Translation of nose in Spanish:


nariz, n.

Pronunciation /noʊz//nəʊz/


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    (of person) nariz feminine
    (of animal) hocico masculine
    (of animal) nariz feminine
    her nose was bleeding le sangraba la nariz
    • to poke / stick one's nose in meter las narices en algo
    • she's always poking / sticking her nose in where she's not wanted siempre está metiendo las narices donde no la llaman
    • The same aging process can affect the skin of the forehead, particularly just above the nose.
    • Nosebleeds in children usually occur in the front of the nose due to picking the nose or to sensitive nostril linings.
    • Deep breathing through the nose and mouth is often involved when volatile substances are abused, not simply ‘sniffing’.
    • Occasionally a tube is put into the trachea through the nose or mouth to help with breathing.
    • The doctor took off my glasses and tapped my forehead above my nose.
    • All other sounds are oral sounds and require that the space between the nose and the mouth be closed by the soft palate.
    • Again, she tried to scream but one of the figures put a sickly smelling cloth on her nose and mouth and she began to feel tired.
    • The nose and nostril openings also should be as symmetrical as possible.
    • The numeric values may be affected by whether the patient is breathing through the nose or mouth depending on the site of monitoring.
    • Keep your nasal passages clear by gently blowing your nose, one nostril at a time.
    • Sinuses are lined with the same mucous membranes that line the nose and mouth.
    • It held a piece of fabric above his nose and mouth to keep out the rising stench.
    • It enters the body when air is breathed in through the mouth and nose and into the lungs.
    • Her eyes saw, her ears heard, her nose smelt every animal in the forest form the elk and bear to the termite and the shrew.
    • As air is inhaled, the mucous membranes of the nose and mouth warm and humidify the air before it enters the lungs.
    • Liquid leaks out of the blood vessels, making the mucous membranes lining the nose and throat to swell, and stimulating nearby gland to produce mucus.
    • Each of the sinusitis sufferers had characteristic thickening of the mucous membranes in their noses or sinuses.
    • Treatments may involve using a device to keep your airway open or undergoing a procedure to remove tissue from your nose, mouth or throat.
    • Breathing through the nose rather than the mouth helps keep the mouth washed by saliva.
    • When he falls in deep water, the non-swimmer should lie flat on his back, let his head submerge and keep only his nose and mouth above the surface.
  • 2

    • 2.1(sense of smell)

      olfato masculine
      • The mouth is capable of making an overall assessment of a wine's texture, while the nose senses what we call its flavour.
      • Aroma sensory stations offer guidance for untrained noses as guests sniff their way through a study of wine components.
      • Just like the human nose, it can sense early on if something is smoldering or starting to burn.
      • More dumped mail has been discovered in Bradford - thanks to the keen nose of a springer spaniel.
      • The presence of the jungle was sensed through the nose.
      • It was a strong smell; she did not need to use any ability other than her nose to sense it.
      • My nose senses that this is a murky, damp place, but with some semblance of warmth and the faint scent of cold food.
      • A strange musk disguised the Knights' scent from the keen nose of the werewolf.
      • Her nose picked up the scent of blood, even before she saw the growing puddle in the dim light of the hold.
      • His nose picked up no scent of a living body, only that of blood, corpses, soot, and other chaos.
      • Smart and easy to train, this breed has an excellent nose and wonderful staying power.
      • Dog noses at best discern 20 or so explosive scents, but electronic detectors, at least in theory, can screen a far larger array.
      • With that Lana made to leave and Terra's nose caught the scent of her soft perfume; lavender, roses, and chamomile.
      • The combination of the two consistencies and flavours is as delightful to the palate as the aroma is to the nose.

