Associations to the word «Beak»
BEAK, noun. Anatomical uses.
BEAK, noun. A rigid structure projecting from the front of a bird's face, used for pecking, grooming and for eating food.
BEAK, noun. A similar structure forming the jaws of an octopus, turtle, etc.
BEAK, noun. The long projecting sucking mouth of some insects and other invertebrates, as in the Hemiptera.
BEAK, noun. The upper or projecting part of the shell, near the hinge of a bivalve.
BEAK, noun. The prolongation of certain univalve shells containing the canal.
BEAK, noun. (botany) Any process somewhat like the beak of a bird, terminating the fruit or other parts of a plant.
BEAK, noun. Figurative uses.
BEAK, noun. Anything projecting or ending in a point like a beak, such as a promontory of land.
BEAK, noun. (architecture) A continuous slight projection ending in an arris or narrow fillet; that part of a drip from which the water is thrown off.
BEAK, noun. (farriery) A toe clip.
BEAK, noun. (nautical) That part of a ship, before the forecastle, which is fastened to the stem, and supported by the main knee.
BEAK, noun. (nautical) A beam, shod or armed at the end with a metal head or point, and projecting from the prow of an ancient galley, used as a ram to pierce the vessel of an enemy; a beakhead.
BEAK, noun. Colloquial uses.
BEAK, noun. (slang) The human nose, especially one that is large and pointed.
BEAK, noun. (slang) (British) A justice of the peace, magistrate, headmaster or other person of authority.
BEAK, verb. (transitive) strike with the beak.
BEAK, verb. (transitive) seize with the beak.
BEAK, noun. Beaklike mouth of animals other than birds (e.g., turtles).
BEAK, noun. Horny projecting mouth of a bird.
BEAK, noun. A beaklike, tapering tip on certain plant structures.
BEAK, noun. Informal terms for the nose.
BEAK, verb. Hit lightly with a picking motion.
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