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Definizione monolingua hang



hang (third-person singular simple present hangs, present participle hanging, simple past and past participle hung or hanged (mostly archaic and legal – see usage))

  1. (intransitive) To be or remain suspended.
    The lights hung from the ceiling.
  2. (intransitive) To float, as if suspended.
    The smoke hung in the room.
  3. (transitive) To hold or bear in a suspended or inclined manner or position instead of erect.
    He hung his head in shame.
  4. (transitive) To cause (something) to be suspended, as from a hook, hanger, or the like.
    Hang those lights from the ceiling.
  5. (transitive, law) To execute (someone) by suspension from the neck.
    The culprits were hanged from the nearest tree.
  6. (intransitive, law) To be executed by suspension by ones neck from a gallows, a tree, or other raised bar, attached by a rope tied into a noose.
    You will hang for this, my friend.
  7. (intransitive, informal) To loiter, hang around, to spend time idly.
    Are you busy, or can you hang with me?
    I didnt see anything, officer. I was just hanging.
  8. (transitive) To exhibit (an object).
  9. (transitive) To apply (wallpaper or drywall to a wall).
    Lets hang this cute animal design in the nursery
  10. (transitive) To decorate (something) with hanging objects.
  11. (intransitive, figuratively) This word needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    • 1895, H. G. Wells, The Time Machine Chapter X
      Exploring, I found another short gallery running transversely to the first. This appeared to be devoted to minerals, and the sight of a block of sulphur set my mind running on gunpowder. But I could find no saltpeter; indeed no nitrates of any kind. Doubtless they had deliquesced ages ago. Yet the sulphur hung in my mind and set up a train of thinking. As for the rest of the contents of that place, though on the whole they were the best preserved of all I saw—I had little interest. I am no specialist in mineralogy, and I soon went on down a very ruinous aisle running parallel to the first hall I had entered.
  12. (intransitive, computing) To stop responding to manual input devices such as keyboard or mouse.
    The computer has hung again. Not even pressing <Ctrl>+<Alt>+<Del> works.
    When I push this button the program hangs.
  13. (transitive, computing) To cause (a program or computer) to stop responding.
    The program has a bug that can hang the system.
  14. (transitive, chess) To cause (a piece) to become vulnerable to capture.
    If you move there, youll hang your queen rook.
  15. (intransitive, chess) To be vulnerable to capture.
    In this standard opening position White has to be careful because the pawn on e4 hangs.

Wikipedia hang (plural hangs)

  1. The way in which something hangs.
    This skirt has a nice hang.
  2. (figuratively) A grip, understanding
    He got the hang of it after only two demonstrations
  3. (computing) An instance of ceasing to respond to input devices.
    We sometimes get system hangs.
  4. (music) An idiophone somewhat similar to a steelpan

Definizione italiano>inglese hang

  be or remain suspended
  place on a hook
  To be or remain suspended.
  computing: cause (a program or computer) to stop responding
  chess: be vulnerable to capture
essere impiccato
  execute (someone) by suspension from the neck
  execute (someone) by suspension from the neck

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