1. [ noun ] the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole
Synonyms: waist
Related terms: part bottom sole
2. [ noun ] cylinder forming the part of a bit by which it is held in the drill
Related terms: cylinder bit
3. [ noun ] cylinder forming the part of a bolt between the thread and the head
Related terms: cylinder bolt
4. [ noun ] cylinder forming a long narrow part of something
Synonyms: stem
Related terms: cylinder key handle nail anchor wineglass pin
5. [ noun ] (anatomy) the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
Related terms: body_part leg calf
6. [ noun ] (chemistry,food) a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg
Related terms: cut hindshank foreshank
7. [ noun ] (sport,golf) a poor golf stroke in which the heel of the club hits the ball
Related terms: golf_stroke
8. [ verb ] hit (a golf ball) with the heel of a club, causing the ball to veer in the wrong direction
Related terms: hit golf
9. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3195
10. [ noun ] (zoology) lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals
Synonyms: cannon
Related terms: body_part ungulate animal_leg cannon_bone
Similar spelling:   Shanks