Head

  • 1 Head — (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief}, {Cadet},… …

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  • 2 head — [hed] n. [ME hede, heved < OE heafod, akin to Ger haupt (OHG houbit, Goth haubith) < IE base * kaput (orig. prob. cup shaped) > L caput: merged in Gmc with word akin to OHG hūba, a cap, crest (Ger haube) < IE base * keu , to bend,… …

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  • 3 head — ► NOUN 1) the upper part of the human body, or the front or upper part of the body of an animal, containing the brain, mouth, and sense organs. 2) a person in charge; a director or leader. 3) the front, forward, or upper part or end of something …

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  • 4 Head — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Anthony Head (* 1954), englischer Schauspieler Antony Head, 1. Viscount Head (1906–1983), britischer Brigadegeneral der British Army sowie Politiker der Conservative Party Barclay V. Head (1844–1914),… …

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  • 5 Head — (h[e^]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Headed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Heading}.] 1. To be at the head of; to put one s self at the head of; to lead; to direct; to act as leader to; as, to head an army, an expedition, or a riot. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …

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  • 6 Head On — may refer to: * Head on collision, a type of vehicular collision. * Head On (album), a 1975 album by Bachman Turner Overdrive * Head On , a song originally recorded by The Jesus and Mary Chain and covered by the Pixies * Head On Memories of the… …

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  • 7 head-on — adv 1.) crash/collide/smash etc head on if two vehicles crash etc head on, the front part of one vehicle hits the front part of the other 2.) if someone deals with a problem head on, they do not try to avoid it, but deal with it in a direct and… …

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  • 8 head-on — adj. 1. characterized by direct opposition; as, a head on confrontation. Syn: head to head. [WordNet 1.5] 2. Without evasion or compromise; as, his usual head on fashion; to meet a problem head on. Syn: downright, flat footed, forthright,… …

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  • 9 head — [adj] most important; chief arch, champion, first, foremost, front, highest, leading, main, pioneer, preeminent, premier, prime, principal, stellar, supreme, topmost; concepts 568,574 Ant. auxiliary, inferior, lower, second, secondary, trivial,… …

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  • 10 Head On — Entwickler Sega/Gremlin Publisher …

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  • 11 head-on — head on1 or ,head on adverb 1. ) if two vehicles crash head on, the front of one vehicle hits the front of the other 2. ) if you deal with a problem head on, you deal with it in a very direct way head on ,head on 2 adjective a head on crash is… …

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  • 12 head´i|ly — head|y «HEHD ee», adjective, head|i|er, head|i|est. 1. hasty; rash; impetuous: »this heady, imaginative young enthusiast ( …

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  • 13 head|y — «HEHD ee», adjective, head|i|er, head|i|est. 1. hasty; rash; impetuous: »this heady, imaginative young enthusiast ( …

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  • 14 Head — (h[e^]d), a. Principal; chief; leading; first; as, the head master of a school; the head man of a tribe; a head chorister; a head cook. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15 Head-on — Titre original Gegen die Wand Réalisation Fatih Akin Acteurs principaux Birol Ünel : Cahit Sibel Kekilli : Sibel Catrin Striebeck : Maren Meltem Cumbul : Selma, la cousine Scénario Fatih Akin Photographie Rainer Klausmann …

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  • 16 Head on — Titre original Gegen die Wand Réalisation Fatih Akin Acteurs principaux Birol Ünel : Cahit Sibel Kekilli : Sibel Catrin Striebeck : Maren Meltem Cumbul : Selma, la cousine Scénario Fatih Akin Photographie Rainer Klausmann …

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  • 17 head on — ► if you deal with something head on, you deal with it directly and with determination: »Leading corporations are tackling their carbon emissions head on. ► if you compete head on with another business, you offer the same products or services and …

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  • 18 Head-On — Données clés Titre original Gegen die Wand Réalisation Fatih Akın Scénario Fatih Akın Acteurs principaux Birol Ünel : Cahit Sibel Kekilli : Sibel Catrin Striebeck : Maren Meltem Cumbul : Selm …

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  • 19 head|ed — «HEHD ihd», adjective. 1. having a head. 2. having a heading. 3. grown or shaped into a head, as a plant or boil. headed, combining form. 1. having a head: »Round headed = having a round head. 2. having heads: » …

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  • 20 Head — Head, v. i. 1. To originate; to spring; to have its source, as a river. [1913 Webster] A broad river, that heads in the great Blue Ridge. Adair. [1913 Webster] 2. To go or point in a certain direction; to tend; as, how does the ship head? [1913… …

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