head head  /ˈhɛd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
  2. (n) a single domestic animal
  3. (n) that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
  4. (n) a person who is in charge
  5. (n) the front of a military formation or procession
  6. (n) the pressure exerted by a fluid
  7. (n) the top of something
  8. (n) the source of water from which a stream arises
  9. (n) (grammar) the word in a grammatical constituent that plays the same grammatical role as the whole constituent
  10. (n) the tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates)
  11. (n) the length or height based on the size of a human or animal head
  12. (n) a dense cluster of flowers or foliage
  13. (n) the educator who has executive authority for a school
  14. (n) an individual person
  15. (n) a user of (usually soft) drugs
  16. (n) a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)
  17. (n) a rounded compact mass
  18. (n) the foam or froth that accumulates at the top when you pour an effervescent liquid into a container
  19. (n) the part in the front or nearest the viewer
  20. (n) a difficult juncture
  21. (n) forward movement
  22. (n) a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer
  23. (n) the subject matter at issue
  24. (n) a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
  25. (n) the rounded end of a bone that fits into a rounded cavity in another bone to form a joint
  26. (n) that part of a skeletal muscle that is away from the bone that it moves
  27. (n) (computer science) a tiny electromagnetic coil and metal pole used to write and read magnetic patterns on a disk
  28. (n) (usually plural) the obverse side of a coin that usually bears the representation of a person's head
  29. (n) the striking part of a tool
  30. (n) (nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship
  31. (n) a projection out from one end
  32. (n) a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum
  33. (n) oral stimulation of the genitals
  34. (v) to go or travel towards
  35. (v) be in charge of
  36. (v) travel in front of; go in advance of others
  37. (v) be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel
  38. (v) direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
  39. (v) take its rise
  40. (v) be in the front of or on top of
  41. (v) form a head or come or grow to a head
  42. (v) remove the head of

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Usage(s):

  1. One of the most common collision-related head injuries is a concussion, which occurs when the head moves at high speed and stops suddenly as it strikes a hard object.
  2. A soldier holds his head after being thrown by the blast of an Improvised Explosive Device in the al-Dora neighborhood of Baghdad.
  3. For her, being modern and wearing a head scarf were incompatible; my live-and-let-live attitude infuriated her.

News

  1. Head-on minibike crash in Commerce Township critically injures 36-year-old

    Investigators say alcohol may have been a factor when two friends crashed their minibikes head-on in Commerce Township Sunday night, critically injuring one of the men.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. Head-on collision that kills two may have involved racing on Constitution Ave., police say

    A head-on crash Sunday night that killed two people have been caused by vehicles racing west on Constitution Avenue near Circle Drive, Colorado Springs police said Monday. Read more on Colorado Springs Gazette
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Colorado Springs Gazette

  3. Head Start program funds taking new route

    The keys to the Head Start program in Berks County are changing hands, but officials say services for kids won't be affected. Head Start is a federal preschool program designed to improve educational opportunities for low-income families.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Reading Eagle

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Quotes

  1. "As the representative of the Queen of Canada, who is our country's head of state, I pledge to be a stalwart defender of our Canadian heritage, of Canadian institutions and of the Canadian people," Johnston said.
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: David Johnston Source: Vancouver Sun

  2. "It just slipped through from my bald head and it was a great feeling," Sneijder said.
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Wesley Sneijder Source: The Associated Press

  3. "I apologized to England and Mexico," Blatter said. "The English said thank you and accepted that you can win and you lose, and the Mexicans bowed their head and accepted it."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Sepp Blatter Source: New York Times

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