Definitions for "Head"
The source, fountain, spring, or beginning, as of a stream or river; as, the head of the Nile; hence, the altitude of the source, or the height of the surface, as of water, above a given place, as above an orifice at which it issues, and the pressure resulting from the height or from motion; sometimes also, the quantity in reserve; as, a mill or reservoir has a good head of water, or ten feet head; also, that part of a gulf or bay most remote from the outlet or the sea.
A headland; a promontory; as, Gay Head.
Culminating point or crisis; hence, strength; force; height.
Keywords:  bathroom, sail, latrine, bow, foremost
The uppermost, foremost, or most important part of an inanimate object; such a part as may be considered to resemble the head of an animal; often, also, the larger, thicker, or heavier part or extremity, in distinction from the smaller or thinner part, or from the point or edge; as, the head of a cane, a nail, a spear, an ax, a mast, a sail, a ship; that which covers and closes the top or the end of a hollow vessel; as, the head of a cask or a steam boiler.
The place or honor, or of command; the most important or foremost position; the front; as, the head of the table; the head of a column of soldiers.
To go in front of; to get in the front of, so as to hinder or stop; to oppose; hence, to check or restrain; as, to head a drove of cattle; to head a person; the wind heads a ship.
A dense cluster of flowers, as in clover, daisies, thistles; a capitulum.
A dense, compact mass of leaves, as in a cabbage or a lettuce plant.
A compact group of flowers in a cluster at the end of a branch; for example a sunflower.
(magnetic, read/write) A component of storage systems (hard drives, tapes, CDs, floppy drives, etc.) used for data reading (read head) and writing (write head). Can operate on magnetic, magneto-optical, optical, or other principles.
This is a device that writes, erases, or reads data on some storage component.
In a magnetic disk drive, an electromagnet that stores and reads data to and from the platter. Controlled by a disk controller.
The anterior or superior part of an animal, containing the brain, or chief ganglia of the nervous system, the mouth, and in the higher animals, the chief sensory organs; poll; cephalon.
A commonly used term in C. elegans literature that refers to the anterior end of the animal. This typically includes the anterior sensilla, pharynx and all muscles that are innervated by the nerve ring. Behind the head lies the body (or mid-body), including the intestine and reproductive tract.
The first or anteriormost of the three main body regions of an insect, which bears the mouthparts and major sense organs. [drawing
Keywords:  prong, solitaire, basket, gem, diamond
The part of the setting that holds the center stone or solitaire in place.
A finding, typically the prong portion of a ring that holds a gemstone.
The prongs that hold a diamond in its setting.
Keywords:  beer, foam, lintel, poured, guitar
The place where the head should go; as, the head of a bed, of a grave, etc.; the head of a carriage, that is, the hood which covers the head.
A rounded mass of foam which rises on a pot of beer or other effervescing liquor.
To cut off the top of; to lop off; as, to head trees.
Keywords:  chorus, melody, jazz, tune, piecehill
The melody statement of a jazz piece.
The Actual melody of the piece. You will usually play this at the beginning, and then to finish at the end of the performance. Hence the saying back to the head, after the last soloist has finished his last chorus. You sometimes see performers point to their head, to indicate to the rest of the band to go back to the melody once the soloist has finished the chorus he is just playing.
The first (and last) chorus of a tune, in which the song or melody is stated without improvisation or with minimal improvisation.
Keywords:  monkees, tork, peter, album, micky
Head is a motion picture released in 1968, starring TV rock group The Monkees (in credit order: Peter Tork, Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz and Michael Nesmith), and distributed by Columbia Pictures. It was written and produced by Bob Rafelson and Jack Nicholson, and directed by Rafelson. Rumors abound that the title was chosen in case a sequel was made.
Head is the soundtrack to the band's first and only theatrical release, Head. It was The Monkees' sixth album and their last to feature Peter Tork, until 1987's Pool It!.
Head is the first full album by Chicago noise rock band The Jesus Lizard. It was released on Touch & Go Records in 1990. It is their first release to feature drummer Mac Mc Neilly.
The oval, rectangular, or teardrop shaped part of the racquet that contains the strings.
(racket) the portion of the racket that contains the strings
The portion of a racquet comprising the frame and strings
Keywords:  rink, bowl, jack, rest, boundary
The skinned portion of the drum, above the bowl. The goat skinned head is mounted on the drum usually with traditional or mountain climbing rope and metal rings. Also see skin.
means the jack and such bowls that have come to rest within the boundary of the rink mat and are not dead.
An end closure for the filter case or bowl which contains one or more ports.
(1) The connector end of the fishing bell. Located at the downhole end of the survey cable. The head consists of insulated electrical connectors or pins and a threaded connector which will attach to various downhole instruments. (2) The threaded connector end(s) of downhole logging instruments.
The closed end of the cigar opposite from the end one lights. Homogenized Binder - Binder made of chopped tobacco leaf and cellulose; used most often in machine production and to facilitate the burn of certain products.
The difference in water level at either end of a strait, channel, inlet, etc.
