HyperDic: shank

English > 9 senses of the word shank:
NOUNfoodshanka cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg
bodyshankthe part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
artifactshank, stemcylinder forming a long narrow part of something
artifactshankcylinder forming the part of a bolt between the thread and the head
artifactshankcylinder forming the part of a bit by which it is held in the drill
artifactshank, waistthe narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole
animalshank, cannonlower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals
actshanka poor golf stroke in which the heel of the club hits the ball
VERBcontactshankhit (a golf ball) with the heel of a club, causing the ball to veer in the wrong direction
shank > pronunciation
Soundsshae'ngk
Rhymesantitank ... yank / Yank: 28 rhymes with aengk...
English > shank: 9 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg.
NarrowerforeshankA cut of meat from the upper part of a front leg
hindshankA cut of meat from the upper part of a rear leg
Broadercut, cut of meatA piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
Spanishpierna
Catalancuixa
English > shank: 9 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle.
Part oflegA human limb
Partscalf, suraThe muscular back part of the shank
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Spanishpierna
Catalancama
English > shank: 9 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningcylinder forming a long narrow part of something.
Synonymstem
Part ofanchor, ground tackleA mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
handle, grip, handgrip, holdThe appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
keymetal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
nailA thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener
pinA small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
wineglassA glass that has a stem and in which wine is served
BroadercylinderA surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line
Spanishcaña
Catalancanya
English > shank: 9 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningcylinder forming the part of a bolt between the thread and the head.
Part ofboltA screw that screws into a nut to form a fastener
BroadercylinderA surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line
English > shank: 9 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaningcylinder forming the part of a bit by which it is held in the drill.
Part ofbitThe cutting part of a drill
BroadercylinderA surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line
English > shank: 9 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningThe narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole.
Synonymwaist
Part ofsoleThe underside of footwear or a golf club
Broaderpart, portionSomething less than the whole of a human artifact
English > shank: 9 senses > noun 7, animal
MeaningLower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals.
Synonymcannon
Part ofanimal legThe leg of an animal
ungulate, hoofed mammalAny of a number of mammals with hooves that are superficially similar but not necessarily closely related taxonomically
Partscannon bonegreatly developed metatarsal or metacarpal bone in the shank or cannon part of the leg in hoofed mammals
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
English > shank: 9 senses > noun 8, act
MeaningA poor golf stroke in which the heel of the club hits the ball.
Broadergolf stroke, golf shot, swingThe act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
Verbsshankhit (a golf ball) with the heel of a club, causing the ball to veer in the wrong direction
English > shank: 9 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaninghit (a golf ball) with the heel of a club, causing the ball to veer in the wrong direction.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorygolf, golf gameA game / game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes
BroaderhitCause to move by striking
Nounsshanka poor golf stroke in which the heel of the club hits the ball

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