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nail·ing

(nāl'ing),
Act of inserting or driving a nail into the ends of a fractured bone.
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nailing

Fixing fragments of bone by use of a nail.
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nailing

Internal fixation of an ununited fracture of bone by means of a metal rod, often in the marrow cavity (intramedullary nailing).
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Fifteen-gauge nails are too thick for many fine nailing tasks.
The building codes contain nailing "schedules" that generally specify nail types and their exact numbers and spacing for almost every wood joint in your house.
building codes today base their nailing schedules on the common nail (although the Uniform Building Code, adopted by most Western states, also includes "box" nails).