Nutcracker

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Nutcracker Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • speckled birds that feed on nuts
  • any of various small short-tailed sharp-beaked birds that creep on trees and feed on small nuts and insects
  • a compound lever used to crack nuts open

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a compound lever used to crack nuts open ,
  • any of various small short-tailed songbirds with strong feet and a sharp beak that feed on small nuts and insects ,
  • speckled birds that feed on nuts

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Nutcracker Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A nutcracker is a mechanical device for cracking nuts. Nutcrackers usually work on the principle of moments as described in Archimedes' analysis of the lever. The earliest use of the term "nutcracker" in English dates to 1481.



Nutcracker Sample Sentences in News


  • Nutcracker Market tickets go on sale Oct. 20
    The Nutcracker Market roars back into Houston’s NRG Center (formerly Reliant Center) November 13-16, with the theme “Nutcracker Market in Paradise”, inspired by Jimmy Buffet’s iconic song “Cheeseburge Read more on this news related to 'Nutcracker'
  • Famous winter ballet to come to Lancaster
    CLASSIC winter ballet production, the Nutcracker, will be coming to Lancaster next week. Read more on this news related to 'Nutcracker'
  • Humble resident in Houston Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker
    Houston Ballet Academy students recently auditioned for Houston Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker. Humble resident Julia Pawlak, 8, was selected to dance the role of one of the party girls. The Nutcracker plays the Wortham Theater Center, Nov. 28 through Dec. 28. Read more on this news related to 'Nutcracker'

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