Definitions for "nut "
The fruit of certain trees and shrubs (as of the almond, walnut, hickory, beech, filbert, etc.), consisting of a hard and indehiscent shell inclosing a kernel.
1-seeded, indehiscent ( q.v.), fruit with a hard, dry pericarp ( q.v.)
a hard, bony, one-celled fruit that does not split.
The piece the strings cross over at the peghead end of the instrument. The nut holds the strings in position, and usually defines the end of the vibrating length of the strings at the end opposite the bridge.
The slotted node at the headstock that the strings break over.
the point at which the strings are supported as the run from the fingerboard to the headstock.
Keywords:  geb, goddess, osiris, isis, nephthys
the ancient Egyptian goddess of the daytime sky and later the goddess of the entire sky and was the place where clouds formed; her father and mother were Shu and Tefnut. Her husband was the earth god Geb, with whom she had four children, Osiris, Isis, Seth, and Nephthys. Ancient Egyptian Gods - Nut
Goddess of the sky, her body stretched across from horizon to horizon, and she gave birth to the sun each morning and swallowed it each night. She was supported by her father Shu, god of the air. Married Geb and gave birth to Seth, Isis, Osiris and Nepthys, the gods of ancient Egyptian mythology.
Goddess of the Sky, and wife of Geb the Earth god. They are both part of the Ennead of Heliopolis. Represented as a woman with her curved body forming the sky. RETURN TO GLOSSARY INDEX
Keywords:  bolt, wedge, hexagonal, thread, fasten
A perforated block (usually a small piece of metal), provided with an internal or female screw thread, used on a bolt, or screw, for tightening or holding something, or for transmitting motion. See Illust. of 1st Bolt.
A fastener having internal threads used on a bolt to secure two or more pieces together.
1] A fastening device that is roughly doughnut shaped with a number of flat surfaces on the outer rim and threads on the inner hole. Also see bolt and nut, butterfly nut, castellated nut, lug nut, and wing nut. [2] A person who is greatly interested in a field such as "Jim is a car nut." Also see buff.
a fixed amount that an online casino gambler sets out to win.
The overhead costs of running the casino.
a fixed amount that a gambler sets out to win.
Keywords:  quod
An en quod.
Keywords:  obcordate
Nutrient Obcordate
Keywords:  gunlock, tumbler
The tumbler of a gunlock.
Movie jargon which describes the break-even point for the costs of operating each theater (the electricity, salaries, rent, maintenance, and the like.) In the movie industry, an acronym for prints and advertising. The term refers to expenses that distributors incur in making prints of their films for theaters and marketing them to the public. The advertising part means the money the distributor spends in publicizing the film through publicity and advertising. The aim of publicity is to get a favorable and curious "buzz" going about the movie among its target audiences. On major releases in the late 1990s, the P costs amounted to almost half the cost of making and editing the movie.
An amount of money reflecting a sponsorship of an advertiser of a radio or television broadcast.
Keywords:  ardently, junkie, addict, golf, devoted
someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction; "a golf addict"; "a car nut"; "a news junkie"
a whimsically eccentric person
Keywords:  chock, anchor, shank, gear, secure
A projection on each side of the shank of an anchor, to secure the stock in place.
a piece of gear that provides a secure anchor to the rock; same as a chock Move on to Definitions 0-Z
Keywords:  flush, highest, best, hold'em, adj
The best possible hand or the best possible of a given class. The "nut flush" is the highest possible flush.
The best combination of cards at a given time
The nut is used to refer to the highest possible hand of a certain type given the board. For example if the board contains 6 7 8 K Q then the nut straight is 9 T. Other straights are possible (5 9 and 4 5) but 9 T is the highest.
Keywords:  hazel, see
See Hazel.
one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens; "she kicked him in the balls and got away"
Also Known As: new user tutorial Definition: A Voicemail service that teaches new users how to use, access and adapt the service to their needs.
The price at which the dealer breaks even or makes minimum profit.
mobspeak for "the bottom line"; also the gross profit figure.
nut is nutrition software to record what you eat and analyze your meals for nutrient composition. The database included is the USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 19, which contains 7,293 foods and 140 nutrients. This database contains values for vitamins, minerals, fats, calories, protein, carbohydrates, fiber, etc.
Keywords:  burr, basic, expenses, operating
basic operating expenses; also, “burr
Keywords:  width, half
half the width of an em
Keywords:  teachers, union, national
National Union of Teachers
Generic term for any piece of passive protection
Keywords:  framework, test, unit
nut - Unit test framework for C++
Keywords:  testicles
Keywords:  gather
To gather nuts.
Keywords:  goal, reach, sum, player, sets
a sum the player sets as a goal to reach.
Keywords:  roll, word, bank, players, another
Another word for a players bank roll.
Keywords:  space, see
see en space