HyperDic: nose

English > 14 senses of the word nose:
NOUNbodynose, olfactory organthe organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract
artifactnosea front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft)
artifactnosethe front or forward projection of a tool or weapon
quantitynosea small distance
communicationnosea symbol of inquisitiveness
cognitionnosethe sense of smell (especially in animals)
cognitionnosea natural skill
artifactnose, nozzlea projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged
VERBperceptionnose, intrude, horn in, pry, pokesearch or inquire in a meddlesome way
motionnoseadvance the forward part of with caution
perceptionnose, scent, windcatch the scent of
motionnosepush or move with the nose
contactnose, nuzzlerub noses
competitionnosedefeat by a narrow margin
nose > pronunciation
Soundsnow'z
RhymesAmbrose ... Windows: 49 rhymes with owz...
English > nose: 14 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThe organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals.
Example"he has a cold in the nose"
Synonymolfactory organ
Part offace, human faceThe front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
upper respiratory tractThe nose and throat and trachea
PartsbridgeThe hard ridge that forms the upper part of the nose
ethmoidal artery, arteria ethmoidalisA branch of the ophthalmic artery supplying structures in and around the nasal capsule
internasal suture, sutura internasalisThe suture between the two nasal bones
nasal cavityEither of the two cavities lying between the floor of the cranium and the roof of the mouth and extending from the face to the pharynx
nostril, anterior narisEither one of the two external openings to the nasal cavity in the nose
turbinate bone, turbinate, turbinalAny of the scrolled spongy bones of the nasal passages in man and other vertebrates
NarrowerRoman nose, hooknoseA nose with a prominent slightly aquiline bridge
beak, honker, hooter, nozzle, snoot, snout, schnozzle, schnozinformal terms for the nose
conkinformal term for the nose
hawk noseA nose curved downward like the beak of a hawk
proboscisThe human nose (especially when it is large)
pug noseA short nose
snout, nebA long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head
snout, rostrumbeaklike projection of the anterior part of the head of certain insects such as e.g. weevils
BroaderchemoreceptorA sensory receptor that responds to chemical stimuli
Spanishnariz, olfato, órgano olfactivo
Catalannas, olfacte, òrgan olfactiu
Adjectivesperinasal, perirhinalnear the nose
rhinal, nasalof or in or relating to the nose
Verbsnoserub noses
nosepush or move with the nose
nosecatch the scent of
English > nose: 14 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft).
Example"the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry"
Part ofaircraftA vehicle that can fly
missileA rocket carrying a warhead of conventional or nuclear explosives
BroaderfrontThe side that is seen or that goes first
Verbsnoseadvance the forward part of with caution
English > nose: 14 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningThe front or forward projection of a tool or weapon.
Example"he ducked under the nose of the gun"
BroaderfrontThe side that is seen or that goes first
English > nose: 14 senses > noun 4, quantity
MeaningA small distance.
Example"my horse lost the race by a nose"
Broadersmall indefinite quantity, small indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
Verbsnosedefeat by a narrow margin
English > nose: 14 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningA symbol of inquisitiveness.
Example"keep your nose out of it"
BroadersymbolAn arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
Spanishnariz
Adjectivesnosy, noseyoffensively curious or inquisitive
English > nose: 14 senses > noun 6, cognition
MeaningThe sense of smell (especially in animals).
Example"the hound has a good nose"
Categoryanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Broadersmell, sense of smell, olfaction, olfactory modalityThe faculty that enables us to distinguish scents
Spanishnariz, olfato
Catalannas
Verbsnosecatch the scent of
English > nose: 14 senses > noun 7, cognition
MeaningA natural skill.
Example"he has a nose for good deals"
Broaderskill, scienceability to produce solutions in some problem domain
Spanisholfato
Catalanolfacte
Verbsnosesearch or inquire in a meddlesome way
English > nose: 14 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningA projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged.
Synonymnozzle
Part ofgas burner, gas jetburner such that combustible gas issues from a nozzle to form a steady flame
oilcanA can with a long nozzle to apply oil to machinery
sprinkler systemA system for extinguishing fires / fires
NarrowershowerheadA perforated nozzle that showers water on a bather
BroaderspoutAn opening that allows the passage of liquids / liquids or grain
Spanishboquilla, tobera
Catalantovera
English > nose: 14 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningSearch or inquire in a meddlesome way.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsintrude, horn in, pry, poke
Broadersearch, lookSearch or seek
See alsonose outrecognize or detect by or as if by smelling
Spanishfisgonear, husmear, olfatear
Catalanensumar, ficar el nas, nassejar, tafanejar
Nounsnosea natural skill
English > nose: 14 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningAdvance the forward part of with caution.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"She nosed the car into the left lane"
Broaderadvance, bring forwardCause to move forward
Nounsnosea front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft)
English > nose: 14 senses > verb 3, perception
Meaningcatch the scent of; get wind of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"The dog nosed out the drugs"
Synonymsscent, wind
Broadersmellinhale the odor of
Spanisharomar, husmear, olfatear
Catalanensumar, flairar, olorar
Nounsnosethe organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract
nosethe sense of smell (especially in animals)
English > nose: 14 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningPush or move with the nose.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderpush, forceMove with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
Nounsnosethe organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract
English > nose: 14 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningrub noses.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymnuzzle
Broadercaress, fondletouch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner
Spanishhocicar
Nounsnosethe organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract
English > nose: 14 senses > verb 6, competition
Meaningdefeat by a narrow margin.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThe fighter managed to nose his opponent
Broaderget the better of, overcome, defeatwin a victory over
Spanishaventajar
Nounsnosea small distance

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