hook /ˈhʊk/ 名詞
接聽; 工作中; 摘機
掛斷; 非工作中; "掛機"
1. A piece of metal, or other hard material, formed or bent into a curve or at an angle, for catching, holding, or sustaining anything; as, a hook for catching fish; a hook for fastening a gate; a boat hook, etc.
2. That part of a hinge which is fixed to a post, and on which a door or gate hangs and turns.
3. An implement for cutting grass or grain; a sickle; an instrument for cutting or lopping; a billhook.
Like slashing Bentley with his desperate hook. --Pope.
4. Steam Engin. See Eccentric, and V-hook.
5. A snare; a trap. [R.]
6. A field sown two years in succession. [Prov. Eng.]
7. pl. The projecting points of the thigh bones of cattle; -- called also hook bones.
8. Geog. A spit or narrow cape of sand or gravel turned landward at the outer end; as, Sandy Hook in New Jersey.
By hook or by crook, one way or other; by any means, direct or indirect. --Milton. “In hope her to attain by hook or crook.” --Spenser.
Off the hook, freed from some obligation or difficulty; as, to get off the hook by getting someone else to do the job. [Colloq.]
Off the hooks, unhinged; disturbed; disordered. [Colloq.] “In the evening, by water, to the Duke of Albemarle, whom I found mightly off the hooks that the ships are not gone out of the river.” --Pepys.
On one's own hook, on one's own account or responsibility; by one's self. [Colloq. U.S.] --Bartlett.
To go off the hooks, to die. [Colloq.] --Thackeray.
Bid hook, a small boat hook.
Chain hook. See under Chain.
Deck hook, a horizontal knee or frame, in the bow of a ship, on which the forward part of the deck rests.
Hook and eye, one of the small wire hooks and loops for fastening together the opposite edges of a garment, etc.
Hook bill Zool., the strongly curved beak of a bird.
Hook ladder, a ladder with hooks at the end by which it can be suspended, as from the top of a wall.
Hook motion Steam Engin., a valve gear which is reversed by V hooks.
Hook squid, any squid which has the arms furnished with hooks, instead of suckers, as in the genera Enoploteuthis and Onychteuthis.
Hook wrench, a wrench or spanner, having a hook at the end, instead of a jaw, for turning a bolthead, nut, or coupling.
Hook, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hooked p. pr. & vb. n. Hooking.]
1. To catch or fasten with a hook or hooks; to seize, capture, or hold, as with a hook, esp. with a disguised or baited hook; hence, to secure by allurement or artifice; to entrap; to catch; as, to hook a dress; to hook a trout.
Hook him, my poor dear, . . . at any sacrifice. --W. Collins.
2. To seize or pierce with the points of the horns, as cattle in attacking enemies; to gore.
3. To steal. [Colloq. Eng. & U.S.]
To hook on, to fasten or attach by, or as by, hook.
Hook v. i.
1. To bend; to curve as a hook.
2. To move or go with a sudden turn; hence [Slang or Prov. Eng.], to make off; to clear out; -- often with it. “Duncan was wounded, and the escort hooked it.”
n 1: a catch for locking a door
2: a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook [syn: crotchet]
3: anything that serves as an enticement [syn: bait, come-on,
4: a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or
hold or pull something [syn: claw]
5: a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling
6: a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed
golfer; "he tooks lessons to cure his hooking" [syn: draw,
7: a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the
8: a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is
farther from the basket [syn: hook shot]
v 1: fasten with a hook [ant: unhook]
2: rip off; ask an unreasonable price [syn: overcharge, soak,
surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob]
3: make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping
thread with a hooked needle; "She sat there crocheting all
day" [syn: crochet]
4: hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the
5: take by theft; "Someone snitched my wallet!" [syn: snitch,
thieve, cop, knock off, glom]
6: make off with belongings of others [syn: pilfer, cabbage,
purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, sneak,
filch, nobble, lift]
7: hit with a hook; "His opponent hooked him badly"
8: catch with a hook; "hook a fish"
9: to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on
something, especially a narcotic drug) [syn: addict]
10: secure with the foot; "hook the ball"
11: entice and trap; "The car salesman had snared three
potential customers" [syn: snare]
12: approach with an offer of sexual favors; "he was solicited
by a prostitute"; "The young man was caught soliciting in
the park" [syn: solicit, accost]
(1.) Heb. hah, a "ring" inserted in the nostrils of animals to
which a cord was fastened for the purpose of restraining them (2
Kings 19:28; Isa. 37:28, 29; Ezek. 29:4; 38:4). "The Orientals
make use of this contrivance for curbing their
work-beasts...When a beast becomes unruly they have only to draw
the cord on one side, which, by stopping his breath, punishes
him so effectually that after a few repetitions he fails not to
become quite tractable whenever he begins to feel it"
(Michaelis). So God's agents are never beyond his control.
(2.) Hakkah, a fish "hook" (Job 41:2, Heb. Text, 40:25; Isa.
19:8; Hab. 1:15).
(3.) Vav, a "peg" on which the curtains of the tabernacle were
hung (Ex. 26:32).
(4.) Tsinnah, a fish-hooks (Amos 4:2).
(5.) Mazleg, flesh-hooks (1 Sam. 2:13, 14), a kind of fork
with three teeth for turning the sacrifices on the fire, etc.
(6.) Mazmeroth, pruning-hooks (Isa. 2:4; Joel 3:10).
(7.) 'Agmon (Job 41:2, Heb. Text 40:26), incorrectly rendered
in the Authorized Version. Properly a rush-rope for binding
animals, as in Revised Version margin.