Meaning of NECK in English


vt & ·vi to kiss and caress amorously.

2. neck ·noun the point where the base of the stem of a plant arises from the root.

3. neck ·noun the long slender part of a vessel, as a retort, or of a fruit, as a gourd.

4. neck ·noun any part of an inanimate object corresponding to or resembling the neck of an animal.

5. neck ·noun a long narrow tract of land projecting from the main body, or a narrow tract connecting two larger tracts.

6. neck ·noun 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.

7. neck ·vt 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.

8. neck ·noun 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.

9. neck ·noun that part of a violin, guitar, or similar instrument, which extends from the head to the body, and on which is the finger board or fret board.

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