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Found 3 items, similar to nest.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: nest sarang
English → English (WordNet) Definition: nest nest n 1: a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young 2: a kind of gun emplacement; “a machine-gun nest”; “a nest of snipers” 3: a cosy or secluded retreat 4: a gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality; “a nest of thieves” 5: furniture pieces made to fit close together nest v 1: inhabit a nest, usually after building; “birds are nesting outside my window every Spring” 2: fit together or fit inside; “nested bowls” 3: move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position; “We cuddled against each other to keep warm”; “The children snuggled into their sleeping bags” [syn: cuddle, snuggle, nestle, nuzzle, draw close] 4: gather nests
English → English (gcide) Definition: Nest Nest \Nest\ (n[e^]st), n. [AS. nest; akin to D. & G. nest, Sw. n["a]ste, L. nidus, for nisdus, Skr. n[=i][dsdot]a resting place, nest; cf. Lith. lizdas, Arm. neiz, Gael. & Ir. nead. Prob. from the particle ni down, Skr. ni + the root of E. sit, and thus orig., a place to sit down in. [root] 264. See Nether, and Sit, and cf. Eyas, Nidification, Nye.] 1. The bed or receptacle prepared by a fowl for holding her eggs and for hatching and rearing her young. [1913 Webster] The birds of the air have nests. --Matt. viii. 20. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: The place in which the eggs of other animals, as insects, turtles, etc., are laid and hatched; a snug place in which young animals are reared. --Bentley. [1913 Webster] 3. A snug, comfortable, or cozy residence or situation; a retreat, or place of habitual resort; hence, those who occupy a nest, frequent a haunt, or are associated in the same pursuit; as, a nest of traitors; a nest of bugs. [1913 Webster] A little cottage, like some poor man's nest. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 4. (Geol.) An aggregated mass of any ore or mineral, in an isolated state, within a rock. [1913 Webster] 5. A collection of boxes, cases, or the like, of graduated size, each put within the one next larger. [1913 Webster] 6. (Mech.) A compact group of pulleys, gears, springs, etc., working together or collectively. [1913 Webster] Nest \Nest\, v. i. To build and occupy a nest. [1913 Webster] The king of birds nested within his leaves. --Howell. [1913 Webster] Nest \Nest\, v. t. To put into a nest; to form a nest for. [1913 Webster] From him who nested himself into the chief power. --South. [1913 Webster]


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