Definitions for Housingˈhaʊ zɪŋ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Housing
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any shelter, lodging, or dwelling place.
the providing of houses or shelter.
anything that covers or protects; casing.
a fully enclosed case and support for a mechanism.
the space made in one piece of wood, or the like, for the insertion of another.
Category: Building Trades
Naut. the portion of a mast below the deck. the portion of a bowsprit aft of the forward part of the stem of a vessel.
Category: Nautical, Navy
a niche for a statue.
Origin of housing:
caparison (def. 1).
Origin of housing:
1635–45; cf. earlier house, ME hous(e),houc(e) < Gmc *hulfti-, MHG hulft covering; -ing1 by assoc. with house , housing1
housing, lodging, living accommodations(noun)
structures collectively in which people are housed
a protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component
caparison, trapping, housing(noun)
stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
houses, apartments, etc. in general
rising housing prices; student/military housing; new affordable housing
The activity of enclosing something or providing a residence for someone.
She lives in low-income housing.
A mechanical component's container or covering.
The gears were grinding against their housing.
A cover or cloth for a horse's saddle, as an ornamental or military appendage; a saddlecloth; a horse cloth; in plural, trappings.
An appendage to the hames or collar of a harness.
the act of putting or receiving under shelter; the state of dwelling in a habitation
that which shelters or covers; houses, taken collectively
the space taken out of one solid, to admit the insertion of part of another, as the end of one timber in the side of another
a niche for a statue
a frame or support for holding something in place, as journal boxes, etc
that portion of a mast or bowsprit which is beneath the deck or within the vessel
a covering or protection, as an awning over the deck of a ship when laid up
a houseline. See Houseline
a cover or cloth for a horse's saddle, as an ornamental or military appendage; a saddlecloth; a horse cloth; in plural, trappings
an appendage to the hames or collar of a harness
Housing generally refers to the social problem of insuring that members of society have a home to live in, whether this is a house, or some other kind of dwelling, lodging, or shelter. Many governments have a department that deals with housing, such as the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Living facilities for humans.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Housing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1703
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Housing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #989
Rank popularity for the word 'Housing' in Nouns Frequency: #711
Translations for Housing
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
These flats will provide housing for the immigrants.
- إسْكان، مَسْكِن، بيوتArabic
- alojamentoPortuguese (BR)
- die UnterkunftGerman
- محل اقامتFarsi
- stambeni prostor (smještaj)Croatian
- 숙소, 주거Korean
- gyvenamasis plotas, namaiLithuanian
- mājvieta; pajumteLatvian
- husrom, bolig(er)Norwegian
- pomieszczenia, schronieniePolish
- محل اقامتPersian
- د اوسیدو ځایPashto
- 住處Chinese (Trad.)
- nhà ởVietnamese
- 住房Chinese (Simp.)
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