlo della coscienza; il rimorso
2 (pl.) (med., vet.) elmintiasi, elmintosi
3 (mecc.) filetto (della vite)
4 (mecc., = worm screw) vite senza fine; vite perpetua
5 (comput.) worm (programma dannoso che si propaga in rete, ad es. per posta elettronica)
6 filetto della lingua (del cane)
7 (anat.) ► vermis
8 (pl.) (slang USA) spaghetti: worms in blood, spaghetti al pomodoro
worm cast, terra evacuata da un lombrico □ (mecc.) worm conveyor, coclea per trasporto □ worm-eaten, roso dai vermi, bacato, tarlato; (fig.) antiquato; vecchio, decrepito: worm-eaten wood, legno tarlato □ (scherz.) worm's-eye view, visione dal basso (opposto di bird's-eye view) □ worm fishing, pesca coi lombrichi □ (mecc.) worm gear, ingranaggio a vite; ingranaggio elicoidale □ (mecc.) worm gearing, trasmissione con vite perpetua □ (mecc.) worm hob, fresa a vite senza fine □ (fig.) a worm in the apple (o in the bud), il marcio (nella mela; fig.); una cosa che rovina tutto; quello che guasta, la mela marcia (fig.) □ (farm.) worm powder, vermifugo □ (mecc.) worm spring, molla a spirale □ (mecc.) worm wheel, ruota elicoidale □ (scherz.) to cheat the worms, essersi ristabilito dopo una grave malattia □ to count (o to feed) the worms, essere morto; essere sottoterra □ (fig.) The worm has turned, la situazione è cambiata □ (prov.) Even a worm will turn, la pazienza ha un limite.
(to) worm /wɜ:m/
A v. i.
1 (di un uccello, ecc.) andare a caccia di vermi
2 (di un pescatore, ecc.) cercare vermi
3 muoversi come un verme; strisciare: The hunters wormed through the bushes, i cacciatori strisciavano tra i cespugli
B v. t.
1 to worm one's way, farsi strada (o infiltrarsi) strisciando; intrufolarsi; avanzare (entrare, ecc.) furtivamente; insinuarsi: The guerrillas wormed their way into the camp, i guerriglieri si sono infiltrati nel campo strisciando sul terreno; She wormed her way into the king's heart, riuscì a insinuarsi nel cuore del re
2 (med., vet.) dare un vermifugo a; liberare dai vermi; disinfestare; sverminare (fam.)
3 (mecc.) filettare (una vite)
4 (naut.) intregnare (un cavo)
to worm on (o along), avanzare strisciando □ to worm oneself, infiltrarsi strisciando; (fig.) insinuarsi (nel cuore di q., ecc.) □ (di trave, ceppo, ecc.) to be wormed, essere tarlato; essere roso dai tarli.
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I [wɜːm]
nome
1) zool. med. verme m.; (grub) bruco m.
2) colloq. (wretch) verme m.
3) inform. (virus) = tipo di virus
••

the worm has turned — la pazienza è finita, le cose sono cambiate adesso

a can of worms — un bel po' di marciume

II [wɜːm]
verbo transitivo
1) med. veter. liberare dai vermi, dare un vermifugo a [person, animal]
2) (wriggle)

to worm one's way — farsi strada strisciando, insinuarsi (anche fig.)

to worm one's way into sb.'s affections — conquistarsi le simpatie di qcn


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