Definitions of nut

  1. To gather nuts.
  2. To gather nuts:- pr. p. nutting; pa. p. nutted.
  3. one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens; " she kicked him in the balls and got away"
  4. a small square or hexagonal metal block with internal screw thread to be fitted onto a bolt
  5. goddess of the sky
  6. usually large hard- shelled seed
  7. a small ( usually square or hexagonal) metal block with internal screw thread to be fitted onto a bolt
  8. Egyptian goddess of the sky
  9. someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction; " a golf addict"; " a car nut"; " a news junkie"
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. The tumbler of a gunlock.
  13. A projection on each side of the shank of an anchor, to secure the stock in place.
  14. The fruit of certain trees, consisting of a kernel inclosed in a hard shell; the kernel; a piece of metal with a threaded hole for screwing on to the end of a bolt; slang, a foolish person.
  15. The fruit of certain trees, consisting of a kernel in a hard shell: a small block of metal for screwing on the end of a bolt.
  16. Fruit consisting of a kernel in a shell; small block screwed on a bolt.
  17. A fruit consisting of a kernel or seed enclosed in a woody shell.
  18. A small block of wood or metal having an internal screw thread.
  19. A fruit, consisting of a kernel, enclosed in a hard shell; in bot., a bony pericarp containing a single seed, to which it is not closely attached; a piece of metal grooved for screwing on the end of a bolt.
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