(of a pupa) having the antennae, legs, and wings glued to the surface of the body.
(of a pupa) encased in a hardened secretion so that the wings, legs, etc, are held immovably to the body, as in butterflies Also obtected
/ɒbˈtɛmpə/ verb 1. (Scots law) to comply (with)
[ob-test] /ɒbˈtɛst/ verb (used with object) 1. to invoke as witness. 2. to supplicate earnestly; beseech. verb (used without object) 3. to protest. 4. to make supplication; beseech. /ɒbˈtɛst/ verb (rare) 1. (transitive; may take a clause as object or an infinitive) to beg (someone) earnestly 2. when tr, takes a clause as object; when […]
[uh b-trood] /əbˈtrud/ verb (used with object), obtruded, obtruding. 1. to thrust (something) forward or upon a person, especially without warrant or invitation: to obtrude one’s opinions upon others. 2. to thrust forth; push out. verb (used without object), obtruded, obtruding. 3. to thrust forward, especially unduly; intrude. /əbˈtruːd/ verb 1. to push (oneself, one’s […]
[uh b-troo-zhuh n] /əbˈtru ʒən/ noun 1. the act of . 2. something . n. 1570s, from Latin obtrusionem (nominative obtrusio), noun of action from past participle stem of obtrudere (see obtrude).