Crack a nut with a sledgehammer - If you use a sledgehammer to crack a nut, you apply too much force to achieve a result. ('Jackhammer' is also used.)
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Even a blind squirrel finds a nut once in a while - This expression means that even if people are ineffective or misguided, sometimes they can still be correct just by being lucky.
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From soup to nuts - If you do something from soup to nuts, you do it from the beginning right to the very end.
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Go nuts - If someone goes nuts, they get excited over something.
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Nuts and bolts - The nuts and bolts are the most essential components of something.
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Tough nut to crack - If something is a tough nut to crack, it is difficult to find the answer or solution. When used about a person, it means that it is difficult to get them to do or allow what you want. 'Hard nut to crack' is an alternative.
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In literature:
The Secretary's office has a number of calls for information regarding sources of nuts and nut kernels for private consumption or planting.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
In front of us was a low ridge covered with loose rocks and straggling trees of the nut-pine.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
In Figure 100 is a key drawn with a shade line, while in Figure 101 the shade line is shown applied to a nut.
"Mechanical Drawing Self-Taught" by Joshua Rose
The first part of it will be a nutting-party.
"Marjorie's Busy Days" by Carolyn Wells
Mr. Harris: Speaking of variations of nuts I think it is well known that there is quite a variation in the nuts of the oak.
"Northern Nut Growers Association, Report of the Proceedings at the Third Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
But being called nuts, Mr. Malone, can never hurt me.
"That Sweet Little Old Lady" by Gordon Randall Garrett (AKA Mark Phillips)
Oh, I'm very fond of pine-nuts.
"Shadows of Shasta" by Joaquin Miller
Any other nuts can be used.
"The Community Cook Book" by Anonymous
The nuts were small, poor pig-nuts, and I thought of all the gnawing he would have to do to get at the scanty meat they held.
"Squirrels and Other Fur-Bearers" by John Burroughs
Some 18 or 20 years ago all, or nearly all, of the nuts dropped in June.
"Northern Nut Growers Association, Report of the Proceedings at the Fourth Annual Meeting" by Various
The hickory nut I think is another great nut of this country and great attention ought to be paid to it.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Fifth Annual Meeting" by Various
Bought a pennyworth of cracked hickory nuts.
"A Journey to America in 1834" by Robert Heywood
Nut trees, they argue, fit in very well, as the chickens cannot hurt the nuts nor the nuts the chickens.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Eleventh Annual Meeting" by Various
In the fall, when the nuts were ripe, Johnnie Green often visited the tree.
"The Tale of Grunty Pig" by Arthur Scott Bailey
Well, it is extracted from the nuts of a species of palm.
"The Forest Exiles" by Mayne Reid
I shall give you good food to eat, and coco-nut toddy to drink.
"The Call Of The South" by Louis Becke
Immediately below him were his two body attendants, who have charge of his beetle-nut box and his weapons.
"Borneo and the Indian Archipelago" by Frank S. Marryat
The arching of that side of the nut may also be left a little higher.
"The Repairing & Restoration of Violins" by Horace Petherick
The eating of nuts and fruits furnished by certain kinds of trees came as natural to early men as it does to the other animals.
"Conservation Reader" by Harold W. Fairbanks
He wanted to go home, he said; he didn't care for nuts, and would not go with his companions.
"Jessie Carlton" by Francis Forrester
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In poetry:
A rough old nut, A tough old nut
Of a skipper:
But the right stuff, Sure enough,
For a racing clipper.
"Skipper" by Cicely Fox Smith
N was a Nut that grew
High up upon a tree;
Papa, who could not reach it,said,
'That's much too high for me!'
"Nonsense Alphabet" by Edward Lear
'Oh would I were home in Caucaland,
To hear my harpers play,
And to drink my last of the nut-brown ale,
While I gave the gold rings away.
"The Song of The Little Baltung: A.D. 395" by Charles Kingsley
"Begin, my flute, with me Maenalian lays.
Now, Mopsus, cut new torches, for they bring
Your bride along; now, bridegroom, scatter nuts:
Forsaking Oeta mounts the evening star!
"Eclogue 8: To Pollio Damon Alphesiboeus" by Publius Vergilius Maro
I am your dream, Sweet; so no more of dreaming,
Your lips to mine must end this chanted charm,
Your heart to mine, 'neath nut-brown tresses streaming,
I set my love a seal upon your arm.
"A Marriage Charm" by Nora Jane Hopper Chesson
My eyes were open to the dark, I stood in silent fear,
And saw one move among them was gone from me a year,
Her nut-brown curls so fine and free, her slender shape I knew–
Christ keep us from such sorrow as filled her eyes of blue.
