nutcracker


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Synonyms for nutcracker

a compound lever used to crack nuts open

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any of various small short-tailed songbirds with strong feet and a sharp beak that feed on small nuts and insects

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I spoke to Arlene Wagner, the curator of Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum in Washington State.
Ivory nutcrackers are generally designed to operate with a captive nut and screw-down press action, but rarities include those modelled as heads or figures with opening jaws.
Modelling the nutcrackers as standing figures resembling the soldier in the children's story gave German carvers an entirely new cast of characters ranging from intricately carved and painted kings, tyrannical or otherwise, to commoners of every size and occupation imaginable.
Hoffmann's story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King," adapted by Alexandre Dumas as "The Nutcracker.
Tchaikovsky's famous Nutcracker ballet, heart of the holidays for audiences worldwide, has its roots in "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" by E.
Nutcracker phenomenon is characterized by impeded outflow from the left renal vein into the inferior vena cava because of extrinsic left renal vein compression.
Billingham's Forum Theatre hosts The Nutcracker, performed by the Russian State Ballet and Opera House, on Friday, November 20.
I really liked it, so I took classes,'' she said of taking steps to become a student at Ballet Arts Worcester, which had presented "The Nutcracker.
The toymaker, Drosselmeyer, arrives with gifts for the children, including a drum for young Fritz and an elaborate Nutcracker figure for his sister, Clara.
The whole ballet tradition is inherently racist, so the traditional productions of Nutcracker can also be seen as racist.
RUGBY teeanger Esme Down has been chosen to take part in the Nutcracker Ballet.
IT wouldn't be the festive season without the Nutcracker.
The Nutcracker tells the story of Clara (also known as Masha or Mary, depending on the production), a young girl who is given a toy nutcracker for Christmas.
Axial contrast-enhanced CT demonstrated left renal vein in a normal patient (without nutcracker syndrome) as it crosses between the SMA and the abdominal aorta (Figure 3).