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Definition 1: structures collectively in which people are housed - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for housing in the sense of this definition

(housing is a kind of ...) a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

"the structure consisted of a series of arches" "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"

(... is a kind of housing ) a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house

(... is a kind of housing ) temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons

(... is a kind of housing ) filthy run-down dilapidated housing

(... is a kind of housing ) living accommodations (especially those assigned to military personnel)

(... is a kind of housing ) lodging for occasional or secondary use

"they bought a pied-a-terre in London"

(... is a kind of housing ) a large house trailer that can be connected to utilities and can be parked in one place and used as permanent housing

(... is a kind of housing ) housing available for people to live in

"he found quarters for his family" "I visited his bachelor quarters"

(... is a kind of housing ) inexpensive supervised lodging (especially for youths on bicycling trips)

(... is a kind of housing ) a lodging for travelers (especially one kept by a monastic order)

(... is a kind of housing ) housing that someone is living in

"he built a modest dwelling near the pond" "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"

(... is a kind of housing ) housing consisting of a complex of dwelling units (as an apartment house) in which each unit is individually owned

(... is a kind of housing ) temporary lodgings in the country for travelers or vacationers

"level ground is best for parking and camp areas"

(... is a kind of housing ) housing in a large building that is divided into separate units

"there is a block of classrooms in the west wing"

(... is a kind of housing ) lodging for military personnel (especially in a private home)

(... is a kind of housing ) housing consisting of similar houses constructed together on a tract of land

Definition 2: a protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component - [noun denoting artifact]

(housing is a kind of ...) a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury

"they had no protection from the fallout" "wax provided protection for the floors"

(... is a kind of housing ) a nonmagnetic housing for a ship's compass (usually in front of the helm)

(... is a kind of housing ) housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television

(... is a kind of housing ) housing for a crankshaft

(... is a kind of housing ) the housing that supports the distributor cam

(... is a kind of housing ) metal housing for a journal bearing

(... is a kind of housing ) housing that holds a lamp (as in a movie projector)

(... is a kind of housing ) a housing for a radar antenna; transparent to radio waves

(... is a kind of housing ) the housing or outer covering of something

"the clock has a walnut case"

Definition 3: stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for housing in the sense of this definition

(housing is a kind of ...) gear for a horse

(... is a kind of housing ) an ornamental caparison for a horse

(... is a kind of housing ) a cloth for the trapping of a horse

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