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nut



nut
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Définitions

anglais > français
nut
     1. n. Fruit à coque.
     2. n. Fruit à coque comestible ou autre fruit semblable, y compris l'arachide ; fruit sec.
     3. n. (Mécanique) Écrou.
     4. n. (Familier) Cinglé, fou, dingue.
     5. v. (Familier) Donner un coup de tête à quelqu'un.
anglais > anglais
nut
     1. n. A hard-shelled seed.
           There are many sort of nuts: peanuts, cashews, pistachios, Brazil nuts and more.
     2. n. A piece of metal, usually square or hexagonal in shape, with a hole through it having machined internal threads, intended to be screwed onto a bolt or other threaded shaft.
     3. n. (slang) A crazy person.
           He was driving his car like a nut.
     4. n. (slang) The head.
     5. n. (US, slang) Monthly expense to keep a venture running.
     6. n. (US, slang) The amount of money necessary to set up some venture; set-up costs.
     7. n. (US, slang) A stash of money owned by an extremely rich investor, sufficient to sustain a high level of consumption if all other money is lost.
     8. n. (musical instruments, lutherie) On stringed instruments such as guitars and violins, the small piece at the peghead end of the fingerboard that holds the strings at the proper spacing and, in most cas
     9. n. (typography slang) En, a unit of measurement equal to half of the height of the type in use.
     10. n. (dated, UK, slang) An extravagantly fashionable young man.
     11. n. (vulgar, slang) A testicle.
           I kicked him in the nuts.
     12. n. (vulgar, slang) Semen, ejaculate.
     13. n. (vulgar, slang) Orgasm (male), ejaculation, release of semen
           He just needs a good nut to make him feel better.
     14. n. (colloquial) An extreme enthusiast.
           a fashion nut
           a gun nut
           a sailing nut
     15. n. (climbing) A shaped piece of metal, threaded by a wire loop, which is jammed in a crack in the rockface and used to protect a climb. (Originally, machine nuts sense #2 were used for this purpose.)
     16. n. (poker, only in attributive use) The best possible hand of a certain type, especially: "nut flush" and "nut straight". Compare nuts.
           If you have two cards of spades in your hand, one being the ace, and the table has any three or more cards of spades, congratulations, you have the nut flush! A full house could still beat you
           nut straight
           a nut hand
           a nut flush
     17. n. The tumbler of a gunlock.
     18. n. (nautical) A projection on each side of the shank of an anchor, to secure the stock in place.
     19. v. (mostly in the form "nutting") To gather nuts.
     20. v. To hit deliberately with the head; to headbutt.
     21. v. (vulgar, slang) To ejaculate.
     22. interj. (Scotland, colloquial) No.
français > anglais
noix
     1. n-f. walnut
     2. n-f. nut

Prononciation



Exemples de phrases

What were you in the nut house for? 
You're not responsible if some nut case goes off his rocker and tries to burn down the mint. 
Yeah, they were a tough nut to crack, though. 


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