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(Crafts) a decorative device, as on tooled leather, resembling the round head of a nail
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1. the flattened or rounded top of a nail.
2. an ornament that resembles this.
nail′-head`ed, adj.
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Noun1.nailhead - something resembling the head of a nail that is used as an ornamental device
decoration, ornament, ornamentation - something used to beautify
2.nailhead - flattened boss on the end of nail opposite to the point
knob, boss - a circular rounded projection or protuberance
nail - a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener
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It is an accent piece with nailhead trimmings and tufted details.
Each piece is made to order with additional options such as nailhead, various sofa leg finishes and contrasting stitching as just a few possible choices that make each piece uniquely your own.
Loop fishing line over the nailhead. Or place a small nail with a head about 1 inch from the top center on the inside of the front door.
Milky Way a frozen spark twinkling in the nailhead of my one good eye.
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The resistance to nailhead pull-through in sheathing is influenced by similar factors, including material density and conditioning, as well as other factors, such as nailhead diameter and the sheathing thickness (Herzog and Yeh 2006).
A rosehead nail - a very early form of nail construction - is formed by three or four well-placed hammer strokes on a heated nailhead, James explains, giving it a bit of an angular appearance and forming a very strong head.
A stunning conversation piece, the contemporized (6) wing chair by Noir is covered in burlap with dark nailhead trim.
Each wheel had its own engine, a Nailhead Buick V8, so called by hot-rodders for the small size and vertical placement of its valves.
Calcite from the mine typically forms short-prismatic, colorless, white, yellow and brown crystals with low-angle rhombohedral ("nailhead") terminations, or thin platy crystals stacked along a common c axis; individuals seldom exceed 3 cm.
4 Woolrich has a new line of upholstered furniture to show at market, including this striking two-tone leather chair with matched, sloped ottoman, both with nailhead detailing.