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hang 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/haNG/,
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hanged, past participle; hanging, present participle; hangs, 3rd person singular present; hung, past participle; hung, past tense; hanged, past tense;
  1. Suspend or be suspended from above with the lower part dangling free
    • - that's where people are supposed to hang their wash
    • - a chain hanging freely over two pegs
  2. Attach or be attached to a wall
    • - we could just hang the pictures on the walls
    • - the room in which the pictures will hang
  3. Be adorned with pictures or other decorations
    • - the walls of her hall were hung with examples of her work
  4. Exhibit or be exhibited, as in a museum

  5. Attach or be attached so as to allow free movement about the point of attachment
    • - a long time was spent hanging a couple of doors
  6. Droop
    • - she just sat with her mouth hanging open
  7. (of fabric or a garment) Be arranged in folds so as to droop in a specified way
    • - this blend of silk and wool hangs well and resists creases
  8. Paste (wallpaper) to a wall

  9. Kill (someone) by tying a rope attached from above around the neck and removing the support from beneath (used as a form of capital punishment)
    • - he was hanged for murder
    • - she hanged herself in her cell
  10. Be killed in such a way
    • - both men were sentenced to hang
  11. Used in expressions as a mild oath
    • - they could all go hang
    • - I'm hanged if I know
  12. Remain static in the air
    • - a haze of smoke hung below the ceiling
  13. Be present or imminent, esp. oppressively or threateningly
    • - a sense of dread hung over him for days
  14. Deliver (a breaking pitch) that does not change direction as intended

  15. (of a juror) Prevent (a jury) from reaching a verdict by a dissenting vote

  16. Come or cause to come unexpectedly to a state in which no further operations can be carried out

Noun
  1. A downward droop or bend
    • - the bullish hang of his head
  2. The way in which something hangs
    • - the hang of one's clothes
  3. The way in which pictures are displayed in an exhibition


  1. be suspended or hanging; "The flag hung on the wall"
  2. bent: a special way of doing something; "he had a bent for it"; "he had a special knack for getting into trouble"; "he couldn't get the hang of it"
  3. the way a garment hangs; "he adjusted the hang of his coat"
  4. a gymnastic exercise performed on the rings or horizontal bar or parallel bars when the gymnast's weight is supported by the arms
  5. kill by hanging; "The murderer was hanged on Friday"
  6. let drop or droop; "Hang one's head in shame"
  7. In computing, a hang or freeze occurs when either a single computer program or the whole system ceases to respond to inputs. ...
  8. A Hang [haŋ] (pronunciation between the vowel sounds in the word and ) is a musical instrument in the idiophone class created by PANArt in Switzerland. The Hang is made from two deep drawn nitrided steel sheets that are attached together creating the recognizable 'UFO shape'. ...
  9. Hanging is the lethal suspension of a person by a ligature. The Oxford English Dictionary states that hanging in this sense is "specifically to put to death by suspension by the neck", although it formerly also referred to crucifixion and death by impalement in which the body would remain "hanging".
  10. (A Hanging) A Hanging (1931) is a short essay written by George Orwell, first published in August 1931 in the British literary magazine Adelphi. ...
  11. Name and trademark of a musical instrument invented and built by PANArt Hangbau AG
  12. The way in which something hangs; A grip, understanding; An instance of ceasing to respond to input devices; To be or remain suspended; To float, as if suspended; To hold or bear in a suspended or inclined manner or position instead of erect; To cause (something) to be suspended, as from a ...
  13. (hanging) The act of hanging a person (or oneself) by the neck in order to execute that person (or to commit suicide); A public event at which a person is hanged; Anything wide, high and rather thin that is hung as a decorative element (such as curtains, gobelins, wallpaper or posters); The ...
  14. (Hanging) chads are attached to the ballot at only one corner.
  15. (Hanging) An unprotected piece or pawn exposed to capture is said to be hanging.
  16. (HANGING) The inclination to run in (or out) during a race. When hanging in, a horse will have a tendency to veer towards the inside running rail or fence, while when hanging out, a horse will have a tendency to veer towards the outside running rail. ...
  17. (Hanging) All paintings must have two hooks on the reverse side of the painting with a piece of string or wire linking the hooks.
  18. (Hanging) Attaching flying pieces to the appropriate bars.
  19. (Hanging) The process of putting a lighting instrument in its designated spot according to the light plot.
  20. (Hanging) To see a large concourse of people gathering at a hanging, denotes that many enemies will club together to try to demolish your position in their midst. See Execution.
  21. (Hanging) What a gallery does to art, involving mystical considerations of spacing, grouping, height, eyeline and lighting. Doing it well takes genuine talent.
  22. (Hanging) When Miners are talking about taking care of the hanging it is the ceiling of a drift.
  23. (hanging) A method of execution where a hangman's noose is put around a persons neck and the person is raised from the ground, either via suspension from a tree or a drop away floor on a gibbet or gallows. To string up.
  24. (hanging) Any type of mark or non-alphanumeric character positioned in a margin, and not aligned with the body of the copy, such as "hanging hyphenation" and "hanging punctuation". ...
  25. (hanging) horrible or dirty. e.g.. "That bird's hanging mate !".