nail

[Verb] To hit or to bring down, for example with gun shot.
Example: After a long investigation the police nailed the criminal.
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nail

[n] - a former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard 2. [n] - horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits 3. [n] - a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener 4. [v] - attach something somewhere by means of nails
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Nail

Nail: In medicine, there are two types of nails. One is just a plain old metal nail used to hold 2 or more pieces of bone together, for example, after a fracture. The other type of nail is the horny plate on the end of the finger or toe. Each nail anatomically has a body, lateral nail folds (on the sides), a lunula (the little moon-shaped feature a...
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Nail

Nail noun [ Anglo-Saxon nægel , akin to Dutch nagel , OS ... Old High German nagal , German nagel , Icelandic nagl , nail (in sense 1), nagli nail (in sense 3), Swedish nagel nail (in senses 1 and 3), Danish nagle , Goth. ganagljan to ...
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Nail

Nail transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Nailed ; present participle & verbal noun Nailing .] [ Anglo-Saxon næglian . See Nail , noun ] 1. To fasten with a nail or nails; to close...
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nail

1. <anatomy> The horny scale of plate of epidermis at the end of the fingers and toes of man and many apes. 'His nayles like a briddes claws were.' (Chaucer) ... The nails are strictly homologous with hoofs and claws. When compressed, curved, and pointed, they are called talons or claws, and the animal bearing them is said to be unguiculate; ...
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nail

noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener
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nail

noun horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
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nail

noun a former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard
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nail

(nāl) a rod of metal, bone, or other material used for fixation of the ends of fractured bones. a hardened or horny cutaneous plate overlying the dorsal surface of the distal end of a finger or toe. The nails are part of the outer layer of the skin and are composed of hard tissue formed of keratin. Ca...
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Nail

• (n.) To fasten, as with a nail; to bind or hold, as to a bargain or to acquiescence in an argument or assertion; hence, to catch; to trap. • (n.) To spike, as a cannon. • (n.) The basal thickened portion of the anterior wings of certain hemiptera. • (n.) A slender, pointed piece of metal, usually with a head, used for fastenin...
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nail

(from the article `finger`) ...derives ultimately from the digitus, the smallest of the basic Roman linear measures. From the digitus came the English nail, which equaled ...
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nail

in the anatomy of humans and other primates, horny plate that grows on the back of each finger and toe at its outer end. It corresponds to the claw, ... [7 related articles]
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nail

in construction and carpentry, a slender metal shaft that is pointed at one end and flattened at the other end and is used for fastening one or more ... [1 related articles]
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Nail

Nail is a Arabic boy name. The meaning of the name is `Successful` Where is it used? The name Nail is mainly used In Muslim.For the opposite sex use: In Muslim: Naila (F) The name Nail doesn`t appear In the US top 1000 most common names over de last 128 years. The name Nail seems to be unique!
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Nail

Nail is slang for to identify, catch or punish someone.
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Nail

Nail is slang for to identify, catch or punish someone.
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NAIL

Ripened Red Cherries I took in a kitchen which I took with my camera on 06/10/07. Cherry ...
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nail

A sharpened piece of metal or plastic driven into timber to fasten a joint
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nail

An appendage formed from the outer layer skin, the epidermis, which corresponds to the claw and hoof of other animals. The part of each nail which is normally visible is called the body of the nail. This lies on the nail bed which is formed by the corium, the pink color of which is easily seen thr...
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nail

nail, in anatomy, the horny outgrowth shielding the tip of the finger and the toe in humans and most other primates. The nail consists of dead cells pushed outward by dividing cells in the root, a fold of epidermis at the base of the nail (see skin). The hard material in nail cells is the tough prot...
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nail

nail, metal pin driven by force applied at one end into pieces of material, usually wood, to join them together. The strength of a nailed joint depends on the properties of the wood, the type and number of nails used, and the type of loads applied to the joint. When the nail is subjected to side loa...
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Nail

A nail is a fastening device usually made from round or oval wire, having a point at one end and a head at the other.
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nail

Type: Term Pronunciation: nāl Definitions: 1. One of the thin, horny, translucent plates covering the dorsal surface of the distal end of each terminal phalanx of fingers and toes. A nail consists of corpus or body, the visible part, and radix or root at the proximal end concealed under a fold of skin. The underpart of the nail is formed from ...
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nail

In biology, a hard, flat, flexible outgrowth of the digits of primates (humans, monkeys, and apes). Nails are composed of keratin
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