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    nose - Dictionary definition and meaning for word nose

    Definition
    (noun) the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals
    Synonyms : olfactory organ
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    • he has a cold in the nose
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    (noun) a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft)
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    • the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry
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    (noun) the front or forward projection of a tool or weapon
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    • he ducked under the nose of the gun
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    (noun) a small distance
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    • my horse lost the race by a nose
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    (noun) a symbol of inquisitiveness
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    • keep your nose out of it
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    (noun) the sense of smell (especially in animals)
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    • the hound has a good nose
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    (noun) a natural skill
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    • he has a nose for good deals
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    (noun) a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged
    Synonyms : nozzle
    Definition
    (verb) search or inquire in a meddlesome way
    Synonyms : horn in , intrude , poke , pry
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    • This guy is always nosing around the office
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    (verb) advance the forward part of with caution
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    • She nosed the car into the left lane
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    (verb) catch the scent of; get wind of
    Synonyms : scent , wind
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    • The dog nosed out the drugs
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    (verb) push or move with the nose Definition
    (verb) rub noses
    Synonyms : nuzzle
    Definition
    (verb) defeat by a narrow margin
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