Definition of Nail

Nail n. means: the horny scale of plate of epidermis at the end of the fingers and toes of man and many apes.

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Nail n. means: the horny scale of plate of epidermis at the end of the fingers and toes of man and many apes.

Meaning of Nail

Nail (n.) means: the horny scale of plate of epidermis at the end of the fingers and toes of man and many apes.

More meanings / definitions of Nail or words, sentences containing Nail?

Nail (n.): To fasten with a nail or nails; to close up or secure by means of nails; as, to nail boards to the beams.

Brad (n.): A thin nail, usually small, with a slight projection at the top on one side instead of a head; also, a small wire nail, with a flat circular head; sometimes, a small, tapering, square-bodied finishing nail, with a countersunk head.

Nail-headed (a.): Having a head like that of a nail; formed so as to resemble the head of a nail.

Bullen-nail (n.): A nail with a round head and short shank, tinned and lacquered.

Onychia (n.): An affection of a finger or toe, attended with ulceration at the base of the nail, and terminating in the destruction of the nail.

Nail (n.): To fasten, as with a nail; to bind or hold, as to a bargain or to acquiescence in an argument or assertion; hence, to catch; to trap.

Horsenail (n.): A thin, pointed nail, with a heavy flaring head, for securing a horsehoe to the hoof; a horsehoe nail.

Rosehead (n.): A many-sided pyramidal head upon a nail; also a nail with such a head.

Quick (n.): The life; the mortal point; a vital part; a part susceptible of serious injury or keen feeling; the sensitive living flesh; the part of a finger or toe to which the nail is attached; the tender emotions; as, to cut a finger nail to the quick; to thrust a sword to the quick, to taunt one to the quick; -- used figuratively.

Stub (n.): A stub nail; an old horseshoe nail; also, stub iron.

Nailing (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Nail

Nailed (imp. & p. p.): of Nail

Nail (n.): To spike, as a cannon.

Spick (n.): A spike or nail.

Subungual (a.): Under the nail or hoof.

Sprig (n.): A brad, or nail without a head.

Spike (n.): Anything resembling such a nail in shape.

Agnail (n.): An inflammation or sore under or around the nail; also, a hangnail.

Ungulate (a.): Furnished with hoofs. See the Note under Nail, n., 1.

Tacket (n.): A small, broad-headed nail.

Sparable (n.): A kind of small nail used by shoemakers.

Supernaculum (adv. & n.): Good liquor, of which not enough is left to wet one's nail.

Unguicular (a.): Of or pertaining to a claw or a nail; ungual.

Prick (n.): To drive a nail into (a horse's foot), so as to cause lameness.

Run (v. i.): To cause to enter; to thrust; as, to run a sword into or through the body; to run a nail into the foot.

Nailer (n.): One whose occupation is to make nails; a nail maker.

Claw (n.): A sharp, hooked nail, as of a beast or bird.

Unguis (n.): The nail, claw, talon, or hoof of a finger, toe, or other appendage.

Pricking (n.): The driving of a nail into a horse's foot so as to produce lameness.

Nail (a.): A measure of length, being two inches and a quarter, or the sixteenth of a yard.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Nail

Meaning of Nail Mail

Nail Mail means: Can be one of three things: 1) when you receive nail polish in the mail that you may have ordered online or through a blog sale; 2) When you and a friend (or nail buddy) swap polishes, nail supplies and/or treats and exchange them in the mail; 3)  When you pay a friend or nail buddy to buy polishes for you that they send to you in the mail.  Example:  “I can’t wait to get home, I’m expecting nail mail [from Jane]!”

Meaning of NAIL

NAIL means: Nail is slang for to identify, catch or punish someone.Nail is slang for a hypodermic needle, used for injecting drugs.Nail is British slang for a cigarette.

Meaning of nail

nail means: n 1. A cigarette. Also coffin nail. tr.v. nailed, nailing, nails 1. To stop and seize; catch: Police nailed the suspect. 2. To detect and expose: nailed the senator in a lie 3. a. To strike or bring down: nail a bird in flight; nail a running back. b. To perform successfully or have noteworthy success in: nailed the exam.

Meaning of nail

nail means: Verb. 1. To have sexual intercourse with. E.g."Did you nail that girl you were all over in the club last night?" 2. To seduce.

Meaning of Free Edge

Free Edge means: The very tip of your nail when it goes beyond the tip of your finger. The underside of the nail is usually visible.  (Diagram)

Meaning of Swap  

Swap   means: When you and a friend (or nail buddy) swap polishes, nail supplies and/or treats.  (Also see “Nail Mail.”)

Meaning of Striping Tape 

Striping Tape  means: Very thin, colored tape.  Used for nail art or to create precise lines when creating nail art.

Meaning of OFF THE NAIL

OFF THE NAIL means: Off the nail was th century slang for slightly intoxicated, tipsy.

