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
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
Origin: [From Houss.]
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
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
Living facilities for humans.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A small line formed of three fine strands, smaller than rope yarn; principally used for seizings of the block-strops, fastening the clues of sails to their bolt-ropes, and other purposes. (See MARLINE, TWINE.)
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
Cover or cloth over or under a horse’s saddle used for cleanliness, or as an ornamental or military appendage; a saddle-cloth; a horse-cloth.
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
The numerical value of housing in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of housing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of housing in a Sentence
Not bad for public housing.
Housing shortage is still present.
We see so many people coming home without housing.
It can be the affordable-housing-availability option.
We don't have a refugee crisis, we have a housing crisis.
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