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shoulder 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈSHōldər/,
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shoulders, plural;
  1. Put (something heavy) over one's shoulder or shoulders to carry
    • - we shouldered our crippling backpacks and set off slowly up the hill
  2. Take on (a burden or responsibility)
    • - she shouldered the blame for the incident
  3. Push (someone or something) out of one's way with one's shoulder
    • - she shouldered him brusquely aside
  4. Move in this way
    • - he shouldered past a woman with a baby
    • - he shouldered his way through the seething mass of children
Noun
  1. The upper joint of the human arm and the part of the body between this and the neck

  2. (in quadrupeds) The joint of the upper forelimb and the adjacent part of the back

  3. The part of a bird or insect at which the wing is attached

  4. A large cut of meat from the upper foreleg and shoulder blade of an animal
    • - a shoulder of lamb
  5. A part of a garment covering the shoulder
    • - a jacket with padded shoulders
  6. The upper part of the back and arms
    • - a tall youth with broad shoulders
  7. This part of the body regarded as bearing responsibility or hardship or providing strength
    • - all accounts place the blame squarely on his shoulders
  8. A part of something resembling a shoulder in shape, position, or function
    • - the shoulder of a pulley
  9. A point at which a steep slope descends from a plateau or highland area
    • - the shoulder of the hill sloped down
  10. A paved strip alongside a road for stopping on in an emergency


  1. the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm
  2. lift onto one's shoulders
  3. push with the shoulders; "He shouldered his way into the crowd"
  4. a cut of meat including the upper joint of the foreleg
  5. a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula
  6. carry a burden, either real or metaphoric; "shoulder the burden"
  7. The shoulder is made up of three bones: the clavicle (collarbone), the scapula (shoulder blade), and the humerus (upper arm bone) as well as associated muscles, ligaments and tendons. The articulations between the bones of the shoulder make up the shoulder joints. ...
  8. Constantines is an indie rock band from Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
  9. A hard shoulder, or simply shoulder, is a reserved area by the verge of a road or motorway. Generally it is kept clear of all traffic. In the event of an emergency or breakdown, a motorist can pull into the hard shoulder to get out of the flow of traffic and obtain an element of safety. ...
  10. Shoulders is drinking game that involves players competing in a fast paced game attempting to "count" to 21.
  11. (Shoulders (band)) A band from Austin, Texas whose music had been best describe as "drunken carnival music". A band much loved by the local music scene of the early nineties. The lineup included Michael Slattery, Todd Kassens, Alan Gene Williams and Chris Black.
  12. The joint between the arm and the torso, sometimes including the surrounding area; A part of a road where drivers may stop in an emergency; a hard shoulder; To push (a person or thing) using one's shoulder; To carry (something) on one's shoulders; To accept responsibility for
  13. (Shouldered) having a lateral extension or protrusion. This term may be used to describe knives, projectile points or ceramic pots.
  14. (Shoulders) The top half of a ring shank, on either side of a cluster or stone
  15. (SHOULDERS) Feeling the weight of responsibilities; carrying blame; needing comfort or support; working hard at something
  16. (Shoulders) Strength or burdens. Although you may be cheerful at the moment, there are problems and worries around the corner. Fortunately they will resolve themselves.
  17. (Shoulders) The girthy part of a fish behind the head of a big fish.
  18. (Shoulders) The tanned part of the shoulder of a bovine animal, slightly thinner than a bend and used for top pieces generally
  19. (The shoulders) are the pieces that go from the shank to the setting. These can be many shapes and sizes and can hold stones.
  20. (shoulders) A less-used term for serifs.
  21. (or bow stop) The edge of the key that touches the face of the lock to define how far the key is inserted into the lock.
  22. To dream of seeing naked shoulders, foretells that happy changes will make you look upon the world in a different light than formerly. To see your own shoulders appearing thin, denotes that you will depend upon the caprices of others for entertainment and pleasure.
  23. The side of a ball race, also a surface in a bearing application or shaft which axially positions a bearing and takes the thrust load.
  24. the outer edge of the tire tread where it meets the sidewall
  25. The area of a cigar where the cap meets the body. If you cut into the shoulder, the cigar will begin to unravel.