Meaning of NOSE in English
[nose] n [ME, fr. OE nosu; akin to OHG nasa nose, L nasus] (bef. 12c) 1 a: the part of the face that bears the nostrils and covers the anterior part of the nasal cavity; broadly: this part together with the nasal cavity b: the anterior part of the head at the top or end of the muzzle: snout, proboscis
2. a: the sense of smell: olfaction b: aroma, bouquet
3: the vertebrate olfactory organ
4. a: the forward end or projection of something b: the projecting or working end of a tool
5: the stem of a boat or its protective metal covering
6. a: the nose as a symbol of prying or meddling curiosity or interference b: a knack for discovery or understanding "a keen ~ for absurdity" -- on the nose 1 a: at or to a target point "the bombs landed right on the nose" b (1): on target: accurate (2): accurately
2: to win--used of horse or dog racing bets
nose vb nosed ; nos.ing vt (ca. 1587) 1: to detect by or as if by smell: scent
2. a: to push or move with the nose b: to move (as a vehicle) ahead slowly or cautiously "nosed my car into the parking space"
3: to touch or rub with the nose: nuzzle ~ vi 1: to use the nose in examining, smelling, or showing affection
2: to search impertinently: pry
3: to move ahead slowly or cautiously "the boat nosed around the bend"
Merriam-Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Merriam Webster. 2012