Definition of insects in English Dictionary

  • NounBFinsect
    1. plural of insect.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Unlike other pathogenesis-related group 5 proteins, zeamatin inhibits insect α-amylase and mammalian trypsin activities [75 ].
        • At the request of Defence Food Research Laboratory, 14 new anacardic compounds synthesised from tetrahydroanacardol were screened for toxicity to insect and albino rats.
        • These insect and mole-rat colonies are multi-organismic equivalents of single organisms.
      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 homœosis 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. fr inserts
      4. fr infects
      5. en invects
      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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