Form a narrowed part at a particular point when subjected to tension
the nylon filament necks down to a fraction of its original diameter
Swallow (something, esp. a drink)
after necking some beers, we left the bar
The part of a person's or animal's body connecting the head to the rest of the body
she is wearing a silk scarf around her neck
the neck muscles
The part of a shirt, dress, or other garment that is around or close to the neck
her dress had three buttons at the neck undone
a polo neck
Meat from an animal's neck
neck of lamb made an excellent stew
A person's neck regarded as bearing a burden of responsibility or guilt for something
he'll be stuck with a loan around his neck
A narrow part of something, resembling a neck in shape or position
The part of a bottle or other container near the mouth
A narrow piece of terrain or sea, such as an isthmus, channel, or pass
A narrow part near one end of an organ such as the uterus
The part of a violin, guitar, or other similar instrument that bears the fingerboard
A column of solidified lava or igneous rock formed in a volcanic vent, esp. when exposed by erosion
A narrow supporting part in a plant, esp. the terminal part of the fruiting body in a fern, bryophyte, or fungus
The length of a horse's head and neck as a measure of its lead in a race
the colt won the 122nd running of the Midsummer Derby by a neck
the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body; "he admired her long graceful neck"; "the horse won by a neck"
kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion; "The couple were necking in the back seat of the car"
a narrow elongated projecting strip of land
a cut of meat from the neck of an animal
a narrow part of an artifact that resembles a neck in position or form; "the banjo had a long neck"; "the bottle had a wide neck"
an opening in a garment for the neck of the wearer; a part of the garment near the wearer's neck
The neck is the part of the body, on many terrestrial or secondarily aquatic vertebrates that distinguishes the head from the torso or trunk. The Latin term signifying "of the neck" is cervical.
Neck is a six-piece Celtic punk band from the North London neighbourhood of 'County Holloway' (known informally thus due to its Irish population). Led by Leeson O'Keeffe, a former member of Shane MacGowan and the Popes, the band blends traditional Irish music with punk rock. ...
The neck is the part of certain string instruments that projects from the main body and is the base of the fingerboard, where the fingers are placed to stop the strings at different pitches. Guitars, lutes, the violin family, and the mandolin family are examples of instruments which have necks.
Neck is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Wormerland, and lies about 3 km west of Purmerend.
"Neck" is a short story by Roald Dahl. It first appeared in the 1953 collection Someone Like You.
The Neck/Nixie (English) or the Nix/Nixe/Nyx (German) are shapeshifting water spirits who usually appear in human form. The spirit has appeared in the myths and legends of all Germanic peoples in Europe.The article Näcken, , in Nordisk familjebok (1914)
(Necking) A molding between the upper part of a column and the projecting part of the capital.
(necking) the localized reduction in cross section that may occur in a material under tensile stress.
(Necking) (1) Reducing the cross-sectional area of metal in a localized area by stretching. (2) Reducing the diameter of a portion of the length of a cylindrical shell or tube.
(3. Necking) Great word meaning "making out passionately." But also kind of weird.
(NECKING) Also known as COLLARINO, a wide surface at the top of a Tuscan, Doric, or Ionic column. See ORDERS OF ARCHITECTURE.
(Necking) A thinning of the valve stem where it passes out of the head at the bottom of the guide. Abrasives or high temperatures may wear the stem surface, thinning it and possibly causing the valve head to break right off.
(Necking) Drinking or imbibing alcohol or drugs
(Necking) Localized thinning that occurs during sheet metal forming prior to fracture. The onset of localized necking is dependent upon the stress state which is affected by geometrical factors.
(Necking) Reducing an end of a blown glass to form a bottle neck.
(Necking) The neck-swinging behaviorIn biology, an organism's activity in response to its environment. The study of animal behavior is called ethology. seen between male giraffes, usually as part of dominance and courtshipAll behavioral patterns leading to breeding or pair formation. rituals.
(Necking) When ductile test specimens are subjected to a tensile test, they exhibit necking when the tensile force exceeds the yield strength of the material; necking results in a reduction of area, measured in percent after break of the specimen
(Necking) is a condition most feared by engineers and designers. Should the withdrawal rate of the auger exceed the replacement rate of the concrete pumped into the pile the soil may collapse and make the pile shaft smaller than nominal. In severe cases the shaft could be discontinuous. ...
(necking) the change in cross-sectional area of a material as it elongates.