Associations to the word «Nut»

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Wiktionary

NUT, noun. A hard-shelled seed.
NUT, noun. A fastener: a piece of metal, usually square or hexagonal in shape, with a hole through it having machined internal threads, intended to be screwed onto a bolt or other threaded shaft.
NUT, noun. (slang) A crazy person.
NUT, noun. (slang) The head.
NUT, noun. (US) (slang) Financial term for monthly expense to keep a venture running.
NUT, noun. (US) (slang) The amount of money necessary to set up some venture; set-up costs.
NUT, noun. (US) (slang) A stash of money owned by an extremely rich investor, sufficient to sustain a high level of consumption if all other money is lost.
NUT, noun. (musical instruments) (lutherie) On string instruments such as guitars and violins, the small piece at the peghead end of the fingerboard that holds the strings at the proper spacing and, in most cases, the proper height.
NUT, noun. (typography slang) En, a unit of measurement equal to half of the height of the type in use.
NUT, noun. (historical) (UK slang) An extravagantly fashionable young man of the 1910s and 1920s.
NUT, noun. (vulgar) (slang) (rarely used in the singular) A testicle.
NUT, noun. (vulgar) (slang) Semen, ejaculate.
NUT, noun. An extreme enthusiast.
NUT, noun. (climbing) A shaped piece of metal, threaded by a wire loop, which is jammed in a crack in the rockface and used to protect a climb. (Originally, machine nuts [sense #2] were used for this purpose.)
NUT, noun. (poker) (only in attributive use) Relating to the nuts, the best possible hand on a given board.
NUT, noun. The tumbler of a gunlock.
NUT, noun. (nautical) A projection on each side of the shank of an anchor, to secure the stock in place.
NUT, verb. (UK) (transitive) (slang) To hit deliberately with the head; to headbutt.
NUT, verb. (intransitive) (slang) To ejaculate (semen).
NUT BALL, noun. Alternative form of nutball
NUT BEHIND THE BOLT, noun. The person using a firearm. Shooter.
NUT BUTTER, noun. A spread made from some type of seed or nut, similar to peanut butter.
NUT CASE, noun. Alternative form of nutcase
NUT CASES, noun. Plural of nut case
NUT CLAM, noun. Any of the family Nuculidae of small saltwater clams.
NUT CLAMS, noun. Plural of nut clam
NUT HUGGERS, noun. (slang) Men's swimming briefs or similar, especially tight, lower-body garments.
NUT JOB, noun. (colloquial) (pejorative) Someone who is crazy (insane).
NUT JOBS, noun. Plural of nut job
NUT LETTUCE, noun. A plant used in salads, lamb's lettuce or mâche, Valerianella locusta
NUT OUT, verb. (idiomatic) (Australia) (New Zealand) To find a solution for, to work out the finer details, especially in a group discussion.
NUT OUT, verb. (idiomatic) (US) To become crazy, especially with rage.
NUT QUAD, noun. En quad
NUT QUADS, noun. Plural of nut quad
NUT ROAST, noun. A dish consisting of nuts, grains, vegetable oils, broth or butter, and seasonings usually formed into a firm loaf shape.
NUT ROASTS, noun. Plural of nut roast
NUT ROLL, noun. A pastry of yeast bread with one or more fillings, found in the United States and in Central European cuisines.
NUT ROLLS, noun. Plural of nut roll
NUT UP, verb. (intransitive) (slang) (imperative) To suffer in silence, without complaint or protest.

Dictionary definition

NUT, noun. Usually large hard-shelled seed.
NUT, noun. Egyptian goddess of the sky.
NUT, noun. A small (usually square or hexagonal) metal block with internal screw thread to be fitted onto a bolt.
NUT, noun. Half the width of an em.
NUT, noun. A whimsically eccentric person.
NUT, noun. Someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction; "a golf addict"; "a car nut"; "a bodybuilding freak"; "a news junkie".
NUT, noun. One of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens; "she kicked him in the balls and got away".
NUT, verb. Gather nuts.

Wise words

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery