What does necklace mean?

Definitions for necklace
ˈnɛk lɪsneck·lace

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. necklacenoun

    jewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women)

Wiktionary

  1. necklacenoun

    An article of jewelry/jewellery that is worn around the neck, most often made of a string of precious metal, pearls, gems, beads or shells, and sometimes having a pendant attached.

  2. necklacenoun

    Anything resembling a necklace in shape.

    a necklace of coral islands

  3. necklacenoun

    (South African) A method of informal execution in which a rubber tyre is filled with petrol, placed around the victim's neck, and set on fire.

  4. necklaceverb

    (South African) To informally execute by setting on fire a petrol-filled rubber tyre which has been put around the bound victim's neck.

  5. necklaceadjective

    (South African) Describing a method of murder.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Necklacenoun

    a string of beads, etc., or any continuous band or chain, worn around the neck as an ornament

  2. Necklacenoun

    a rope or chain fitted around the masthead to hold hanging blocks for jibs and stays

Freebase

  1. Necklace

    A necklace is an article of jewellery which is worn around the neck. Necklaces are frequently formed from a metal jewellery chain. Others are woven or manufactured from cloth using string or twine. Common features of necklaces include features such as colorful stones, wood, art glass, feathers, shells, beads or corals - a wide, wide variety of other adornments have also been used. If a necklace includes a primary hanging feature, it is called a pendant; if the pendant is itself a small container, that is called a locket.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. necklace

    A ring of wads placed round a gun, as sometimes practised, for readiness and stowage. Also, a strop round a lower mast carrying leading-blocks. Also, the chain necklace, to which the futtock-shrouds are secured in some vessels.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of necklace in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of necklace in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of necklace in a Sentence

  1. Ron Zuckerman:

    I can give you this floppy thing like a necklace that's just wiggling -around and you can actually fold it, all of a sudden the helical folds start to become stable because all the magnets line up.

  2. Kelly Means:

    I feel the pain. My mother being robbed on a bus. My auntie being beat and robbed for her necklace.

  3. Minister David Latimore:

    So, I asked him, 'what is a large necklace? What does that mean? What size is large?' He couldn't tell me.

  4. AiR:

    we may think it is a necklace,a bangle or a ring. No! It's not - there is Gold in Everything

  5. Sculptor Idriz Balani:

    I used three photos to get her smile, hair, posture and attire right and kept the necklace. She exudes benevolence. I hope they like it.

Images & Illustrations of necklace

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