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nut  


      n  
1    a dry one-seeded indehiscent fruit that usually possesses a woody wall  
2    not in technical use   any similar fruit, such as the walnut, having a hard shell and an edible kernel  
3    the edible kernel of such a fruit  
4    Slang  
a    an eccentric person  
b    a person who is mentally disturbed  
5       a slang word for       head       1  
6    do one's nut     (Brit)  
slang   to be extremely angry; go into a rage  
7    off one's nut  
Slang   mad, crazy, or foolish  
8    a person or thing that presents difficulties (esp. in the phrase a tough or hard nut to crack)  
9    a small square or hexagonal block, usu. metal, with a threaded hole through the middle for screwing on the end of a bolt  
10      (Mountaineering)   a variously shaped small metal block, usually a wedge or hexagonal prism (originally an ordinary engineer's nut) with a wire or rope loop attached, for jamming into a crack to provide security,   (Also called)    chock  
11      (Also called (U.S. and Canadian))    frog     (Music)  
a    the ledge or ridge at the upper end of the fingerboard of a violin, cello, etc., over which the strings pass to the tuning pegs  
b    the end of a violin bow that is held by the player  
12      (Printing)      another word for       en  
13    a small usually gingery biscuit  
14      (Brit)   a small piece of coal  
      vb   , nuts, nutting, nutted  
15    intr   to gather nuts  
16    tr  
Slang   to butt (someone) with the head,   (See also)        nuts  
     (Old English hnutu; related to Old Norse hnot, Old High German hnuz (German Nuss))  
  nutlike      adj  


betel nut  
      n   the seed of the betel palm, chewed with betel leaves and lime by people in S and SE Asia as a digestive stimulant and narcotic  
brazil nut  
      n  
1    a tropical South American tree, Bertholletia excelsa, producing large globular capsules, each containing several closely packed triangular nuts: family Lecythidaceae  
2    the nut of this tree, having an edible oily kernel and a woody shell,   (Often shortened to)    brazil  
butterfly nut  
      n      another name for       wing nut  
castle nut  
      n   a hexagonal nut with six slots in the head, two of which take a locking pin to hold it firmly in position  
coffee nut  
      n  
1    the fruit of the Kentucky coffee tree  
2       another name for       Kentucky coffee tree  
cola nut  
      n   any of the seeds of the cola tree, which contain caffeine and theobromine and are used medicinally and in the manufacture of soft drinks  
coquilla nut  
      n   the nut of a South American palm tree, Attalea funifera, having a hard brown shell used for carving  
   See also       cohune  
     (C19: from Portuguese coquilho, diminutive of côco coconut; see coco)  
ginger nut   , snap  
      n   a crisp biscuit flavoured with ginger  
gum nut  
      n     (Austral)   the hardened seed container of the gum tree Eucalyptus gummifera  
ivory nut  
      n  
1    the seed of the ivory palm, which contains an ivory-like substance used to make buttons, etc.  
2    any similar seed from other palms,   (Also called)    vegetable ivory  
kola nut  
      n      a variant spelling of       cola nut  
monkey nut  
      n     (Brit)      another name for a       peanut  
NUT     (in Britain)  
      abbrev. for   National Union of Teachers  
nut key  
      n     (Mountaineering)   a tool for extracting a nut, chock, etc., from a crack after use  
nut oil  
      n   oil obtained from walnuts, hazelnuts, etc., used in paints and varnishes and in cooking  
nut pine  
      n   either of two varieties of the pine tree Pinus cembroides, of Mexico, Arizona, and California, having edible nuts  
pine nut   , kernel  
      n   the edible seed of certain pine trees  
Queensland nut  
      n      another name for       macadamia  
stuffing nut  
      n   a large nut that is tightened to compress the packing in a stuffing box  
wing nut  
      n   a threaded nut tightened by hand by means of two flat lugs or wings projecting from the central body,   (Also called)    butterfly nut  
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en  
      n     (Printing)   a unit of measurement, half the width of an em,   (Also called)    nut             See also       ennage  


