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Noun
The projection above the mouth of a person or animal containing the nostrils
“As air is inhaled, the mucous membranes of the nose and mouth warm and humidify the air before it enters the lungs.”
Noun
The sense of smell
“Any dog with a keen nose and lively temper may be taught to hunt and find truffles.”
Noun
An instinctive or intuitive talent for detecting or doing something
“So, if you are a budding entrepreneur with a nose for a good idea and think that you could capture the essence of, say, Leeds or Solihull in a bottle, now might be the time to give it a try.”
Noun
The aroma of a particular substance
“The nose reveals zesty aromas that have you salivating before the liqueur has even passed your lips.”
Noun
The front end of something, especially an aircraft, car, or other vehicle
“The accident damaged the propeller and both sets of landing gear at the nose and the rear of the plane.”
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The front part of a vessel
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A furtive investigation
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A nozzle or narrow opening for sending out a jet of liquid or gas
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An informer
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The quality of having sensitive insight or understanding
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A natural ability or talent
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Verb
To detect by smell, or as if by smell
“After pouring a finger of your chosen whisky, briefly nose the glass.”
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To thrust one's nose against or into something
“Two or three of the big brown rats snuck out to twitch and nose through the trash.”
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To look around or pry into something
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“It was great fun to nose around in the affairs of people who were no longer around to resent the intrusion.”
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To move very slowly (towards something)
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“Just after sunrise on March 9, 1968, a few decrepit and dented assault craft nose slowly through the thin tropical fog.”
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To move somewhere in a slow and steady way
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(of a person or animal) To move about restlessly and stealthily, especially in search of prey
Types of
Any of the physical constituents of the face
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