head-on head-on

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) characterized by direct opposition
  2. (adj) meeting front to front
  3. (adv) in direct opposition; directly
  4. (adv) with the front foremost

Usage(s):

  1. Punctuation marks are the road signs placed along the highway of our communication -- to control speeds, provide directions and prevent head-on collisions.
  2. And his streaming media players still have 85% of the market despite head-on competition from Microsoft, the company Glaser left six years ago as v.
  3. The film version met this epic in the flesh head-on.

News

  1. 3 killed in head-on collision south of Lovelady

    Three people have died in a head-on collision south of Lovelady on State Highway 19 Wednesday morning.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches

  2. UPDATE: Two Killed In Head-On Collision Identified

    A head-on collision between a vehicle and an ambulance killed two and injured several others Tuesday night.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WOWT Omaha

  3. Head-on Crash Sends Two to Hospital

    WEST CORNERS -- A head-on car crash Saturday night sent two people to the hospital. State Police say they responded to a 11:30 p.m. call of a two-vehicle crash in West Corners. Police say 19-year-old Howard Bell of Endicott was driving northbound on Route 26 when he crossed over partially into the southbound lane and struck another vehicle. Police say 42-year-old Lisa Mattioli of Johnson City ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: FOX 40 Binghamton

Quotes

  1. "Cutting unemployment and fiscal deficits at the same time is a daunting challenge but it needs to be tackled head-on," OECD secretary-general Angel Gurria said. "Despite signs of recovery in most countries, the risk remains that millions of...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: José Ángel Gurría Source: The Australian

  2. "I find this accusation so horrendous, so monstrous, that I have decided to confront it head-on by talking to the press," said Hingis, 27. "My weapon on the tennis court is and always was one single thing: the game, the ingenuity on court....
    on Nov 1, 2007 By: Martina Hingis Source: New York Times

  3. Obama said after assuming office he would "confront this economic crisis head-on by taking all necessary steps to ease the credit crisis, help hard-working families and restore growth and prosperity."
    on Nov 7, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN International

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