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Stridulation

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Noun

1. stridulation

a shrill grating or chirping noise made by some insects by rubbing body parts together

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Stridulation

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verb
(intransitive)
(of insects such as the cricket) to produce sounds by rubbing one part of the body against another

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Stridulation

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verb intransitiveWord forms: ˈstriduˌlated or ˈstriduˌlating
to make a shrill grating or chirping sound by rubbing certain body parts together, as certain insects do

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Stridulation

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v. strid·u·lat·ed, strid·u·lat·ing, strid·u·lates
v.intr.
To produce a shrill grating, chirping, or hissing sound by rubbing body parts together, as certain insects do.
v.tr.
To produce by rubbing body parts together: "The crickets stridulated their everlasting monotonous meaningful note" (John Updike).

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