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Noun nose has 7 senses
  1. 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"
    --1 is a kind of chemoreceptor
    --1 is a part of face, human face; upper respiratory tract
    --1 has parts:
     turbinate bone, turbinate, turbinal; ethmoidal artery, arteria ethmoidalis; nasal cavity; internasal suture, sutura internasalis; bridge; nostril, anterior naris
    --1 has particulars:
     snout, neb; snout, rostrum; beak, honker, hooter, nozzle, snoot, snout, schnozzle, schnoz; conk; hawk nose; proboscis; pug nose; Roman nose, hooknose
    Derived forms: verb nose5, verb nose4, verb nose3
  2. nose - a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft); "the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry"
    --2 is a kind of
    --2 is a part of aircraft; missile
    Derived form: verb nose2
  3. nose - the front or forward projection of a tool or weapon; "he ducked under the nose of the gun"
    --3 is a kind of
  4. nose - a small distance; "my horse lost the race by a nose"
    --4 is a kind of
    small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount
    Derived form: verb nose6
  5. nose - the sense of smell (especially in animals); "the hound has a good nose"
    --5 is a kind of
    smell, sense of smell, olfaction, olfactory modality
    Derived form: verb nose3
  6. nose - a natural skill; "he has a nose for good deals"
    --6 is a kind of
    skill, science
    Derived form: verb nose1
  7. nozzle, nose - a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged
    --7 is a kind of spout
    --7 is a part of oilcan; sprinkler system; gas burner, gas jet
    --7 has particulars: showerhead
Verb nose has 6 senses
  1. pry, nose, poke - search or inquire in a meddlesome way; "This guy is always nosing around the office"
    --1 is one way to search, look
    Derived form: noun nose6
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. nose - advance the forward part of with caution; "She nosed the car into the left lane"
    --2 is one way to
    advance, bring forward
    Derived form: noun nose2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. scent, nose, wind - catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs"
    --3 is one way to smell
    Derived forms: noun nose5, noun nose1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  4. nose - push or move with the nose
    --4 is one way to
    push, force
    Derived form: noun nose1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. nuzzle, nose - rub noses
    --5 is one way to caress
    Derived form: noun nose1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  6. nose - defeat by a narrow margin
    --6 is one way to
    get the better of, overcome, defeat
    Derived form: noun nose4
    Sample sentence:
    The fighter managed to nose his opponent
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