Definitions for housing
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word housing.
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from house.
London is supplied with people to increase its inhabitants, according to the increase of housing. John Graunt.
Housing refers to the provision of shelter or accommodation for individuals, families, or communities. It encompasses various types of dwellings, such as houses, apartments, condos, and other residential structures, that are designed and built for people to live in. Housing fulfills the basic need for shelter and serves as a place where individuals and families can live, sleep, relax, and engage in daily activities while maintaining privacy, safety, and comfort. It typically includes amenities and utilities necessary for basic living, such as electricity, water, heating/cooling systems, and sanitation facilities. Housing can be either rented or owned, and it plays a crucial role in establishing communities, supporting social interactions, and contributing to individuals' well-being and quality of life.
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 house, 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 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
Each passing month further escalates the risk of losing an ever increasing amount of rental housing, ultimately jeopardizing the availability of safe, sustainable and affordable housing for all Americans, flawed eviction moratoriums leave renters with insurmountable debt and housing providers holding the bag as our nation's housing affordability crisis spirals into a housing affordability disaster.
Much of the social history of the Western world over the past three decades has involved replacing what worked with what sounded good. In area after area - crime, education, housing, race relations - the situation has gotten worse after the bright new theories were put into operation. The amazing thing is that this history of failure and disaster has neither discouraged the social engineers nor discredited them.
They are using federal housing money intended to improve the bad housing of poor Americans as the lever to force compliance with these new regulations, but that money is most needed in blighted, inner city urban neighborhoods, where there are a large number of African Americans. This federal utopian vision will divert that needed federal money into suburbs where it is not needed, leaving poor Americans living in substandard, terrible housing.
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.
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