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stings, plural;
  1. Wound or pierce with a sting
    • - he was stung by a jellyfish
    • - a nettle stings if you brush it lightly
  2. Feel or cause to feel a sharp tingling or burning pain or sensation
    • - her eyes stung
    • - the brandy stung his throat
    • - a stinging pain
  3. (typically of something said) Hurt or upset (someone)
    • - stung by her mockery, Frank hung his head
  4. Provoke someone to do (something) by causing annoyance or offense
    • - he was stung into action by an article in the paper
  5. Swindle or exorbitantly overcharge (someone)
    • - an elaborate fraud that stung a bank for thousands
  1. A small sharp-pointed organ at the end of the abdomen of bees, wasps, ants, and scorpions, capable of inflicting a painful or dangerous wound by injecting poison

  2. Any of a number of minute hairs or other organs of plants, jellyfishes, etc., that inject a poisonous or irritating fluid when touched

  3. A wound from such an animal or plant organ
    • - a wasp or bee sting
  4. A sharp tingling or burning pain or sensation
    • - I felt the sting of the cold, bitter air
  5. A hurtful quality or effect
    • - she smiled to take the sting out of her words
  6. A carefully planned operation, typically one involving deception
    • - five blackmailers were jailed last week after they were snared in a police sting

  1. a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung; "the sting of death"; "he felt the stinging of nettles"
  2. bite: cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun burned his face"
  3. deliver a sting to; "A bee stung my arm yesterday"
  4. pang: a mental pain or distress; "a pang of conscience"
  5. a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin
  6. stick: saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous; "They stuck me with the dinner bill"; "I was stung with a huge tax bill"
  7. STING (Sequence To and withIN Graphics) is a free Web-based suite of programs for a comprehensive analysis of the relationship between protein sequence, structure, function, and stability. STING is freely accessible at .
  8. A stinger (technically referred to as a sting) is a colloquial term for a sharp organ or body part found in various animals (typically arthropods) that usually delivers some kind of venom (usually piercing the skin of another animal). ...
  9. In experimental fluid mechanics, a sting is a test fixture on which models are mounted for testing, e.g., in a wind tunnel. A sting is usually a long shaft attaching to the downstream end of the model so that it does not disturb flow over the model.
  10. Weapons and armour of Middle-earth are found in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth fantasy writings, such as The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion. Wars and battles are featured in much of Tolkien's writings, and weapons and armour are often given special attention.
  11. A sting is a short musical phrase, primarily used in television shows and films as a form of punctuation—for example at the end of a scene, or as a dramatic climax is imminent. It can be played on a variety of instruments and performed by a group or orchestral ensemble.
  12. Sting, CBE (born Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner; 2 October 1951) is an English musician, singer-songwriter, activist, actor and philanthropist. Prior to starting his solo career, he was the principal songwriter, lead singer and bassist of the rock band The Police.
  13. A bump left on the skin after having been stung; A bite by an insect; A pointed portion of an insect or arachnid used for attack; A sharp, localised pain primarily on the epidermis; A police operation in which the police pretend to be criminals in order to catch a criminal; A short percussive ...
  14. (stinging) to feel a sharp pain, usually only for a short period of time
  15. (STINGS) Painful irritation brought on by the reformation truths.
  16. (Stings) A sudden short dramatic musical phrase played by the Band or prerecorded. Stings are often used at awards ceremonies before and after an award is announced and collected.
  17. (stings) production elements in a program, usually promoting an item coming up later. A sting may also be used to smooth out a difficult segue…e.g., from a report on a fatal fire to what’s on downtown this weekend.
  18. (STED) is a four letter acronym which can mean:
  19. (sted) a small farm holding; the house on a farm.
  20. To feel that any insect stings you in a dream, is a foreboding of evil and unhappiness. For a young woman to dream that she is stung, is ominous of sorrow and remorse from over-confidence in men.
  21. Modified ovipositor of female Hymenoptera developed into organ of defense.
  22. An organ belonging exclusively to female insects developed from egg laying mechanisms, used to defend the colony; modified into a piercing shaft through which venom is injected.
  23. The creature stabs with a stinger, dealing piercing damage. Sting attacks usually deal damage from poison in addition to hit point damage.
  24. the modified ovipositor of a worker honey bee used as a weapon of offense.
  25. A sharp point located at the rear or at the end of a tail in which venom is produced such as in bees, wasps and scorpions.