Definition of Shipworm. Meaning of Shipworm. Synonyms of Shipworm

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Definition of Shipworm

Shipworm
Shipworm Ship"worm`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any long, slender, worm-shaped bivalve mollusk of Teredo and allied genera. The shipworms burrow in wood, and are destructive to wooden ships, piles of wharves, etc. See Teredo.
shipworm
Teredo Te*re"do, n.; pl. E. Teredos, L. Teredines. [L., a worm that gnaws wood, clothes, etc.; akin to Gr. ?, L. terere to rub.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of long, slender, wormlike bivalve mollusks which bore into submerged wood, such as the piles of wharves, bottoms of ships, etc.; -- called also shipworm. See Shipworm. See Illust. in App.

Meaning of Shipworm from wikipedia

- The shipworms are marine bivalve molluscs in the family Teredinidae: a group of sal****er clams with long, soft, naked bodies. They are notorious for...
- Kuphus polythalamius is a species of shipworm, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Teredinidae. The tube of Kuphus polythalamius is known as a crypt...
- Teredo navalis, commonly called the naval shipworm or turu, is a species of sal****er clam, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Teredinidae. This species...
- Teredo tunneling protocol was Shipworm. The idea was that the protocol would pierce through NAT devices, much as the shipworm (a kind of marine wood-boring...
- Lit****do is a genus of shipworm native to the Abatan River in the Philippines. It contains a single species, Lit****do abatanica, described in June 2019...
- giant shipworm Kuphus polythalamius. It contains a single species, Thiosocius teredinicola, which was isolated from the gills of the shipworm. The specific...
- Teredo (bivalve), a genus of shipworm that bores holes in the wood of ships Teredo portoricensis, a species of shipworm in the genus Teredo Teredo wood...
- Kuphus is a genus of shipworms, marine bivalve molluscs in the family Teredinidae. While there are four extinct species in the genus, the only extant...
- Naturalist said "It is stated also that the operations of the Teredo [Shipworm] suggested to Mr. Brunel his method of tunneling the Thames." The composition...
- sheathed in copper to reduce marine weed ac****ulation and protect against shipworm. In an experiment, the Royal Navy in 1761 had tried ****ing the hull of...