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Sandwich vs. Hang

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Sandwichnoun

A dish or foodstuff where two or more slices of bread serve as the wrapper or container of some other food.

Hangverb

(intransitive) To be or remain suspended.

‘The lights hung from the ceiling.’;

Sandwichnoun

Any combination formed by layering one type of material between two layers of some other material.

Hangverb

(intransitive) To float, as if suspended.

‘The smoke hung in the room.’;

Sandwichnoun

(UK) A layer cake or sandwich cake.

Hangverb

To rebound unexpectedly or unusually slowly, due to backward spin on the ball or imperfections of the ground.

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Sandwichverb

To place one item between two other, usually flat, items

Hangverb

(transitive) To hold or bear in a suspended or inclined manner or position instead of erect.

‘He hung his head in shame.’;

Sandwichverb

(figuratively) To put or set something between two others, in time.

Hangverb

(transitive) To cause (something) to be suspended, as from a hook, hanger, hinges, or the like.

‘Hang those lights from the ceiling.’; ‘to hang a door’;

Sandwichadjective

(US) Of a meal or serving size that is smaller than a dinner.

Hangverb

To execute (someone) by suspension from the neck.

‘The culprits were hanged from the nearest tree.’;

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Sandwichnoun

Two pieces of bread and butter with a thin slice of meat, cheese, or the like, between them.

Hangverb

To be executed by suspension by one's neck from a gallows, a tree, or other raised bar, attached by a rope tied into a noose.

‘You will hang for this, my friend.’;

Sandwichverb

To make into a sandwich; also, figuratively, to insert between portions of something dissimilar; to form of alternate parts or things, or alternating layers of a different nature; to interlard.

Hangverb

(used in maledictions) To damn.

Sandwichnoun

two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them

Hangverb

To loiter, hang around, to spend time idly.

‘Are you busy, or can you hang with me?’; ‘I didn't see anything, officer. I was just hanging.’;

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Sandwichverb

make into a sandwich

Hangverb

(transitive) To exhibit (an object) by hanging.

Sandwichverb

insert or squeeze tightly between two people or objects;

‘She was sandwiched in her airplane seat between two fat men’;

Hangverb

(transitive) To apply (wallpaper or drywall to a wall).

‘Let's hang this cute animal design in the nursery.’;

Sandwichnoun

an item of food consisting of two pieces of bread with a filling between them, eaten as a light meal

‘a ham sandwich’;

Hangverb

(transitive) To decorate (something) with hanging objects.

‘Let's hang the nursery with some new wallpaper.’;

Sandwichnoun

a sponge cake of two or more layers with jam or cream between.

Hangverb

To remain persistently in one's thoughts.

Sandwichnoun

something that is constructed like or has the form of a sandwich.

Hangverb

(transitive) To prevent from reaching a decision, especially by refusing to join in a verdict that must be unanimous.

‘One obstinate juror can hang a jury.’;

Sandwichnoun

relating to a sandwich course

‘the degree includes a sandwich year’;

Hangverb

To stop responding to manual input devices such as keyboard and mouse.

‘The computer has hung again. Not even pressing ++ works.’; ‘When I push this button the program hangs.’;

Sandwichverb

insert or squeeze (someone or something) between two other people or things, typically in a restricted space or so as to be uncomfortable

‘the girl was sandwiched between two burly men in the back of the car’;

Hangverb

To cause (a program or computer) to stop responding.

‘The program has a bug that can hang the system.’;

Sandwich

A sandwich is a food typically consisting of vegetables, sliced cheese or meat, placed on or between slices of bread, or more generally any dish wherein bread serves as a container or wrapper for another food type. The sandwich began as a portable, convenient finger food in the Western world, though over time it has become prevalent worldwide.

Hangverb

To cause a piece to become vulnerable to capture.

‘If you move there, you'll hang your rook.’;

Hangverb

To be vulnerable to capture.

‘In this standard opening position White has to be careful because the pawn on e4 hangs.’;

Hangverb

Of a pitcher, to throw a hittable off-speed pitch.

Hangnoun

The way in which something hangs.

‘This skirt has a nice hang.’;

Hangnoun

A grip, understanding.

‘He got the hang of it after only two demonstrations.’;

Hangnoun

(computing) An instance of ceasing to respond to input.

‘We sometimes get system hangs.’;

Hangnoun

A sharp or steep declivity or slope.

Hangnoun

A mass of hanging material.

Hangnoun

(colloquial) The smallest amount of concern or consideration; a damn.

‘I don't give a hang.’; ‘They don't seem to care a hang about the consequences.’;

Hangnoun

Cheap processed ham (cured pork), often made specially for sandwiches.

