[kraw-ler] /ˈkrɔ lər/
a person or thing that .
Also called crawler tractor. any of various large, heavy vehicles or machines that are propelled on endless belts or tracks, especially as used in construction.
Often, crawlers. a garment with long pants, short sleeves or suspender straps, and sometimes feet for a baby who does not yet walk.
Australian Slang. .
(slang) a servile flatterer
a person or animal that crawls
(US) an informal name for earthworm
a computer program that is capable of performing recursive searches on the Internet
(pl) a baby’s overalls; rompers
- Crawler lane
noun 1. a lane on an uphill section of a motorway reserved for slow vehicles
- Crawler track
noun 1. another name for crawler lane 2. another name for Caterpillar (sense 2)
[krawl] /krɔl/ verb (used without object) 1. to move in a prone position with the body resting on or close to the ground, as a worm or caterpillar, or on the hands and knees, as a young child. 2. (of plants or vines) to extend tendrils; creep. 3. to move or progress slowly or laboriously: […]
- Crawling horror
jargon Ancient crufty hardware or software that is kept obstinately alive by forces beyond the control of the hackers at a site. Like dusty deck or gonkulator, but connotes that the thing described is not just an irritation but an active menace to health and sanity. “Mostly we code new stuff in C, but they […]