parasitic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, associated with, or attribute of a parasite.
    • Caused by a parasite: parasitic conditions.
    • regarding a biological or symbolic parasite.
    • Drawing upon another system for sustenance.
    • Exploiting another for personal gain.
    • associated with the nature of a parasite; having the habits of a parasite; fawning for meals or favors; sycophantic.
    • Of or regarding parasites; residing on, or deriving nourishment from, various other living pet or plant. See Parasite, 2 & 3.
    • of or related to epenthesis
    • of plants or people; obtaining the nature or habits of a parasite or leech; residing off another
    • relating to or caused by parasites
  • noun:
    • element of a circuit that will not arrive in a circuit's schematic but does arrive in the circuit's behavior.
  • others:
    • of this nature of a parasite; fawning for breads or favors; meanly centered; acting the sycophant; like a parasite at all; of things, secondary; subordinated to or due to another thing of the same sort.
    • Specifically In zoology and botany, residing or growing as a parasite; regarding or characteristic of parasites. See cut under Orobanche.
    • In philology, attached with a word erroneously or by false example: therefore, d in vulgar drownd, t in margent, etc., tend to be parasitic.
    • In ornithology, placed on birds which spot their particular eggs when you look at the nests of other birds.
    • obtaining the characters of Parasitica.

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