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EtymologyEdit

nose +‎ piece

NounEdit

nosepiece (plural nosepieces)

  1. Anything (originally a piece of armour) that protects the nose.
    • 2009 August 2, Karen Crouse, “Phelps Grabs Record in 100 Butterfly”, in New York Times[1]:
      At impact, the nosepiece of Phelps’s goggles snapped.
  2. An animal's noseband.
  3. The bridge between spectacle lenses that rests on the nose.
  4. The part of a microscope that holds the objectives.
  5. The outer end or point of a pipe, bellows, etc.

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