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Definition of Nut
NutNut Nut, n. [OE. nute, note, AS. hnutu; akin to D. noot, G.
nuss, OHG. nuz, Icel. hnot, Sw. n["o]t, Dan. n["o]d.]
1. (Bot.) 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.
2. 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.
3. The tumbler of a gunlock. --Knight.
4. (Naut.) A projection on each side of the shank of an
anchor, to secure the stock in place.
Check nut, Jam nut, Lock nut, a nut which is screwed up
tightly against another nut on the same bolt or screw, in
order to prevent accidental unscrewing of the first nut.
Nut buoy. See under Buoy.
Nut coal, screened coal of a size smaller than stove coal
and larger than pea coal; -- called also chestnut coal.
Nut crab (Zo["o]l.), any leucosoid crab of the genus
Ebalia as, Ebalia tuberosa of Europe.
Nut grass (Bot.), a plant of the Sedge family (Cyperus
rotundus, var. Hydra), which has slender rootstocks
bearing small, nutlike tubers, by which the plant
multiplies exceedingly, especially in cotton fields.
Nut lock, a device, as a metal plate bent up at the
corners, to prevent a nut from becoming unscrewed, as by
jarring. NutNut Nut, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Nutted; p. pr. & vb. n.
To gather nuts.
Meaning of Nut from wikipedia
- Nut often refers
(fruit), a fruit composed
of a hard s**** and a seed Nut
noun for dry and edible fruits
or seeds Nut
- The areca nut
(/ˈærɪkə/ or /əˈriːkə/) is the fruit
of the areca
palm (Areca catechu), which grows
in much of the tropical Pacific
(Melanesia and Micronesia)...
- A nut
is a fruit composed
of an inedible
hard s**** and a seed, which
edible. In general
usage, a wide variety
of dried seeds
- The Brazil nut
(Bertholletia excelsa) is a South American
tree in the family
Lecythidaceae, and also the name of the tree's commercially harvested
- The kola nut
is the fruit
of the kola tree, a genus
(Cola) of trees
that are native
to the tropical rainforests
of Africa. The caffeine-containing fruit...
palm, the seed, or the fruit, which botanically
is a drupe, not a nut
. The term is derived
from the 16th-century Portuguese
- – Parry pinyon Pinus remota
– Texas pinyon
or papers**** pinyo
The pine nut
will take a time that depends
on the exact species
nūtātiō, "nodding, swaying") is a rocking, swaying, or nodding motion
in the axis of rotation
of a largely axially symmetric
- Castellated nut Distorted thread locknut Centerlock nut Elliptical offset locknut Toplock nut Interfering thread nut Tapered thread nut
- tons) in 2015. Other names include Queensland nut
, bush nut
, maroochi nut
, bauple nut
, and Hawaii nut
. In Australian Aboriginal
languages, the fruit...
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