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Meaning of "haunch" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HAUNCH

From Old French hanche; related to Spanish, Italian anca, of Germanic origin; compare Low German hanke.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HAUNCH

haunch  [hɔːntʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HAUNCH

noun
adjective
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adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Haunch is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HAUNCH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

haunch

Rump (animal)

The rump or croup, in the external morphology of an animal, is the portion of the posterior dorsum that is posterior to the loins and anterior to the tail. Anatomically, the rump corresponds to the sacrum. The tailhead or dock is the beginning of the tail, where the tail joins the rump. It is known also as the base or root of the tail, and corresponds to the human sacrococcygeal symphysis. In some mammals the tail may be said to consist of the tailbone and the skirt. In birds, similarly, the tail consists of tailbone and tailfan. Anatomy of the horse, rear view Some animals are subjected to docking, the amputation of the tailbone at or near the dock. These include dogs, cats, sheep, pigs, and horses. Humans have a remnant tail, the coccyx, and the human equivalent of docking is coccygectomy.

Definition of haunch in the English dictionary

The first definition of haunch in the dictionary is the human hip or fleshy hindquarter of an animal, esp a horse or similar quadruped. Other definition of haunch is the leg and loin of an animal, used for food. Haunch is also Also called: hance the part of an arch between the impost and the apex.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HAUNCH


avalanche
ˈævəˌlɑːntʃ
blanch
blɑːntʃ
branch
brɑːntʃ
craunch
krɔːntʃ
flaunch
flɔːntʃ
graunch
ɡrɔːntʃ
launch
lɔːntʃ
overlaunch
ˌəʊvəˈlɔːntʃ
paunch
pɔːntʃ
planch
plɑːntʃ
postlaunch
ˌpəʊstˈlɔːntʃ
prelaunch
priːˈlɔːntʃ
ranch
rɑːntʃ
raunch
rɔːntʃ
relaunch
riːˈlɔːntʃ
revanche
rɪˈvɑːntʃ
snaphaunch
ˈsnæpˌhɔːntʃ
soft-launch
sɒft lɔːntʃ
staunch
stɔːntʃ
sub-branch
ˈsʌbˈbrɑːntʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HAUNCH

haul up
haulage
haulage company
haulage contractor
haulage firm
hauler
haulier
haulm
haulmy
haun
haunch bone
haunched
haunt
haunted
haunter
haunting
hauntingly
Hauptmann
Hauraki Gulf
hauriant

WORDS THAT END LIKE HAUNCH

after-lunch
brunch
buffet lunch
bunch
credit crunch
crunch
honeybunch
hunch
lunch
motor launch
munch
power lunch
press launch
punch
rolling launch
school lunch
scrunch
soft launch
sucker punch
the crunch

Synonyms and antonyms of haunch in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «haunch» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HAUNCH

Find out the translation of haunch to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of haunch from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «haunch» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

后臀尖
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

anca
570 millions of speakers

English

haunch
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रान
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الكفل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

бедро
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pernil
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিতম্ব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cuissot
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Haunch
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Keule
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ハンチ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

허벅지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Haunch
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hông
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இடுப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हाक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kalça
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

coscia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

udziec
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

стегно
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pulpă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γλουτός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

boud
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

höft
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

haunch
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of haunch

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HAUNCH»

The term «haunch» is regularly used and occupies the 62.300 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HAUNCH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about haunch

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HAUNCH»

