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  • 1 Nail — (n[=a]l), n. [AS. n[ae]gel, akin to D. nagel, OS. & OHG. nagal, G. nagel, Icel. nagl, nail (in sense 1), nagli nail (in sense 3), Sw. nagel nail (in senses 1 and 3), Dan. nagle, Goth. ganagljan to nail, Lith. nagas nail (in sense 1), Russ. nogote …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Nail — may refer to: Nail (anatomy), toughened keratin at the end of an animal digit Nail (beak), a plate of hard horny tissue at the tip of some bird beaks Nail (fastener), the pin shaped fastener used in engineering, woodworking and construction Nail… …

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  • 3 Nail'd — Developer(s) Techland Publisher(s) Deep Silver Engine …

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  • 4 Nail — Nail, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nailed} (n[=a]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Nailing}.] [AS. n[ae]glian. See {Nail}, n.] 1. To fasten with a nail or nails; to close up or secure by means of nails; as, to nail boards to the beams. [1913 Webster] He is now dead …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 nail — ► NOUN 1) a small metal spike with a broadened flat head, hammered in to join things together or to serve as a hook. 2) a horny covering on the upper surface of the tip of the finger and toe in humans and other primates. ► VERB 1) fasten with a… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 Nail — steht für: Nagel im Englischen Ein angloamerikanisches Maßsystem Eine deutsche Metalcore Band, siehe Nail (Band) Nail (Vorname), einen männlichen Vornamen arabischer Herkunft Nail ist der Familienname folgender Personen: David Nail (* 1979), US… …

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  • 7 Nail — Personnage de Dragon Ball Naissance Namek Origine Namek …

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  • 8 nail — [nāl] n. [ME naile < OE nægl, akin to Ger nagel < IE base * onogh, nail > Sans áṅghri , foot, Gr onyx, nail, L unguis, fingernail] 1. a) a thin, horny covering that grows out over the upper tip of a finger or toe b) a similar growth on a …

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  • 9 Nail —   [neɪl; englisch »Nagel«], frühere britische Längeneinheit, 1 Nail = 2¼ Inch = 5,715 cm.   …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 10 nail — [v1] fasten, fix with pointed object attach, beat, bind, drive, hammer, hit, hold, join, pin, pound, secure, sock*, spike, strike, tack, whack*; concepts 85,160,189 Ant. unfasten, unnail nail [v2] capture, arrest apprehend, bag, catch, collar*,… …

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  • 11 nail up — To close or fasten with or as if with nails • • • Main Entry: ↑nail …

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  • 12 Nail — (spr. Neht), 1) englisches Längenmaß = 21/2 Inches (Zoll); 2) Zollgewicht, in England = 6,53 Zollpfund, in Belgien 5, 42 Zollpfund …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 13 Nail — (engl., spr. nēl, »Nagel«), engl. Längenmaß für Manufakturwaren, = 1/4 Quarter oder 21/4 Inches …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 14 Nail — (engl., spr. nehl), Tuchmaß = 5,7 cm …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 15 Nail — (nehl), Wollgewicht in England = 6,53, in Brüssel u. Antwerpen = 5,42 Zollpfd …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 16 Nail — (engelsk, negl), engelsk længdemål for manufakturvarer, = 1/10 yard = 2 1/4 inch = 57,149 millim …

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  • 17 Nail — Patronyme assez fréquent en Mayenne. C est un nom de personne d origine germanique, Nahilo (< nah = suffisant) …

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  • 18 nail — nailless, adj. naillike, adj. /nayl/, n. 1. a slender, typically rod shaped rigid piece of metal, usually in any of numerous standard lengths from a fraction of an inch to several inches and having one end pointed and the other enlarged and… …

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  • 19 nail — nail1 S3 [neıl] n [: Old English; Origin: nAgl] 1.) a thin pointed piece of metal with a flat top, which you hit into a surface with a hammer, for example to join things together or to hang something on ▪ The key was hanging on a nail by the door …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 nail — ▪ I. nail nail 1 [neɪl] verb [transitive] informal to catch someone and prove that they are guilty of a crime or of doing something bad: • The government spent vast resources in an unsuccessful effort to nail him on felony charges. nail down… …

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