schnoz


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the structure on the human face that contains the nostrils and organs of smell and forms the beginning of the respiratory tract

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Its distinctive schnoz, in fact, sets it apart not only from its soil-tunneling kin, but from all other mammals: No other possesses this nasal "star," considered by some to be the world's most sensitive touch organ.
I gag at the very thought of putting my schnoz near dairy items that might be on the turn.
The 22-year-old - known as Schnoz - was the eighth serviceman to be killed in the country this year.
The star, Henry Fonda, is too handsome, even with skillfully applied schnoz, and too graceful even with artfully executed clumsiness, to resemble Lincoln.
I was called Beaky and Schnoz at school and it made me miserable.
Whether Magritte's madcap The Cut-Glass Bath, 1946, with its giraffe wedged into a water goblet, or his proleptically Sean Landers-like The Ellipsis, 1948, in which a natty Gumby-type worries about his shotgun schnoz, both look fresh and unlikely.
But chemists and engineers are developing a variety of electronic sniffers that are competing to make Fido's schnoz obsolete.
That's important because the bill of the hat will hold the mesh away from your face so those mosquitoes can't bore into your schnoz while you're at full draw on a close-range trophy.
Clinton was portrayed as a lubricious bozo with a bulbous phallic nose, while Bush is fitted with a tiny schnoz and giant ears, giving him a distinctly infantile aura.
Jimmy Durante's schnoz was bad enough, so you gotta figure the audience had absolutely no interest in seeing his navel.
However, a part of the observed activity in both settings may be explained by neurophysiological coupling between the trapezius and the finger muscles (coactivity), which was previously found by Schnoz, Laubli, Weiss, and Krueger (1999), Schnoz, Laubli, and Krueger (2000), and Sogaard, Sjogaard, Finsen, Olsen, and Christensen (2001).
Stauffer went, and retracted his cold-reddened schnoz from under the trunk lid.
For Woolf, a great drawing begins with a great schnoz.
In a gloomy, somber, bleak, November timber, one's uncovered hands or face sticks out like a zit on a supermodel's schnoz.
There are occasional hints of hamstvo along the way; for instance: "Everything is olfactory in Gogol, who had quite a schnoz himself.