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Definition of Neck

Neck

  1. The part of an animal which connects the head and the trunk, and which, in man and many other animals, is more slender than the trunk.
  2. Any part of an inanimate object corresponding to or resembling the neck of an animal
  3. The long slender part of a vessel, as a retort, or of a fruit, as a gourd.
  4. A long narrow tract of land projecting from the main body, or a narrow tract connecting two larger tracts.
  5. That part of a violin, guitar, or similar instrument, which extends from the head to the body, and on which is the finger board or fret board.
  6. A reduction in size near the end of an object, formed by a groove around it; as, a neck forming the journal of a shaft.
  7. the point where the base of the stem of a plant arises from the root.
  8. To reduce the diameter of (an object) near its end, by making a groove around it; -- used with down; as, to neck down a shaft.
  9. To kiss and caress amorously.

Neck Quotations

I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.
Emma Goldman

No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at last finding the other end fastened about his own neck.
Frederick Douglass

Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, 'Make me feel important.' Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.
Mary Kay Ash

Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
Mary Kay Ash

Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.
James Bryant Conant
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Neck Translations

neck in Afrikaans is nek, hals
neck in Danish is hals
neck in Dutch is nek, hals
neck in Finnish is kaula
neck in French is cou, kiki
neck in German is Hals, Hals, Genick, Nacken
neck in Italian is collo, collottola
neck in Latin is gutter, collum
neck in Norwegian is hals
neck in Spanish is cervical, cerviz, cuello
neck in Swedish is nacke, hals
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