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hair

  

      n  
1    any of the threadlike pigmented structures that grow from follicles beneath the skin of mammals and consist of layers of dead keratinized cells  
2    a growth of such structures, as on the human head or animal body, which helps prevent heat loss from the body  
3      (Botany)   any threadlike outgrowth from the epidermis, such as a root hair  
4   
a    a fabric or material made from the hair of some animals  
b    (as modifier)  
a hair carpet, a hair shirt     
5       another word for       hair's-breadth  
to lose by a hair     
6    get in someone's hair  
Informal   to annoy someone persistently  
7    hair of the dog (that bit one)   an alcoholic drink taken as an antidote to a hangover  
8    keep your hair on!     (Brit)  
informal   keep calm  
9    let one's hair down   to behave without reserve  
10    not turn a hair   to show no surprise, anger, fear, etc.  
11    split hairs   to make petty and unnecessary distinctions  
     (Old English hær; related to Old Norse har, Old High German har hair, Norwegian herren stiff, hard, Lettish sari bristles, Latin crescere to grow)  
  hairlike      adj  


bad hair day  
      n  
Informal  
1    a day on which one's hair is untidy and unmanageable  
2    a day of mishaps and general irritation  
camel hair   , camel's hair  
      n  
1    the hair of the camel or dromedary, used in clothing, rugs, etc.  
2   
a    soft cloth made of or containing this hair or a substitute, usually tan in colour  
b    (as modifier)  
a camelhair coat     
3   
a    the hair of the squirrel's tail, used for paintbrushes  
b    (as modifier)  
a camelhair brush     
camel's hair  
      n      See       camel hair  
crepe hair  
      n   artificial hair, usually plaited and made of wool or vegetable fibre, used in theatrical make-up  
good hair  
      n     (Caribbean)   hair showing evidence of some European strain in a person's blood  
guard hair  
      n   any of the coarse hairs that form the outer fur in certain mammals, rising above the underfur  
hair follicle  
      n   a narrow tubular cavity that contains the root of a hair, formed by an infolding of the epidermis and corium of the skin  
hair gel  
      n   a jelly-like substance applied to the hair before styling in order to retain the shape of the style  
hair grass  
      n   any grass of the genera Aira, Deschampsia, etc., having very narrow stems and leaves  
hair lacquer  
      n      another name for       hairspray  
hair-raising  
      adj   inspiring horror; terrifying  
a hair-raising drop of 600 feet     
  hair-raiser      n  
hair restorer  
      n   a lotion claimed to promote hair growth  
hair's-breadth  
      n  
a    a very short or imperceptible margin or distance  
b    (as modifier)  
a hair's-breadth escape     
hair seal  
      n   any earless seal, esp. the harbour seal, having a coat of stiff hair with no underfur  
hair sheep  
      n   any variety of sheep growing hair instead of wool, yielding hides with a finer and tougher grain than those of wool sheep  
hair shirt  
      n  
1    a shirt made of haircloth worn next to the skin as a penance  
2    a secret trouble or affliction  
hair slide  
      n   a hinged clip with a tortoiseshell, bone, or similar back, used to fasten the hair  
hair space  
      n     (Printing)   the thinnest of the metal spaces used in setting type to separate letters or words  
hair stroke  
      n   a very fine line in a written character  
hair trigger  
      n  
1    a trigger of a firearm that responds to very slight pressure  
2    Informal  
a    any mechanism, reaction, etc., set in operation by slight provocation  
b    (as modifier)  
a hair-trigger temper     
Pele's hair  
      n   fine threads of volcanic rock material formed from molten lava by the action of wind, explosion, etc.  
     (C20: translation of Hawaiian lauoho-o Pele, from Pele, name of the goddess of volcanoes)  
root hair  
      n   any of the hollow hairlike outgrowths of the outer cells of a root, just behind the tip, that absorb water and salts from the soil  
stinging hair  
      n   a multicellular hair in plants, such as the stinging nettle, that injects an irritant fluid when in contact with an animal  
Venus's-hair  
      n   a fragile maidenhair fern, Adiantum capillus-veneris, of tropical and subtropical America, having fan-shaped leaves and a black stem  
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