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shoulder

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Noun shoulder has 4 senses
  1. shoulder - the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm
    --1 is a kind of
    body part
    --1 is a part of torso, trunk, body
    --1 has parts:
     armpit, axilla, axillary cavity, axillary fossa; teres, teres muscle
    Derived forms: verb shoulder3, verb shoulder2, verb shoulder1
  2. shoulder - a cut of beef from the shoulder of the animal
    --2 is a kind of
    cut of beef
    --2 is a part of chuck
  3. shoulder, shoulder joint, articulatio humeri - a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula
    --3 is a kind of ball-and-socket joint, spheroid joint, cotyloid joint, enarthrodial joint, enarthrosis, articulatio spheroidea
    --3 is a part of torso, trunk, body
    --3 has parts:
     scapula, shoulder blade, shoulder bone; circumflex humeral artery, arteria circumflexa humeri; circumflex scapular artery, arteria circumflexa scapulae; rotator cuff
    Derived form: verb shoulder1
  4. shoulder, berm - narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road
    --4 is a kind of edge, margin
    --4 is a part of road, route
    --4 has particulars: hard shoulder
Verb shoulder has 3 senses
  1. shoulder - lift onto one's shoulders
    --1 is one way to
    raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up
    Derived forms: noun shoulder3, noun shoulder1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. shoulder - push with the shoulders; "He shouldered his way into the crowd"
    --2 is one way to
    thrust
    Derived form: noun shoulder1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. shoulder - carry a burden, either real or metaphoric; "shoulder the burden"
    --3 is one way to
    transport, carry
    Derived form: noun shoulder1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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