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  • noun
    The part projecting above the mouth on the face of a person or animal, containing the nostrils and used for breathing and smelling. (he slowly breathed out the air through his nose)
    The front end of an aircraft, car, or other vehicle. (the plane's nose dipped as it started descending toward the runway)
    A look, especially out of curiosity. (she wanted a good nose around the house)
    (of an animal) thrust its nose against or into something, especially in order to smell it. (the pony nosed at the straw)
    Investigate or pry into something. (I was anxious to get inside and nose around her house)
    (of a vehicle or its driver) make one's way cautiously forward. (he turned left and nosed into an empty parking space)


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