Associations to the word «Cage»

Pictures for the word «Cage»

Wiktionary

CAGE, noun. An enclosure made of bars, normally to hold animals.
CAGE, noun. The passenger compartment of a lift
CAGE, noun. (hockey) (water polo) the goal.
CAGE, noun. (US derogatory slang) automobile
CAGE, noun. (figuratively) Something that hinders freedom.
CAGE, noun. (athletics) The area from which competitors throw a discus or hammer.
CAGE, noun. (obsolete) A place of confinement for malefactors.
CAGE, noun. An outer framework of timber, enclosing something within it.
CAGE, noun. (engineering) A skeleton frame to limit the motion of a loose piece, such as a ball valve.
CAGE, noun. A wirework strainer, used in connection with pumps and pipes.
CAGE, noun. (mining) The drum on which the rope is wound in a hoisting whim.
CAGE, noun. (baseball) The catcher's wire mask.
CAGE, noun. (graph theory) A regular graph that has as few vertices as possible for its girth.
CAGE, verb. To put into a cage.
CAGE, verb. To keep in a cage.
CAGE, verb. To track individual responses to direct mail, either (advertising) to maintain and develop mailing lists or (politics) to identify people who are not eligible to vote because they do not reside at the registered addresses.
CAGE, verb. (figuratively) To restrict someone's movement or creativity.
CAGE, proper noun. A surname​.
CAGE BIRD, noun. A bird, such as a canary or budgerigar, kept captive in a cage or aviary for domestic companionship or as a hobby.
CAGE BIRDS, noun. Plural of cage bird
CAGE COMPOUND, noun. (chemistry) any polycyclic compound having the form of a cage
CAGE COMPOUNDS, noun. Plural of cage compound
CAGE DANCE, noun. A type of erotic dance performed inside a cage.
CAGE DANCER, noun. An erotic dancer who dances inside a cage, usually in a nightclub etc
CAGE DANCES, noun. Plural of cage dance
CAGE DIVING, noun. An activity where people in metallic cages are immersed underwater to undergo an experience with sharks
CAGE FIGHT, noun. An individual fight in the sport of cage fighting.
CAGE FIGHTER, noun. A person who fights inside a cage.
CAGE FIGHTERS, noun. Plural of cage fighter
CAGE FIGHTING, noun. The practise of participating in hand-to-hand combat inside of a usually steel cage.
CAGE MATCH, noun. (wrestling) An event in which wrestlers battle in a enclosed location escaping over the top to win.

Dictionary definition

CAGE, noun. An enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept.
CAGE, noun. Something that restricts freedom as a cage restricts movement.
CAGE, noun. United States composer of avant-garde music (1912-1992).
CAGE, noun. The net that is the goal in ice hockey.
CAGE, noun. A movable screen placed behind home base to catch balls during batting practice.
CAGE, verb. Confine in a cage; "The animal was caged".

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