from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Either of the external openings of the nose; a naris.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One of the external openings of the nose; a nasal orifice; a naris or narial aperture.
- noun Scent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Anat.) One of the external openings of the nose, which give passage to the air breathed and to secretions from the nose and eyes; one of the anterior nares.
- noun obsolete Perception; insight; acuteness.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Either of the two
orifices locatedon the nose(or on the beakof a bird); used as a passagefor air and other gases to travelthe nasalpassages.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun either one of the two external openings to the nasal cavity in the nose
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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It's bleeding a little periodically and my left nostril is totally swollen shut.
My nostril is pulled up a little but he says it'll go down as it heals. for those of you who haven't done it yet, if the the doctor offers you for something for pain, take it!
One nostril is dripping what looks like grape juice onto the cell floor.
He eyed Mr. Chadber speculatively, holding a pinch of snuff to one thin nostril
I think you call it nostril of his nose long, thin, fine.
And at least one "nostril" -- never actually visible in the original Viking image -- is plain to be seen; while its origin remains an unanswered question, flatly refuting its existence smacks of a deliberate attempt to "make the Face go away" in the public mind.
It's a small duct that connects the inside corner of the eye to the nostril, which is also why your nose runs when you cry.
A wrinkle of the nostril was the only answer and a further delay ensued while a message was sent to the Scylla which demanded that His Excellency the Comte de Maquerre be allowed quarters on board the frigate or, preferably, the Vengeance.
Inside the aperture of the nostril is a slight dilatation, the vestibule, bounded laterally by the ala and lateral crus of the greater alar cartilage, and medially by the medial crus of the same cartilage.
The nostril is the large oval marking directly in front of the eye.