Hangverb

To suspend; to fasten to some elevated point without support from below; - often used with up or out; as, to hang a coat on a hook; to hang up a sign; to hang out a banner.

Hangverb

To fasten in a manner which will allow of free motion upon the point or points of suspension; - said of a pendulum, a swing, a door, gate, etc.

Hangverb

To fit properly, as at a proper angle (a part of an implement that is swung in using), as a scythe to its snath, or an ax to its helve.

Hangverb

To put to death by suspending by the neck; - a form of capital punishment; as, to hang a murderer.

Hangverb

To cover, decorate, or furnish by hanging pictures, trophies, drapery, and the like, or by covering with paper hangings; - said of a wall, a room, etc.

‘Hung be the heavens with black.’; ‘And hung thy holy roofs with savage spoils.’;

Hangverb

To paste, as paper hangings, on the walls of a room.

Hangverb

To hold or bear in a suspended or inclined manner or position instead of erect; to droop; as, he hung his head in shame.

‘Cowslips wan that hang the pensive head.’;

Hangverb

To prevent from reaching a decision, esp. by refusing to join in a verdict that must be unanimous; as, one obstinate juror can hang a jury.

Hangverb

To be suspended or fastened to some elevated point without support from below; to dangle; to float; to rest; to remain; to stay.

Hangverb

To be fastened in such a manner as to allow of free motion on the point or points of suspension.

Hangverb

To die or be put to death by suspension from the neck.

Hangverb

To hold for support; to depend; to cling; - usually with on or upon; as, this question hangs on a single point.

Hangverb

To be, or be like, a suspended weight.

‘Life hangs upon me, and becomes a burden.’;

Hangverb

To hover; to impend; to appear threateningly; - usually with over; as, evils hang over the country.

Hangverb

To lean or incline; to incline downward.

‘To decide which way hung the victory.’; ‘His neck obliquely o'er his shoulder hung.’;

Hangverb

To slope down; as, hanging grounds.

Hangverb

To be undetermined or uncertain; to be in suspense; to linger; to be delayed.

‘A noble stroke he lifted high,Which hung not, but so swift with tempest fellOn the proud crest of Satan.’;

Hangverb

Of a ball: To rebound unexpectedly or unusually slowly, due to backward spin on the ball or imperfections of ground.

Hangverb

to fail to curve, break, or drop as intended; - said of pitches, such as curve balls or sliders.

Hangverb

to cease to operate normally and remain suspended in some state without performing useful work; - said of computer programs, computers, or individual processes within a program; as, when using Windows 3.1, my system would hang and need rebooting several times a day.

Hangnoun

The manner in which one part or thing hangs upon, or is connected with, another; as, the hang of a scythe.

Hangnoun

Connection; arrangement; plan; as, the hang of a discourse.

Hangnoun

A sharp or steep declivity or slope.

Hangnoun

a special way of doing something;

‘he had a bent for it’; ‘he had a special knack for getting into trouble’; ‘he couldn't get the hang of it’;

Hangnoun

the way a garment hangs;

‘he adjusted the hang of his coat’;

Hangnoun

a gymnastic exercise performed on the rings or horizontal bar or parallel bars when the gymnast's weight is supported by the arms

Hangverb

be suspended or hanging;

‘The flag hung on the wall’;

Hangverb

cause to be hanging or suspended;

‘Hang that picture on the wall’;

Hangverb

kill by hanging;

‘The murdered was hanged on Friday’;

Hangverb

let drop or droop;

‘Hang one's head in shame’;

Hangverb

fall or flow in a certain way;

‘This dress hangs well’; ‘Her long black hair flowed down her back’;

Hangverb

be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive;

‘This worry hangs on my mind’; ‘The cloud of suspicion hangs over her’;

Hangverb

give heed (to);

‘The children in the audience attended the recital quietly’; ‘She hung on his every word’; ‘They attended to everything he said’;

Hangverb

be suspended or poised;

‘Heavy fog hung over the valley’;

Hangverb

hold on tightly or tenaciously;

‘hang on to your father's hands’; ‘The child clung to his mother's apron’;

Hangverb

be exhibited;

‘Picasso hangs in this new wing of the museum’;

Hangverb

prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury

Hangverb

decorate or furnish with something suspended;

‘Hang wallpaper’;

Hangverb

be placed in position as by a hinge;

‘This cabinet door doesn't hang right!’;

Hangverb

place in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction;

‘hang a door’;

Hangverb

of meat, in order to get a gamey taste;

‘hang the venison for a few days’;

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