n (plural woodworm)
- 1.1 countable/numerable (larva) carcoma (f), polilla (f) de la maderaMore example sentences1.2 uncountable/no numerable (infestation) the table's full of woodworm la mesa está toda carcomida or está llena de carcoma
- However, the relatively soft woods of European furniture were no match for the humidity, tropical woodworms, and termites of Cuba.
- The floors and doors on the main floor are of solid mahogany, which is impervious to tropical woodworms and termites.
- Held in a prison cell, he called for the guards and got out seconds before the roof fell in - the story goes that the woodworms had ‘told’ him they were chewing through the beam.
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Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.