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Neck meaning

neck - 10 dictionary results

  1. 1. The part of an animal which connects the head and the trunk, and which, in man and many other animals, is more slender than the trunk.
  2. 2. Any part of an inanimate object corresponding to or resembling the neck of an animal
  3. 3. The long slender part of a vessel, as a retort, or of a fruit, as a gourd.
  4. 4. A long narrow tract of land projecting from the main body, or a narrow tract connecting two larger tracts.
  5. 5. That part of a violin, guitar, or similar instrument, which extends from the head to the body, and on which is the finger board or fret board.
  6. 6. A reduction in size near the end of an object, formed by a groove around it; as, a neck forming the journal of a shaft.
  7. 7. the point where the base of the stem of a plant arises from the root.
  8. 8. To kiss and caress amorously.
  9. 9. To reduce the diameter of ( an object) near its end, by making a groove around it; - used with down; as, to neck down a shaft.
  10. 10. Part between the head and body; anything like a neck.

neck - examples of usage

  1. Virginia, threw her arms around her father's neck. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. He saw the Bishop slip the little pocket stole around his neck and seemed to know what it was and what it was for. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. It was break- neck riding, in a strange saddle. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
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