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Noun
The part projecting above the mouth on the face of a person or animal, containing the nostrils and used for breathing and smelling
“As air is inhaled, the mucous membranes of the nose and mouth warm and humidify the air before it enters the lungs.”
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The sense of smell, especially a dog's ability to track something by its scent
“The mouth is capable of making an overall assessment of a wine's texture, while the nose senses what we call its flavour.”
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An instinctive talent for detecting 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.”
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The aroma of a particular substance, especially wine
“The nose reveals zesty aromas that have you salivating before the liqueur has even passed your lips.”
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The front end of 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 personal opinion, judgment, or belief
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A natural ability or talent
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Look around or pry into something
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“Tired of the young girl's glances, he decided to nose around the rest of the small town.”
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(of an animal) To thrust its nose against or into something
“Then, when two or three of the big brown rats snuck out to twitch and nose through the trash, he'd put his shotgun up to his shoulder and fire.”
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To move forward slowly and carefully
“Somehow, however, disaster would be averted; our ride car would nose upward.”
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To move very slowly (towards something)
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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
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Sense the presence, existence, or imminence of
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Any of the physical constituents of the face
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