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nurs·ing

 (nûr′sĭng)
n.
1. The profession of a nurse.
2. The tasks or care of a nurse.

nursing

(ˈnɜːsɪŋ)
n
(Medicine)
a. the practice or profession of caring for the sick and injured
b. (as modifier): a nursing home.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nursing - the work of caring for the sick or injured or infirmnursing - the work of caring for the sick or injured or infirm
care, tending, attention, aid - the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
2.nursing - the profession of a nurse
health profession - the body of individuals whose work helps to maintain the health of their clients
3.nursing - nourishing at the breastnursing - nourishing at the breast    
infant feeding - feeding an infant
Translations
تَمْريض
ošetřovatelství
sygepleje
ápolásbetegápolás
hjúkrunarstörf
ošetrovateľstvo
bolniška nega
hastabakıcılıkhemşirelik

nursing

[ˈnɜːsɪŋ]
A. N
1. (= career, course, profession) → enfermería f
to go in for nursinghacerse enfermero/a, dedicarse a la enfermería
2. (= care) [of patient] → asistencia f, cuidado m
3. (= suckling) → lactancia f
B. CPD nursing auxiliary N (Brit) → auxiliar mf de enfermería
nursing college Nescuela f de enfermería
nursing home N (for elderly) → hogar m de ancianos; (for convalescents) → clínica f (particular)
nursing mother Nmadre f que amamanta
nursing officer Nenfermero/a m/f
nursing staff Npersonal m de enfermería

nursing

[ˈnɜːrsɪŋ]
n
(= profession) → profession f d'infirmier
to go into nursing → devenir infirmier/ière m/f
(= care) → soins mpl
adj [mother] → qui allaite
modif
nursing care → soins mpl spécialisés
the nursing profession → la profession d'infirmier
nursing staff → personnel m soignantnursing bottle (US) nbiberon mnursing home n (for old people)maison f de retraite; (for convalescence, rest cure)maison f de convalescence

nursing

n
(= care of invalids)Pflege f, → Pflegen nt
(= profession)Krankenpflege f; she’s going in for nursingsie will in der Krankenpflege arbeiten
(= feeding)Stillen nt
adj attrPflege-; abilitiespflegerisch; nursing staffPflegepersonal nt; the nursing professiondie Krankenpflege; (= nurses collectively)die pflegerischen Berufe, die Pflegeberufe pl

nursing

:
nursing auxiliary
nSchwesternhelferin f
nursing bottle
n (US) → Flasche f, → Fläschchen nt
nursing bra
nStill-BH m
nursing care
nPflege f
nursing fees
plPflegekosten pl
nursing home
nPrivatklinik f; (Brit: = maternity hospital) → Entbindungsklinik f; (= convalescent home)Pflegeheim nt
nursing mother
nursing officer
n (Brit) → Oberpfleger m, → Oberschwester f
nursing sister

nursing

[ˈnɜːsɪŋ]
1. n (care of invalids) → assistenza; (profession) → professione f di infermiere (or di infermiera)
she's going in for nursing → ha deciso di fare l'infermiera
2. adj
a. (mother) → che allatta
b. (of hospital) the nursing staffgli infermieri, il personale infermieristico
nursing auxiliary → infermiere/a non diplomato/a

nurse

(nəːs) noun
1. a person who looks after sick or injured people in hospital. She wants to be a nurse.
2. a person, usually a woman, who looks after small children. The children have gone out with their nurse.
verb
1. to look after sick or injured people, especially in a hospital. He was nursed back to health.
2. to give (a baby) milk from the breast.
3. to hold with care. She was nursing a kitten.
4. to have or encourage (feelings eg of anger or hope) in oneself.
ˈnurseryplural ˈnurseries noun
1. a room etc for young children.
2. a place where young plants are grown.
ˈnursing noun
the profession of a nurse who cares for the sick.
ˈnursemaid noun
a nurse who looks after small children.
ˈnurseryman noun
a person who runs, or works in, a nursery for plants.
nursery rhyme
a short, simple poem for children.
nursery school
a school for very young children.
ˈnursing-home noun
a small private hospital.

nurs·ing

1. n. cuidado de los enfermos;
2. lactancia.

nursing

n enfermería; — home (fam) centro de enfermería especializada
References in classic literature ?
I'll put them down, they'll be needed and I must go prepared for nursing.
I could see the little chap, sitting here every evening by the windmill, nursing his pipe and listening to the silence; the wheeze of the pump, the grunting of the pigs, an occasional squawking when the hens were disturbed by a rat.
The starred and stately nights seemed haughty dames in jewelled velvets, nursing at home in lonely pride, the memory of their absent conquering Earls, the golden helmeted suns
For, suspended in those watery vaults, floated the forms of the nursing mothers of the whales, and those that by their enormous girth seemed shortly to become mothers.
She strained him suddenly and tightly in her arms, and slowly one tear after another fell on his wondering, unconscious face; and gradually she seemed, and little by little, to grow calmer, and busied herself with tending and nursing him.
When the commotion had somewhat subsided, the body of surgeons held a consultation, and after a good deal of debate decided that with proper care and nursing there was reason to believe that I would survive my injuries.
By the date here, I was seven months old when this was done, and she was nursing me and her little nigger cub.
It carried her through weary months of nursing --nursing of other soldiers for Tom's dear sake; it sent her home a better woman; and though she had never left Riverboro in all the years that lay between, and had grown into the counterfeit presentment of her sister and of all other thin, spare, New England spinsters, it was something of a counterfeit, and underneath was still the faint echo of that wild heart- beat of her girlhood.
But a day spent in sitting shivering over the fire with a book in her hand, which she was unable to read, or in lying, weary and languid, on a sofa, did not speak much in favour of her amendment; and when, at last, she went early to bed, more and more indisposed, Colonel Brandon was only astonished at her sister's composure, who, though attending and nursing her the whole day, against Marianne inclination, and forcing proper medicines on her at night, trusted, like Marianne, to the certainty and efficacy of sleep, and felt no real alarm.
I shook my head: I could not see how poor people had the means of being kind; and then to learn to speak like them, to adopt their manners, to be uneducated, to grow up like one of the poor women I saw sometimes nursing their children or washing their clothes at the cottage doors of the village of Gateshead: no, I was not heroic enough to purchase liberty at the price of caste.
Whether she would have got over this fancy if left to herself, or persevered in nursing it perpetually, I cannot say: she had little time to reflect.
Dick justly observed to me, sitting down on the foot of the bed, nursing his leg, 'You know, Trotwood, I don't want to swing a cat.

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