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thunderfly

Line breaks: thun¦der|fly
Pronunciation: /ˈθʌndəflʌɪ
 
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Definition of thunderfly in English:

noun (plural thunderflies)

Another term for thrips.
Example sentences
  • Well, I was just where those thunderflies are predominant, and gladly it's not near where I am.
  • The moment you have a thunderfly or two, turn off your monitor, and use a different one for a few days.
  • About 2 weeks ago a friend of my discovered a small thunderfly moving about inside the screen of his laptop.

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