BSL Sign Language Dictionary

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How to sign: any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae

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Worm in BSL Watch how to sign Worm in British Sign Language
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Categories: invertebrate

Within this category: acanthocephalan, annelid, arrowworm, beard worm, flatworm, helminth, nematode, ribbon worm, woodworm


How to sign: to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
"The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace";

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Similiar / Same: writhe, wriggle, squirm, twist, wrestle

Categories: move

Within this category: wrench


How to sign: a software program capable of reproducing itself that can spread from one computer to the next over a network
"worms take advantage of automatic file sending and receiving features found on many computers";

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Categories: malevolent program

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