What does nose mean?

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  1. A protuberance on the face housing the nostrils, which are used to breathe or smell.
  2. A snout, the nose of an animal.
  3. The tip of an object.
  4. (horse racing) The length of a horse’s nose, used to indicate the distance between horses at the finish of a race, or any very close race.
  5. A perfumer.
  6. The power of smelling.
  7. Bouquet, the smell of something, especially wine.
  8. The skill in recognising bouquet.
  9. (by extension) Skill at finding information.
  1. (intransitive) To move cautiously by advancing its front end.
  2. (intransitive) To snoop.
  3. (transitive) To detect by smell or as if by smell.
  4. (transitive) To push with one's nose; to nuzzle.
  5. (transitive) To defeat (as in a race or other contest) by a narrow margin; sometimes with out.
  6. (transitive) To utter in a nasal manner; to pronounce with a nasal twang.
  7. (transitive) To furnish with a nose.
  8. (transitive) To confront; be closely face to face or opposite to.
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