hair

  1. a very small distance or space
  2. any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal
  3. a filamentous projection or process on an organism

hair

Type: Term Pronunciation: hār Definitions: 1. One of the fine, keratinized filamentous epidermal growths arising from the skin of the body of mammals except the palms, soles, and flexor surfaces of the joints; the full length and texture of hair varies markedly in different body sites. 2. One of the fine, hairlike processes of the auditory cel...
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Hair

[Lady Gaga song] `Hair` is a song recorded by American singer Lady Gaga for her second studio album, Born This Way (2011). Written and produced by Gaga and RedOne, `Hair` was released worldwide digitally on May 16, 2011, as a promotional single from the album, as part of the iTunes Store`s `Countdown to Born This Way` release. This was afte...
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Hair

[Original Broadway Cast Recording] Hair is a 1968 cast recording of the musical Hair on the RCA label. Sarah Erlewine, for Allmusic, wrote: `The music is heartening and invigorating, including the classics `Aquarius,` `Good Morning Starshine,` `Let the Sunshine In,` `Frank Mills` (which was covered by the Lemonheads on their 1992 album It`s...
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Hair

[Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording] Hair is the cast recording of the original, Off-Broadway cast of the musical Hair. It was released in 1967 on the RCA label. Hair premiered Off-Broadway at the Public Theater on October 17, 1967, and the cast album was recorded two weeks later.{Citation needed|date=February 2011} The lead roles were pl...
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hair

[n] - filamentous hairlike growth on a plant 2. [n] - dense growth of hairs covering the body or parts of it (as on the human head) 3. [n] - any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal 4. [n] - a filamentous projection or process on an organism
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Hair

Hair (hâr) noun [ Middle English her , heer , hær , Anglo-Saxon hǣr ; akin to OFries. hēr , D. & German haar , Old High German & Icelandic hār , Danish haar , Swedish hår ; confer Lithuanian kasa .]...
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hair

1. The collection or mass of filaments growing from the skin of an animal, and forming a covering for a part of the head or for any part or the whole of the body. ... 2. One the above-mentioned filaments, consisting, in invertebrate animals, of a long, tubular part which is free and flexible, and a bulbous root imbedded in the skin. 'Then read he m...
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hair

noun 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; `he combed his hair`; `each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells`
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hair

noun any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal; `there is a hair in my soup`
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hair

(hār) any thin, threadlike structure. especially, the specialized epidermal structure produced only by mammals, developing from a papilla sunk in the dermis. The life cycle of a hair (hair cycle) consists of three phases, called anagen, catagen, and telogen. Called also pilus. ...
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Hair

• (n.) A haircloth. • (n.) A slender outgrowth from the chitinous cuticle of insects, spiders, crustaceans, and other invertebrates. Such hairs are totally unlike those of vertebrates in structure, composition, and mode of growth. • (n.) One the above-mentioned filaments, consisting, in invertebrate animals, of a long, tubular part w...
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Hair

(from the article `musical`) ...in many different directions: rock and roll, operatic styling, extravagant lighting and staging, social comment, nostalgia, pure spectacle. The ... ...`American tribal love-rock musical` that attempted to capture the 1960s hippie culture was developed at New York City`s Public Theatre. In 1968 ....
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hair

in mammals, the characteristic threadlike outgrowths of the outer layer of the skin (epidermis) that form an animal`s coat, or pelage. Hair is ... [20 related articles]
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hair

hair 1. A long slender filament. 2. Especially, in humans and other mammals, one of the filamentous appendages consisting of keratin and growing out of the skin, or of the scalp. Each hair consists of a cylindrical shaft and a root, which is contained in a flasklike depression (hair follicle) in the corium and subcutaneous tissue. The base of the ...
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hair

hair, haired, hairless, hairlessness 1. Any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal. 2. Any of the numerous fine, usually cylindrical, keratinous filaments growing from the skin of humans and animals; a pilus. 3. An aggregate of such filaments, as that covering the human head or forming the coat of mo...
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Hair

[disambiguation] Hair typically is a protein filament characteristic of mammals or a mass of such filaments on the skin of humans (in other mammals the mass is usually referred to as fur). Hair, may also informally refer to slender outgrowths (trichomes) of plants or the bristle-like setae of insects, spiders, crustaceans, and other organis...
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hair

• A multicellular, filamentous structure, consisting of dead keratinized cells, which projects from the epidermis of mammalian skin. It consists primarily of the protein keratin. The section of a hair below the skin surface (the root) is contained within a hair follicle, the base of which lies ...
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hair

hair, slender threadlike outgrowth from the skin of mammals. In some animals hair grows in dense profusion and is called fur or wool. Although all mammals show some indication of hair formation, dense hair is more common among species located in colder climates and has the obvious function of insula...
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hair

Type: Term Definitions: 1. trichophobia, trichopathophobia.
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hair

Fine filament growing from mammalian skin. Each hair grows from a pit-shaped follicle embedded in the second layer of the skin, the dermis. It consists of dead cells impregnated with the protein keratin. The average number of hairs on a human head varies from 98,000 (red-heads) to 120,000 (blondes). Each grows at the rate of 5–10 mm...
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hair

A threadlike appendage of the epidermis consisting of keratinized dead cells that have been pushed up from a dividing basal layer.
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hair

A threadlike appendage of the epidermis consisting of keratinized dead cells that have been pushed up from a dividing basal layer.
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Hair

[song] `Hair` is the title song to the 1968 musical Hair and 1979 film adaptation of the musical. ==Context in the musical== The musical’s title song begins as character Woof slowly croons his reason for his long hair, as tribe-mate Berger joins in singing they deem they “don’t know.” They lead the tribe, singing “Give me a head w...
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HAiR

==Summary== ==Fair use for LANGSTON HUGHES== Though the picture is subject to probable copyright, it is being used here under the guidelines of `fair use` laws to illustrate the subject(s) of this specific article as its inclusion adds significantly to the article. The image is of Langston Hughes sitting on what appears to be a wagon cart. He is.....
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