Definition of gooseneck in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡo͞osnek/


1A support or pipe curved like a goose’s neck: [as modifier]: a gooseneck lamp
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  • This lamp has a flexible gooseneck design for maximum efficiency, with an ‘Instant On’ switch that is flicker-free.
  • Try dimming the lights if your work space seems too bright, or use a swing-arm or gooseneck lamp to illuminate your work area if it seems too dim.
  • It's basically a mini lamp at the end of a flexible gooseneck cable.
1.1 Sailing A metal fitting at the end of a boom, connecting it to a pivot or ring near the base of the mast.

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Syllabification: goose·neck

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