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

(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

(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] - 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

• (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

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

[anatomy] A nail is a horn-like envelope covering the dorsal aspect of the terminal phalanges of fingers and toes in humans, most non-human primates, and a few other mammals. Nails are similar to claws in other animals. Fingernails and toenails are made of a tough protective protein called keratin. This protein is also found in the hooves a...
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Nail

[fastener] In woodworking and construction, a nail is a pin-shaped object of metal (or wood, called a treenail or `trunnel`) which is used as a fastener, as a peg to hang something, or sometimes as a decoration. Generally nails have a sharp point on one end and a flattened head on the other, but headless nails are available. Nails are made ...
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Nail

[relic] Relics that are claimed to be the Holy Nails with which Christ was crucified are objects of veneration among some Christians, i.e., among Catholics and the Eastern Orthodox. In Christian symbolism and art they figure among the Instruments of the Passion or Arma Christi, the objects associated with Jesus` Passion. Like the other Inst...
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Nail

[unit] A nail, as a unit of cloth measurement, is generally a sixteenth of a yard or 2{frac|4} inches (5.715 cm). The nail was apparently named after the practice of hammering brass nails into the counter at shops where cloth was sold. On the other hand, R D Connor, in The weights and measures of England (p 84) states that the nail was the ...
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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

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

A hardened, keratinized plate that develops from the epidermis and forms a protective covering on the surface of the distal phalanges of fingers and toes.
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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

A perfect pass.
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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

Another word for 1. See also: bucket of nails and ton of nails.
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Nail

Distinct horny plate at the end of the maxilla or mandible, most pronounced and obvious in larger tubenoses (in the order Procellariiformes).
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Nail

Distinct horny plate at the end of the maxilla or mandible, most pronounced and obvious in larger tubenoses (in the order Procellariiformes).
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Nail

end of the bill
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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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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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