cocoon

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İngilizce - İngilizce
To envelop in a protective case, or to withdraw into such a case
The silky protective case spun by the larvae of some insects and moths in which they metamorphose, the pupa
Any similar protective case, whether real or metaphorical
{n} an oblong ball in which the silk worm involves itself, formed by threads which compose silk
silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs
If you are in a cocoon of something, you are wrapped up in it or surrounded by it. He stood there in a cocoon of golden light
{i} silky envelope spun by larvae to protect themselves in the pupal stage; any of a number of protective coverings produced by animals
A silken sturcture that encloses the pupa of some butterflies and skippers Most butterfly pupae are naked, and what you see is really their skin!
An XML publishing framework written in Java on top of DOM (rsp SAX) and XSL Cocoon at the Apache XML Project Cocoon2 , a redesign of Cocoon using SAX as its API instead of DOM
made by leeches and other worms
If something cocoons you from something, it protects you or isolates you from it. There is nowhere to hide when things go wrong, no organisation to cocoon you from blame The playwright cocooned himself in a world of pretence. to protect or surround someone or something completely, especially so that they feel safe be cocooned in sth
From these the silk of commerce is prepared
The case constructed by any insect to contain its larva or pupa
The egg-shaped immature form of a mushroom, usually as it erupts from the ground, especially in the Amanita genus It is surrounded by the universal veil
If you are living in a cocoon, you are in an environment in which you feel protected and safe, and sometimes isolated from everyday life. You cannot live in a cocoon and overlook these facts
It is formed of threads of silk spun by the worm just before leaving the larval state
worm eggs or egg cases, they can carry from 2 to 20 worms
retreat as if into a cocoon, as from an unfriendly environment; "Families cocoon around the T V set most evenings"; "She loves to stay at home and cocoon"
The egg cases of mucus, etc
{f} wrap or envelop tightly, insulate; wrap as if in a cocoon
An oblong case in which the silkworm lies in its chrysalis state
set most evenings"; "She loves to stay at home and cocoon
wrap in or as if in a cocoon, as for protection
A cocoon is a covering of silky threads that the larvae of moths and other insects make for themselves before they grow into adults
The case of silk made by spiders to protect their eggs
The housing spun by the silkworm from the silk thread A good cocoon contains about 3,000 to 4,000 m thread, of which, however, only about 500 to 900 m may be wound off as an even thread
silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs wrap in or as if in a cocoon, as for protection retreat as if into a cocoon, as from an unfriendly environment; "Families cocoon around the T
cocooned
past of cocoon
cocooned
{s} wrapped or enveloped in or as if in a cocoon
cocooned
If someone is cocooned in blankets or clothes, they are completely wrapped in them. She is comfortably cocooned in pillows. my snugly cocooned baby sleeping in his pram
cocooned
If you say that someone is cocooned, you mean that they are isolated and protected from everyday life and problems. She was cocooned in a private world of privilege They were cocooned from the experience of poverty. = cloistered
cocooning
{i} act or habit of spending one's free time at home
cocooning
present participle of cocoon
cocooning
retreating to the seclusion of your home (as for privacy or escape)
cocoons
third-person singular of cocoon
cocoons
plural of cocoon
cocoon