HyperDic: nut

English > 8 senses of the word nut / Nut:
NOUNplantnutusually large hard-shelled seed
person NutEgyptian goddess of the sky
artifactnuta small (usually square or hexagonal) metal block with internal screw thread to be fitted onto a bolt
quantitynut, enhalf the width of an em
person nut, crackpot, crank, nut case, fruitcake, screwballa whimsically eccentric person
person nut, addict, freak, junkie, junkysomeone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction
bodynut, testis, testicle, orchis, ball, ballock, bollock, eggone of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens
VERBcontactnutgather nuts
nut / Nut > pronunciation
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > nut: 8 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningusually large hard-shelled seed.
Narrowercembra nut, cedar nutThe seed of the Swiss pine
edible nutA hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell
kola nut, cola nutbitter brown seed containing caffein
mastnuts of forest / forest trees (as beechnuts and acorns) accumulated on the ground
nutletA small nut
palm nut, palm kernelSeed of any oil palm
BroaderseedA small hard fruit
Spanishnúcula, nuez
Catalannou, núcula
Adjectivesnuttyhaving the flavor of nuts
Verbsnutgather nuts
English > Nut: 8 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningEgyptian goddess of the sky.
Instance ofEgyptian deityA deity worshipped by the ancient Egyptians
SpanishNuit, Nut
CatalanNuit, Nut
English > nut: 8 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA small (usually square or hexagonal) metal block with internal screw thread to be fitted onto a bolt.
Part ofnut and boltA fastener made by screwing a nut onto a threaded bolt
Narrowerhex nutA nut with a hexagonal shape
locknut, safety nutsupplementary nut that is screwed down on a primary nut to prevent it from loosening
square nutnut with a square shape
stuffing nut, packing nutA nut used to tighten a stuffing box
wing nut, wing-nut, wing screw, butterfly nut, thumbnutA threaded nut with winglike projections for thumb and forefinger leverage in turning
BroaderblockA solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides)
English > nut: 8 senses > noun 4, quantity
Meaninghalf the width of an em.
Part ofem, pica em, picaA linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing
Broaderlinear unit, linear measureA unit of measurement of length
Spanishen, tuerca
Catalanena, en
English > nut: 8 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningA whimsically eccentric person.
Synonymscrackpot, crank, nut case, fruitcake, screwball
Broadereccentric, eccentric person, flake, oddball, geekA person with an unusual or odd personality
Spanishchalado, chalupa, chiflado, colifato, estrafalario, excéntrico, locatis, locato, loco, locuelo, piantado, pirado, tabardillo, tarambana
English > nut: 8 senses > noun 6, person
Meaningsomeone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction.
Example "a car nut"
Synonymsaddict, freak, junkie, junky
Narrowergym ratsomeone who spends all leisure time playing sports or working out in a gymnasium or health spa
Broaderenthusiast, partisan, partizanAn ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
English > nut: 8 senses > noun 7, body
MeaningOne of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens.
Synonymstestis, testicle, orchis, ball, ballock, bollock, egg
Part ofmale genitalia, male genitals, male genital organ, family jewelsexternal male sex organs
male reproductive systemThe reproductive system of males
PartsepididymisA convoluted tubule in each testis
rete testisnetwork of tubules carrying sperm from the seminiferous tubules to the vasa efferentia
seminiferous tubuleAny of the numerous long convoluted tubules in the testis which are the sites where spermatozoa mature
spermatic cordA structure resembling a cord that suspends the testis within the scrotum and contains the vas deferens and other vessels and nerves
testicular artery, internal spermatic artery, arteria testicularisA branch of the aorta supplying the testicles
testicular vein, vena testicularisA vein from the testicles
vas deferens, ductus deferensA duct that carries spermatozoa from the epididymis to the ejaculatory duct
NarrowercobblersA man's testicles (from Cockney rhyming slang
undescended testis, undescended testicleA testis that fails to move into the scrotum as the male fetus develops
Broadergonad, sex glandA gland in which gametes (sex cells) are produced
male reproductive glandThe reproductive organs of a man
Spanishbola, cojón, dídimo, gónada, huevo, pelota, testículo, testículos, turma
Catalandídim, gònada, ou, testicle, turma
English > nut: 8 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningGather nuts.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelIn the summer they like to go out and nut
Broadergather, garner, collect, pull togetherAssemble or get together
Spanishbuscar nueces
Nounsnutusually large hard-shelled seed

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