Idioms about ant
Origin of ant
OTHER WORDS FROM antantlike, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH antant , aunt
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The most cooperative organisms like ants, bees, termites—or, if you want to compare mammals to mammals, the beautiful naked mole rats—aren’t renowned for their brilliance.
Yet while the cows’ bacteria merely inhabit the animals’ stomach, the bacteria in the ants live inside their gut cells as endosymbionts.
So the ants evolved to leave the ancestral germline as a “decoy” to attract the bacteria, Rajakumar said.
In exchange, the carpenter ants provide a protective cellular environment for the Blochmannia and transmit them to their offspring, ensuring the bacteria’s survival.
Bullet ant stings, he finds, are roughly 10 times more painful.
An Uber driver went on an anti-gay, ant-American rant before physically assaulting his passenger.
I was reducing everything to ant scale, the U.S. included—an ant White House, an ant CIA, an ant Congress, an ant Pentagon.
Strangely, he did this by diluting the sting of the ant scene.
In the U.S. view a small group—or cadre—of fierce red ants have taken power and are opposing the black-ant majority.
RAMON: (Seething with contempt) Secret ant landing strips, illegally established on foreign soil.
Her feet crush creeping things: there is a busy ant or blazoned beetle, with its back broken, writhing in the dust, unseen.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Pervenimvs huc (sicut ant numeratum est) vigesim secund Maij.
Because we are crowded here and there in the ant-hills of our cities, we dream that the world is full.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
But Burguy explains that romant is a false form, due to confusion with words rightly ending in -ant.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
The ant individual preserves its powers of observation and thought and may initiate new processes.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris