noun: Any of various insects of the order Dermaptera, having a pair of pincers at the rear of the abdomen. verb tr.: To influence or bias a person by insinuations. verb intr.: To secretly listen to a conversation.
1. A gradual, unconscious assimilation of information, ideas, etc. 2. Movement of a solvent through a semipermeable membrane from a lower concentration to higher concentration, thus equalizing concentrations on both sides.