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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
corn /kɔ:n/
  • danh từ
    • chai (chân)
    • one's pet corn
      • chỗ đau
    • to tread on someone's corns
      • (xem) tread
  • danh từ
    • hạt ngũ cốc
    • cây ngũ cốc
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) ngô, bắp ((cũng) Indian corn)
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (thông tục) rượu ngô
    • to acknowledge the corn
      • công nhận lời của ai là đúng
    • nhận lỗi
    • to carry corn
      • (từ lóng) lợi dụng sự may mắn một cách khôn ngoan; lợi dụng sự thành công một cách khôn ngoan
    • to feel somebody on soft corn
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) khen ai, tán tụng ai, cho ai đi tàu bay
    • to measure another's corn by one's own bushel
      • (xem) bushel
  • ngoại động từ
    • muối bằng muối hột, muối (thịt...)
      • corn ed beef: thịt bò muối
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) viên thành hạt nhỏ
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) nuôi bằng ngô
Concise Dictionary
corns|corned|corningkɔːn
noun
+tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times
+the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal
+ears of corn grown for human food
+a hard thickening of the skin (especially on the top or sides of the toes) caused by the pressure of ill-fitting shoes
+(Great Britain) any of various cereal plants (especially the dominant crop of the region--wheat in England or oats in Scotland and Ireland)
+whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn
+something sentimental or trite
verb
+feed (cattle) with corn
+preserve with salt

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 (BrE) [U] any plant that is grown for its grain, such as wheat; the grain of these plants: a field of corn + ears / sheaves of corn + corn-fed chicken
2 [U] (AmE) = MAIZE
See also - CORN COB, CORN ON THE COB
3 [U] (AmE) = SWEETCORN
4 [C] a small area of hard skin on the foot, especially the toe, that is sometimes painful
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 grain crops

ADJ.

ripe | green
The corn is still green.
| young | standing
a field of standing corn

QUANT.

ear, sheaf | bag, sack | field

VERB + CORN

grow | sow | cut, harvest | thresh | grind | eat

CORN + VERB

grow

CORN + NOUN

field | harvest | cob | mill

PHRASES

corn on the cob
(= maize cooked with all the grains still attached to the cob)

2 area of hard skin on the toe

VERB + CORN

have, suffer from | treat



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