Meaning of NUT in English


vi to gather nuts.

2. nut ·noun the tumbler of a gunlock.

3. nut ·noun a projection on each side of the shank of an anchor, to secure the stock in place.

4. nut ·noun the fruit of certain trees and shrubs (as of the almond, walnut, hickory, beech, filbert, ·etc.), consisting of a hard and indehiscent shell inclosing a kernel.

5. nut ·noun a perforated block (usually a small piece of metal), provided with an internal or female screw thread, used on a bolt, or screw, for tightening or holding something, or for transmitting motion. ·see ·illust. of lst bolt.

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