Definition of Nosings

1. Noun. (plural of nosing) ¹



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Definition of Nosings

1. nosing [n] - See also: nosing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nosings

nosheries
noshers
noshery
noshes
noshing
noshore
noshoring
noshorings
nosier
nosies
nosiest
nosily
nosiness
nosinesses
nosing
nosings (current term)
nosle
nosles
noso-
nosochthonography
nosocomephobia
nosocomial
nosocomial gangrene
nosocomial infection
nosocomial pneumonia
nosocomially
nosode
nosodes
nosogenesis
nosogenic

Literary usage of Nosings

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1. A Dictionary of Mechanical Science, Arts, Manufactures, and Miscellaneous by Alexander Jamieson (1829)
"The points of concourse of the salient angles are called the nosings of the steps. Now let the portion of the cylinder before uncovered, be again enveloped, ..."

2. Common-sense Stair Building and Handrailing ...: By Fred T. Hodgson by Frederick Thomas Hodgson, Radford Architectural Co., Chicago (1916)
"O and C show the returned nosings, and the manner in which Fig. ... The return nosings should be fastened to the tread either by dowels or by a feather or ..."

3. Quantity Surveying, for the Use of Surveyors, Architects, Engineers and Builders by John Leaning (1897)
"To this length add 1 inch for each tread where nosings are rounded, and 1 £ inch where moulded. State the thickness of treads and risers, if glued, ..."

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