how to pronounce barnacle

bɑːnəkəl

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meanings of barnacle

noun:

  1. The barnacle goose.
  2. In electrical engineering, a change made to a product on the manufacturing floor that was not part of the original product design.
  3. A marine crustacean of the subclass Cirripedia that attaches itself to submerged surfaces such as tidal rocks or the bottoms of ships.
  4. A pair of spectacles.
  5. A worldly sailor.
  6. An instrument like a pair of pincers, to fix on the nose of a vicious horse while shoeing so as to make it more tractable.
  7. A good job, or snack easily obtained.
  8. A deprecated or obsolete file, image or other artifact that remains with a project even though it is no longer needed.
  9. On printed circuit boards, a change such as soldering a wire in order to connect two points, or addition such as an added resistor or capacitor, subassembly or daughterboard.

verb:

  1. To press close against something.
  2. To connect with or attach.