"Bereft" by Anna Johnston MacManus
In news:
Why do Danes have smaller nuts than Finns —are toxins to blame.
House OKs FISA , Libs Go Nuts.
My English teacher was a self-professed Shakespeare nut (well, I don't think he gave himself that title, but we as his students sure would've).
The problem is recipes that call for every nut and dried fruit.
For bellota ham, nuts aren't the half of it.
When it comes to the prized bellota ham from Spain, it is easy to understand why everyone talks about the nuts.
And one nut getting more attention these days is walnuts.
Customize the recipe by adding your own extras, like dried fruit, nuts, blueberries, or spices.
The nuts and bolts come apart.
Aircraft maintenance records must be documented scrupulously, and the pedigree of every nut, bolt and washer has to be recorded for possible FAA review.
Don't go nuts on cuts.
Toasted pine nuts – coarsely chopped 20 large uncooked shrimp How To: 1.
Risk factors include being overweight and postmenopausal—but as our writer found out for herself, being a skinny health nut is no protection either.
Led by Ed Farias's three-run homerun, Nuts and Honeys defeated the 808 Grinders 16-7.
A real collection of nut jobs today on the gump file.
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In science:
We solve the ﬂow equations and obtain interpolating solutions describing extremal black holes in a Taub-NUT geometry in ﬁve dimensions.
First-order flow equations for extremal black holes in very special geometry
The solutions to the fourdimensional ﬂow equations that we present describe single-center static dyonic extremal black holes in four dimensions, whose magnetic charge is the NUT charge.
First-order flow equations for extremal black holes in very special geometry
Extremal black holes in ﬁve dimensions can be related to extremal black holes in four dimensions by placing the ﬁve-dimensional black hole in a Taub-NUT geometry.
First-order flow equations for extremal black holes in very special geometry
The NUT charge is denoted by p0 and is positive.
First-order flow equations for extremal black holes in very special geometry
This “superpotential” then leads to ﬁrst-order ﬂow equations for extremal black holes in a Taub-NUT geometry in ﬁve dimensions.
First-order flow equations for extremal black holes in very special geometry
The simplest case, which demonstrates one of the basic tools for adding rotation in more complicated cases, is the Kerr solution–in fact, one generates the Kerr-Taub-NUT solution, and then sets the nut charge to zero.
Black Holes in Higher Dimensions
The new solution contains two more parameters than the Schwarzschild seed: these correspond to the rotation and nut parameters.
Black Holes in Higher Dimensions
Frolov, “Hidden symmetry of higher dimensional Kerr-NUT-AdS spacetimes,” Class.
Black Holes in Higher Dimensions
Krtous, “Integrability of geodesic motion in general Kerr-NUT-AdS spacetimes,” Phys.
Black Holes in Higher Dimensions
One of them describes a generally rotating black hole with NUT charges.
Report on GRG18, Session A3, Mathematical Studies of the Field Equations
These spacetimes describe the gravitational ﬁelds of isolated massive ob jects, e.g. stars or black holes, and are in addition characterized by a NUT charge, angular momentum, acceleration and a cosmological constant.
Geodesics of electrically and magnetically charged test particles in the Reissner-Nordstr\"om space-time: analytical solutions
The elliptic and hyperelliptic functions were subsequently used to obtain the solutions of the geodesic equations in the axially symmetric Taub-NUT and Kerr-de Sitter spacetimes.
Geodesics of electrically and magnetically charged test particles in the Reissner-Nordstr\"om space-time: analytical solutions
The Taub-NUT space-time which is characterized by a gravitomagnetic charge possesses also two horizons. A Kruskal-like analytic extension of the Taub-NUT space-time would then likewise allow test particles to move into other worlds.
Geodesics of electrically and magnetically charged test particles in the Reissner-Nordstr\"om space-time: analytical solutions
Therefore, we ﬁnd that an observer located in the neighborhood of the spatial inﬁnity feels as if there were a single Kaluza-Klein black hole with the point source with the parameter M = Pi Mi and the nut charge N = Pi Ni . 3.2.3.
Exact solutions of higher dimensional black holes
In the static electrically charged solution,46) the m = ±q case corresponds to a supersymmetric solution, i.e., the static black hole in Taub-NUT space.28), 53) However, in the above rotating solution,48) the two cases, m = −q and m = q , describe different solutions due to the existence of a Chern-Simons term.
Exact solutions of higher dimensional black holes
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