myrornas krig

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Literally "war of the ants" or "battle of the ants", from the tiny moving dots that are seen. Compare Danish myrekrig, Icelandic maurastríð, German Ameisenkrieg.


myrornas krig n

  1. Random, usually monochromatic, video noise (typically caused by a white noise input signal to a television, often due to lack of reception); static, noise, snow
    Vad sitter du och tittar på nu? Myrornas krig?
    What are you watching now? Static?