nailhead [nāl′hed΄]
1. the flattened or, sometimes, rounded head of a nail
2. a decoration resembling the rounded head of a nail

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  • nailhead — nail headed, adj. /nayl hed /, n. 1. the enlarged top of a nail, usually flattened but sometimes rounded. 2. an ornament that suggests or resembles the enlarged top of a nail. [1675 85; NAIL + HEAD] * * * ▪ architecture       projecting… …   Universalium

  • nailhead — noun The head of a nail …   Wiktionary

  • Nailhead — О книге в бумажной обложке с утолщённым корешком (похожей в профиль на шляпку гвоздя) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • nailhead — n. flat part at the end of a nail (where one strikes with a hammer) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nailhead — noun an ornament resembling the head of a nail, used chiefly in architecture and on clothing …   English new terms dictionary

  • Nailhead — decorative carved design of a line of pyramids …   Medieval glossary

  • nailhead — nail•head [[t]ˈneɪlˌhɛd[/t]] n. 1) bui the flattened or rounded top of a nail 2) an ornament that resembles this • Etymology: 1675–85 nail′ head ed, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • nailhead — noun 1. something resembling the head of a nail that is used as an ornamental device • Hypernyms: ↑decoration, ↑ornament, ↑ornamentation 2. flattened boss on the end of nail opposite to the point • Hypernyms: ↑knob, ↑boss …   Useful english dictionary

  • nailhead rust — noun : leprosis …   Useful english dictionary

  • nailhead spar — noun : calcite that crystallizes in nail headed forms …   Useful english dictionary

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