any of numerous small, short-tailed, sharp-beaked birds of the family Sittidae that creep on trees and feed on small nuts and insects.
any songbird of the family Sittidae, esp Sitta europaea, having strong feet and bill, and feeding on insects, seeds, and nuts
mid-14c., probably so called from its habit of breaking open and eating nuts; from nut + second element related to hack (v.) and hatchet.
- Nu thena
A software vendor specialising in rapid prototyping tools for real-time hardware and software systems and collaborating with DAZIX.
noun, Slang. 1. a mental hospital; insane asylum. /ˈnʌtˌhaʊs/ noun 1. (slang) a mental hospital or asylum noun (Variations: box or college or factory or foundry or hatch may replace house) A mental hospital; insane asylum: He has been recalled by the nut college/ goes away to the nut house/ exceptional privacy and independence even […]
noun, Slang. 1. a mental hospital; insane asylum.
- Nut key
noun 1. (mountaineering) a tool for extracting a nut, chock, etc, from a crack after use