    • 2.2(intuition)

      olfato masculine
      some people just have a nose for these things algunos tienen olfato para estas cosas
      • His co-author James also had a nose for the mystery.
      • A nose for news and excellent verbal and written skills are a must.
      • He had a nose for poetic talent; indeed there was a current myth that Tambi only had to put his hands on a manuscript to know if the poems were any good or not.
      • Ronay has a nose for talent and was an early champion of Marco Pierre White and Raymond Blanc.
      • It is a cliche and sounds pretentious and self-glorifying, but it is true that you can get a nose for danger.
      • Sykes has a nose for the ball and the talent to be a playmaker, but he sometimes gets caught out of position or lost in traffic.
      • He is a hard-working, diligent professional with a nose for goal.
      • If he has a feel for the zeitgeist of the television-watching public, he certainly has a nose for a good property investment.
      • Strickland has range, a nose for the ball and the instincts to make a difference.
      • So if you are a budding entrepreneur with a nose for a good idea and think that you could capture the essence of, say, Leeds or Solihull in a bottle, now might be the time to give it a try.
      • While Cusk suspected a social conspiracy designed to keep women producing, Enright too has a nose for peer-group propaganda.
      • Police in Wiltshire have welcomed a new recruit to the force with a nose for solving crime.
      • After studying stamps for years, Worley says you develop a nose for valuable ones.
      • He was a wonderfully sweet-natured boy; quick-witted, willing, and had a nose for golf.
      • Yes, he's the heart and soul of the Pats' defense and a true playmaker who has incredible instincts and a nose for the ball.
      • He has a nose for drama - and eccentrics - and his diversions on his wild quest make for thrilling reading.
      • An adjoining room spoke of a man with a nose for aesthetics and simple comfort.
      • Alan Furst has the eye for detail, a nose for the street, and an ear for the way desperate people actually talk.
      • Soon after he had joined the army, Drake had shown both talent for combat and strategy as well as a nose for top information.
      • McGowan, a wine buff who is scrupulously careful about what he invests in, has a nose for a bargain.

  • 3

    (of wine)
    aroma masculine
    bouquet masculine
    • Aggressive raspberry and black cherry nose is followed by a ripe fruit and sweet oak palate, and a finish which is slightly stalky and green.
    • A big-boned and racy Languedoc Syrah, it has a warm perfumed nose that hints of heather and dried spices.
    • An exotic Lebanese assemblage of Sauvignon and muscat, this crisp, complex wine has a nose of light apricot and white flowers.
    • Primary raspberry fruit dominates the nose and palate, and the finish is tweaked with toasty oak.
    • A blockbuster wine, the nose of which is bursting with fruit.
    • An inky black liquid with a strong nose, the wine is packed with dense, concentrated fruit and silky smooth tannins.
    • It has an attractive nose of raspberry, with a long savoury finish.
    • A lustrous dry wine, the nose exudes tinned apricot, the wash is a blend of nut, lime and very sweet ripe melon.
    • It delivers an aromatic nose of red fruits and nuts, and a smooth, nutty palate backed by a splash of acidity on the finish.
    • The nose reveals zesty aromas that have you salivating before the liqueur has even passed your lips.
    • This is a very convincing Cabernet-driven wine; the nose is light and youthfully sweet.
    • In the glass it is a deep purple and black wine with a nose of small sweet berries.
    • It's a deep, dark wine with a great nose, prune and plum flavours with a hint of oak.
    • It reveals an aromatic nose and flavoursome, velvety-smooth palate of Darjeeling tea, freshly picked roses and black cherries.
    • Pineapple aromas overwhelm the nose and the palate harmonises these with toasty French oak.
    • This is another reason on why one should appreciate the nose of a wine.
    • The nose lacks aroma, the palate is watery and the finish not memorable.
  • 4

