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Denizione di  stick - dizionario di inglese del sito grammaticainglese.org - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale



Definizione monolingua stick


stick


Verb

stick (third-person singular simple present sticks, present participle sticking, simple past and past participle sticked)


  1. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) To strike someone with a stick.
  2. (carpentry) To cut a piece of wood to be the stick member of a cope-and-stick joint.
Noun

stick (plural sticks)


  1. A small, thin branch from a tree or bush; a twig; a branch. syn. transl.
    The birds nest was made out of sticks.
    The beavers dam was made out of sticks.
  2. A relatively long, thin piece of wood, of any size. transl.
    I found several good sticks in the brush heap.
    What do you call a boomerang that wont come back? A stick.
    • 1887 August 23, “At Work on the Thistle”:
      It is a fine stick, about 70 feet long.
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (US) A two by four, the standard board used in constructing a frame house.
    I found enough sticks in dumpsters at construction sites to build my shed.
  4. A wand; a baton; a cudgel; a cane or walking stick.
    1. A cane or walking stick (usually wooden, metal or plastic) to aid in walking. syn. transl.
      I don’t need my stick to walk, but it’s helpful.
    2. A cudgel or truncheon (usually of wood, metal or plastic), especially one carried by police or guards.
      As soon as the fight started, the guards came in swinging their sticks.


    Definizione italiano>inglese stick


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