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Definizione monolingua yoke



yoke (third-person singular simple present yokes, present participle yoking, simple past and past participle yoked)

  1. To link or to join.
  2. To unite, to connect.

yoke (plural yokes)

  1. A bar or frame of wood by which two oxen are joined at the heads or necks for working together.
  2. A pair (of animals, especially oxen).
    • 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Luke XIV:
      And another sayd: I have bought fyve yooke of oxen, and I must goo to prove them, I praye the have me excused.
  3. A frame made to fit the neck and shoulders of a person, used for carrying a pair of buckets, etc., one at each end of the frame.
  4. (figuratively) A burden; something which represses or restrains a person.
  5. The part of a shirt that stretches over the shoulders, usually made out of a doubled piece of fabric. Or, a pair of fabric panels on trousers (especially jeans) or a skirt, across the back of the garment below the waistband.
  6. (bodybuilding) Well-developed muscles of the neck and shoulders.
    • 2010, Jim Wendler, ""Build an NFL Neck"", Mens Fitness (April), page 73.
      Nothing says youre a dedicated lifter and true athlete more than a massive yoke—that is, the muscles of the neck, traps, and rear delts.
  7. (aviation) The column-mounted control wheel of an aircraft.
  8. (electronics) The electro-magnetic coil that deflects the electron beam in a CRT (Cathode Ray Tube).
  9. (nautical) A fitting placed across the head of the rudder with a line attached at each end by which a boat may be steered. In modern use it is primarily found in sailing canoes and kayaks.
  10. (agriculture, dated, rare) An alternative name for a cowpoke.
  11. (informal, Ireland) An undefined object, a gadget.
  12. Common misspelling of yolk.

Definizione italiano>inglese yoke

  link or join
  wooden bar
  A device for joining together a pair of draft animals.

Altri significati:

Traduzione 'veloce'

giogo |aggiogare |carré |paio |soggiogare |sprone |spróne |staffa |

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