Definitions for nasalˈneɪ zəl

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. nasal consonant, nasal(noun)

    a consonant produced through the nose with the mouth closed

  2. nasal, nasal bone, os nasale(adj)

    an elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose

  3. rhinal, nasal(adj)

    of or in or relating to the nose

    "nasal passages"

  4. adenoidal, pinched, nasal(adj)

    sounding as if the nose were pinched

    "a whining nasal voice"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. nasal(Noun)

    An elementary sound which is uttered through the nose, or through both the nose and the mouth simultaneously, such asm and n.

  2. nasal(Noun)

    A medicine that operates through the nose; an errhine.

  3. nasal(Noun)

    A nasal vowel or consonant.

  4. nasal(Noun)

    Part of a helmet projecting to protect the nose; a nose guard.

  5. nasal(Noun)

    One of the nasal bones.

  6. nasal(Noun)

    A plate, or scale, on the nose of a fish, etc.

  7. nasal(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the nose.

  8. nasal(Adjective)

    Having a quality imparted by means of the nose; and specifically, made by lowering the soft palate, in some cases with closure of the oral passage, the voice thus issuing (wholly or partially) through the nose, as in the consonants m, n, ng; characterized by resonance in the nasal passage; as, a nasal vowel; a nasal utterance.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Nasal(adj)

    of or pertaining to the nose

  2. Nasal(adj)

    having a quality imparted by means of the nose; and specifically, made by lowering the soft palate, in some cases with closure of the oral passage, the voice thus issuing (wholly or partially) through the nose, as in the consonants m, n, ng (see Guide to Pronunciation, // 20, 208); characterized by resonance in the nasal passage; as, a nasal vowel; a nasal utterance

  3. Nasal(noun)

    an elementary sound which is uttered through the nose, or through both the nose and the mouth simultaneously

  4. Nasal(noun)

    a medicine that operates through the nose; an errhine

  5. Nasal(noun)

    part of a helmet projecting to protect the nose; a nose guard

  6. Nasal(noun)

    one of the nasal bones

  7. Nasal(noun)

    a plate, or scale, on the nose of a fish, etc

  8. Origin: [F., from L. nasus the nose. See Nose.]

Anagrams of nasal »

  1. Aslan

  2. alans, Alans

  3. Alans


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