Haiphong Hair's-breadth

Hair

Meanings and phrases

hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. 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
  2. a very small distance or space; hair's-breadth; hairsbreadth; whisker
  3. filamentous hairlike growth on a plant; fuzz; tomentum
  4. any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal; pilus
  5. a filamentous projection or process on an organism
  6. cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair; used for upholstery or stiffening in garments; haircloth

body hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. short hair growing over a person's body
E.g.
  • After 5–6 weeks, body hair starts growing.
  • tattoos and body hair), sexualities, (dis)abilities, and genders.
  • Affected individuals tend to have sparse scalp and body hair (hypotrichosis).

camel 's hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a soft tan cloth made with the hair of a camel; camelhair

cross hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. either of two fine mutually perpendicular lines that cross in the focus plane of an optical instrument and are use for sighting or calibration; cross wire

crotch hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. hair growing in the pubic area; pubic hair; bush

facial hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. hair on the face (especially on the face of a man)
E.g.
  • A specimen may have facial hair that looks like a Fu Manchu mustache.
  • facial hair or menstruation).
  • A jury of featureless wooden heads wear a range of wigs and facial hair.

false hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a covering or bunch of human or artificial hair used for disguise or adornment; hairpiece; postiche

guard hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. coarse hairs that form the outer fur and protect the underfur of certain mammals

hair ball

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a compact mass of hair that forms in the alimentary canal (especially in the stomach of animals as a result of licking fur); hairball; trichobezoar

hair care

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. care for the hair: the activity of washing or cutting or curling or arranging the hair; haircare; hairdressing
E.g.
  • Aveeno Aveeno is a brand of skin care and hair care products.
  • According to Suetonius, he even wrote a book on the subject of hair care.
  • Altering hair care practices has not been proven to assist in hair rejuvenation.

hair cell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a sensory epithelial cell present in the organ of Corti

hair coloring

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. coloring of the hair
  2. the act of dyeing or tinting one's hair
  3. a dye or tint for the hair; hair dye

hair curler

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a mechanical device consisting of a cylindrical tube around which the hair is wound to curl it; curler; roller; crimper

hair drier

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a hand-held electric blower that can blow warm air onto the hair; used for styling hair; hand blower; blow dryer; blow drier; hair dryer

hair dryer

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a hand-held electric blower that can blow warm air onto the hair; used for styling hair; hand blower; blow dryer; blow drier; hair drier

hair dye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a dye or tint for the hair; hair coloring

hair follicle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small tubular cavity containing the root of a hair; small muscles and sebaceous glands are associated with them
E.g.
  • Demodex injai Demodex injai is a hair follicle mite in the domestic dog.
  • Because both apocrine glands and sebaceous glands open into the hair follicle, apocrine sweat is mixed with sebum.
  • "KITLG" encodes KIT ligand, a molecule required for melanocyte migration and survival in the skin and hair follicle.

hair gel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. toiletry consisting of an aerosol foam used in hair styling; mousse; hair mousse

hair grass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fine-leaved aquatic spike rush; popular as aerator for aquariums; needle spike rush; needle rush; slender spike rush; Eleocharis acicularis

hair grease

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a toiletry for the hair; hairdressing; hair tonic; hair oil

hair mousse

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. toiletry consisting of an aerosol foam used in hair styling; mousse; hair gel

hair of the dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an alcoholic drink supposed to cure a hangover

hair oil

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a toiletry for the hair; hairdressing; hair tonic; hair grease

hair seal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of several seals lacking external ear flaps and having a stiff hairlike coat with hind limbs reduced to swimming flippers; earless seal; true seal

hair shirt

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an uncomfortable shirt made of coarse animal hair; worn next to the skin as a penance

hair slide

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a decorative hinged clip that girls and women put in their hair to hold it in place

hair space

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (printing) the narrowest of the spaces used to separate words or letters

hair spray

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. toiletry consisting of a commercial preparation that is sprayed on the hair to hold it in place

hair stroke

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a very fine line in writing or printing

hair style

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair); hairdo; hairstyle; coiffure; coif
E.g.
  • He refers to this hair style as a "duck tail."
  • She directed her hair style and makeup.
  • Scrunchies were very popular in the side ponytail hair style.

hair tonic

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a toiletry for the hair; hairdressing; hair oil; hair grease

hair trigger

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a gun trigger that responds with little pressure

hang by a hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. depend on a small thing or be at risk; hang by a thread

head of hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. growth of hair covering the scalp of a human being; mane

ingrown hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a hair that does not emerge from the follicle but remains embedded in the skin (usually causing inflammation)

pubic hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. hair growing in the pubic area; bush; crotch hair
E.g.
  • As popularity of bikinis grew, the acceptability of pubic hair diminished.
  • "Playboy" was the first to clearly show visible pubic hair in January 1971.
  • In keeping with Kubrick's satirical character names, a "merkin" is a pubic hair wig.

root hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. thin hairlike outgrowth of an epidermal cell just behind the tip; absorbs nutrients from the soil

sable 's hair pencil

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an artist's brush made of sable hairs; sable; sable brush

sensory hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a long stiff hair growing from the snout or brow of most mammals as e.g. a cat; whisker; vibrissa

stinging hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a multicellular hair in plants like the stinging nettle that expels an irritating fluid

long hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In winter the animal grows long hair on the neck.
  • Palpi with second joint clothed with long hair.
  • no dyed or long hair covering one's ears.

red hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He also has red hair, like Boone's closest friend Jim Deakins.
  • He is most well known for his long red hair and frightening face.
  • He is red hair, young guy who is usually in charge of communication.

black hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Banfield had a more youthful look with longer black hair.
  • An example would be, "My father's brother has black hair."
  • It has a thick coat of coarse black hair.

blonde hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She has dark blonde hair and dark green eyes.
  • Brandon has blonde hair and blue eyes.
  • Kat is a teenage girl with tan skin, red eyes, and blonde hair.

brown hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Bobby is seventeen with brown hair and blue eyes.
  • She is 5'10" (1.78 m) tall and has brown hair and eyes.
  • She can be recognized by her long brown hair and dark blue eyes.

blond hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Tria can be recognized by his long blond hair.
  • She's green eyed and she has long blond hair.
  • He had dirty blond hair and blue eyes.

hair loss

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This is in contrast to non scarring hair loss.
  • The progression of hair loss is unpredictable.
  • Chemotherapy induces hair loss in women more often than men.

hair cells

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Outer hair cells respond primarily to low-intensity sounds.
  • Different groups of hair cells are responsive to different frequencies.
  • Outer hair cells serve as acoustic amplifiers for stimulation of the inner hair cells.

white hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Hatnofer was an elderly lady, with grey or even white hair.
  • Xavier had white skin, white hair, and unique scarlet red eyes.
  • A horse with dark skin and dark eyes under a white hair coat is gray.

dark hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her dark hair was worn in waist-length cornrows.
  • Michael has brown eyes and thick, dark hair and is tall.
  • Constance was short, just under five feet tall, and had dark hair.

hair color

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This change in hair color can be confusing.
  • With a dun, the hair color itself is one solid shade and remains so for life.
  • boosted hair color product sales not just for their company, but across the hair dye industry.

hair salon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The facilities also include a hair salon and a travel agency.
  • Reyes later worked as a receptionist and stylist at a hair salon.
  • His menial responsibilities included sweeping the floor of a hair salon.

curly hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Winky Boylan's red curly hair imitated Larry Fine's.
  • The Classic Head depicted Liberty with long, curly hair.
  • She has curly hair and wears a hairbow.

hair shaved

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The loss meant that El Felino had to have his hair shaved off as a result.
  • After the match both Taven and Volador Jr. had their hair shaved off as a result.
  • She was subject to body checks by male staff, had her hair shaved, and was denied feminine clothing.

hair shaved off

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The loss meant that El Felino had to have his hair shaved off as a result.
  • After the match both Taven and Volador Jr. had their hair shaved off as a result.
  • The two wrestled in a "Lucha de Apuesta", hair vs. hair match where the loser of the match would be forced to have all his hair shaved off.

short hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They have stiff short hair with variety of colors.
  • These goats have glossy, short hair in either black or brown.
  • Edge-ups are typically found among men, and often on women with short hair.

human hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Lalić has become known for creating experimental dresses made of felt from human hair.
  • In their beds, they placed papier-mâché dummies made with human hair stolen from the barbershop.
  • Made of human hair and up to in length, they cost up to $7,000 each and are washed and styled like real hair.

hair growth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Angoras have high nutritional requirements due to their rapid hair growth.
  • Excessive hair growth within or on the ear is known medically as "auricular hypertrichosis".
  • There is one reported case of dupilumab triggering hair growth in a patient with complete hair loss.

hair follicles

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It can also damage hair follicles and white blood cells.
  • Though most dolphins do not have hair, they do have hair follicles that may perform some sensory function.
  • Carbuncles and boils are types of abscess that often involve hair follicles, with carbuncles being larger.

hair cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • When Hank receives a bad hair cut, Bill is able to fix it quite easily.
  • After refusing to have his hair cut, Neto is locked in solitary once again.
  • Octo has ice blue eyes and dark brown hair cut just above his chin, and bangs.
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