verb (used without object), nes·tled, nes·tling.
- to make or have a nest.
- to make one's home; settle in a home.
verb (used with object), nes·tled, nes·tling.
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Origin of nestle
OTHER WORDS FROM nestlenestler, nounun·nes·tled, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for nestle
The Manin-Mumford conjecture has to do with how many times one of these complicated curves, nestled inside its Jacobian, intersects the torsion points of the Jacobian.Mathematicians Set Numbers in Motion to Unlock Their Secrets|Kelsey Houston-Edwards|February 22, 2021|Quanta Magazine
In the days after, he headed about 80 miles south, to a tiny town nestled in the Santa Cruz mountains.The Boogaloo Bois Have Guns, Criminal Records and Military Training. Now They Want to Overthrow the Government.|by A.C. Thompson, ProPublica, and Lila Hassan and Karim Hajj, FRONTLINE|February 1, 2021|ProPublica
Many of the 3,000 delegates who gathered at the end of January in the town nestled in the Swiss Alps were unaware that a global pandemic was looming.What will it take for in-person events to return during Covid-19?|Tripti Lahiri|January 31, 2021|Quartz
For a tree topper, the bow is nestled in a series of loops, with ribbon going down.Seven ways to elevate your holiday decorating, according to the pros at Biltmore|Virginia Brown|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
If our galaxy is nestled within a vast sphere of gas, this halo might be storing enough mass to account for the Milky Way’s “missing” matter.Meet the disk-shaped halo of hot gas you currently live in|Kate Baggaley|October 21, 2020|Popular Science
Low-hanging clouds nestle among the layers of mountains; horses and cows graze in the middle distance.
“It was tough to get the Star of David to nestle within the right patch of chest hair,” jokes Wilkinson.Creating American Hustle’s Sexy, Oscar-Nominated Look: From Pasties to The Plaza|Marlow Stern|February 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Last year, Breyer sold his stock in Nestle so he could participate in a case involving that company.
For a moment the girl suffered the caress; almost she seemed to nestle closer to the Dowager's shoulder.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
In your radiant and immaculate bosom the divine spark may be enshrined, a place without sullying where it may fitly nestle.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas
No hateful furniture; clay against clay: they seemed almost to nestle in it.The Relief of Mafeking|Filson Young
We approach and watch the enormous rock seeming to grow taller and taller as we nestle beneath it in the beautiful harbor.
Swallows are not very common; they do not nestle on the housetops, but on walls at some distance from towns.