Discover the use of haunch in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to haunch and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Theory and Design of Bridges
5-4 BRIDGE PLATE GIRDERS WITH VARIABLE DEPTH Characteristics of Haunched Girders The sloping bottom flange of a parabolic haunch has a vertical component of its compressive force that reduces the shear stress rly in the girder web ...
Petros P. Xanthakos, 1994
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Thomas Heatherwick: extrusions
The die shape is laser-cut in To The front cover of the book accompanying the project. Also included is an essay on the production process behind the work and a review of selected projects by Heatherwick studio.
Thomas Heatherwick, Haunch of Venison (Gallery), 2009
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STESSA 2000: Behaviour of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas: ...
3.2 Proposed design of haunch connection Following steps proposed by Gross et al. (1999) the chosen connection is retrofitted first according to the haunch scheme. The geometry of the haunch is determined by choosing L'= 0.55-d, where d ...
Federico Mazzolani, Robert Tremblay, 2000
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The Haunch of Venison: A Poetical Epistle to Lord Clare. By ...
Lord. C. L. A. R. E. HANKS, my Lord, for your Ven'fon ; for finer, or fatter, Never rang'd in a foreft, or fmok'd on a platter : The Haunch was a picture for Painters to ftudy ; The white wasfo white, and the red was fo ruddy ! I had thoughts, in my ...
Oliver Goldsmith, 1776
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Design, Fabrication and Economy of Welded Structures: ...
Numerical results showed that a stress concentration was localized at the haunch toe section, where the haunch flange exerted a concentrated force on the beam. Therefore, it was suggested that a pair of transverse stiffeners be added to the ...
Károly Jármai, József Farkas, 2008
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The history of sir Harry Herald and sir Edward Haunch, by ...
sir Harry Herald (fict.name.) CHAP. XVIII. Which cost the author some trouble, hut is of little consequence to the reader. HISTORICAL authors, like traders, sometimes precipitate themselves into promises, which retrospects to the order of time, ...
sir Harry Herald (fict.name.), 1755
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Fourth International Conference on Advances in Steel Structures
A. Lachall, J.M. Aribertl and G. Lohol 1 Institut National des Sciences Appliquées, Rennes, France ABSTRACT A possible solution to strengthen end-plate bolted composite joints is to extend the end-plate below the beam and to add a haunch  ...
Z Y Shen, G.Q. Li, Y.Y. Chen, 2005
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Formwork for Concrete
Deck elevation is above the top flange, and sheathing is built down at an angle to provide a haunch for the girder. 9-136 Hanger designed to support deck forms from either steel or precast concrete bridge girder can also be used in bridge ...
Mary Krumboltz Hurd, 2005
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Carpentry and Joinery
Franked mortise and tenon joint Hauncheon Haunch or franking V \ > Moulded frame mortise and tenon joints. 13. Secret haunched joint Tapered haunch Scribed moulding Mitred moulding Figure 3.45 continued Haunched mortise and tenon ...
Peter Brett, 2005
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Updated Test and Design Methods for Thermoplastic Drainage Pipe
C.1.8 Effects of Soft Haunch Overall performance of buried pipe is strongly influenced by the behavior of the backfill material. Dense backfill generally provides better soil support to the thermoplastic pipe, but it is usually difficult to achieve ...
Timothy J. McGrath, Ian D. Moore, Yick Grace Hsuan, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HAUNCH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term haunch is used in the context of the following news items.
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Joanna Blythman review: The Salisbury, Glasgow
"Farmed venison haunch, blackberries, Crowdie cheese bonbons, vanilla mash" sounds fancy, in a dated sort of way. "Spring vegetable open ... «Herald Scotland, Jul 15»
2
2016 Toyota Fortuner brochure & undisguised images leaked …
Finally, a prominent haunch rises from above the rear door handle, and integrates itself with the slim, LED tail lamps, adding some muscle to ... «Motoroids, Jul 15»
3
Microsoft's Nordic nightmare. When will it Finnish?
The once and future MS executive who briefly became the CEO of Nokia, delivered the Finnish company, trussed-up like a prime haunch of ... «TelecomTV, Jul 15»
4
Look, stick it in the freezer
A great haunch of beef could have come from a bison, a forequarter of lamb would not have shamed a hogget, a gift of venison and someone's ... «The Southland Times, Jul 15»
5
A whole lot of baking going on
After the judging, by sixth form Food Technology students, Mrs Frances Haunch was declared the worthy winner, meaning the Science ... «Spalding Guardian, Jul 15»
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Chef Micheal Cimarusti on how to make roasted haunch of wild …
Chef Micheal Cimarusti on how to make roasted haunch of wild striped bass. Chef Micheal Cimarusti on how to make roasted haunch of wild ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
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Six great restaurants to visit in Nashville, Tennessee
... jus and a tomato gravy, or the Rabbit Three Ways, chicken-fry confit haunch, seared confit breast or the grilled tenderloin with flageolet beans ... «Herald Sun, Jul 15»
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Coyote pet attack offers rural living reminder
The coyotes were eventually scared back into the wooded area from whence they came, but not before biting the dog on the rear left haunch. «Auburn Journal, Jun 15»
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Iceland to start selling venison haunch after surge in demand
It's a culinary delicacy that was once the food of kings, but venison is rising in popularity among the masses - and is set to go on sale at Iceland. «Daily Mail, Jun 15»
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Impetuous Gardener: As their sheepdog edges toward twilight, they …
... from a two-night trip and found that he had missed us so desperately that he had gnawed and licked a large patch of skin on his haunch. «Moscow-Pullman Daily News, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Haunch [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/haunch>. Mar 2019 ».
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