Sentence Examples


  • The gnat larva, for example, breathes at the tail-end, hanging head-downwards from the surface-film.
  • The distribution of the parasites in the gnat is closely connected with the process of digestion.
  • Jackson groaned, "Because she has the attention span of a gnat."
  • A gnat pupa swims through the water by powerful strokes of its abdomen, while the caddis-fly pupa, in preparation for its final ecdysis, bites its way out of its subaqueous protective case and rises through the water, so that the fly may emerge into the air.
  • Mosquito, a gnat, diminutive of mosca, a fly), a term originally applied to many species of small blood FIG.