Definitions for "Hedgehog "
A variety of transformer with open magnetic circuit, the ends of the iron wire core being turned outward and presenting a bristling appearance, whence the name.
a defensive obstacle having pointed barbs extending outward, such as one composed of crossed logs with barbed wire wound around them, or a tangle of steel beams embedded in concrete used to impede or damage landing craft on a beach; also, a position well-fortified with such defensive obstacles.
relatively large rodents with sharp erectile bristles mingled with the fur
A small European insectivore (Erinaceus Europæus), and other allied species of Asia and Africa, having the hair on the upper part of its body mixed with prickles or spines. It is able to roll itself into a ball so as to present the spines outwardly in every direction. It is nocturnal in its habits, feeding chiefly upon insects.
A species of Medicago (Medicago intertexta), the pods of which are armed with short spines; -- popularly so called.
small nocturnal Old World mammal covered with both hair and protective spines
A usually oval formation of several ranks of spearmen presenting a hedge of spear points to any attacker. (Wise, Terence. Medieval Warfare, 249) Related terms: Schiltron
a solid defensive arrangement with Pawns on the third rank e.g. Pb6,c5,d6,e6,g6, Bb7, Nbd7, Ngf6 and Be7 or Bg7. There is a comment on the potential of this formation under Nunn-Olafsson in the Planning section of the Canon, and an example game Webb-Hartston elsewhere in the Canon.
Keywords:  porcospino, riccio
"riccio, porcospino"
Hedgehog is a Java library for simple distributed computing. Your code instantiates a server, post jobs, and is notified when clients return the results. The clients need not have the job classes. Hedgehog uses JmDNS, XStream, XML-RPC, and Jetty.
Keywords:  concise, lexical, dialect, lambda, lisp
Hedgehog is a very concise implementation of a Lisp-like language for low-end and embedded devices. It consists of a compiler and a byte code interpreter. The Lisp dialect has proper support for local and lambda functions, lexical scoping, variable argument functions, garbage collection, exceptions, macros, and over a hundred predefined functions or special forms.
a segment polarity intercellular signaling protein
A group of morphogens produced by segment polarity genes.
Keywords:  porcupine, canadian
The Canadian porcupine.
Keywords:  solitary, creature
a solitary creature
Keywords:  petr, svoboda, nickname, lasting, long
a long-lasting nickname of Petr Svoboda
Keywords:  funny, 'twill, curl, tightly, thing
a funny thing, 'twill curl up tightly in a ring,
Keywords:  dredging, machine, form
A form of dredging machine.
Keywords:  fun, pet, entertaining, unusual, easy
a unusual,interesting and entertaining pet that is easy to care for and fun to own
Keywords:  squeeze, threats, large, number
a squeeze with a large number of threats.