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  Definition of nose
  1. a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft); "the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry"
  2. the front or forward projection of a tool or weapon; "he ducked under the nose of the gun"
  3. a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged
  4. the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose"
  5. a natural skill; "he has a nose for good deals"
  6. the sense of smell (especially in animals); "the hound has a good nose"
  7. a small distance; "my horse lost the race by a nose"
  8. defeat by a narrow margin
  9. rub noses
  10. push or move with the nose
  11. advance the forward part of with caution; "She nosed the car into the left lane"
  12. catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs"
  13. search or inquire in a meddlesome way; "This guy is always nosing around the office"
Similar Words: nozzle, olfactory organ, nuzzle, scent, wind, pry, poke

 

See Also: sniff out, scent out, smell out, nose out

 

Hyponyms: showerhead, snout, neb, rostrum, beak, honker, hooter, nozzle, snoot, schnozzle, schnoz, conk, hawk nose, proboscis, pug nose, Roman nose, hooknose

 

Part Meronyms: aircraft, missile, oilcan, sprinkler system, gas burner, gas jet, face, human face, upper respiratory tract

 

Derivational Morphology: nuzzle, scent, wind, pry, poke, olfactory organ, olfactory property, smell, aroma, odor, odour, nosiness, prying, snoopiness

 

Anagrams: sone

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: nas   Chinese: 鼻子  
Danish: næse and spids   Dutch: neus  
Esperanto: nazo   Finnish: nenä and nokka  
French: nez   Galician: nariz  
Georgian: ცხვირი   German: Nase  
Greek: αιχμή   Hungarian: orr  
Italian: naso   Japanese:  
Korean:   Latin: nasus  
Latvian: deguns   Malay: hidung  
Malayalam: മൂക്ക്   Maltese: mnieħer  
Polish: nos   Portuguese: nariz  
Russian: нос   Slovene: nos  
Spanish: nariz   Swahili: pua  
Swedish: näsa and nos   Tagalog: ilong  
Telugu: ముక్కు  
 
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