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Engelsk navneord: jaw

1. jaw (i anatomi) the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth

Mindre specifikke termerbone, os

Mere specifikke termerchop, jawbone, jowl, lower jaw, lower jawbone, mandible, mandibula, mandibular bone, maxilla, maxillary, submaxilla, upper jaw, upper jawbone

Omfatter disse specifikke termeralveolar arch, alveolar process, alveolar ridge, gum ridge

Omfatter disse overordnede termerskull

2. jaw (i anatomi) the bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth

Mindre specifikke termerfeature, lineament

Omfatter disse overordnede termerface, human face

3. jaw (om genstand) holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object

Mindre specifikke termerholding device

Omfatter disse overordnede termeralligator clip, bench vise, bulldog clip, chuck, pair of pliers, pliers, plyers, spanner, vise, wrench

Engelsk udsagnsord: jaw

1. jaw (om kommunikation) talk socially without exchanging too much information

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)chaffer, chat, chatter, chew the fat, chit-chat, chitchat, claver, confab, confabulate, gossip, natter, shoot the breeze, visit

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s

Mindre specifikke termerconverse, discourse

Mere specifikke termerjawbone, schmoose, schmooze, shmoose, shmooze

2. jaw (om kommunikation) talk incessantly and tiresomely

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)rattle on, yack, yack away, yap away

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s

Mindre specifikke termermouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

3. jaw (om forbrug, indtagelse el. anvendelse) chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe jawed his bubble gum.
Chew your food and don't swallow it!.
The cows were masticating the grass.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)chew, manducate, masticate

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termergrate, grind

Mere specifikke termerchamp, champ, chaw, chomp, crunch, gnaw, gum, mumble, munch

4. jaw (om kommunikation) censure severely or angrily

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car.
The deputy ragged the Prime Minister.
The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bawl out, berate, call down, call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, dress down, have words, lambast, lambaste, lecture, rag, rebuke, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, scold, take to task, trounce

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termercriticise, criticize, knock, pick apart

Mere specifikke termerbrush down, castigate, chasten, chastise, correct, objurgate, tell off

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