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Definition of Housing
housingHouseline House"line`, n. (Naut.)
A small line of three strands used for seizing; -- called
also housing. --Totten. HousingHousing Hous"ing, n. [From House. In some of its senses this
word has been confused with the following word.]
1. The act of putting or receiving under shelter; the state
of dwelling in a habitation.
2. That which shelters or covers; houses, taken collectively.
(a) The space taken out of one solid, to admit the
insertion of part of another, as the end of one timber
in the side of another.
(b) A niche for a statue.
4. (Mach.) A frame or support for holding something in place,
as journal boxes, etc.
(a) That portion of a mast or bowsprit which is beneath
the deck or within the vessel.
(b) A covering or protection, as an awning over the deck
of a ship when laid up.
(c) A houseline. See Houseline.
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