    (of plane, car) parte delantera feminine
    (of plane, car) morro masculine
    (of plane, car) trompa feminine River Plate
    (of boat) proa feminine
    • After Capt Hayes prompted Capt Mulloy multiple times, she finally pulled the power and lowered the nose of the aircraft.
    • Don't be afraid to use the rudder at the last second before touchdown to put the nose exactly in front of you.
    • At the same time something dropped - guns probably - from the nose of the plane.
    • According to the Ministry of Defence, which later confirmed the incident, the nose of one aircraft touched the wing of another.
    • The nose of our plane got shot up, and I was wounded in the arm and groin.
    • The accident damaged the propeller and both sets of landing gear at the nose and the rear of the plane.
    • Then the roll stopped and the nose of the plane started to level.
    • A new helmet system allows the pilot to fire missiles at enemy craft by looking at them, rather than having to point the nose of the aircraft in the direction of the target.
    • To quell understeer, for example, the system slows the inside rear wheel slightly in order to pull the nose back toward the inside of a turn.
    • He pulled the nose of his slow-moving aircraft up and over sharply.
    • The nose undercarriage was sheared off and one blade of the propeller was bent back underneath the nose of the aircraft.
    • This aspirin bottle was wedged against a rudder cable in the nose of the aircraft, behind the pilot's rudder pedals.
    • We could see the lights of the coast directly off the nose of the aircraft.
    • He began his flare at 200 feet; however, the nose of the aircraft got a little too high.
    • Once the nose of the aircraft is over the edge, we would be out of the ejection envelope and would run the risk of ejecting into the water or the side of the carrier.
    • They could gain better access and a better angle if the nose of the aircraft was more level with the deck.
    • Witnesses saw the nose drop and the aircraft plunge to the ground.
    • This time Junior makes a dramatic move to the inside of the track, pointing the nose of his Chevrolet nearly straight at the pit lane.
    • Then Redell pointed the aircraft's nose down the runway and accelerated ever so smoothly.
    • It has a small museum with a collection of memorabilia, including examples of a lot of the lively art which found its way onto aircraft noses.
    • Special art was applied to the nose and the aircraft received the name California Boomerang.

intransitive verb

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    (rummage, pry)
    stop nosing into my affairs deja de meter las narices en mis asuntos informal
    • to nose around / about in sth husmear / fisgonear en algo
    • No sounds had come from the kitchen, but he knew as etiquette it was not polite to nose around the host's house.
    • Somebody wants Officer Meikle to stop nosing around - and the sooner the better.
    • She hadn't seen her since Paris, maybe five years ago, maybe longer, and the last thing she needed was Arley nosing into her business now.
    • The police are soon nosing about, trying to figure out the mystery of several locals who've gone missing.
    • For good reasons, they don't want the headache of allowing a bunch of outsiders to nose around their network.
    • How Clean Is Your House gave us yet another opportunity to nose around other people's abodes.
    • There will be people nosing into what others own, what they do, and what their assets are, for nosy-parker reasons in total.
    • People are born to be curious and many of them are addicted to nosing around popular secrets, actually whatever might be sensational, because they are proud of learning the real story before others.
    • I can't even breathe in this country because everyone is crowding me and nosing into my affairs and slightest movements!
    • Beyond the truly malicious, there are also your neighbors who may find your network by accident and enjoy nosing into your activities and using your Internet access at will, slowing down your network speed in the process.
    • I've been nosing around inside the 125-year-old building with its high ceilings, original windows and bumpy plaster.
    • This will stop Mrs Jones, your next door neighbour, who works as a cleaner in your local GPs, nosing into your health records and telling Mrs Smith, your other neighbour, about them.
    • I'm sorry, I'm sorry, and I won't go nosing into other people's lives anymore.
    • Tired of the young girl's glances, he decided to nose around the rest of the small town.
    • With the pop-culture machine currently devouring everything even remotely surf-related, it might at first seem odd that Hollywood hasn't started nosing around Newport Beach.
    • I think I'll nose around a bit and see if there's any work for me.
    • What makes this really puzzling to most girls is the fact that they feel completely deserving of their parents' trust - but their parents are nosing around anyway.
    • Bears, birds and other animals don't seem to mind a quiet camera nosing in on their business.
    • Well, I just stumbled on the re-enactment as I was nosing around trying to find out what the book would be about.
    • The kitchen came up with the same results, but once Carina finally started to nose around the bedroom, she found some things.
  • 2

