Definitions for nasalˈneɪ zəl

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word nasal

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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 for nasal »

  1. Aslan

  2. alans, Alans

  3. Alans

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Holly Phillips:

    The steam helps open stuffed-up nasal passages, and the salty broth can soothe a sore throat.

  2. Tariq Madani:

    Coming into close contact with the nasal secretions of camels is a major risk factor, the main transmission is actually human to human.

  3. Ohio University paleontologist Haley O'Brien:

    This structure was incredibly surprising, to see a hollow nasal crest outside of dinosaurs and in a mammal that lived so recently is very bizarre.

  4. Tia Mowry:

    That’s the coolest thing about this flu vaccination, a doctor or nurse sprays it up each nostril— it’s as simple as that. [Cree] had allergies, so he’s used to getting things sprayed up his nose. He prefers [the nasal spray] as opposed to needles.

  5. Paul Turner:

    On the basis of this data, we think it is highly unlikely that where a child experiences nasal symptoms, it is due to the egg in the vaccine, we think it's far more likely they are having symptoms due to other vaccine ingredients - in which case the risk of this in egg-allergic children is no higher than in any other child.

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