Associations to the word «Caterpillar»

Pictures for the word «Caterpillar»


CATERPILLAR, noun. The larva of a butterfly or moth; leafworm.
CATERPILLAR, noun. A vehicle with a caterpillar track; a crawler.
CATERPILLAR ROLL, noun. A form of uramaki sushi topped with thinly sliced avocado.
CATERPILLAR ROLLS, noun. Plural of caterpillar roll
CATERPILLAR SKIING, noun. A skiing practice where the off-piste downhill skiers are transported to their starting point with a snowcat instead of a ski lift or a helicopter as in heli-skiing.
CATERPILLAR TRACK, noun. A continuous track in the form of a steel or rubber belt fitted instead of wheels to crawlers, bulldozers, tanks and similar off-road vehicles.
CATERPILLAR TRACKS, noun. Plural of caterpillar track
CATERPILLAR TREE, noun. (graph theory) A tree consisting of only a path (the spine or stalk of the tree) and vertices directly connected to (i.e. one edge away from) that path; a tree whose vertices with a degree of at least 3 are all surrounded by at most two vertices of degree two or greater.
CATERPILLAR TREE, noun. Catalpa bignonioides; the southern catalpa, a deciduous tree of family Bignoniaceae growing in Southeastern U.S., which is the host plant for the catawba worm, caterpillars that are popular fishing bait.

Dictionary definition

CATERPILLAR, noun. A wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth.
CATERPILLAR, noun. A large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work.

Wise words

Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
Oliver Wendell Holmes