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Head

Definition

[n] oral-genital stimulation; "they say he gives good head"
[n] a single domestic animal; "200 head of cattle"
[n] a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum
[n] a projection out from one end; "the head of the nail", "a pinhead is the head of a pin"
[n] a toilet on board a boat or ship
[n] the striking part of a tool; "the head of the hammer"
[n] (usually plural) an obverse side of a coin that bears the representation of a person's head; "call heads or tails!"
[n] (computer science) a tiny electromagnetic coil and metal pole used to write and read magnetic patterns on a disk
[n] that part of a skeletal muscle that is away from the bone that it moves
[n] 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"
[n] the rounded end of a bone that bits into a rounded cavity in another bone to form a joint; "the head of the humerus"
[n] that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason; "his mind wandered"; "I couldn't get his words out of my head"
[n] (grammar) the word in a grammatical constituent that plays the same grammatical role as the whole constituent
[n] a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about; "the heading seemed to have little to do with the text"
[n] the subject matter at issue; "the question of disease merits serious discussion"; "under the head of minor Roman poets"
[n] a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer; "the point of the arrow was due north"
[n] forward movement; "the ship made little headway against the gale"
[n] a difficult juncture; "a pretty pass"; "matters came to a head yesterday"
[n] the front of a military formation or procession; "the head of the column advanced boldly"; "they were at the head of the attack"
[n] the source of water from which a stream arises; "they tracked him back toward the head of the stream"
[n] the part in the front or nearest the viewer; "he was in the forefront"; "he was at the head of the column"
[n] the top of something; "the head of the stairs"; "the head of the page"; "the head of the list"
[n] the foam or froth that accumulates at the top when you pour an effervescent liquid into a container; "the beer had a large head of foam"
[n] a rounded compact mass; "the head of a comet"
[n] (informal) a user of (usually soft) drugs; "the office was full of secret heads"
[n] a person who is in charge; "the head of the whole operation"
[n] an individual person; "tickets are $5 per head"
[n] the educator who has executive authority for a school; "she sent unruly pupils to see the principal"
[n] the pressure exerted by a fluid; "a head of steam"
[n] a dense clusters of flowers or foliage; "a head of cauliflower"; "a head of lettuce"
[n] the length or height based on the size of a human or animal head; "he is two heads taller than his little sister"; "his horse won by a head"
[n] the tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates)
[v] direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
[v] to go or travel towards; "where is she heading"; "We were headed for the mountains"
[v] travel in front of; go in advance of others; "The procession was headed by John"
[v] be in charge of; "Who is heading this project?"
[v] be in the front of or on top of; "The list was headed by the name of the president"
[v] be the first or leading member of (a group)

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Antonyms

foot, rear, tail