Knock

  • 41 knock — I. vb British 1. to kill. A recent, racier variant of knock off or hit. ► I ve never spoken to anyone I m going to knock. (Hitman quoted in the Observer, 31 May 1987) 2. to have sex (with). A 300 year old usage which has been rare since the early …

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  • 42 Knock — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Knock peut désigner  : Knock ou le Triomphe de la médecine, une pièce de théâtre française de Jules Romains de 1922 et ses différentes… …

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  • 43 knock — Synonyms and related words: KO, abuse, adverse criticism, animadversion, arouse, aspersion, associate with, astonish, astound, awaken, bad notices, bad press, bang, bang into, bash, baste, bat, batter, beat, beat up, beating, belt, bewilder, biff …

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  • 44 knock — {{11}}knock (n.) mid 14c., from KNOCK (Cf. knock) (v.). As an engine noise, from 1899. {{12}}knock (v.) O.E. cnocian (W.Saxon cnucian), to pound, beat; knock (on a door), likely of imitative origin. Meaning deprecate, put down is from 1892.… …

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  • 45 knock*/*/*/ — [nɒk] verb I 1) [I] to hit a door with your hand or with a knocker They walked up to the door and knocked loudly.[/ex] I knocked on his door but got no reply.[/ex] 2) [T] to hit something so that it moves somewhere I knocked a picture off the… …

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  • 46 knock — 1. verb 1) he knocked on the door Syn: bang, tap, rap, thump, pound, hammer; strike, hit, beat 2) she knocked her knee on the table Syn: bump, bang, hit …

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  • 47 knock up — verb make pregnant He impregnated his wife again • Syn: ↑impregnate, ↑bang up, ↑prang up • Derivationally related forms: ↑impregnation (for: ↑impregnate) …

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  • 48 knock up — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you knock something up, you make it or build it very quickly, using whatever materials are available. [INFORMAL] [V n P n (not pron)] Could you possibly knock me up some scrambled eggs?... [V P n (not pron)] Any water skiing… …

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  • 49 knock on — noun (rugby) knocking the ball forward while trying to catch it (a foul) • Topics: ↑rugby, ↑rugby football, ↑rugger • Hypernyms: ↑play • Part Holonyms: ↑rugby, ↑ …

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  • 50 knock — 01. Make sure you [knock] loudly when you come to the door; I might be in another room, and it is sometimes difficult to hear. 02. Don t [knock] so loud, it drives my parents crazy. 03. There s a strange [knocking] sound coming from your car… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 51 knock — v 1. rap, tap, hit, thump, bang, drum, pound, hammer. 2. strike, smite, thwack, smack, cuff, buffet, punch, box, Scot. dunt, Inf. slug; slap, Inf. whack, Inf. clout, Inf. wallop, Inf. crown, Sl. conk, Sl. bop, Sl. belt, Sl. sock; beat, batter,… …

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  • 52 knock — [1] A general term used to describe various noises occurring in an engine; may be used to describe noises made by loose or worn mechanical parts. [2] Preignition, or detonation. Also see anti knock agent carbon knock diesel knock engine knock… …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 53 knock-on — I. ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun (plural knock ons) Etymology: knock on : the action of knocking on II. adjective Etymology: knock on : p …

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  • 54 Knock-in — Le knock in, en biologie moléculaire, est une variante du knock out. Dans cette variante, mis à part une invalidation du gène cible, un gène d intérêt est introduit dans le locus. Après recombinaison homologue, ce gène d intérêt est placé sous le …

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  • 55 Knock — This surname, of Scottish, Irish or English origin, is either a topographical name for someone, who lived on a hilltop, derived from the Olde English pre 7th Century cnocc (Gaelic cnoc ), meaning round topped hill , or a locational name from one… …

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  • 56 knock — an·ti·knock; knock; knock·er; knock·less; …

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  • 57 knock — 1. verb 1) he knocked on the door Syn: bang, tap, rap, thump, pound, hammer, beat, strike, hit 2) she knocked her knee on the table Syn: bump, bang …

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  • 58 knock up — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms knock up : present tense I/you/we/they knock up he/she/it knocks up present participle knocking up past tense knocked up past participle knocked up 1) British informal same as knock together It doesn t take… …

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  • 59 knock — I. verb Etymology: Middle English knoken, from Old English cnocian; akin to Middle High German knochen to press Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. to strike something with a sharp blow 2. to collide with something 3. a. bustle …

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  • 60 Knock-in — En clonación molecular y biología, un Knock in se refiere a un método de ingeniería genética que involucra la introducción de un cDNA en un locus particular del cromosoma del organismo. Normalmente, ese es hecho usando un ratón modelo ya que son… …

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