HyperDic: housing

English > 3 senses of the word housing:
NOUNartifacthousing, lodging, living accommodationsstructures collectively in which people are housed
artifacthousinga protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component
artifacthousing, caparison, trappingstable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse
housing > pronunciation
Soundshhaw'zihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > housing: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningstructures collectively in which people are housed.
Synonymslodging, living accommodations
Narrowerapartment, flatA suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house
billetlodging for military personnel (especially in a private home)
blockhousing in a large building that is divided into separate units
camptemporary lodgings in the country for travelers or vacationers
condominiumhousing consisting of a complex of dwelling units (as an apartment house) in which each unit is individually owned
dwelling, home, domicile, abode, habitation, dwelling househousing that someone is living in
hospiceA lodging for travelers (especially one kept by a monastic order)
hostel, youth hostel, student lodginginexpensive supervised lodging (especially for youths on bicycling trips)
living quarters, quartershousing available for people to live in
mobile home, manufactured homeA large house trailer that can be connected to utilities and can be parked in one place and used as permanent housing
pied-a-terrelodging for occasional / occasional / occasional or secondary use
quarteringliving accommodations (especially those assigned to military personnel)
rattrapfilthy run-down dilapidated housing
sheltertemporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
tract housinghousing consisting of similar houses constructed together on a tract of land
Broaderstructure, constructionA thing constructed
Spanishcasa, vivienda, viviendas
Catalanallotjament, habitatges
Verbshouseprovide housing for
English > housing: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component.
NarrowerbinnacleA nonmagnetic housing for a ship's compass (usually in front of the helm)
cabinet, consolehousing for electronic instruments, as radio or television
crankcasehousing for a crankshaft
distributor housingThe housing that supports the distributor cam
journal boxmetal housing for a journal bearing
lamp house, lamphouse, lamp housinghousing that holds a lamp (as in a movie projector)
radome, radar domeA housing for a radar antenna
shell, case, casingThe housing or outer covering of something
Broaderprotective covering, protective cover, protectionA covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
Spanishtapa
Catalancobertora, tapadora, tapadura
Verbshousecontain or cover
English > housing: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningstable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse.
Synonymscaparison, trapping
NarrowerbardAn ornamental caparison for a horse
horseclothA cloth for the trapping of a horse
Broaderstable gear, saddlery, tackgear for a horse
Spanishatrape, caparazón
Catalancoberta

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