see also: TOE
Pronunciation Noun

toe (plural toes)

  1. Each of the five digits on the end of the foot.
  2. An equivalent part in an animal.
  3. That part of a shoe or sock covering the toe.
  4. Something resembling a toe, especially at the bottom or extreme end of something.
    (golf) the extreme end of the head of a club.
    (cricket) the tip of the bat farthest from the handle
    (kayaking) the bow; the front of the kayak.
    (geology) a bulbous protrusion at the front of a lava flow or landslide.
  5. (dance) An advanced form of ballet primarily for the females, dancing ballet primarily using a Pointe shoe.
  6. An alignment of the wheels of a road vehicle with positive toe (or toe in) signifying that the wheels are closer together at the front than at the back and negative toe (or toe out) the opposite.
  7. (engineering) The journal, or pivot, at the lower end of a revolving shaft or spindle, which rests in a step.
  8. (engineering) A lateral projection at one end, or between the ends, of a piece, such as a rod or bolt, by means of which it is moved.
  9. (engineering) A projection from the periphery of a revolving piece, acting as a cam to lift another piece.
  10. (carpentry) The long side of an angled cut.
  11. The upper end of the bit (cutting edge) of an axehead; as opposed to the heel (lower end).
  • (an equivalent part in an animal) hoof
  • (each of the five digits on the end of the foot) heel
  • (front of the kayak) tail
  • (angled cut in carpentry) heel
Translations Translations Translations Translations
  • German: Spur
  • Russian: схождение

toe (toes, present participle toeing; past and past participle toed)

  1. To furnish (a stocking, etc.) with a toe.
  2. To touch, tap or kick with the toes.
  3. (transitive) To touch or reach with the toes; to come fully up to.
    to toe the mark
  4. (construction) To fasten (a piece) by driving a fastener at a near-45-degree angle through the side (of the piece) into the piece to which it is to be fastened.
    The framers toed the irregular pieces into the sill.
  5. (golf) To mishit a golf ball with the toe of the club.


toe (plural toes)

  1. (physics) Initialism of theory of everything

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