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toe·nail

 (tō′nāl′)
n.
1. The thin, horny, transparent plate covering the upper surface of the end of a toe.
2. A nail driven obliquely, as to join vertical and horizontal beams.
tr.v. toe·nailed, toe·nail·ing, toe·nails
To secure (beams) with obliquely driven nails.

toenail

(ˈtəʊˌneɪl)
n
1. (Anatomy) a thin horny translucent plate covering part of the dorsal surface of the end joint of each toe.
2. (Building) carpentry a nail driven obliquely, as in joining one beam at right angles to another
3. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing slang a parenthesis
vb
(Building) (tr) carpentry to join (beams) by driving nails obliquely

toe•nail

(ˈtoʊˌneɪl)

n.
1. the nail of a toe.
2. a nail driven obliquely to secure a piece of wood to a beam.
v.t.
3. to secure with oblique nailing.
[1835–45]

toenail


Past participle: toenailed
Gerund: toenailing

Imperative
toenail
toenail
Present
I toenail
you toenail
he/she/it toenails
we toenail
you toenail
they toenail
Preterite
I toenailed
you toenailed
he/she/it toenailed
we toenailed
you toenailed
they toenailed
Present Continuous
I am toenailing
you are toenailing
he/she/it is toenailing
we are toenailing
you are toenailing
they are toenailing
Present Perfect
I have toenailed
you have toenailed
he/she/it has toenailed
we have toenailed
you have toenailed
they have toenailed
Past Continuous
I was toenailing
you were toenailing
he/she/it was toenailing
we were toenailing
you were toenailing
they were toenailing
Past Perfect
I had toenailed
you had toenailed
he/she/it had toenailed
we had toenailed
you had toenailed
they had toenailed
Future
I will toenail
you will toenail
he/she/it will toenail
we will toenail
you will toenail
they will toenail
Future Perfect
I will have toenailed
you will have toenailed
he/she/it will have toenailed
we will have toenailed
you will have toenailed
they will have toenailed
Future Continuous
I will be toenailing
you will be toenailing
he/she/it will be toenailing
we will be toenailing
you will be toenailing
they will be toenailing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been toenailing
you have been toenailing
he/she/it has been toenailing
we have been toenailing
you have been toenailing
they have been toenailing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been toenailing
you will have been toenailing
he/she/it will have been toenailing
we will have been toenailing
you will have been toenailing
they will have been toenailing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been toenailing
you had been toenailing
he/she/it had been toenailing
we had been toenailing
you had been toenailing
they had been toenailing
Conditional
I would toenail
you would toenail
he/she/it would toenail
we would toenail
you would toenail
they would toenail
Past Conditional
I would have toenailed
you would have toenailed
he/she/it would have toenailed
we would have toenailed
you would have toenailed
they would have toenailed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.toenail - the nail at the end of a toetoenail - the nail at the end of a toe  
toe - one of the digits of the foot
nail - horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
ingrown toenail, onyxis - toenail having its free tip or edges embedded in the surrounding flesh
Verb1.toenail - drive obliquely; "toe a nail"
ram, drive, force - force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically; "She rammed her mind into focus"; "He drives me mad"

toenail

noun
Related words
technical name unguis
adjectives ungual, ungular
Translations
مِسْمار اللحْم
nehet u nohou
tånegl
kynsivarpaankynsi
lábujjköröm
tánögl
necht na nohe
noht na nogi
ayak tırnağı
móng chân

toenail

[ˈtəʊneɪl] Nuña f del dedo del pie

toenail

[ˈtəʊneɪl] nongle m de piedtoe-to-toe [ˌtəʊtəˈtəʊ] adv
to go toe-to-toe (= face each other) → se faire face; (in combat)s'affronter
to go toe-to-toe with sb (= face) → faire face à qn; (in combat)affronter qn

toenail

[ˈtəʊˌneɪl] nunghia del piede

toe

(təu) noun
1. one of the five finger-like end parts of the foot. These tight shoes hurt my toes.
2. the front part of a shoe, sock etc. There's a hole in the toe of my sock.
ˈtoenail noun
the nail that grows on one's toes. He was cutting his toenails.
toe the line
to act according to the rules.

toenail

n uña (del pie)
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Toenailing not only makes a strong joint but also is a great way to coax stubborn boards into position.
Photos 1 - 3 walk you through the basic steps of toenailing.
As you pound, you'll discover that toenailing pushes the board off position.