insects meaning


    Definition of insects in English Dictionary

  • NounBFinsect
    1. plural of insect.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • A recent biological inventory uncovered 41 species and 2 subspecies of insects new to science and many species not before identified in the State of Washington.
        • Additionally, the insect fat body presents other cell specializations, such as urocytes, hemoglobin cells, mycetocytes, and chromatocytes [4 ,5 ].
        • At the request of Defence Food Research Laboratory, 14 new anacardic compounds synthesised from tetrahydroanacardol were screened for toxicity to insect and albino rats.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Insects may overwinter in fallen fruit if it is not removed.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • In the last part of his paper Przibram calls attention to the characteristic, striking tendency to homÅ“osis in certain genera of Crustacea and insects.
        • This pattern (i.e., old origin and more recent diversification) suggests a scenario of replacement in carnivory among polyneopterous insects.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Noun forms
          • Noun plural forms

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en insect
      2. en insets
      3. en invects
      4. en Inserts
      5. en injects
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of insects for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "insects" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form.
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      Definiteness: Level 1
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