inchworm(redirected from inchworms)
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Related to inchworms: Geometridae
A caterpillar of a geometrid moth that moves by looping the body in alternate contractions and expansions. Also called looper, measuring worm, spanworm.
(Animals) another name for a measuring worm
or meas′uring worm`,
a geometrid moth larva that progresses by bringing the rear end of the body forward and then advancing the front end.Also called inchworm.