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Definition of On the nail

On the nail
4. A measure of length, being two inches and a quarter, or the sixteenth of a yard. Nail ball (Ordnance), a round projectile with an iron bolt protruding to prevent it from turning in the gun. Nail plate, iron in plates from which cut nails are made. On the nail, in hand; on the spot; immediately; without delay or time of credit; as, to pay money on the nail. ``You shall have ten thousand pounds on the nail.' --Beaconsfield. To hit the nail on the head, to hit most effectively; to do or say a thing in the right way.

Meaning of On the nail from wikipedia

- Look up nail or nails in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Nail or Nails may refer to: Nail (anatomy), toughened protective protein-keratin (known as alpha-keratin...
- A nail is a claw-like plate found at the tip of the fingers and toes on most primates. Nails correspond to the claws found in other animals. Fingernails...
- Nail polish (also known as nail varnish or nail enamel) is a lacquer that can be applied to the human fingernail or toenails to decorate and protect the...
- decoration. Generally, nails have a sharp point on one end and a flattened head on the other, but headless nails are available. Nails are made in a great...
- infection of the nail. Symptoms may include white or yellow nail discoloration, thickening of the nail, and separation of the nail from the nail bed. Toenails...
- or nail technician is a person whose occupation is to style and shape a person's nails. This is achieved using a combination of decorating nails with...
- as a parafunctional activity, the common use of the mouth for an activity other than speaking, eating, or drinking. Nail biting is very common, especially...
- Nail clubbing, also known as digital clubbing or clubbing, is a deformity of the finger or toe nails ****ociated with a number of diseases, mostly of the...
- A nail clipper (also called nail clippers, a nail trimmer, a nail cutter or nipper type) is a hand tool used to trim fingernails, toenails and hangnails...
- which the nail grows so that it cuts into one or both sides of the paronychium or nail bed. While ingrown nails can occur in the nails of both the hands...