gooseneck

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gooseneck something in a thin curved form (like the neck of a goose)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gooseneck Nautical: A sort of iron hook fitted to the inner end of a yard or boom, for temporary attachment to a clamp of iron or an eye-bolt, A davit.
    • n gooseneck In machinery, a pipe shaped like the letter S; a flexible coupling.
    • n gooseneck A nozle with a universal joint used on a fire-engine stand-pipe
    • n gooseneck In lumbering: A wooden bar used to couple two logging-trucks. Also called rooster.
    • n gooseneck The point of draft on a logging-sled: it consists of a curved iron hook bolted to the roll. Also called draw-hook
    • n gooseneck A curved iron hook driven into the bottom of a slide to check the speed of descending logs.
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Usage

In literature:

The kerosene can I set over the lamp, and to its nose I affixed a snout, and into the snout the bone that was like a gooseneck.
"The Faith of Men" by Jack London
Next, the gooseneck of the truss, on which it pivoted, smashed away.
"The Mutiny of the Elsinore" by Jack London
Lighting is accomplished by the use of gooseneck lamps, floodlights, or a spotlight.
"The Science of Fingerprints" by Federal Bureau of Investigation
The Gooseneck Putter will save him two on every Hole.
"Ade's Fables" by George Ade
Twisting the gooseneck in his hand, Brad sucked in a deep breath and blew it out in a rush.
"Spillthrough" by Daniel F. Galouye
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In news:

Gooseneck Hitch, V-10, 139K, Ready to Work.
Series Hydraulic Detachable Gooseneck (HDG) trailer features a new gooseneck design, as well as a long list of new standard equipment.
The HCS-4341B is a gooseneck -free conference microphone and the latest addition to the HCS-4100 series offered by Media Vision USA.
Sabine Phantom Gooseneck And Podium Mics.
The latest gooseneck microphone from Avlex is the Superlux PRA-618M.
BRYAN, TX — A former Gooseneck Trailer employee is arrested for copper theft.
On November 6, a theft was reported at Gooseneck Trailers located in the 4400 block of State Highway 21 in Bryan.
Auction Results for Titan GOOSENECK TANDEM Trucks (On-Road).
TITAN GOOSENECK TANDEM for $1,800.
The HCS-4341B is a gooseneck-free conference microphone and the latest addition to the HCS-4100 series offered by Media Vision USA.
The RV4 fifth-wheel gooseneck adapter from PopUp Industries makes it possible to free the pickup bed of hitch hardware when the fifth-wheel isn't in tow.
Sabine Phantom Gooseneck And Podium Mics.
Sabine 's new Phantom gooseneck and podium mics feature a built-in IR sensor that automatically turns the mic on when someone approaches it and mutes it when he walks away.
Tributaries is making its LED Gooseneck Light available as a separate SKU in response to user feedback, company officials said.
The LED Gooseneck Light will be packaged for display in retail stores.
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