What does Housing mean?

Definitions for Housingˈhaʊ zɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Housing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. housing, lodging, living accommodations(noun)

    structures collectively in which people are housed

  2. housing(noun)

    a protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component

  3. caparison, trapping, housing(noun)

    stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse

Wiktionary

  1. housing(Noun)

    The activity of enclosing something or providing a residence for someone.

  2. housing(Noun)

    Residences, collectively.

    She lives in low-income housing.

  3. housing(Noun)

    A mechanical component's container or covering.

    The gears were grinding against their housing.

  4. housing(Noun)

    A cover or cloth for a horse's saddle, as an ornamental or military appendage; a saddlecloth; a horse cloth; in plural, trappings.

  5. housing(Noun)

    An appendage to the hames or collar of a harness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Housing

    of House

  2. Housing(noun)

    the act of putting or receiving under shelter; the state of dwelling in a habitation

  3. Housing(noun)

    that which shelters or covers; houses, taken collectively

  4. Housing(noun)

    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

  5. Housing(noun)

    a niche for a statue

  6. Housing(noun)

    a frame or support for holding something in place, as journal boxes, etc

  7. Housing(noun)

    that portion of a mast or bowsprit which is beneath the deck or within the vessel

  8. Housing(noun)

    a covering or protection, as an awning over the deck of a ship when laid up

  9. Housing(noun)

    a houseline. See Houseline

  10. Housing(noun)

    a cover or cloth for a horse's saddle, as an ornamental or military appendage; a saddlecloth; a horse cloth; in plural, trappings

  11. Housing(noun)

    an appendage to the hames or collar of a harness

  12. Origin: [From Houss.]

Freebase

  1. Housing

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Housing

    howz′ing, n. an ornamental covering for a horse: a saddle-cloth: (pl.) the trappings of a horse. [O. Fr. housse, a mantle, of Teut. origin.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Housing

    Living facilities for humans.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Housing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1703

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Housing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #989

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Housing' in Nouns Frequency: #711

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Housing in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Housing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Blerina Uruci:

    Housing activity continues to recover, although the pace of the recovery remains slower than in the previous couple of years, owing to the decline in housing affordability.

  2. Mike Reynolds:

    If all of the soldiers in all of the armies in all of the world, were to put down their weapons and pick up tools and start making sustainable housing for all the people in the world, life would just begin on this planet

  3. Yair Lapid:

    I hope to change things for the better, For 30 years this country has been about left versus right. Now we want to change things on the inside: national service, education, housing, a middle class that cannot finish the month.

  4. Danya Keene:

    Even though the conditions in many public housing developments are in dramatic need of improvement, we do know that public housing provides an important source of stable and affordable housing, particularly for the poorest of the poor.

  5. Nancy Adler:

    The study really shows a direct link between kids’ health, the use of emergency rooms and the type of housing they’re in, investments in better quality public housing may help kids be healthier and also may be good for the economic bottom line.

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