betel nut  
      n   the seed of the betel palm, chewed with betel leaves and lime by people in S and SE Asia as a digestive stimulant and narcotic  
brazil nut  
      n  
1    a tropical South American tree, Bertholletia excelsa, producing large globular capsules, each containing several closely packed triangular nuts: family Lecythidaceae  
2    the nut of this tree, having an edible oily kernel and a woody shell,   (Often shortened to)    brazil  
butterfly nut  
      n      another name for       wing nut  
castle nut  
      n   a hexagonal nut with six slots in the head, two of which take a locking pin to hold it firmly in position  
coffee nut  
      n  
1    the fruit of the Kentucky coffee tree  
2       another name for       Kentucky coffee tree  
cola nut  
      n   any of the seeds of the cola tree, which contain caffeine and theobromine and are used medicinally and in the manufacture of soft drinks  
coquilla nut  
      n   the nut of a South American palm tree, Attalea funifera, having a hard brown shell used for carving  
   See also       cohune  
     (C19: from Portuguese coquilho, diminutive of côco coconut; see coco)  
ginger nut   , snap  
      n   a crisp biscuit flavoured with ginger  
gum nut  
      n     (Austral)   the hardened seed container of the gum tree Eucalyptus gummifera  
ivory nut  
      n  
1    the seed of the ivory palm, which contains an ivory-like substance used to make buttons, etc.  
2    any similar seed from other palms,   (Also called)    vegetable ivory  
kola nut  
      n      a variant spelling of       cola nut  
monkey nut  
      n     (Brit)      another name for a       peanut  
nut  
      n  
1    a dry one-seeded indehiscent fruit that usually possesses a woody wall  
2    not in technical use   any similar fruit, such as the walnut, having a hard shell and an edible kernel  
3    the edible kernel of such a fruit  
4    Slang  
a    an eccentric person  
b    a person who is mentally disturbed  
5       a slang word for       head       1  
6    do one's nut     (Brit)  
slang   to be extremely angry; go into a rage  
7    off one's nut  
Slang   mad, crazy, or foolish  
8    a person or thing that presents difficulties (esp. in the phrase a tough or hard nut to crack)  
9    a small square or hexagonal block, usu. metal, with a threaded hole through the middle for screwing on the end of a bolt  
10      (Mountaineering)   a variously shaped small metal block, usually a wedge or hexagonal prism (originally an ordinary engineer's nut) with a wire or rope loop attached, for jamming into a crack to provide security,   (Also called)    chock  
11      (Also called (U.S. and Canadian))    frog     (Music)  
a    the ledge or ridge at the upper end of the fingerboard of a violin, cello, etc., over which the strings pass to the tuning pegs  
b    the end of a violin bow that is held by the player  
12      (Printing)      another word for       en  
13    a small usually gingery biscuit  
14      (Brit)   a small piece of coal  
      vb   , nuts, nutting, nutted  
15    intr   to gather nuts  
16    tr  
Slang   to butt (someone) with the head,   (See also)        nuts  
     (Old English hnutu; related to Old Norse hnot, Old High German hnuz (German Nuss))  
  nutlike      adj  
NUT     (in Britain)  
      abbrev. for   National Union of Teachers  
nut key  
      n     (Mountaineering)   a tool for extracting a nut, chock, etc., from a crack after use  
nut oil  
      n   oil obtained from walnuts, hazelnuts, etc., used in paints and varnishes and in cooking  
nut pine  
      n   either of two varieties of the pine tree Pinus cembroides, of Mexico, Arizona, and California, having edible nuts  
pine nut   , kernel  
      n   the edible seed of certain pine trees  
Queensland nut  
      n      another name for       macadamia  
stuffing nut  
      n   a large nut that is tightened to compress the packing in a stuffing box  
wing nut  
      n   a threaded nut tightened by hand by means of two flat lugs or wings projecting from the central body,   (Also called)    butterfly nut  

