nail
noun.
horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
noun.
a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener
noun.
a former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard
verb.
attach something somewhere by means of nails
nail the board onto the wall
verb.
take into custody
the police nabbed the suspected criminals
verb.
hit hard
He smashed a 3-run homer
Synonym: smash, boom, blast
verb.
succeed in obtaining a position
He nailed down a spot at Harvard
Synonym: nail down, peg
verb.
succeed at easily
She sailed through her exams|You will pass with flying colors|She nailed her astrophysics course
verb.
locate exactly
can you pinpoint the position of the enemy?|The chemists could not nail the identity of the chromosome
Synonym: pinpoint
verb.
complete a pass
Synonym: complete