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English definition of “nail”

nail

noun [C]
 
 
/neɪl/
METAL OBJECT B2 a thin piece of metal with a sharp end, used to join pieces of wood together: a hammer and nailsToolsGardening tools
FINGERS/TOES B2 the hard surface at the end of your fingers and toes: fingernails/toenails to cut your nails nail clippers/scissors Stop biting your nails.The hand
(Definition of nail noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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