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- North American term for looper
- ‘Visually, it's kind of like an inchworm… the back feet move towards the front, then the front feet move away from the back.’
- ‘Unlike inchworms, we humans see the value of standardized measures: They foster reliable replication of a phrase and they make for easy togetherness.’
- ‘I imagined little creatures - frogs, crickets, and inchworms - busying themselves.’
- ‘Eventually he was reduced to scooting along like an inchworm.’
- ‘Experiments show that matchstick-size slivers of hydrogel, the type of material used for soft contact lenses, can ooze along like snails, slither like snakes, and creep ahead like inchworms.’
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