the central or most important element in a construction which determines the external distribution of the construction and places certain requirements on the words or constituents it occurs with. For example, the verb saw is head of the sentence The big man saw Mary and of the VP saw Mary. Nouns are heads of NPs, prepositions are heads of PPs, adjectives of APs, etc. In lexicography, head is another term for headword .
the top corner of a sail
A dense cluster of sessile, or nearly sessile, flowers on a very short axis or receptacle, as in alsike clover and sunflower.
That part of the body at the 'front' end, where the brain, mouth, and most sensory organs are located.Found on http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/glossary_7.html
In nematodes: That portion anterior to the base of the stoma or stylet. Found on http://ppathw3.cals.cornell.edu/glossary/Defs_H.htm
(1) A comparatively high promontory with either a CLIFF or steep face. It extends into a large body of water, such as a sea or lake. An unnamed HEAD is usually called a headland. (2) The section of RIP CURRENT which has widened out seaward of the BREAKERS, also called head of rip.Found on http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/sea/swces/products/glossary.htm
- the tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates) 2. [n] - the length or height based on the size of a human or animal head 3. [n] - the pressure exerted by a fluid 4. [n] - an individual person 5. [n] - a person who is in charge 6. [n] - (informal) a user of (usually soft) drugs 7. [n] - a rounded compact mass ...Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=head
1) In tape recording, the transducer (energy converter) that changes the audio energy from electrical energy to magnetic energy and back; also the devices that apply magnetism to the recording tape for other purposes such as in the erase head.
2) The part of a device that immediately includes the transducer to change sound or audio signals from ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20447
(Head / head word) The head or head word of a phrase is the word around which the phrase is built, i.e. the main word that determines the core meaning of the whole phrase, e.g. in the noun phrase the old-fashioned door, the head word is door; in the verb phrase, might be hit the head word is hit.â€¦Found on http://www.englishbiz.co.uk/grammar/main_files/definitionsa-m.htm
A part mounted very close to the surface of a disk platter to read or write data.
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The part of a tape machine or disk drive that reads and/or writes data to and from the storage media.Found on http://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk/music%20tech%20glossary/Music%20Tech%20Gl
The top part of a triangular sail. OR A toilet in a cruiser boat.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20645
The margin at the top of a page.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20829
A flower spike or raceme shortened to form a compact, flattened to globose cluster.
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top edge of a slate. Slate Terminology Diagam Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20935
[ Middle English hed
, Anglo-Saxon heáfod
; akin to Dutch hoofd
, Old High German houbit
, German haupt
, Icelandic höfuð
, Swedish hufvud
, Danish hoved
, Goth. haubiþ
. ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/H/21
Principal; chief; leading; first; as, the head
master of a school; the head
man of a tribe; a head
chorister; a head
cook. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/H/21
(hĕd) transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Headed
; present participle & verbal noun Heading
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 hea...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/H/21
Head intransitive verb 1.
To originate; to spring; to have its source, as a river. « A broad river, that heads
in the great Blue Ridge.» Adair. 2.
To go or point in a certain direction; to tend; as, how does the ship head
To form a hea...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/H/21
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. ... 2. To form a head to; to fit or furnish with a head; as, to head a nail. ... 3. To behead; to decapitate. ... 4. To cut off the top of; to lop off; as, to head trees. ... 5. To go in front of; to get...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains; `he stuck his head out the window`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=head
a single domestic animal; `200 head of cattle`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=head
a projection out from one end; `the head of the nail`, `a pinhead is the head of a pin`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=head
the front of a military formation or procession; `the head of the column advanced boldly`; `they were at the head of the attack`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=head
the top of something; `the head of the stairs`; `the head of the page`; `the head of the list`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=head
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