Examples of nostril in a Sentence
My left nostril is stuffed up.
She left in a rage, her nostrils flaring.
Recent Examples of nostril from the Web
Dogs can also smell separately with each nostril, which gives them the ability to pinpoint the direction that the smell is coming from.
The anti-plastic straw movement gained momentum when a video showing rescuers pulling a straw from a sea turtle’s nostril went viral in 2015.
Critics of plastic straws also frequently site a widely circulated and graphic video showing marine biologists struggling to remove one from a sea turtle’s nostril for nearly eight minutes.
Perelman said, presenting a comic eyes-open, nostrils-flaring profile.
There’s no color to begin with, just blank creamy paper embossed with the head and shoulders of a baby, with little cutouts for the eyes and nostrils.
The dirt stings the flesh, gets into their eyes, coats their mouths and is sucked up into their nostrils.
Subsequent videos show dozens of men, women and children lying lifeless on the ground with foam coming from their mouths and nostrils and what appear to be burned corneas.
In them are cows who get stuck in water troughs; one is pulled out by her nostrils only to slip and fall into a puddle of feces.
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NOSTRIL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nostril for English Language Learners
: one of the two openings of the nose
NOSTRIL Defined for Kids
medical Definition of nostril
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