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inchworm

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Pronunciation: /ˈɪn(t)ʃwəːm
 
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Definition of inchworm in English:

noun

North American term for looper.
Example sentences
  • I imagined little creatures - frogs, crickets, and inchworms - busying themselves.
  • Unlike inchworms, we humans see the value of standardized measures: They foster reliable replication of a phrase and they make for easy togetherness.
  • Experiments show that matchstick-size slivers of hydrogel, the type of material used for soft contact lenses, can ooze along like snails, slither like snakes, and creep ahead like inchworms.

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