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English → English (WordNet) Definition: on the nose on the nose adj : being precisely to a prescribed or specified criterion; “his guess was on the nose”; “the prediction for snow was right on the button” [syn: on the button] adv : just as it should be; "`Precisely, my lord,' he said" [syn: precisely, exactly, on the dot, on the button]
English → English (gcide) Definition: on the nose Nose \Nose\ (n[=o]z), n. [AS. nosu; akin to D. neus, G. nase, OHG. nasa, Icel. n["o]s, Sw. n["a]sa, Dan. n["a]se, Lith. nosis, Russ. nos', L. nasus, nares, Skr. n[=a]s[=a], n[=a]s. [root]261. Cf. Nasal, Nasturtium, Naze, Nostril, Nozzle.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) The prominent part of the face or anterior extremity of the head containing the nostrils and olfactory cavities; the olfactory organ. See Nostril, and Olfactory organ under Olfactory. [1913 Webster] 2. The power of smelling; hence, scent. [1913 Webster] We are not offended with a dog for a better nose than his master. --Collier. [1913 Webster] 3. A projecting end or beak at the front of an object; a snout; a nozzle; a spout; as, the nose of a bellows; the nose of a teakettle. [1913 Webster] Nose bit (Carp.), a bit similar to a gouge bit, but having a cutting edge on one side of its boring end. Nose hammer (Mach.), a frontal hammer. Nose hole (Glass Making), a small opening in a furnace, before which a globe of crown glass is held and kept soft at the beginning of the flattening process. Nose key (Carp.), a fox wedge. Nose leaf (Zo["o]l.), a thin, broad, membranous fold of skin on the nose of many species of bats. It varies greatly in size and form. Nose of wax, (fig.), a person who is pliant and easily influenced. “A nose of wax to be turned every way.” --Massinger Nose piece, the nozzle of a pipe, hose, bellows, etc.; the end piece of a microscope body, to which an objective is attached. To hold one's nose to the grindstone, To put one's nose to the grindstone , or To bring one's nose to the grindstone. See under Grindstone. To lead by the nose, to lead at pleasure, or to cause to follow submissively; to lead blindly, as a person leads a beast. --Shak. To put one's nose out of joint, to humiliate one's pride, esp. by supplanting one in the affections of another. [Slang] To thrust one's nose into, to meddle officiously in. To wipe one's nose of, to deprive of; to rob. [Slang] on the nose, (a) exactly, accurately. (b) (racing) to win, as opposed to to place or to show . [1913 Webster +PJC]

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