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Nail-biter

ˈneɪlˌbaɪ.tər

Meanings of Nail-biter:

noun

A situation causing great anxiety or tension.

Usage examples:

A nail-biter of a victory

Nail-biting

ˈneɪlˌbaɪ.tɪŋ

Meanings of Nail-biting:

adjective

A nail-biting situation is very exciting or worrying because you do not know how it will end

Usage examples:

Germany won the championship after a nail-biting final.

Nailbrush

ˈneɪl.brʌʃ

Meanings of Nailbrush:

noun

A small brush designed for cleaning the fingernails and toenails.

Nailed

neɪl

Meanings of Nailed:

adjective

Fastened or constructed with nails.

Usage examples:

A nailed coffin
verb

Fasten with a nail or nails.

Usage examples:

The strips are simply nailed to the roof

Nailed-on

ˌneɪld ˈɒn

Meanings of Nailed-on:

adjective

Very certain or definite

Usage examples:

His breaking the goalscoring record for ireland now seems nailed on., south africa were nailed-on f…

Nailer

ˈneɪlə

Meanings of Nailer:

noun

A maker of nails.

Usage examples:

The village of cloone in 1901 was full of taillers, nailers, dress-makes and part-time farmers whic…

Nailers

ˈneɪlə

Meanings of Nailers:

noun

A maker of nails.

Usage examples:

The village of cloone in 1901 was full of taillers, nailers, dress-makes and part-time farmers whic…

Meanings of Nailhead:

noun

An ornament like the head of a nail, used chiefly in architecture and on clothing.

Meanings of Nailheads:

noun

An ornament like the head of a nail, used chiefly in architecture and on clothing.

Nailing

neɪl

Meanings of Nailing:

verb

Fasten with a nail or nails.

Usage examples:

The strips are simply nailed to the roof
noun

A small metal spike with a broadened flat head, driven into wood to join things together or to serve as a hook.

Usage examples:

Don't try and hammer nails into the ceiling joists

Nailrod

ˈneɪlrɒd

Meanings of Nailrod:

noun

Coarse dark tobacco sold in thin rolls.

Usage examples:

We still had about a pound of nailrod between us

Nails

neɪl

Meanings of Nails:

noun

A small metal spike with a broadened flat head, driven into wood to join things together or to serve as a hook.

Usage examples:

Don't try and hammer nails into the ceiling joists
verb

A medieval measure of length for cloth, equal to 2 1/4 inches.

Meanings of Nailset:

noun

A tool hit with a hammer to sink the head of a nail below a surface.

Meanings of Nailwort:

noun

Any of several plants formerly reputed to be effective in treating whitlows: †(a) wild violet (viola species) (obsolete); †(b) whitlow-grass, erophila verna (obsolete).

Meanings of Naily:

adjective

Of a boot, shoe, etc.: studded with nails.

Meanings of Nain:

noun

More fully "nain rug". a decorative carpet or rug of a kind made in the iranian town of nain, typically of very finely woven wool with softly coloured, often floral, motifs.

adjective

(one's) own.

Nainsook

ˈneɪnsʊk

Meanings of Nainsook:

noun

A fine, soft cotton fabric, originally from south asia.

Usage examples:

For an undergarment of this style, nainsook, batiste, long-cloth and cambric are the best materials.

Meanings of Nainsooks:

noun

A fine, soft cotton fabric, originally from south asia.

Usage examples:

For an undergarment of this style, nainsook, batiste, long-cloth and cambric are the best materials.

Meanings of Naio:

noun

The evergreen tree myoporum sandwicense (family myoporaceae), which is native to hawaii, bears clusters of pink or white flowers, and has hard, yellow, fragrant wood.

Meanings of Nair:

noun

A member of a traditionally matrilineal hindu ruling caste in kerala, india. formerly also in extended use.

adjective

Of or relating to the nairs.

Naira

ˈnʌɪrə

Meanings of Naira:

noun

The basic monetary unit of nigeria, equal to 100 kobo.

Usage examples:

The dollar mustered a 0.6% gain against the nigerian naira and 0.9% rise versus the uruguay peso, a…

Meanings of Nairobi:

proper noun

The capital of kenya; population 3,010,000 (est. 2007). it is situated on the central kenyan plateau at an altitude of 1,680 m (5,500 ft).

Meanings of Nais:

noun

A barber.

Meanings of Naissance:

noun

A new style or development, especially in architecture or the arts. compare "naissant", "nascence".

Naissant

ˈneɪs(ə)nt

Meanings of Naissant:

adjective

(of a charge, especially an animal) issuing from the middle of an ordinary, especially a fess.

Usage examples:

A demi-lion naissant from the partition or with a sword argent in the paw dexter.

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