Hook

  • 41 hook|up — «HUK UHP», noun. 1. the arrangement and connection of the parts of a radio set, telephone, radio broadcasting facilities, or other electrical or electronic equipment: »He gave…a speech before 10,000 people in Cleveland, which was broadcast over a …

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  • 42 hook — hook1 hookless, adj. hooklike, adj. /hook/, n. 1. a curved or angular piece of metal or other hard substance for catching, pulling, holding, or suspending something. 2. a fishhook. 3. anything that catches; snare; trap. 4. something that attracts …

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  • 43 hook — hook1 S3 [huk] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(hanging things)¦ 2¦(catching fish)¦ 3 let/get somebody off the hook 4 leave/take the phone off the hook 5 be ringing off the hook 6¦(interest)¦ 7 by hook or by crook 8¦(hitting somebody)¦ 9 h …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 44 hook — /hʊk / (say hook) noun 1. a curved or angular piece of metal or other firm substance catching, pulling, or sustaining something. 2. a fishhook. 3. that which catches; a snare; a trap. 4. something curved or bent like a hook, as a mark or symbol,… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 45 hook — ▪ I. hook hook 1 [hʊk] verb [transitive] 1. informal to succeed in attracting someone: • These tactics have helped hook such big clients as Coca Cola. 2. to connect one piece of electronic equipment to another piece of equipment or to an… …

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  • 46 hook — [[t]h ʊk[/t]] ♦♦♦ hooks, hooking, hooked 1) N COUNT A hook is a bent piece of metal or plastic that is used for catching or holding things, or for hanging things up. One of his jackets hung from a hook. ...curtain hooks... He felt a fish pull at… …

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  • 47 hook — hook1 [ huk ] noun count ** 1. ) a curved piece of metal or plastic for hanging things on: He hung his coat on a hook on the back of the door. a ) a small curved piece of metal or plastic used for catching fish at the end of a LINE b ) a curved… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 48 hook — 1 noun (C) 1 FOR HANGING THINGS ON a curved piece of metal or plastic that you use for hanging things on: Put your coat on the hook. 2 FOR CATCHING FISH a curved piece of thin metal with a sharp point for catching fish: a fish hook 3 by hook or… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 49 hook — I UK [hʊk] / US noun [countable] Word forms hook : singular hook plural hooks ** 1) a curved piece of metal or plastic for hanging things on He hung his coat on a hook on the back of the door. a) a small curved piece of metal or plastic used for… …

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  • 50 hook — n. & v. n. 1 a a piece of metal or other material bent back at an angle or with a round bend, for catching hold or for hanging things on. b (in full fish hook) a bent piece of wire, usu. barbed and baited, for catching fish. 2 a curved cutting… …

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  • 51 hook — breast·hook; check·hook; fish·hook; hook; hook·a·roon; hook·ish; hook·less; hook·let; hook·man; hook·um; hook·um·pake; hook·wormy; kin·der·hook; pin·hook·er; un·hook; hook·er; kin·der·hook·ian; …

    English syllables

  • 52 hook — [[t]hʊk[/t]] n. 1) a curved or angular piece of metal or other hard substance for catching, pulling, holding, or suspending something 2) a fishhook 3) anything that catches; snare; trap 4) cvb something that attracts attention or entices: a sales …

    From formal English to slang

  • 53 Hook — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Hook », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Hook peut renvoyer à : Sidney Hook… …

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  • 54 hook — 01. He put a worm on the [hook] and dropped his line into the water. 02. A couple of fish have touched the [hook], but nothing has bitten yet. 03. I drilled a hole in the wall to put the picture [hook] into. 04. He [hooked] the trailer to the car …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 55 hook — noun 1》 a piece of curved metal or other hard material for catching hold of things or hanging things on.     ↘(also fish hook) a bent piece of metal, typically barbed and baited, for catching fish. 2》 a thing designed to catch people s attention …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 56 hook — 1) a bent piece of wire with its tip sharpened and often a barb below the tip, used to catch fish. Available in many sizes and styles, variously numbered and named. May be single, double or treble but all these are counted as one hook in angling… …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 57 hook up — verb connect or link (Freq. 1) hook up the houses to the gas supply line Hook up the components of the new sound system • Derivationally related forms: ↑hookup • Hypernyms: ↑attach • Verb Frames …

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  • 58 Hook Me Up — Infobox Album Name = Hook Me Up Type = studio album Artist = The Veronicas Released = Start date|2007|11|3 (see release history) Recorded = Los Angeles, California Genre = Electro pop, dance pop, pop rock Label = Sire Producer = Josh Alexander,… …

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  • 59 hook — {{11}}hook (n.) O.E. hoc hook, angle, perhaps related to O.E. haca bolt, from P.Gmc. *hokaz/*hakan (Cf. O.Fris. hok, M.Du. hoek, Du. haak, Ger. Haken hook ), from PIE *keg hook, tooth (Cf. Rus. kogot claw ). For spelling, se …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 60 hook — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hōc; akin to Middle Dutch hoec fishhook, corner, Lithuanian kengė hook Date: before 12th century 1. a. a curved or bent device for catching, holding, or pulling b. something intended to attract… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary