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nose 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/nōz/,
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noses, plural;
  1. (of an animal) Thrust its nose against or into something, esp. in order to smell it
    • - the pony nosed at the straw
  2. Smell or sniff (something)

  3. Investigate or pry into something
    • - I was anxious to get inside and nose around her house
    • - she's always nosing into my business
  4. Detect in such a way

  5. (of a vehicle or its driver) Make one's way cautiously forward
    • - he turned left and nosed into an empty parking space
  6. (of a competitor) Manage to achieve a winning or leading position, esp. by a small margin
    • - they nosed ahead by one point
Noun
  1. The part projecting above the mouth on the face of a person or animal, containing the nostrils and used for breathing and smelling

  2. The sense of smell, esp. a dog's ability to track something by its scent
    • - a dog with a keen nose
  3. An instinctive talent for detecting something
    • - he has a nose for a good script
  4. The aroma of a particular substance, esp. wine

  5. The front end of an aircraft, car, or other vehicle

  6. A projecting part of something
    • - the nose of the saddle
  7. A look, esp. out of curiosity
    • - she wanted a good nose around the house
  8. A police informer


  1. 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"
  2. intrude: search or inquire in a meddlesome way; "This guy is always nosing around the office"
  3. a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft); "the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry"
  4. advance the forward part of with caution; "She nosed the car into the left lane"
  5. scent: catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs"
  6. the front or forward projection of a tool or weapon; "he ducked under the nose of the gun"
  7. Physically a nose is an organ on the face. Anatomically, a nose is a protuberance in vertebrates that houses the nostrils, or nares, which admit and expel air for respiration in conjunction with the mouth. Behind the nose is the olfactory mucosa and the sinuses. ...
  8. Noše is a small settlement near Brezje in the Radovljica municipality in the Upper Carniola region of Slovenia.
  9. In horse racing, a nose (known as a short head in Europe) is the smallest possible advantage by which a participant can win.
  10. The visible part of the human nose is the protruding part of the face that bears the nostrils. The shape of the nose is determined by the ethmoid bone and the nasal septum, which consists mostly of cartilage and which separates the nostrils. ...
  11. It is through the aromas of wine that wine is actually tasted. The human tongue is limited to the primary tastes perceived by taste receptors on the tongue-acidity, bitterness, saltiness, sweetness and umami. ...
  12. The Nose is one of the original technical climbing routes up El Capitan. Once considered impossible to climb, El Capitan is now the standard for big-wall climbing. It is recognized in the historic climbing text Fifty Classic Climbs of North America and considered a classic around the world.
  13. The organ of the face used to breathe or smell; A snout, the nose of an animal; The tip of an object (e.g. ...
  14. (Nosed) Chrome details and trim removed from the hood and smoothed over.
  15. (Nosing) A special L-section member serving as the front or leading edge of a stair tread, or of grating at the head of a stair.  Usually manufactured of a checkered plate, cast iron or aluminum abrasive material.
  16. (Nosing) A hardwood molding used to cover the outside corner of a step, milled to meet the hardwood floor in the horizontal plane, to meet the riser in the vertical plane. It is usually used on landings.(1)
  17. (Nosing) This is the edge of the tread projecting beyond the face of the riser.
  18. (Nosing) also called stair nose, bull nose, stairwell trim, landing nosing or landing tread. Usually rabbetted to the same thickness as flooring where it meets the flooring. At the front edge it is the same thickness as the stair treads. ...
  19. (Nosing) The projecting edge of a molding or drip or the front edge of a stair tread.
  20. (Nosing) The portion of a stair tread that slightly overhangs the tread below.
  21. (Nosing) A piece of hardwood that surrounds the landing, which the balusters are set into.
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  23. (Nosing) Edge of step or sill
  24. (Nosing) The edge treatment of a countertop. See "Bullnosing."
  25. (Nosing) Used on the perimeter at eaves & gable ends