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 Expands for Second Annual Indoor Holiday Shopping Spectacular at the Kimmel Center
    PHILADELPHIA -- Pennsylvania Ballet's second-annual Nutcracker Market expands for 2014 with more vendors and three levels of spectacular indoor holiday shopping and entertainment at the Kimmel Center for ... Read more on this news related to 'Nutcracker'
  • St. Thomas dancers featured in 'The Nutcracker' production in London
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  • 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'

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