Definition Of neck

verb

(of two people) kiss and caress amorously.

we started necking on the sofa

a narrow part of something, resembling a neck in shape or position.

There was blossom on the trees, birds were singing and a stork was nesting in the neck of a rusting water tower on an abandoned farm.

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, especially a drink).

after necking some beers, we left the bar

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


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Example Of neck

  • A common example of this is the cervical smear test, which is a biopsy of the cells around a woman's cervix, the neck of the womb.

  • A European bowed string instrument with a neck and resonator carved from a single piece of wood.

  • After about twenty five minutes we passed through the narrow neck leading into Eagle bay.

  • After being ninth with a furlong left to run, War Chant rallied six wide to win by a neck .

  • After bouncing weighted nymphs along the bottom through the neck of a pool, a good-sized fish took, ran several yards and came off.


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