gooseneck


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gooseneck
gooseneck desk lamp

goose·neck

 (go͞os′nĕk′)
n.
1. A slender curved object or part, such as the flexible shaft of a type of desk lamp.
2. Nautical A pivoting connector by which the boom is attached to the mast on many sailboats.

goose′necked′ adj.

gooseneck

(ˈɡuːsˌnɛk)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) nautical a pivot between the forward end of a boom and a mast, to allow the boom to swing freely
2. something in the form of a neck of a goose
ˈgooseˌnecked adj

goose•neck

(ˈgusˌnɛk)

n.
a curved object resembling the neck of a goose, as a section of pipe or a long, flexible metal shaft on a desk lamp.
[1680–90]
goose′necked`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gooseneck - something in a thin curved form (like the neck of a goose)gooseneck - something in a thin curved form (like the neck of a goose)
curve, curved shape - the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
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