The obligatory element in a phrase: it may be preceded or followed by a modifier. The head is the essential item. So for noun phrases, there must be a noun, but it can be modified by an adjective: stench / foul stench / really foul stench - or by a clause: the stench I noticed last night.
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 central element of a phrase which governs the other parts of the phrase or sentence.
The end (enclosure) of a cylindrical shell. The most commonly used types of heads are hemispherical, ellipsoidal, flanged and dished (torispherical), conical and flat.
Heath Hemisphere
The end of a cylindrical shell. Types include flat, ellipsoidal, flanged and dished, conical and hemispherical.
Keywords:  clubhead, club, nearest, shaft, hosel
A small ball at the tapered end of the club with a maximum diameter of 30 millimetres.
The end of the club, which makes contact with the golf ball.
End of a line nearest the Caller or record player.
The portion of a fastener which forms its largest diameter.
The upslope portion of a landslide.
The base portion of the case, including that part next to the rim or extractor groove.
Keywords:  tripod, tilt, pan, dolly, mount
The usually removable top of a tripod that allows various movements and adjustments of the mounted camera. Two main kinds: ball head (a ball and socket type of joint is used to adjust camera position) and pan head (various adjustments can be made to move the camera in a specific plane).
Pan-tilt device on which a camera is mounted.
a tilting and revolving mount for a film or video camera which connects the camera to a tripod, dolly, crane, high hat, etc.
The part at the front of the arm that (usually) will contain a headshell.
Metal Detectors: see Search Coil. Audio, Turntables: The front part of the tonearm that contains the headshell.
the area of the fish in front of the gill slit.
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The part of the engine which goes on top of the cylinders. They house the valves, rockers, spark plugs and combustion chambers. Probably no other single part is more capable of making real horse power than the head, that's why good ones cost so much.
Detachable portion of an engine which covers top of cylinders; usually contains part of combustion chamber, intake and exhaust valves and porting, etc.
Keywords:  fox, hunter, turn, travel, direction
To "head" a fox is to cause it to turn from its planned direction of travel, not a wise move for any hunter.
To head a fox is to cause it to turn from its planned direction of travel; every effort is made not to do this.
To head a fox is to turn it from the direction it is running; cars on roads are very likely to do this.
The head of an implication rule (Implies) containing the conclusion, also known as the "consequent" or "then" part of the rule. (See: connective module)
Part of the body that contains the eyes and mouth.
Conclusion, lefthand part of a clause.
Keywords:  meta, tag, metatags, html, bar
the portion of a Web page not displayed by the browser (e.g., not visible on your computer screen), bounded by head tags (HEAD ... /HEAD) that contains the metatags for the page. For example, the title of the Web page is the text inserted between the title tags (TITLE ... /TITLE). It displays in the title bar of the browser window. Title tags belong in the head portion of a Web document.
A portion of the web page that is not usually displayed in the browser window. The head of the page, as opposed to the body, contains tags and information relevant to the page and it's content.
That part of a Web document, at the beginning, which contains meta-information about the document.
Keywords:  decapitate, behead
To behead; to decapitate.
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Keywords:  encad, xar, piezo, thermo, epson
A printing term used to describe the firing point of an ink jet machine. Heads are used in Piezo (Epson/Xar) and Thermo (HP/Encad) technology printers.
The end of the cartridge case in which the primer or priming is inserted and the surface upon which the headstamp identification is imprinted.
The portion of the cartridge case that contains the primer, also called the base.
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Keywords:  restroom
Off at the flare into the shoulder.
a portrait without the person's shoulders showing.
A charting term similar to a peak. On charts where there are several peaks in succession, the highest peak is referred to as the head, and the lower peaks on either side of the head are known as shoulders.
Keywords:  antlers, deer
The antlers of a deer.
Keywords:  deprecated
A margin between horses. One horse leading another by the length of its head.
A short, polished, cast metal mushroom-type stake that fits into a horse and is used for planishing and burnishing metal objects over.
A close margin between horses
Head is the second episode episode of the BBC period comedy Blackadder (Blackadder II).
The seat of the intellect; the brain; the understanding; the mental faculties; as, a good head, that is, a good mind; it never entered his head, it did not occur to him; of his own head, of his own thought or will.
The head of an academic department or school, within a faculty.
The most prominent or important member of any organized body; the chief; the leader; as, the head of a college, a school, a church, a state, and the like.
Principal; chief; leading; first; as, the head master of a school; the head man of a tribe; a head chorister; a head cook.
Keywords:  gonna, i'll, i'm, peace, pronounced
head out, leave. Sometimes pronounced 'heed'. "I'm gonna head, I'll see you later." See peace, peace out.
Keywords:  searchcoil, abutment, see
(see header)
See "headline."
See Searchcoil.
A separate part, or topic, of a discourse; a theme to be expanded; a subdivision; as, the heads of a sermon.
The beginning of a theme.
The composed theme or themes in a composition
Keywords:  vertical, cfm, cheek, drop, scotland
The vertical end face of a stone. It may or may not be exposed.
