Definition of Yoke

1. Noun. Fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment.

Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile
Group relationships: Garment
Specialized synonyms: Tucker



2. Verb. Become joined or linked together.
Category relationships: Animal Husbandry
Generic synonyms: Conjoin, Join

3. Noun. An oppressive power. "They threw off the yoke of domination"
Generic synonyms: Oppression

4. Verb. Link with or as with a yoke. "Yoke the oxen together"
Exact synonyms: Link
Category relationships: Animal Husbandry
Generic synonyms: Attach
Derivative terms: Link, Link

5. Noun. Two items of the same kind.
Exact synonyms: Brace, Couple, Couplet, Distich, Duad, Duet, Duo, Dyad, Pair, Span, Twain, Twosome
Terms within: Fellow, Mate
Generic synonyms: 2, Deuce, Ii, Two
Specialized synonyms: Doubleton
Derivative terms: Couple, Pair, Pair

6. Verb. Put a yoke on or join with a yoke. "Yoke the draft horses together"
Category relationships: Animal Husbandry
Generic synonyms: Attach
Specialized synonyms: Inspan
Antonyms: Unyoke

7. Noun. A pair of draft animals joined by a yoke. "Pulled by a yoke of oxen"
Generic synonyms: Pair

8. Noun. Support consisting of a wooden frame across the shoulders that enables a person to carry buckets hanging from each end.
Generic synonyms: Support

9. Noun. A connection (like a clamp or vise) between two things so they move together.
Exact synonyms: Coupling
Generic synonyms: Connecter, Connection, Connective, Connector, Connexion
Derivative terms: Couple

10. Noun. Stable gear that joins two draft animals at the neck so they can work together as a team.
Generic synonyms: Saddlery, Stable Gear, Tack

Definition of Yoke

1. n. A bar or frame of wood by which two oxen are joined at the heads or necks for working together.

2. v. t. To put a yoke on; to join in or with a yoke; as, to yoke oxen, or pair of oxen.

3. v. i. To be joined or associated; to be intimately connected; to consort closely; to mate.

4. n. A clamp or similar piece that embraces two other parts to hold or unite them in their respective or relative positions, as a strap connecting a slide valve to the valve stem, or the soft iron block or bar permanently connecting the pole pieces of an electromagnet, as in a dynamo.

5. n. A bar or frame of wood by which two oxen are joined at the heads or necks for working together.

6. v. t. To put a yoke on; to join in or with a yoke; as, to yoke oxen, or pair of oxen.

7. v. i. To be joined or associated; to be intimately connected; to consort closely; to mate.

8. n. A clamp or similar piece that embraces two other parts to hold or unite them in their respective or relative positions, as a strap connecting a slide valve to the valve stem, or the soft iron block or bar permanently connecting the pole pieces of an electromagnet, as in a dynamo.

Definition of Yoke

1. Verb. To link or to join. ¹

2. Verb. To unite, to connect. ¹

3. Noun. A bar or frame of wood by which two oxen are joined at the heads or necks for working together. ¹

4. Noun. A pair (of animals, especially oxen). ¹

5. Noun. A frame made to fit the neck and shoulders of a person, used for carrying a pair of buckets, etc., one at each end of the frame. ¹

6. Noun. (figuratively) A burden; something which represses or restrains a person. ¹

7. Noun. The part of a shirt that stretches over the shoulders, usually made out of a doubled piece of fabric. Or, a pair of fabric panels on trousers (especially jeans) or a skirt, across the back of the garment below the waistband. ¹

8. Noun. (bodybuilding) Well-developed muscles of the neck and shoulders. ¹

9. Noun. (aviation) The column-mounted control wheel of an aircraft. ¹

10. Noun. (electronics) The electro-magnetic coil that deflects the electron beam in a CRT (Cathode Ray Tube). ¹

11. Noun. (nautical) A fitting placed across the head of the rudder with a line attached at each end by which a boat may be steered. In modern use it is primarily found in sailing canoes and kayaks. ¹

12. Noun. (context: agriculture dated uncommon) An alternative name for a cowpoke. ¹

13. Noun. (context: informal Ireland) An undefined object, a gadget. ¹

14. Noun. (misspelling of yolk) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Yoke

1. to fit with a yoke (a wooden frame for joining together draft animals) [v YOKED, YOKING, YOKES]

Medical Definition of Yoke

1. The assembly of electromagnetic coils that are placed over the camera tube or the neck of a picture tube or a cathode-ray tube of the magnetic focusing type. The focusing coil in the yoke controls the convergence of the electron beam. The H- and V-deflection coils deflect the electron beam so that it sweeps the target or phosphor in a standard video raster. (05 Aug 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Yoke

yoicksing
yoik
yoiked
yoiking
yoiks
yoink
yoinked
yoinking
yoinks
yoit
yojan
yojana
yojanas
yojans
yok
yoke (current term)
yoke-footed
yoke-toed
yoke bone
yoke together
yoked
yoked together
yokefellow
yokefellows
yokel
yokel-like
yokeless
yokelet
yokelets
yokelish

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