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Nest

A nest is a structure built by animals to hold its eggs, its offspring, or occasionally the animal itself. Although nests are most closely associated with birds, members of all classes of vertebrates and some invertebrates construct nests. They may be composed of organic material such as twigs, grass, and leaves, or may be a simple depression in t...
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NEST

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Nest

• (n.) A snug, comfortable, or cozy residence or situation; a retreat, or place of habitual resort; hence, those who occupy a nest, frequent a haunt, or are associated in the same pursuit; as, a nest of traitors; a nest of bugs. • (n.) The bed or receptacle prepared by a fowl for holding her eggs and for hatching and rearing her young. &b...
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noun a kind of gun emplacement; `a machine-gun nest`; `a nest of snipers`
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Nest

[magazine] Nest: A Quarterly of Interiors was a magazine published from 1997 to 2004, for a total run of 26 issues. The first issue was Fall 1997, and the second issue was Fall 1998. Thereafter, the issues were Winter `98-`99, Spring `99, Summer `99, Fall `99, Winter `99-`00, and so on until Fall `04. Marketed as an interior design magazine...
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Nest

[protein structural motif] The Nest is a type of protein structural motif. Peptide nests are small anion-binding molecular features of proteins and peptides. Each consists of the main chain atoms only of three consecutive amino acid residues. The main chain NH groups bind the anions while the side chain atoms are often not involved. Proline...
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NEST

[software] == Modeling philosophy == A NEST simulation tries to follow the logic of an electrophysiological experiment that takes place inside a computer with the difference, that the neural system to be investigated must be defined by the experimenter. The neural system is defined by a possibly large number of neurons and their connections...
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Nest

Nest intransitive verb To build and occupy a nest. « The king of birds nested within his leaves.» Howell.
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Nest

Nest noun [ Anglo-Saxon nest ; akin to D. & German nest , Swedish näste , Latin nidus , for nisdus , Sanskrit nī...a resting place, nest; confer Lithuanian lizdas , Arm. neiz , Gael. & Ir. nead . Prob. from the particle ni
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Nest

Nest transitive verb To put into a nest; to form a nest for. « From him who nested himself into the chief power.» South.
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Nest

A secluded place where a hen feels she may safely leave her eggs; also, the act of brooding.
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an old English unit of quantity equal to 3. This unit was often, but not always, used for items that nest together, such as 3 bowls or 3 hampers.
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Nest

Nest is the collective noun for a group of ants.
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nest, structure for the reception and incubation of the eggs of birds, reptiles, insects, and some fish or for the parturition of mammals, and also for the care of the young during their period of helplessness. Chimpanzees, orangutan, and gorillas build nests to sleep in each night. Birds are the ch...
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Origin: AS. Nest; akin to D. & G. Nest, Sw. Naste, L. Nidus, for nisdus, Skr. Nia resting place, nest; cf. Lith. Lizdas, Arm. Neiz, Gael. & Ir. Nead. Prob. From the particle ni down, Skr. Ni + the root of E. Sit, and thus orig, a place to sit down in. ... See Nether, and Sit, and cf. Eyas, Nidification, Nye. ... 1. The bed or receptacle pre...
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Place chosen or constructed by a bird or other animal for incubation of eggs, hibernation, and shelter. Nests vary enormously, from saucerlike hollows in the ground, such as the scrapes of hares, to large and elaborate structures, such as the 4-m/13-ft diameter mounds of the megapode birds. Birds' nests Birds that nest in slight dep...
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Nest

Place that birds use to incubate their eggs. Some species also use the nest to raise their young until they fledge. There are as many different types of nests as there are species of birds. Some nests are very basic while others are quite complex. Some are very small (Hummingbird) while others grow larger and larger over the years (Osprey). Many sh...
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Nest

Some animals laid their eggs and raised their young in nests. Some fossilized nests have been found, including those of the plant-eating dinosaur Maiasaura .
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structure created by an animal to house its eggs, its young, or, in some cases, itself. Nests are built by a few invertebrates, especially the ... [17 related articles]
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The spot in where are fish, such as a largemouth bass or bluegill, deposits its eggs. Some nests, such as those for largemouth bass, can be well defined. For largemouth bass, the female lays the eggs and the male guards the eggs. See the listing for
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nest

Type: Term Pronunciation: nest Definitions: 1. A group or collection of similar objects.
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[n] - a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young 2. [n] - a cosy or secluded retreat 3. [n] - a gang of criminals assembled in one place 4. [n] - furniture pieces made to fit close together 5. [n] - a kind of gun emplacement 6. [v] - inhabit a nest, as of birds and some insects 7. [v] - fit tog...
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