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Meaning of NUT

Pronunciation:  nut

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a small square or hexagonal metal block with internal screw thread to be fitted onto a bolt
  2. [n]  one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens; "she kicked him in the balls and got away"
  3. [n]  goddess of the sky
  4. [n]  someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction; "a golf addict"; "a car nut"; "a control freak"
  5. [n]  a whimsically eccentric person
  6. [n]  usually large hard-shelled seed
  7. [n]  half the width of an em
  8. [v]  gather nuts
 

NUT is a 3 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: addict, ball, ballock, bollock, crackpot, crank, egg, en, freak, fruitcake, nut case, nutcase, orchis, screwball, testicle, testis
 
 See Also: arteria testicularis, block, cedar nut, cembra nut, cobblers, cola nut, collect, ductus deferens, eccentric, eccentric person, edible nut, Egyptian deity, em, enthusiast, epididymis, family jewels, garner, gather, geek, gonad, hex nut, internal spermatic artery, kola nut, linear unit, locknut, male genital organ, male genitalia, male genitals, male reproductive gland, male reproductive system, mast, nut and bolt, nutlet, oddball, packing nut, palm kernel, palm nut, partisan, partizan, pica, pica em, pull together, rete testis, safety nut, seed, seminiferous tubule, spermatic cord, square nut, stuffing nut, testicular artery, testicular vein, thumbnut, undescended testicle, undescended testis, vas deferens, vena testicularis, wing nut, wing screw

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Nut\, n. [OE. nute, note, AS. hnutu; akin to D. noot, G.
    nuss, OHG. nuz, Icel. hnot, Sw. n["o]t, Dan. n["o]d.]
    1. (Bot.) The fruit of certain trees and shrubs (as of the
       almond, walnut, hickory, beech, filbert, etc.), consisting
       of a hard and indehiscent shell inclosing a kernel.
    
    2. A perforated block (usually a small piece of metal),
       provided with an internal or female screw thread, used on
       a bolt, or screw, for tightening or holding something, or
       for transmitting motion. See Illust. of lst {Bolt}.
    
    3. The tumbler of a gunlock. --Knight.
    
    4. (Naut.) A projection on each side of the shank of an
       anchor, to secure the stock in place.
    
    {Check nut}, {Jam nut}, {Lock nut}, a nut which is screwed up
       tightly against another nut on the same bolt or screw, in
       order to prevent accidental unscrewing of the first nut.
    
    
    {Nut buoy}. See under {Buoy}.
    
    {Nut coal}, screened coal of a size smaller than stove coal
       and larger than pea coal; -- called also {chestnut coal}.
    
    
    {Nut crab} (Zo["o]l.), any leucosoid crab of the genus
       {Ebalia} as, {Ebalia tuberosa} of Europe.
    
    {Nut grass} (Bot.), a plant of the Sedge family ({Cyperus
       rotundus}, var. Hydra), which has slender rootstocks
       bearing small, nutlike tubers, by which the plant
       multiplies exceedingly, especially in cotton fields.
    
    {Nut lock}, a device, as a metal plate bent up at the
       corners, to prevent a nut from becoming unscrewed, as by
       jarring.
    
    
    
    {Nut pine}. (Bot.) See under {Pine}.
    
    {Nut rush} (Bot.), a genus of cyperaceous plants ({Scleria})
       having a hard bony achene. Several species are found in
       the United States and many more in tropical regions.
    
    {Nut tree}, a tree that bears nuts.
    
    {Nut weevil} (Zo["o]l.), any species of weevils of the genus
       {Balaninus} and other allied genera, which in the larval
       state live in nuts.
    
    
  2. \Nut\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Nutted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Nutting}.]
    To gather nuts.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing nuts in your dream means craziness or confusion. It may also refer to someone who is "nuts" or someone who is driving you crazy. You may be approaching a waking situation all wrong and need to look at it from a different perspective. Also consider nuts as a pun on "testicles" and thus allude to some sexual innuendo. Dreaming that you are Seeing or eating nuts means prosperity and attainment of your desires. You may also be trying to get to the core of a matter or situation.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A hard, dry, indehiscent fruit formed from two or more carpels but containing only one seed.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acorn, addict, aficionado, alien, aliene, almond, almond paste, amande, amande douce, amandes mondees, amateur, authority, bean, bedlamite, beechnut, ben nut, berry, betel nut, bigot, bird seed, bitter almond, black walnut, blanched almonds, bonduc nut, borderline case, Brazil nut, bring in, buff, bug, burnt almond, butternut, candlenut, case, cashew, cashew nut, character, chestnut, chinquapin, cobnut, coconut, collector, conk, connoisseur, corozo nut, crackbrain, crackpot, crank, critic, crop, crop herbs, cuckoo, cumara nut, cut, dement, demon, demoniac, devotee, dig, dika nut, dilettante, ding-a-ling, dome, eager beaver, eccentric, energumen, English walnut, enthusiast, erratic, expert, faddist, fan, fanatic, fanatico, fiend, flake, flaxseed, fou, freak, fruit, gather, gather in, glean, goober, goober pea, grabble, grain, great one for, groundnut, ground-pea, harebrain, harvest, hay, hayseed, head, hermit, hickory nut, hobbyist, hobo, horse chestnut, hound, idiot, infatuate, issue, kernel, kola, kola nut, kook, linseed, litchi nut, lone wolf, loner, loon, loony, lunatic, lunatic fringe, Macadamia nut, madman, maniac, maverick, meat, meshuggenah, monomaniac, mow, natural, nigger toe, noddle, noggin, noisette, noix, non compos, noncompos, nonconformist, noodle, odd fellow, oddball, oddity, original, outsider, palm nut, pariah, peanut, peanut butter, pecan, phrenetic, pick, pine nut, pip, pistachio, pit, pluck, poll, pundit, pursuer, queer duck, queer fish, queer specimen, question, rara avis, raving lunatic, reap, reap and carry, recluse, rhapsodist, salted peanuts, sassafras nut, savant, scholar, screwball, seed, solitary, souari nut, specialist, stone, strange duck, sucker for, sweet almond, technical expert, technician, tramp, type, visionary, walnut, weirdo, zealot
 

 

 

 

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