Meaning of NUT in English

NUT

noun

1 food

ADJECTIVE

▪ cashew , macadamia , pistachio , etc.

▪ chopped , mixed , salted

▪ tree ( esp. AmE )

VERB + NUT

▪ crack , shell

NUT + NOUN

▪ allergy

nut-allergy sufferers

▪ oil

▪ tree

2 for screwing onto a bolt

VERB + NUT

▪ put on , screw on , tighten

▪ loosen , remove , unscrew

PHRASES

▪ ~s and bolts ( often figurative )

a jar full of ~s and bolts

The documentary focuses on the real ~s and bolts ( = the practical details ) of the film-making process.

I got to learn the real ~s and bolts of running a company.

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .