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English noun: housing

1. housing (artifact) structures collectively in which people are housed


Synonymsliving accommodations, lodging


Broader (hypernym)construction, structure


Narrower (hyponym)abode, apartment, billet, block, camp, condominium, domicile, dwelling, dwelling house, flat, habitation, home, hospice, hostel, living quarters, manufactured home, mobile home, pied-a-terre, quartering, quarters, rattrap, shelter, student lodging, tract housing, youth hostel

2. housing (artifact) a protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component


Broader (hypernym)protection, protective cover, protective covering


Narrower (hyponym)binnacle, cabinet, case, casing, console, crankcase, distributor housing, journal box, lamp house, lamp housing, lamphouse, radar dome, radome, shell

3. housing (artifact) stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse


Synonymscaparison, trapping


Broader (hypernym)saddlery, stable gear, tack


Narrower (hyponym)bard, horsecloth









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