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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stick, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stuck (Obs. Sticked ); p. pr. & vb. n. Sticking.]
 1. To penetrate with a pointed instrument; to pierce; to stab; hence, to kill by piercing; as, to stick a beast.
    And sticked him with bodkins anon.   --Chaucer.
    It was a shame . . . to stick him under the other gentleman's arm while he was redding the fray.   --Sir W. Scott.
 2. To cause to penetrate; to push, thrust, or drive, so as to pierce; as, to stick a needle into one's finger.
    Thou stickest a dagger in me.   --Shak.
 3. To fasten, attach, or cause to remain, by thrusting in; hence, also, to adorn or deck with things fastened on as by piercing; as, to stick a pin on the sleeve.
    My shroud of white, stuck all with yew.   --Shak.
    The points of spears are stuck within the shield.   --Dryden.
 4. To set; to fix in; as, to stick card teeth.
 5. To set with something pointed; as, to stick cards.
 6. To fix on a pointed instrument; to impale; as, to stick an apple on a fork.
 7. To attach by causing to adhere to the surface; as, to stick on a plaster; to stick a stamp on an envelope; also, to attach in any manner.
 8. Print. To compose; to set, or arrange, in a composing stick; as, to stick type. [Cant]
 9. Joinery To run or plane (moldings) in a machine, in contradistinction to working them by hand. Such moldings are said to be stuck.
 10. To cause to stick; to bring to a stand; to pose; to puzzle; as, to stick one with a hard problem. [Colloq.]
 11. To impose upon; to compel to pay; sometimes, to cheat. [Slang]
 To stick out, to cause to project or protrude; to render prominent.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stick·ing, a. & n. from Stick, v.
 Sticking piece, a piece of beef cut from the neck. [Eng.]
 Sticking place, the place where a thing sticks, or remains fast; sticking point.
 But screw your courage to the sticking place,
 And we'll not fail.   --Shak.
 -- Sticking plaster, an adhesive plaster for closing wounds, and for similar uses.
 Sticking point. Same as Sticking place, above.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary; "the
            jutting limb of a tree"; "massive projected
            buttresses"; "his protruding ribs"; "a pile of boards
            sticking over the end of his truck" [syn: jutting, projected,
             projecting, protruding, sticking(p), sticking