Definition of nailhead in English:


Syllabification: nail·head
Pronunciation: /ˈnālˌhed


  • 1The rounded head of a nail.
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    • This is a matter of personal preference, although adhesive has the advantage of eliminating visible nailheads and reducing nail pops.
    • Slip the flange of the roof cap under the shingles above it, nail it to the roof, and seal the nailheads with roofing cement.
    • Too often chips fly from steel chisels, or nailheads break off.
  • 1.1An ornament like the head of a nail, used chiefly in architecture and on clothing.
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    • In the 17th century, nail heads were considered as decorative and were arranged in ornamental patterns.
    • Press the nail heads, pearl studs and other embellishments of your choice into the uncured Gold and Copper clays surrounding the image transfers.
    • The addition of bakeable embellishments such as pearls, charms and nail heads completes the effect.

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