col·lar /ˈkɑlɚ/ 名詞
1. Something worn round the neck, whether for use, ornament, restraint, or identification; as, the collar of a coat; a lady's collar; the collar of a dog.
2. Arch. (a) A ring or cincture. (b) A collar beam.
3. Bot. The neck or line of junction between the root of a plant and its stem.
4. An ornament worn round the neck by knights, having on it devices to designate their rank or order.
5. Zool. (a) A ringlike part of a mollusk in connection with esophagus. (b) A colored ring round the neck of a bird or mammal.
6. Mech. A ring or round flange upon, surrounding, or against an object, and used for restraining motion within given limits, or for holding something to its place, or for hiding an opening around an object; as, a collar on a shaft, used to prevent endwise motion of the shaft; a collar surrounding a stovepipe at the place where it enters a wall. The flanges of a piston and the gland of a stuffing box are sometimes called collars.
7. Naut. An eye formed in the bight or bend of a shroud or stay to go over the masthead; also, a rope to which certain parts of rigging, as dead-eyes, are secured.
8. Mining A curb, or a horizontal timbering, around the mouth of a shaft.
Collar beam Arch., a horizontal piece of timber connecting and tying together two opposite rafters; -- also, called simply collar.
Collar of brawn, the quantity of brawn bound up in one parcel. [Eng.] --Johnson.
Collar day, a day of great ceremony at the English court, when persons, who are dignitaries of honorary orders, wear the collars of those orders.
To slip the collar, to get free; to disentangle one's self from difficulty, labor, or engagement.
Col·lar, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Collared p. pr. & vb. n. Collaring.]
1. To seize by the collar.
2. To put a collar on.
To collar beef (or other meat), to roll it up, and bind it close with a string preparatory to cooking it.
n 1: a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
2: a band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's
neck as a harness or to identify it
3: necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck [syn: choker,
dog collar, neckband]
4: a figurative restraint; "asked for a collar on program
trading in the stock market"; "kept a tight leash on his
emotions"; "he's always gotten a long leash" [syn: leash]
5: the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a
criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the
collar" [syn: apprehension, arrest, catch, pinch,
taking into custody]
v 1: take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected
criminals" [syn: nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up,
2: seize by the neck or collar
3: furnish with a collar; "collar the dog"
(Heb. peh), means in Job 30:18 the mouth or opening of the
garment that closes round the neck in the same way as a tunic
(Ex. 39:23). The "collars" (Heb. netiphoth) among the spoils of
the Midianites (Judg. 8:26; R.V., "pendants") were ear-drops.
The same Hebrew word is rendered "chains" in Isa. 3:19.