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nerves, plural;
  1. Brace oneself mentally to face a demanding situation
    • - she nerved herself to enter the room
  1. (in the body) A whitish fiber or bundle of fibers that transmits impulses of sensation to the brain or spinal cord, and impulses from these to the muscles and organs
    • - the optic nerve
  2. A person's mental state, in particular the extent to which they are agitated or worried
    • - an amazing journey that tested her nerves to the full
  3. Nervousness or anxiety
    • - his first-night nerves soon disappeared
  4. A person's steadiness, courage, and sense of purpose when facing a demanding situation
    • - the army's commanders were beginning to lose their nerve
    • - I got up the nerve to ask Miss Kinnian to have dinner with me
  5. Impudence or audacity
    • - he had the nerve to insult my cooking
    • - she's got nerve wearing that short skirt with those legs
  6. A prominent unbranched rib in a leaf, esp. in the midrib of the leaf of a moss

  1. any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
  2. steel: get ready for something difficult or unpleasant
  3. heart: the courage to carry on; "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven't got the heart for baseball"
  4. boldness: impudent aggressiveness; "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"
  5. (nerves) nervousness: an uneasy psychological state; "he suffered an attack of nerves"
  6. (nerves) control of your emotions; "this kind of tension is not good for my nerves"
  7. A peripheral nerve, or simply nerve is an enclosed, cable-like bundle of peripheral axons (the long, slender projections of neurons). A nerve provides a common pathway for the electrochemical nerve impulses that are transmitted along each of the axons. ...
  8. This is a list of characters from the American animated television series The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy, which was created by Maxwell Atoms, and which originally aired on Cartoon Network from August 24, 2001 to November 11, 2007.
  9. Nerve is the second novel by British mystery novelist Dick Francis, published in 1964.
  10. In category theory, the nerve N(C) of a small category C is a simplicial set constructed from the objects and morphisms of C. The geometric realization of this simplicial set is a topological space, called the classifying space of the category C. ...
  11. The following is a list of episodes for the television show Farscape.
  12. Nerve is a free magazine published by Catalyst Media (formerly Catalyst Creative Media) in Liverpool, North West England. Combining features on social issues with artist profiles, it runs to 32 pages and is published about three times a year. ...
  13. A bundle of neurons with their connective tissue sheaths, blood vessels and lymphatics; A neuron; A vein in a leaf; a grain in wood; Courage, boldness; Patience; Stamina, endurance, fortitude; Audacity, gall; Agitation caused by fear, stress or other negative emotion; To give courage; ...
  14. (nervous) Easily agitated or alarmed. Being on edge or edgy; Apprehensive, anxious, hesitant, worried; Relating to or affecting the nerves
  15. (nerves) Bundles of neuronal processes enclosed in connective tissue that carry signals to and from the central nervous system. PICTURE
  16. (nerves) Long fibers or bundles of fibers that transmit messages between the brain and the rest of the body.
  17. (Nerves) The extensions which branch off of the brain and spinal cord and carry information to all parts of the body.
  18. (Nerves) Neuralgia- Other stages of Vata disease- hemililagia, facial liaralysis, trigerminal, neuralgia, neurotic liain in any liart of the body—other diseases of the nervous system
  19. (Nerves) A bunch of neurons running in parallel
  20. (Nerves) Special cells that carry sensations (full stomach, tired muscle, etc.) from the body to the brain, and orders (move arm, make eyes cry, etc.) from your brain to every part of your body.
  21. (Nerves) Specialized cells that use chemical reactions to send an impulse from the outside world to the brain and spinal cord.
  22. (Nerves) Thin threads or strings that run from the brain to every part of the body and carry messages for feeling, pain or movement. There is a nerve, along with a blood vessel, in every root of every tooth.
  23. (Nerves) of the orbit, and the ciliary ganglion.
  24. (Nerves) sensory and autonomic fibres with distinct nerve endings for touch, heat, cold, pressure and pain.
  25. (nervous) brain, spinal cord, nerves, and collections of nerves