Belela - Nail

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Definition of nail
- Nail n
- Horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
- A thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener
- A former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard v
- Attach something somewhere by means of nails; "nail the board onto the wall"
- Take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals" [syn: {collar}, {apprehend}, {arrest}, {pick up}, {nab}, {cop}]
- Hit hard; "He smashed a 3-run homer" [syn: {smash}, {boom}, {blast}]
- Succeed in obtaining a position; "He nailed down a spot at Harvard" [syn: {nail down}, {peg}]
- Succeed at easily; "She sailed through her exams"; "You will pass with flying colors"; "She nailed her astrophysics course" [syn: {breeze through}, {ace}, {pass with flying colors}, {sweep through}, {sail through}]
- Locate exactly; "can you pinpoint the position of the enemy?"; "The chemists could not nail the identity of the chromosome" [syn: {pinpoint}]
- Complete a pass [syn: {complete}]
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