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Overview of noun nose

The noun nose has 8 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (28) nose, olfactory organ

(the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose")

2. (3) nose

(a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft); "the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry")

3. (1) nose

(the front or forward projection of a tool or weapon; "he ducked under the nose of the gun")

4. nose

(a small distance; "my horse lost the race by a nose")

5. nose

(a symbol of inquisitiveness; "keep your nose out of it")

6. nose

(the sense of smell (especially in animals); "the hound has a good nose")

7. nose

(a natural skill; "he has a nose for good deals")

8. nozzle, nose

(a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged)

Overview of verb nose

The verb nose has 6 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) intrude, horn in, pry, nose, poke

(search or inquire in a meddlesome way; "This guy is always nosing around the office")

2. (1) nose

(advance the forward part of with caution; "She nosed the car into the left lane")

3. scent, nose, wind

(catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs")

4. nose

(push or move with the nose)

5. nuzzle, nose

(rub noses)

6. nose

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