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NUT     (in Britain)  
      abbrev. for   National Union of Teachers  


betel nut  
      n   the seed of the betel palm, chewed with betel leaves and lime by people in S and SE Asia as a digestive stimulant and narcotic  
brazil nut  
      n  
1    a tropical South American tree, Bertholletia excelsa, producing large globular capsules, each containing several closely packed triangular nuts: family Lecythidaceae  
2    the nut of this tree, having an edible oily kernel and a woody shell,   (Often shortened to)    brazil  
butterfly nut  
      n      another name for       wing nut  
castle nut  
      n   a hexagonal nut with six slots in the head, two of which take a locking pin to hold it firmly in position  
coffee nut  
      n  
1    the fruit of the Kentucky coffee tree  
2       another name for       Kentucky coffee tree  
cola nut  
      n   any of the seeds of the cola tree, which contain caffeine and theobromine and are used medicinally and in the manufacture of soft drinks  
coquilla nut  
      n   the nut of a South American palm tree, Attalea funifera, having a hard brown shell used for carving  
   See also       cohune  
     (C19: from Portuguese coquilho, diminutive of côco coconut; see coco)  
ginger nut   , snap  
      n   a crisp biscuit flavoured with ginger  
gum nut  
      n     (Austral)   the hardened seed container of the gum tree Eucalyptus gummifera  
ivory nut  
      n  
1    the seed of the ivory palm, which contains an ivory-like substance used to make buttons, etc.  
2    any similar seed from other palms,   (Also called)    vegetable ivory  
kola nut  
      n      a variant spelling of       cola nut  
monkey nut  
      n     (Brit)      another name for a       peanut  
nut  
      n  
1    a dry one-seeded indehiscent fruit that usually possesses a woody wall  
2    not in technical use   any similar fruit, such as the walnut, having a hard shell and an edible kernel  
3    the edible kernel of such a fruit  
4    Slang  
a    an eccentric person  
b    a person who is mentally disturbed  
5       a slang word for       head       1  
6    do one's nut     (Brit)  
slang   to be extremely angry; go into a rage  
7    off one's nut  
Slang   mad, crazy, or foolish  
8    a person or thing that presents difficulties (esp. in the phrase a tough or hard nut to crack)  
9    a small square or hexagonal block, usu. metal, with a threaded hole through the middle for screwing on the end of a bolt  
10      (Mountaineering)   a variously shaped small metal block, usually a wedge or hexagonal prism (originally an ordinary engineer's nut) with a wire or rope loop attached, for jamming into a crack to provide security,   (Also called)    chock  
11      (Also called (U.S. and Canadian))    frog     (Music)  
a    the ledge or ridge at the upper end of the fingerboard of a violin, cello, etc., over which the strings pass to the tuning pegs  
b    the end of a violin bow that is held by the player  
12      (Printing)      another word for       en  
13    a small usually gingery biscuit  
14      (Brit)   a small piece of coal  
      vb   , nuts, nutting, nutted  
15    intr   to gather nuts  
16    tr  
Slang   to butt (someone) with the head,   (See also)        nuts  
     (Old English hnutu; related to Old Norse hnot, Old High German hnuz (German Nuss))  
  nutlike      adj  
nut key  
      n     (Mountaineering)   a tool for extracting a nut, chock, etc., from a crack after use  
nut oil  
      n   oil obtained from walnuts, hazelnuts, etc., used in paints and varnishes and in cooking  
nut pine  
      n   either of two varieties of the pine tree Pinus cembroides, of Mexico, Arizona, and California, having edible nuts  
pine nut   , kernel  
      n   the edible seed of certain pine trees  
Queensland nut  
      n      another name for       macadamia  
stuffing nut  
      n   a large nut that is tightened to compress the packing in a stuffing box  
wing nut  
      n   a threaded nut tightened by hand by means of two flat lugs or wings projecting from the central body,   (Also called)    butterfly nut  

Dictionnaire anglais Collins English definition-Thesaurus  

Collins

nut  

1    kernel, pip, seed, stone  
2      (slang)   brain, head, mind, reason, senses  
3      (slang)   crackpot     (informal)   crank     (informal)   eccentric, headbanger     (informal)   headcase     (informal)   loony     (slang)   lunatic, madman, maniac, nutcase     (slang)   nutter     (Brit. slang)   oddball     (informal)   psycho     (slang)   wacko     (slang)  

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the duck's nuts exp.
the best, the dog's bollocks , the bee's knees

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The duck's nuts, the best, the top.
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the duck's nuts, the best, the dog's bollocks

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