nest together

nest together

1. To fit into the space or spaces of one another in a neat, compact manner. My luggage set all nests together when you aren't using it so that it's much easier to store.
2. To fit something into the space or spaces of one or more same or similar things in a neat, compact manner. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "nest" and "together." Tom, please nest the pots and pans together in the cupboards—it turns into a jumbled mess in there otherwise.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

nest together

to fit together or within one another compactly. These mixing bowls nest together. I want some of those Russian wooden dolls that nest together.
See also: nest, together
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This gives you more time to have fun and build a nest together. A chance to dramatically increase your income will fall in your lap.
the spikes to hold their nest together. Something seriously needs to be done or people will start dealing with them in their own way, which may not be humane or legal.
The frame and hinged barrel block are machined from aluminum while the left and right frame halves nest together with a tongue-and-groove joint held in place with screws secured by blue thread-locker.
Caption: 4 The eight-piece Stacking cookware set from Meyer's Rachael Ray brand has enameled aluminum cookware that can nest together compactly, along with accessories.
Two male penguins who built a nest together from ice pebbles at Sydney's Sea Life Aquarium are now fostering an egg given them by aquarium staff who suspected they were more than friends.
Fewer paper wasps nest together than other species, so it takes longer to collect them.
As for warmonger Tony Blair, a disgruntled remainer who's only self interest in Europe was his quest to be a future Euro commissioner, to be able to feather his own nest together with his sidekick Peter Mandelson who both want another referendum on the subject of Brexit as they cannot stomach defeat, they can both put up and shut up as they are both history.
"It's lighter weight than wood, and the V-shaped boards nest together to take up less space prior to crate assembly."
When everyone is out, they leave the nest together, and it's a race to see who reaches the ocean first.
The shock love-split comes only 12 months after the couple bought a plush [euro]1.25million love nest together in South Dublin's leafy Monkstown.
The walnut trim on the sides and bottom would be mitered along the entire length to allow the front edge of each side to meet and nest together when in the closed position.
Chinstrap penguins Roy and Silo nest together and try to hatch an egg-shaped rock until their keepers offer them a real egg from a heterosexual penguin pairing that can't handle more than one at a time.
Donna and Diavlo were one of the first sets of penguins to pair off and build a nest together back in February.
Rapid bursts of colour are seen at the sanctuary as the birds flock, mate and nest together.