the tendency to arrange one's immediate surroundings, such as a work station, to create a place where one feels secure, comfortable, or in control
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How to use nesting in a sentence
Another notable region is nicknamed “Pigeon Valley” for the thousands of bird nesting holes dug into the pliable rock.The Secret Life of Cappadocia: Underground in the Turkish Rock Formations | Nina Strochlic | August 22, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The birds have returned to the beach for their annual nesting—and the uncommon people never left.Six Months After Sandy, the Rockaway Story Continues | Michael Daly | April 29, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Workflowy: Keep track of to-do lists, grand plans, and groceries to pick up in this clever nesting-system of organization.Must-Have Apps: What To Download On Your New Device | Nina Strochlic | December 25, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
In the Cavour high school in central Rome, mice run through the halls, nibbling on open wiring and nesting in the lockers.
It rides in on two house-made pickle rounds nesting on a thin slice of bread.
Eggs and nestlings were found lying on the bare soil at the inner ends of the burrows; no nesting material was found.Summer Birds From the Yucatan Peninsula | Erwin E. Klaas
Probably the swallows were nesting in the cenote although the nests were inaccessible to view.Summer Birds From the Yucatan Peninsula | Erwin E. Klaas
It appears, however, to be rather irregular in its breeding habits, nesting from the end of May to July or August.Birds of Guernsey (1879) | Cecil Smith
I wish to inform those boys with whom I have been exchanging that as the nesting season is over I have no more eggs.Harper's Young People, November 30, 1880 | Various
Marked as a rare summer resident, though no record of nesting.Birds of the Rockies | Leander Sylvester Keyser