housing, lodging, living accommodationsnoun
structures collectively in which people are housed
a protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component
caparison, trapping, housingnoun
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
Etymology: [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.
A type of apartment, cottage, house, bungalow, cabin, family pod, grandparents pod, property or appropriate structure for a person, people or family to reside at.
Housing is a vital human right for every human being, we all have a right to housing as a human right.Submitted by MaryC on January 7, 2020
Verb form of the word house.
To build housing is easy as it creates a form of human rights, employment and certainty.Submitted by MaryC on July 19, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'housing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1703
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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
If housing does not signal inflation via the CPI, then the economy is more likely to run hot, and what you get over time is generalised inflation pressures.
I have plans to expand to all refugees in general, refugees from Syria, Afghanistan, any victims of natural disasters or wars, it is just as important they can find available housing, too, and we're going to make that happen.
We would interpret the June weakness as payback after housing activity made a strong start to 2015 and expect the housing market to remain in recovery mode.
This used to be the state where anyone could get ahead. Now it’s the state that many can’t wait to leave behind, and our soaring housing costs are central to that.
Homeownership is rewarding in so many ways and can serve as a vital component in achieving financial stability, now, we must focus on increasing access to safe, affordable housing and ensuring that more people can begin to amass and pass on the gains from homeownership.
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