Hay 2 definiciones de yoke en inglés:


Silabificación: yoke


1A wooden crosspiece that is fastened over the necks of two animals and attached to the plow or cart that they are to pull.
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  • The god told him that he would meet a cow that had never borne the weight of a yoke or plough.
  • The only noise was the snorting of oxen as they pulled against the yoke.
  • The yoke was fastened to the pole with a complex of knots so thoroughly tangled that it was impossible to unravel.
harness, collar, coupling
1.1 (plural igual or yokes) A pair of animals coupled together with a yoke: a yoke of oxen
1.2 archaic The amount of land that one pair of oxen could plow in a day.
1.3A frame fitting over the neck and shoulders of a person, used for carrying pails or baskets.
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  • Women in brightly coloured headscarves and short Russian army boots carried pails of milk on yokes around their shoulders.
  • By day he was working in a limestone quarry, carrying buckets of stones on a yoke.
1.4Used of something that is regarded as oppressive or burdensome: the yoke of imperialism
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  • The yearning of the poor that the Independence of the country and the shedding of the yoke of an oppressive colonial past would bring wealth or at least a little more prosperity to them, still remain an unfulfilled dream.
  • The worst abuses were officially abolished, but the yoke of oppression did return, and new laws depriving people of their freedom and their political rights were instituted.
  • Artistic approach to the style has been undergoing modern transformation, emerging out from under the oppressive yoke of postmodernist theory.
tyranny, oppression, domination, hegemony, enslavement, servitude, subjugation, subjection, bondage, thrall; bonds, chains, fetters, shacklesbond, tie, connection, link
1.5Used of something that represents a bond between two parties: the yoke of marriage
2Something resembling or likened to a yoke, in particular.
2.1A part of a garment that fits over the shoulders and to which the main part of the garment is attached, typically in gathers or pleats.
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  • Experiment with this technique on shirt yokes and sleeve seams.
  • It has the right yoke, waistband and pocket details.
  • Foam usually isn't recommended for use on lightweight fabrics; however, it can be used in the yoke or neckline area of form-fitting garments.
2.2The crossbar at the head of a rudder, to whose ends ropes are fastened.
2.3A bar of soft iron between the poles of an electromagnet.
2.4(In ancient Rome) an arch of three spears under which a defeated army was made to march.
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  • Roman troops experienced the humiliation of having to walk like slaves under a yoke of spears after their defeat at the Caudine Forks.
2.5chiefly North American A control lever in an aircraft.
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  • We turn the control yoke just a little toward the wind and the aileron comes up a little.
  • It still had sticks, rather than control yokes, and got most of its performance out of its light weight.
  • The control yoke must be held fully rearward to maintain the stall.


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1Put a yoke on (a pair of animals); couple or attach with or to a yoke: a plow drawn by a camel and donkey yoked together
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  • Oxen are yoked to the plough, donkeys carry the harvest from field to village, and cows and sheep trample the grain on the threshing floor.
  • Because Cassius is yoked to him both in love and their deadly and momentous endeavour, he is a tragic hero too, powerless against the unbending resolve of Brutus to do what philosophy, not opportunity, dictates.
  • The two cannot go together, and is akin to yoking a horse and a camel together.
harness, hitch, couple, tether, fasten, attach, join
1.1Cause (two people or things) to be joined in a close relationship: Hong Kong’s dollar has been yoked to America’s
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  • True pastors will caution their beloved children in the gospel, not to be unequally yoked.
  • Privatization is an economic tool inexorably yoked to politics.
  • The second thing to consider is the very nature of the discipleship yoked upon God's people in Christ.
2 informal Rob; mug: two crackheads yoked this girl


Old English geoc (noun), geocian (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch juk, German Joch, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin jugum and Greek zugon, also by Latin jungere 'to join'.

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Hay 2 definiciones de yoke en inglés:


Saltos de línea: yoke

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Irish informal
A thing whose name one cannot recall, does not know, or does not wish to specify: how much did that yoke set you back?


early 20th century: of unknown origin.