insect insect  /ˈɪn ˌsɛkt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) small air-breathing arthropod
  2. (n) a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. You would, however, place a harmless insect in the box.
  2. You would, however, place a harmless insect in the box.
  3. Naturalists have noticed for at least a century that insects have a way of mimicking each other.

News

  1. State insect: Honeybee supports W.Va.s main industry

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- In the spring and summer they can be seen all over West Virginia, busy pollinating everything from the decorative landscape to grains of wheat in the field. In 2002, West Virginia legislators designated the honeybee the state insect...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Charleston Gazette

  2. Benefits of insect repellents can outweigh risks, doctor says (story, video)

    When Eric Miron visits Appleton's Pierce Park with his 7-year-old daughter, he generally forgoes the insect repellent.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Appleton Post-Crescent

  3. Mariner Biomedical is Providing Insect Repellent to The US Open Golf Tournament Held June 13-16, 2013 in Ardmore, PA

    Mariner Biomedical is providing 2,000 towelettes packaged in individual pouches containing Deter Insect Repellent®, a scientifically proven natural insect repellent, to participants of the 2013 US Open Golf Tournament. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/usopen/marinerbiomedical/prweb10824101.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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Quotes

  1. Spokesperson Ingrid Newkirk tells the New York Post, "She chose to make a tiny insect an amputee. Perhaps she should change her name legally to 'Heart of Stone'" Earlier this month (Jul08) Newkirk wrote Stone a letter, offering Stone a brain...
    on Jul 13, 2008 By: Ingrid Newkirk Source: PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)

  2. "We found in the gut of one biting insect, preserved in amber from that era, the pathogen that causes leishmania - a serious disease still today, one that can infect both reptiles and humans. In another biting insect, we discovered organisms that...
    on Jan 3, 2008 By: George Poinar Source: Times of India

  3. "No country can shield itself from invasion by a pathogen incubating in an airline passenger or an insect hiding in a cargo hold," Chan told reporters.
    on Aug 23, 2007 By: Margaret Chan Source: Reuters UK

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