Associations to the word «Hair»
HAIR, noun. (countable) A pigmented filament of keratin which grows from a follicle on the skin of humans and other mammals.
HAIR, noun. (uncountable) The collection or mass of such growths growing from the skin of humans and animals, and forming a covering for a part of the head or for any part or the whole body.
HAIR, noun. (zoology) (countable) A slender outgrowth from the chitinous cuticle of insects, spiders, crustaceans, and other invertebrates. Such hairs are totally unlike those of vertebrates in structure, composition, and mode of growth.
HAIR, noun. (botany) (countable) A cellular outgrowth of the epidermis, consisting of one or of several cells, whether pointed, hooked, knobbed, or stellated.
HAIR, noun. (obsolete) Haircloth; a hair shirt.
HAIR, noun. (countable) Any very small distance, or degree; a hairbreadth.
HAIR BRACKET, noun. (shipbuilding) (historical) A moulding which comes in at the back of, or runs aft from, the figurehead.
HAIR BUNDLE, noun. (cytology) a group of cellular processes resembling hair, characteristic of hair cells
HAIR BUNDLES, noun. Plural of hair bundle
HAIR CELL, noun. Any of the sensory receptors of both the auditory system and the vestibular system in all vertebrates.
HAIR CONDITIONER, noun. Any of many cosmetic products that aim to improve the condition of the hair, especially after washing
HAIR CONDITIONERS, noun. Plural of hair conditioner
HAIR CURLER, noun. Same as hair roller.
HAIR CURLERS, noun. Plural of hair curler
HAIR CURLING, adjective. Alternative form of hair-curling
HAIR CUT, noun. Alternative form of haircut
HAIR CUTS, noun. Plural of hair cut
HAIR DIVIDER, noun. A divider capable of delicate adjustment by means of a screw.
HAIR DRYER, noun. An electric device for drying hair; a blow-dryer.
HAIR DRYERS, noun. Plural of hair dryer
HAIR DYE, noun. Any of various materials used to dye hair on the head.
HAIR DYES, noun. Plural of hair dye
HAIR EXTENSION, noun. A length of hair which is attached to one's normal hair to make it longer.
HAIR GEL, noun. A hairstyling product in gel form that hardens the hair, so it stays in a certain hairstyle.
HAIR GRASS, noun. A grass with very slender leaves or branches, as:
HAIR GRASS, noun. Agrostis scabra, a bunchgrass.
HAIR GRASS, noun. Several species of Aira.
HAIR GRASS, noun. Species of Koeleria.
HAIR GRASS, noun. Several species of Deschampsia, tussock grass.
HAIR MOSS, noun. Fat choy
HAIR OF THE DOG, noun. (idiomatic) An alcoholic drink taken the morning after to cure a hangover or withdrawal symptoms.
HAIR PIE, noun. (slang) (vulgar) The external female genitalia with an unshaven mons veneris
HAIR PIES, noun. Plural of hair pie
HAIR PIN, noun. Alternative form of hairpin
HAIR PINS, noun. Plural of hair pin
HAIR PLATE, noun. An iron plate forming the back of the hearth of a bloomery fire.
HAIR RAISING, adjective. Alternative form of hair-raising
HAIR RIG, noun. (fishing) A piece of tackle allowing the bait to be linked to the hook by a thread rather than directly mounted on the hook.
HAIR ROLLER, noun. A small tube that is rolled into a person's hair in order to curl it, making a new hairstyle.
HAIR ROLLERS, noun. Plural of hair roller
HAIR SALON, noun. A place where patrons visit a beautician or barber
HAIR SALONS, noun. Plural of hair salon
HAIR SALT, noun. (mineralogy) A variety of magnesium sulfate occurring in silky fibres.
HAIR SEAL, noun. Any of various seals which have coarse hair rather than fur
HAIR SEAL, noun. Especially the true seals or earless seals of family Phocidae.
HAIR SHIRT, noun. Alternative of hairshirt.
HAIR SHIRTS, noun. Plural of hair shirt
HAIR SPACE, noun. (letterpress) A piece of metal type used to create the narrowest space.
HAIR SPACE, noun. (typography) (US) The narrowest space appearing between letters and punctuation. ([hair space])
HAIR SPACES, noun. Plural of hair space
HAIR SPRAY, noun. A usually scented hairstyling product in aerosol form that stiffens the hair, so it stays in a certain hairstyle.
HAIR SPRAYS, noun. Plural of hair spray
HAIR STONE, noun. (mineralogy) Clear quartz crystal containing coloured filaments caused by impurities. Particular kinds are sometimes known as Venus’s hair stone or Thetis’s hair stone.
HAIR STROKE, noun. (printing) a fine line drawn out at the top or bottom of a letter
HAIR STROKE, noun. (penmanship) a line as fine as a hair
HAIR STROKE, noun. (behavior) a soothing gesture
HAIR STYLING, noun. The occupation of cutting and arrangement of hair to create an attractive presentation.
HAIR STYLIST, noun. A barber or beautician
HAIR STYLISTS, noun. Plural of hair stylist
HAIR TIE, noun. A circular bit of elastic used to hold hair in place.
HAIR TIES, noun. Plural of hair tie
HAIR WAX, noun. A thick hairstyling product containing wax, used to assist with holding the hair.
HAIR WAXES, noun. Plural of hair wax
HAIR, noun. A covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss; "he combed his hair"; "each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells".
HAIR, noun. A very small distance or space; "they escaped by a hair's-breadth"; "they lost the election by a whisker".
HAIR, noun. Filamentous hairlike growth on a plant; "peach fuzz".
HAIR, noun. Any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal; "there is a hair in my soup".
HAIR, noun. Cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair; used for upholstery or stiffening in garments.
HAIR, noun. A filamentous projection or process on an organism.
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