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"hammock" in British English

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hammocknoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈhæm.ək/
a ​type of ​bed used ​especiallyoutside, consisting of a ​net or ​longpiece of ​strongcloth that you ​tie between two ​trees or ​poles so that it swings (= ​movessideways through the ​air)
(Definition of hammock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hammocknoun [C]

 us   /ˈhæm·ək/
a ​net or ​strongpiece of ​cloth, ​wide enough for a ​person to ​lie on, ​hanging between two ​poles or ​trees to which it is ​attached
(Definition of hammock from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hammock”
in Spanish hamaca…
in Vietnamese cái võng…
in Malaysian buaian kanvas…
in Thai เปลญวน…
in French hamac…
in German die Hängematte…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指户外用的)吊床…
in Turkish hamak…
in Russian гамак…
in Indonesian buaian, tempat tidur gantung…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指戶外用的)吊床…
in Polish hamak…
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