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Noun: housing  haw-zing
  1. Structures collectively in which people are housed
    - lodging, living accommodations
     
  2. A protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component
     
  3. Stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse
    - caparison, trapping
Verb: house  haws
  1. Contain or cover
    "This box houses the gears"
     
  2. Provide housing for
    "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town";
    - put up, domiciliate

Derived forms: housings

Type of: accommodate, admit, construction, hold, protection, protective cover, protective covering, saddlery, shelter, stable gear, structure, tack

Encyclopedia: Housing

House, North Carolina