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maul 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
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mauls, 3rd person singular present; mauling, present participle; mauled, past tense; mauled, past participle;
  1. (of an animal) Wound (a person or animal) by scratching and tearing
    • - the herdsmen were mauled by lions
  2. Treat (someone or something) roughly

Noun
  1. A tool with a heavy head and a handle, used for tasks such as ramming, crushing, and driving wedges; a beetle


  1. a heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges
  2. split (wood) with a maul and wedges
  3. injure badly by beating
  4. The Multi-shot Accessory Underbarrel Launcher, or MAUL, is a semi-automatic shotgun manufactured by Metal Storm. A range of lethal: buckshot and slug, and non-lethal: blunt impact, door breaching, and frangible munitions come preloaded in 5 round "stacked projectiles" munition tubes. ...
  5. Maul is a comic book character from DC Comics/Wildstorm. Maul is a half human, half titanthrope (a subspecies of the Kherubim), biochemist from Earth. Some have argued that the Maul character is an imitation of the Hulk with reversed colors. ...
  6. (Mauls) A splitting maul (or mall) is a heavy, long-handled hammer used for splitting a piece of wood along its grain. One side of its head is like a sledgehammer, and the other side is like an axe. In some countries it is also called a block buster or block splitter.
  7. A heavy long-handled hammer, used for splitting logs by driving a wedge into it, or in combat; A situation where the player carrying the ball, who must be on his feet, is held by one or more opponents, and one or more of the ball carrier's team mates bind onto the ball carrier; To handle ...
  8. (Mauls) Maul's happen when a ball carrier is surrounded by players from both teams or is tackled and the two team's battle for ball possession. ...
  9. (Mauls) splitting implements that have evolved from the simple 'wedge' design to more complex designs, some of which are mauls with a conical 'axehead' and compound mauls with swivelling 'sub-wedges', among other types; have a heavy wedge-shaped head, with a sledge-hammer face opposite.
  10. a heavy stone implement with blunted or rounded edges used for pounding and/or crushing. The maul may be grooved to facilitate holding or hafting, and may be classified according to the extent to which the groove travels the circumference of the tool (for example, three-quarter grooved maul, ...
  11. As in trawler maul. The damage sustained by a cable when it has been hit by trawled fishing gear, commonly the otter boards used by beam trawlers.
  12. A stone pounding tool that was pecked, ground, groved and hafted.
  13. Work an 'engine with full stroke and full throttle
  14. An old name for a mallet, the rendering of the Hebrew mephits (Pro 25:18), properly a war-club.
  15. a primitive hammer-like tool, similar to a mallet, used to strike a chisel or froe when working wood. It consists of a length of wood with a handle whittled into one end. ...
  16. typically after a runner has come into contact and the ball is still being held by a player once any combination of at least three players have bound themselves a maul has been set. The primary difference from a ruck is that the ball is not on the ground.
  17. A spontaneous battle between the two teams, it arises when the ball carrier is stopped by the other team but is able to remain on his feet.  Ideally, the ball carrier should turn back to face his teammates while holding the ball securely. ...
  18. Free-for-all brawl where the ball is kept in the air (See ruck (1)).
  19. A ball carrier is held up in the tackle (does not go to ground) by an opposing player and one more player from either team joins the fray. A maul is then considered formed and the off side line becomes the last foot of the last man on each side of the maul. ...
  20. If a ball runner is engaged by the opposing team but is not tackled, the engagement is called a maul. Players from the opposing team can steal the ball away from the unright runner or the runner's teammates can move in close for a shoulder-to-shoulder handoff of the ball.
  21. A loose formation brought around a player who is still in possession of the ball and has not been brought to the ground.
  22. is when a runner comes into contact but does not go to ground, usually when there is good support from the attacking teams forwards. the support binds onto the first man and tries to drive the ball down the field. ...
  23. Alternate name for a wooden club.
  24. to hurt by rough handling
  25. A heavy wooden hammer.