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Definition of Hunt

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Hunt Hunt, v. i. 1. (Mach.) To be in a state of instability of movement or forced oscillation, as a governor which has a large movement of the balls for small change of load, an arc-lamp clutch mechanism which moves rapidly up and down with variations of current, or the like; also, to seesaw, as a pair of alternators working in parallel. 2. (Change Ringing) To shift up and down in order regularly.
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Hunt Hunt, v. t. (Change Ringing) To move or shift the order of (a bell) in a regular course of changes.
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Hunt Hunt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hunted; p. pr. & vb. n. Hunting.] [AS. huntian to hunt; cf. hentan to follow, pursue, Goth. hin?an (in comp.) to seize. [root]36. Cf. Hent.] 1. To search for or follow after, as game or wild animals; to chase; to pursue for the purpose of catching or killing; to follow with dogs or guns for sport or exercise; as, to hunt a deer. Like a dog, he hunts in dreams. --Tennyson. 2. To search diligently after; to seek; to pursue; to follow; -- often with out or up; as, to hunt up the facts; to hunt out evidence. Evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him. --Ps. cxl. 11. 3. To drive; to chase; -- with down, from, away, etc.; as, to hunt down a criminal; he was hunted from the parish. 4. To use or manage in the chase, as hounds. He hunts a pack of dogs. --Addison. 5. To use or traverse in pursuit of game; as, he hunts the woods, or the country.
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Hunt Hunt, n. 1. The act or practice of chasing wild animals; chase; pursuit; search. The hunt is up; the morn is bright and gray. --Shak. 2. The game secured in the hunt. [Obs.] --Shak. 3. A pack of hounds. [Obs.] 4. An association of huntsmen. 5. A district of country hunted over. Every landowner within the hunt. --London Field.

Meaning of Hunt from wikipedia

- killing wildlife or feral animals. The most common reasons for humans to hunt are to harvest food (i.e. meat) and useful animal products (fur/hide, bone/tusks...
- The Trøndelag Health Study (The HUNT Study) is a cohort health study performed in the Norwegian county of Trøndelag. HUNT is considered one of the most...
- The Hunt may refer to: The Hunt (2006 film), an American science-fiction horror about hunters who encounter extraterrestrials The Hunt (2012 film), a Danish...
- James Simon Wallis Hunt (29 August 1947 – 15 June 1993) was a British racing driver who won the Formula One World Championship in 1976. After retiring...
- Bonnie Lynn Hunt (born September 22, 1961) is an American actress, comedian, director, producer, writer and television host. Her film roles include Rain...
- Look up hunted in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. (The) Hunted may refer to: Hunted (1952 film), starring Dirk Bogarde Hunted (2020 film), a Belgian-French-Irish...
- Helen Elizabeth Hunt (born June 15, 1963) is an American actress and director. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including an Academy Award,...
- Huntly (Scottish Gaelic: Srath Bhalgaidh or Hunndaidh) is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, formerly known as Milton of Strathbogie or simply Strathbogie...
- William Hunt (born September 5, 1971) is an American drummer who has pla**** for many bands, including Evanescence, Skrape, Dark New Day, Black Label Society...
- "Linda" Hunt (born April 2, 1945) is an American actress of stage and screen. She made her film debut playing Mrs. Oxheart in Popeye (1980). Hunt portra****...