What does nails mean?

Definitions for nails

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  1. nails(Noun)

    The four round-topped pedestals outside the Corn Exchange in Bristol on which bargains used to be struck.


  1. Nails

    Nails is a 1979 Canadian short documentary film directed by Phillip Borsos. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short. The subject of the film was simply the manufacturing process used to make nails.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Nails

    The thin, horny plates that cover the dorsal surfaces of the distal phalanges of the fingers and toes of primates.

Editors Contribution

  1. nails

    Plural noun of nail.

    We used a number of different types of nails to construct the fence in the garden.

Suggested Resources

  1. nails

    Song lyrics by nails -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by nails on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'nails' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4406

Anagrams for nails »

  1. anils

  2. slain

  3. snail


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nails in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nails in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Denis Diderot:

    Pithy sentences are like sharp nails which force truth upon our memory.

  2. Dianna Agron:

    It was like nails on a chalkboard. Sexy is a word I never equate with myself.

  3. David Lee:

    They keep doing it. They don’t give up. They just keep putting the nails out.

  4. Walter Savage Landor:

    Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose direction and begin to bend.

  5. Walter Savage Landor:

    People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend.

Images & Illustrations of nails

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