neck : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body
    he admired her long graceful neck
    the horse won by a neck
  • n  a narrow elongated projecting strip of land
  • n  a cut of meat from the neck of an animal
  • n  a narrow part of an artifact that resembles a neck in position or form
    the banjo had a long neck
    the bottle had a wide neck
  • n  an opening in a garment for the neck of the wearer; a part of the garment near the wearer's neck
  • v  kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion
    The couple were necking in the back seat of the car

  • After reprising the role Sunday, albeit with neck bandaged, Hoevels headed back to Hamburg Monday in preparation for his role in Goethe's The Sorrows of Young Werther.
  • Vampires speak to the romantic in us, to our need for human contact, teeth to neck.
  • There are four basic types of goitre simple goitre (simple enlargement of the thyroid gland in the neck), toxic goitre, exophthalmic (popeye) goitre, and cancer of the thyroid.
News & Articles

  • Leffler died from neck injury
    An autopsy revealed that NASCAR driver Jason Leffler died from a blunt force neck injury when his car hit a wall during an event in New Jersey on Wednesday night, according to USA Today.
    June 14, 2013 - The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports
  • Jason Leffler died of neck injury, autopsy concludes
    NASCAR driver Jason Leffler died from a blunt-force neck injury, a spokesperson for the Delaware (Pa.) County Medical Examiner's office told SB Nation Friday. Leffler, 37, died Wednesday night in an accident at Bridgeport Speedway (N.J.) where he was competing in the 410 Sprint Car heat race. He was pronounced dead in the Crozer Chester Medical Center (Pa.) emergency room at 9:02 p.m. ET, and an ...
    June 14, 2013 - SB Nation
  • Buchholz (neck) officially pushed back to Tuesday, but that's not set in concrete
    BALTIMORE - Clay Buchholz ' sore neck has improved but not to the point where he can start Sunday, said manager John Farrell. Jon Lester will start then on normal rest. Farrell said that Buchholz is penciled in for Tuesday, adding "I wish I could say it's a concrete thing for Tuesday. We won't put him out there till he's symptom free.'' Other notes:
    June 13, 2013 - Boston Herald

  • Tiger Wood in The Guardian
    I have been playing with a bad neck for quite a while,Woods said in a statement after walking off. "They want me to get a picture [x-ray] next week. I might have a bulging disc. I have been playing through it. I can't play through it any...
  • Ken Salazar in BusinessWeek
    In his speech, Paul criticized administration comments toward BP, especially remarks by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, who told CNN last month: "Our job basically is to keep the boot on the neck of British Petroleum."
  • Ian Poulter in International Herald Tribune
    There was an unbelievable buzz,said Poulter, who actually went a little tame with his attire: lime green pants with matching visor, and a striped white shirt. "That was a special moment. The hairs on the back of my neck were standing up....

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