Definitions

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  • noun The head of a nail.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun flattened boss on the end of nail opposite to the point
  • noun something resembling the head of a nail that is used as an ornamental device

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Examples

  • Tired of using her skills to design inconsequential items such as nailhead trim, Ms. Pilloton decided to focus on how she could partner her valuable skills with projects that would empower communities and individuals. is a non-profit agency focusing on the potential for design to improve human life.

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  • "nailhead" V-8 engine with a two-barrel carb and a Dynaflow auto trans.

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  • When that happens, the stand is being supported just by the nailhead, and all it takes is for the weight of a hunter to collapse the structure.

    Stand or not?

  • When that happens, the stand is being supported just by the nailhead, and all it takes is for the weight of a hunter to collapse the structure.

    Stand or not?

  • Place it against a wall, tap the nailhead, and the nail goes in quite straight.

    Boing Boing

  • In 1981, as a young reporter with Time magazine, Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter made his first order—a double-breasted nailhead suit and a sports jacket—and has been a devoted Anderson & Sheppard man ever since.

    Graydon Carter

  • If I missed the nailhead, I put a big dent or hole in the roof panel.

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  • If I missed the nailhead, I put a big dent or hole in the roof panel.

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  • Modern platform style, nailhead detail, casual linen upholstery.

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  • With luck, you get some old-school salesman who actually knows the merch and can explain the difference between, say, a sharkskin and a nailhead.

    Alfred Gingold: My Birthday Suit II: The Windmills of Your Wardrobe

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