nestled nestled  /ˈnɛ səld/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) drawn or pressed close to someone or something for or as if for affection or protection

Usage(s):

  1. Imagine a cell nestled happily in the human body and enjoying the best of all possible worlds.
  2. Billionaires are even more removed, nestled atop fantastic wealth where they never again have to place their own calls or defrost dinner or fly commercial.
  3. Beating San Francisco in the e-stakes is a big deal for an old coal mining city of only around 78,000 people, nestled about an hour north of Victoria.

News

  1. Troops honor fellow service members at Kaneohe cemetery

    Nestled away from the hustle and bustle of the city resting on the top of Kaneohe lie thousands of our country's brave soldiers. But, their sacrifice is being met with this -- dingy, moldy headstones among the 9,000 burial plots at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. With just three workers and a laundry list of daily duties, the cemetery just can't keep up with the upkeep. "I can't even begin ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KITV Honolulu

  2. From January 2012: Post cereals brand prepares to go it alone

    After 83 years nestled under one corporate wing or another, the name of Post once again is about to fly solo just as the cereal industry heads into newly turbulent weather.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Battle Creek Enquirer

  3. Amour Prive Boutique Winery Masters Exclusive Bordeaux-Style Napa Vintage Wines

    NAPA VALLEY, Calif., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestled in the Sierra Foothills near Napa Valley, "cult" boutique winery Amour Prive has been producing a few hundred cases of handcrafted, ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "The stakes for Wilmington, Clinton County, this region and our entire state are very high," Fisher said. "The Wilmington Air Park is a priceless asset. Right here, quietly nestled in this community, is the largest privately owned airport in...
    on Aug 20, 2008 By: Lee Fisher Source: Forbes

  2. Formula One commercial rights holder Bernie Ecclestone said: "We have the pleasure that Fuji Speedway, as the brand new venue nestled at the foot of the most majestic Mount Fuji, will be the new home of Japanese Grand Prix. We also have a good...
    on Mar 23, 2006 By: Bernie Ecclestone Source: Sportinglife.com

  3. "You're absolutely right, Mayor Hobgood" Colbert said, to laughs. "I haven't. But I hear it'sa beautiful place. Nestled in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains, Canton is the fastest growing city in Georgia. It has so much to offer like the Canton...
    on Jul 31, 2008 By: Stephen Colbert Source: Access Atlanta

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