    (move slowly)
    the truck nosed around the corner el camión se asomó lentamente por la esquina
    • to nose past/out/in pasar/salir/entrar lentamente
    • Mr Breen said Mr Kerry had no intention of depriving his employer of the van, and that he was nosing out of the car park when the accident happened.
    • Somehow, however, disaster would be averted; our ride car would nose upward.
    • As the boat nosed onto a sandy beach, we disembarked and walked up a short incline to Mingun.
    • It will fool you with just how well behaved it is, cruising quietly on B roads or nosing through the traffic.
    • And it was great fun, nosing up to little bays and trying to avoid rocks while working out where to drop your anchor.
    • Alex watched from the bridge's viewport as the ship nosed into the thickness of charged gas.
    • In places, where low-hanging willows crowd either bank, we could almost be nosing upstream along a tributary of the Amazon, so enclosed is the water.
    • With first gear engaged, and the second gearstick that controls the transfer box set to Low, the car noses down the sheer slope with amazing assurance.
    • Meanwhile, crowds pack her restaurant, watching lilliputian fishing boats nosing into the breeze, fishermen working over their gear, seagulls white in the sun.
    • Our boat noses into the tidal marsh, and we spot nesting egrets and barking sea lions.
    • My car nosed under the guardrail and broke in half.
    • Suddenly, as we reflected quietly, there was a great grinding and grumbling then, nosing round a corner, came a famous big red London bus.
    • The truck nosed over the ridge, and the heavy tires crunched across the icy ruts.
    • Every Sunday the long-bowed, canvas-canopied church boat nosed from dock to dock gathering the faithful.
    • On the first day we moved around locally, nosing into small bays and coves, or calas as the locals call them.
    • Technically speaking, it gives a warden free rein to issue a ticket as soon as the car noses into the bay.

transitive verb

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    the dog nosed the door open el perro abrió la puerta con el hocico
    • to nose one's way avanzar con precaución
    • Half a mile to the north, a scattered herd of fallow deer nosed at the snow-covered roots of wide-spaced, scraggly trees sprouting from the rubble of an ancient landslide.
    • Then, when two or three of the big brown rats snuck out to twitch and nose through the trash, he'd put his shotgun up to his shoulder and fire.
    • Tiny Janine - named after the character in Eastenders - was nosing under the appliance when she got stuck.
    • He dropped his reins, and his horse began nosing about in the undergrowth for forage.
    • ‘It's very tough to make money on cattle these days,’ Ehrp says while driving past pens filled with fat steers nosing in the feed troughs.
    • Cutecat likes to visit at all hours of the day and night, sneaking in through the back door to nose around, snuggle up and generally act cute.
    • My sweatshirt had ridden up a little bit, exposing about two inches of skin, which was getting quite the tickling as she was nosing around and crawling over to my other side, so that now she is on the edge of my bed that is not up against a wall.
    • I looked around the clearing to where our horses nosed together in the grass.
    • Han snuck to the edge of a small clearing and saw the deer nosing about in the grass and leaves.
    • Black nostrils twitched as the animal nosed over the tracks, then sauntered along the trail, head down, sniffing.
    • There is even a shot of a suitably feral-looking dog nosing through ripped bin bags tossed onto the streets.
    • Like the brush hideouts and tree houses of my youth, this will be a secure, cozy little cave with room for only one person and a couple of cats if they choose to come nosing around.
    • In fact, every single day, we have seen squirrels, young and old, scurrying up and down its magnificent branches, nosing around for food, or simply chasing each other for fun.
    • The bear will nose around you for a little bit but will eventually leave you alone.
    • Cruickshank, the dachshund, nosed his way around the doorpost, between Katherine's ankles and curled up on a rumpled, moulting hearth-rug.
    • The sight of a huge cinnamon bear nosing among the cans and bottles rewarded his effort.
    • There's his amusing shot of the neighbourhood barber at work as the neighbourhood goat noses about.