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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Whitish soft-bodied ant-like social insect that feeds on wood.

Usage examples (36)
  • Suddenly the termite is everywhere, from Popular Science to Congressional Quarterly Today to Wired.
  • Hugenholtz interrupted, quoting a colleague: “Maybe the termite is just a fancy delivery system for the creatures in the gut.”
  • She went to Taipei Nobel Eye Clinic where a nurse found some white residue on her contact lens that was later identified as termite eggs.
  • In the future we will all live in termite hives? for more
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