What is neck?

  • (noun): Opening for the neck; the part of a garment near the neck opening.
    See also — Additional definitions below


The neck is the part of the body, on many terrestrial or secondarily aquatic vertebrates, that distinguishes the head from the torso or trunk. The adjective (from Latin) signifying "of the neck" is cervical (though this more frequently used to describe the cervix).

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Dave Murray (musician) - Equipment - Guitar Specs
... Tremolo Systems His Artist Signature model features a soft "V"-shaped maple neck with satin back and sports a humbucker/single-coil/humbucker (HSH) configuration ... Super Distortion DP100 humbucking pickups (bridge/neck), a Fender Texas Special single-coil pickup in the middle position, a 5-way pickup selector and an oval neck profile The original black '57 Stratocaster has ...
Ibanez S4170 AB
... It featured abalone binding around the body and headstock, and a neck-thru construction ... Colors Red Viking (RVK) Specifications Neck Type 5pc Wizard II Maple/Bubinga neck (neck-thru) Body Ash Burl top/ Selected Mahogany body Frets Jumbo frets Bridge Ibanez ZR Neck Pickup DiMarzio IBZ neck ...
Cervical Collar
... A cervical collar (also neck brace) is an orthopedic medical device used to support a patient's neck and head ... emergency personnel for victims of traumatic head or neck injuries, and can be used to treat chronic medical conditions ... Whenever patients have a traumatic head or neck injury, they may have a cervical fracture ...
Neck (music)
... The neck is the part of certain string instruments that projects from the main body and is the base of the fingerboard, where the fingers are placed to stop the strings at different pitches ... family, and the mandolin family are examples of instruments which have necks ... The word for neck sometimes appears in other languages in musical instructions ...
Neck, North Holland
... Neck is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland ... In 2001, the town of Neck had 989 inhabitants ... The statistical area "Neck", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1030 ...

More definitions of "neck":

  • (verb): Kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion.
    Synonyms: make out
  • (noun): A narrow elongated projecting strip of land.
  • (noun): The part of an organism that connects the head to the rest of the body.
    Example: "He admired her long graceful neck"
    Synonyms: cervix
  • (noun): A cut of meat from the neck of an animal.

Famous quotes containing the word neck:

    In Florida consider the flamingo,
    Its color passion but its neck a question.
    Robert Penn Warren (1905–1989)

    If with light head erect I sing,
    Though all the muses lend their force,
    From my poor love of anything,
    The verse is weak and shallow as its source.

    But if with bended neck I grope,
    Listening behind me for my wit,
    With faith superior to hope,
    More anxious to keep back than forward it,
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Generation on generation, your neck rubbed the windowsill
    of the stall, smoothing the wood as the sea smooths glass.
    Donald Hall (b. 1928)