Definition of gooseneck in English:


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1A support or pipe curved like a goose’s neck.
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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.
2 Sailing A metal fitting at the end of a boom, connecting it to a pivot or ring at the base of the mast.

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