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insect

  

      n  
1    any small air-breathing arthropod of the class Insecta, having a body divided into head, thorax, and abdomen, three pairs of legs, and (in most species) two pairs of wings. Insects comprise about five sixths of all known animal species, with a total of over one million named species  
   Related adj       entomic  
2    (loosely) any similar invertebrate, such as a spider, tick, or centipede  
3    a contemptible, loathsome, or insignificant person  
     (C17: from Latin insectum (animal that has been) cut into, insect, from insecare, from in-2 + secare to cut; translation of Greek entomon insect)  
  insectean, insectan, insectile      adj  
  insect-like      adj  


lac insect  
      n   any of various homopterous insects of the family Lacciferidae, esp. Laccifer lacca of India, the females of which secrete lac  
leaf insect  
      n   any of various mostly tropical Asian insects of the genus Phyllium and related genera, having a flattened leaflike body: order Phasmida  
   See also       stick insect  
scale insect  
      n   any small homopterous insect of the family Coccidae and related families, which typically live and feed on plants and secrete a protective scale around themselves. Many species, such as the San Jose scale, are important pests  
spittle insect   , spittlebug  
      n      other names for the       froghopper  
stick insect  
      n   any of various mostly tropical insects of the family Phasmidae that have an elongated cylindrical body and long legs and resemble twigs: order Phasmida,   (Also called (U.S. and Canadian))    walking stick      See also       leaf insect  
water stick insect  
      n   a slender sticklike flightless water bug, Ranatra linearis, that is predatory on small creatures such as water fleas  
wax insect  
      n   any of various scale insects that secrete wax or a waxy substance, esp. the oriental species Ceroplastes ceriferus, which produces Chinese wax  
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n.
Distributed control system
n.
dispatcher in EMS Control Center
n.
1 Writen Rule Legislation 2 Stabilization control
Care!!! Double meaning giving mistraductions
exp.
go crazy; get angry; lose self-control
E.g.: I will lose it if we keep listening to this song.
v.
[subj: poiicemen] to herd [demonstrators] into a compact group in order to control their movements
exp.
it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
n.
1 Control by Legislation Legislate 2 Maintain steady state Stabilize
Care !!! Double meaning giving mistraductions
prep.
Actual hold (complete or partial control) of digital assets with or without lawful title
[Tech.];[Leg.] hold of digital assets in cyberspace
n.
synhtetic pyrethroid pesticide C21 H20 CL2 O3 used espacially against insects ticks and mites
n.
something which controls what you do by keeping you within particular limits 制限[拘束、圧迫]する[される]こと、強制
Example: My parents don’t put any hard constraints on me. What I have to do is to do homework and go to sleep as early as possible. Other forms: constrain (verb)

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