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Kneck vs. Neck

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Knecknoun

The twisting of a rope or cable, as it is running out.

Necknoun

(anatomy) The part of body connecting the head and the trunk found in humans and some animals.

Knecknoun

The twisting of a rope or cable, as it is running out.

Necknoun

The corresponding part in some other anatomical contexts.

Necknoun

The part of a shirt, dress etc., which fits a person's neck.

Necknoun

The tapered part of a bottle toward the opening.

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Necknoun

(botany) The slender tubelike extension atop an archegonium, through which the sperm swim to reach the egg.

Necknoun

(music) The extension of any stringed instrument on which a fingerboard is mounted

Necknoun

A long narrow tract of land projecting from the main body, or a narrow tract connecting two larger tracts.

Necknoun

(engineering) A reduction in size near the end of an object, formed by a groove around it.

‘a neck forming the journal of a shaft’;

Necknoun

The constriction between the root and crown of a tooth.

Necknoun

(architecture) The gorgerin of a capital.

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Necknoun

(firearms) The small part of a gun between the chase and the swell of the muzzle.

Neckverb

To hang by the neck; strangle; kill, eliminate

‘Go neck yourself.’;

Neckverb

To make love; to intently kiss or cuddle; to canoodle.

‘Alan and Betty were necking in the back of a car when Betty's dad caught them.’;

Neckverb

To drink rapidly.

Neckverb

To decrease in diameter.

Necknoun

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.

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Necknoun

Any part of an inanimate object corresponding to or resembling the neck of an animal

Necknoun

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.

Necknoun

the point where the base of the stem of a plant arises from the root.

Neckverb

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.

Neckverb

To kiss and caress amorously.

Necknoun

the part of an organism that connects the head to the rest of the body;

‘he admired her long graceful neck’;

Necknoun

a narrow elongated projecting strip of land

Necknoun

a cut of meat from the neck of an animal

Necknoun

opening for the neck; the part of a garment near the neck opening

Neckverb

kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion;

‘The couple were necking in the back seat of the car’;

Necknoun

the part of a person's or animal's body connecting the head to the rest of the body

‘she had a silver crucifix around her neck’;

Necknoun

the part of a garment that is around or close to the neck

‘her dress had three buttons at the neck undone’; ‘a round neck’;

Necknoun

meat from an animal's neck

‘neck of lamb’;

Necknoun

a person's neck regarded as bearing a burden of responsibility or guilt

‘he'll be stuck with a loan around his neck’;

Necknoun

a narrow connecting or end part of something.

Necknoun

the part of a bottle or other container near the mouth

‘he seized the neck of the whisky bottle’;

Necknoun

a narrow piece of land or sea, such as an isthmus or channel

‘the narrow neck of land between loch and sea’;

Necknoun

a narrow part near one end of an organ, such as the uterus

‘the neck of the womb, usually called the cervix’;

Necknoun

the part of a violin, guitar, or other similar instrument that bears the fingerboard.

Necknoun

a column of solidified lava or igneous rock formed in a volcanic vent, especially when exposed by erosion.

Necknoun

a narrow supporting part in a plant, especially the terminal part of the fruiting body in a fern, bryophyte, or fungus.

Necknoun

the length of a horse's head and neck as a measure of its lead in a race

‘Dolpour won by a neck from Wood Dancer’;

Neckverb

(of two people) kiss and caress amorously

‘we started necking on the sofa’;

Neckverb

swallow (something, especially a drink)

‘after necking some beers, we left the bar’;

Neckverb

form a narrowed part at a particular point when subjected to tension

‘the nylon filament necks down to a fraction of its original diameter’;

Neck

The neck is the part of the body on many vertebrates that connects the head with the torso and provides the mobility and movements of the head. The structures of the human neck are anatomically grouped into four compartments; vertebral, visceral and two vascular compartments.

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