Meaning of Dry Marble   

Dry Marble    means: A nail art technique where polish is haphazardly blobbed onto the nail and then smudged with a piece of plastic to emulate the look of marbled stone.  (Example)

Meaning of Watermarble 

Watermarble  means: A type of nail art where drops of polish are added to water and swirled.  You then place your nail in (one at a time) for a marbled effect.  (Example)

Meaning of Waterfall 

Waterfall  means: A type of nail are where thin stripes are painted starting at the base of the nail and fad out toward (but not at) the tips of the nails to create the resemblance of a waterfall.  (Example)

Meaning of Peel-Off Basecoat 

Peel-Off Basecoat  means: A type of basecoat, usually used under hard to remove glitter polishes that peels off the nail without damaging the nail bed.  These are either store bought (OPI and essence make one) or made at home.  See below for a picture tutorial.

Meaning of VNL

VNL means: Stands for Visible Nail Line. When you wear a polish (often sheers or jellies) and you can see the white (tip/free edge) of your nail through the polish.

Meaning of Watercolor 

Watercolor  means: A type of nail art where a small blot of polish is put on the nail, then, while still wet, a drop of acetone is put on top to spread the polish out in a watercolor effect.  (Example)

Meaning of Swatch Stick  

Swatch Stick   means: A plastic stick with a fake nail attached to it.  Used to swatch polish or practice nail art.

Meaning of HAMMER AND NAIL

HAMMER AND NAIL means: Hammer and nail is London Cockney rhyming slang for to follow (tail).

Meaning of ALDERMAN'S NAIL

ALDERMAN'S NAIL means: Alderman's nail is London cockney rhyming slang for tail.

Meaning of HOLY NAIL

HOLY NAIL means: Holy nail is London Cockney rhyming slang for bail.

Meaning of NAIL IN ONE'S OWN SHOE

NAIL IN ONE'S OWN SHOE means: Nail in one's own shoe is British slang for to be one's own worse enemy.

Meaning of Helmer  

Helmer   means: Popular amongst the nail polish community for being a convenient and organized way to store nail polish, a Helmer is a small set of drawers, similar to a file cabinet and can store upwards of 500 polishes.

Meaning of Nail

Nail means: To fasten with a nail or nails; to close up or secure by means of nails; as, to nail boards to the beams.

Meaning of Brad

Brad means: A thin nail, usually small, with a slight projection at the top on one side instead of a head; also, a small wire nail, with a flat circular head; sometimes, a small, tapering, square-bodied finishing nail, with a countersunk head.

Meaning of Nail-headed

Nail-headed means: Having a head like that of a nail; formed so as to resemble the head of a nail.

Meaning of Bullen-nail

Bullen-nail means: A nail with a round head and short shank, tinned and lacquered.

Meaning of Onychia

Onychia means: An affection of a finger or toe, attended with ulceration at the base of the nail, and terminating in the destruction of the nail.

Meaning of Nail

Nail means: To fasten, as with a nail; to bind or hold, as to a bargain or to acquiescence in an argument or assertion; hence, to catch; to trap.

Meaning of Horsenail

Horsenail means: A thin, pointed nail, with a heavy flaring head, for securing a horsehoe to the hoof; a horsehoe nail.

Meaning of Rosehead

Rosehead means: A many-sided pyramidal head upon a nail; also a nail with such a head.

Meaning of Quick

Quick means: The life; the mortal point; a vital part; a part susceptible of serious injury or keen feeling; the sensitive living flesh; the part of a finger or toe to which the nail is attached; the tender emotions; as, to cut a finger nail to the quick; to thrust a sword to the quick, to taunt one to the quick; -- used figuratively.

Meaning of Stub

Stub means: A stub nail; an old horseshoe nail; also, stub iron.

Meaning of Nailing

Nailing means: of Nail

Meaning of Nailed

Nailed means: of Nail

Meaning of Nail

Nail means: To spike, as a cannon.

Meaning of Spick

Spick means: A spike or nail.

Meaning of Subungual

Subungual means: Under the nail or hoof.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Anxiety

Anxiety means: A state of restlessness and agitation, often with general indisposition and a distressing sense of oppression at the epigastrium.

Meaning of Aproned

Aproned means: Wearing an apron.

Meaning of Converging

Converging means: of Converge

Meaning of Pharyngeal

Pharyngeal means: A pharyngeal bone or cartilage; especially, one of the lower pharyngeals, which belong to the rudimentary fifth branchial arch in many fishes, or one of the upper pharyngeals, or pharyngobranchials, which are the dorsal elements in the complete branchial arches.

Meaning of Prostration

Prostration means: The act of falling down, or of bowing in humility or adoration; primarily, the act of falling on the face, but usually applied to kneeling or bowing in reverence and worship.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of DIAMBISTA

DIAMBISTA means: Diambista is slang for cannabis.

Meaning of TATTLER

TATTLER means: Tattler is slang for a watch, and especially a striking watch. Tattler is Black−American slang for an alarm clock.

Meaning of ziltch

ziltch means: "not a damn thing", nothing

Meaning of tunnel out

tunnel out means: To defraud, swindle, or cheat and make lots of money. Also tunnel, "That man is rich because he tunneled out the company."

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