The total vertical distance from a water source down to a specific point of use
The smooth, vertical end of a wall or section of wall. Also known as a cheek (Scotland).
Keywords:  nail, collated, notched, furnish, coil
To form a head to; to fit or furnish with a head; as, to head a nail.
Top part of the nail that sits on the surface. There are full head, notched head clipped head and others. We use full round heads on coil nails and a notched heads on wire collated stick nails
Keywords:  lumpy, bots, jaw, nose
Nose Bots Lumpy Jaw
Keywords:  riot, expedition, army, leader, self
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.
Keywords:  cask, set
To set on the head; as, to head a cask.
Keywords:  tiles, eaves, laid, necessary, pair
Tiles laid at the eaves of a house.
The pair of tiles necessary in most hand to go out.
Index Definition: HEAD of the document Description: Contains elements that provide information to users and search engines as well as containing other data that is not considered to be document content.
The first distillate or condensed steam from the still which can contain undesirable elements.
First element of a list.
Keywords:  bale, bunches, raw, jute, folded
One of a number of bunches of raw jute forming a bale.The heads are each given a twist and folded over before being made into the bale.
Keywords:  coma, comet, nucleus, together
Of a comet, the nucleus and coma together.
The HEAD method is identical to GET except that the server MUST NOT return a message-body in the response. The metainformation contained in the HTTP headers in response to a HEAD request SHOULD be identical to the information sent in response to a GET request. This method can be used for obtaining metainformation about the entity implied by the request without transferring the entity-body itself. This method is often used for testing hypertext links for validity, accessibility, and recent modification.
Keywords:  reshaping, hammers, cones, hence, die
Short for "cold heading", a process using wire (not above room temperature hence considered "cold") and forming it by moving or reshaping it’s mass in a die by striking it with tooling pieces called cones and hammers.
Keywords:  cereals, barley, wheat, ear, small
An ear of wheat, barley, or of one of the other small cereals.
Defines information about the document 3.0 3.0 STF
Keywords:  deg, aspect, target
Target with an aspect of 160 deg. to 180 deg.
Keywords:  swiveling, shutter, tie, free, holds
The free-swiveling component of a tie back that holds a shutter in the open position.
This is like an introduction to a Web page. Web browsers use the head to glean various types of information about the page. See also body.
Keywords:  trump, led, ranking, suit, higher
to play a higher-ranking card in the suit led, or in trump
Keywords:  few, display, first, unix, line
To display just the first few lines of a file (usually the first ten). This will display the first 10 lines of a file by default, if you use the switch you can specify how many lines to show starting with the first line of the file.
head display first few lines of specified files
Unix and Unix-like systems used to display the first few lines of a text file or piped data.
Keywords:  cabbage, early, kind, form
To form a head; as, this kind of cabbage heads early.
Each one among many; an individual; -- often used in a plural sense; as, a thousand head of cattle.
Keywords:  projector, scanners, feed, laser, scan
The laser tube (enclosed in a case), as opposed to the laser power supply, which is often packaged separately. Head also can refer to a set of X-Y scanners, as in a scan head. A single projector will often use fiber optic cables to feed light to multiple scan heads positioned on a stage.
Keywords:  beginning, story, shot, file, something
outputs the beginning of a file
Displays the beginning of a file 1222
(n) 1. The beginning of something, typically of a shot or a story. 2. Short for “ headline.
Keywords:  fall, take, see
falling in its head, "to take a head."
See "Fall".
Keywords:  article, command, slang, email, subject
This command requests just the headers of an article. The headers contain information like the email address of the author, the subject of the article, how many lines are in the article, and more.
Slang for headline; i.e. the title of the article.
Keywords:  propel, ball, direct, one
To propel or re-direct the ball with one's head.
Keywords:  brick, exposed, wall, short, surface
The short surface of a brick which may or may not be exposed in a wall.
Keywords:  english, band, late, rock
Head was an English rock band of the late 1980s.
Keywords:  luminaire, track, lighting, system
Luminaire for a track-lighting system.
Keywords:  spring, river, source, originate
To originate; to spring; to have its source, as a river.
Keywords:  laced, hair, covering
A headdress; a covering of the head; as, a laced head; a head of hair.
Keywords:  abbreviation
Abbreviation for headline.
The electronic component that makes contact with the tape to convert electronic signals into pictures.
Keywords:  shot, number
Number shot
An HTTP method that retrieves only HTTP headers from data identified by the URL.
Keywords:  atom, structure
A head is a structure or an atom.
Keywords:  pot, acid, drugs, one
Some one who does certain drugs like "pot head" or "acid head".
Keywords:  larger, copy, face, lines, set
a line or lines of copy set in a larger face than the body copy.
Keywords:  genital, oral, activity, sexual
Oral-genital sexual activity; "Giving head"
Keywords:  force, armed, power
Power; armed force.
Keywords:  oral, sex
Keywords:  animals, number
Number of animals
Keywords:  document
Document head