Character 4
Hyphenation hair
Pronunciations /heː/

Definitions and meanings of "Hair"

What do we mean by hair?

Any of the cylindrical, keratinized, often pigmented filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal. noun

A growth of such filaments, as that forming the coat of an animal or covering the scalp of a human. noun

A filamentous projection or bristle similar to a hair, such as a seta of an arthropod or an epidermal process of a plant. noun

Fabric made from the hair of certain animals. noun

A minute distance or narrow margin. noun

A precise or exact degree. noun

To form fine fibers, as syrup, when tested by dripping.

One of the numerous fine filaments which more or less completely cover the skin of most mammals, and constitute the characteristic coat of this class of animals; any capillary outgrowth from the skin. noun

The aggregate of the hairs which grow on any mammal; hairs collectively or in the mass; in the widest sense, a dermal coat or covering either of hair (specifically so called), wool, or fur; pelage; in common use, the natural capillary covering of a person's head: formerly sometimes in the plural. noun

On animals, with the exception of most mammals, a filament; any fine capillary or hair-like outgrowth from the body or any part of it, but especially its surface; one of the objects which compose the hairiness, pubescence, or pilosity of an animal, or such objects collectively: used in both the singular and the plural: as, the hair or hairs of a caterpillar, that which clothes or those which clothe a lobster's gills, etc. noun

In botany, an expansion of the epidermis, consisting of a single cell or of a row or number of cells. noun

Haircloth; a garment of haircloth, especially a hair shirt used for penance. noun

A cloth, mat, or other fabric of hair used for various purposes in the trades, as in the extraction of oils, manufacture of soap from cocoanut-oil, etc. noun

Particular natural set or direction; course; order; drift; grain; character; quality. noun

In mech., a locking spring or other safety contrivance in the lock of a rifle or pistol, which may be released by a very slight pressure on a hair-trigger. noun

One of the polyps, as sertularians and others, which grow on oyster-shells. See graybeard, 3, and redbeard. noun

Made of or stuffed with hair: as, hair jewelry; a hair mattress.

Another spelling of hare.

A pigmented filament of keratin which grows from a follicle on the skin of humans and other mammals.

The collection or mass of such growths growing from the skin of humans and animals, and forming a covering for a part of the head or for any part or the whole body.

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.

A cellular outgrowth of the epidermis, consisting of one or of several cells, whether pointed, hooked, knobbed, or stellated.

A locking spring or other safety device in the lock of a rifle, etc., capable of being released by a slight pressure on a hair-trigger.

Haircloth; a hair shirt.

Any very small distance, or degree; a hairbreadth.

Complexity; difficulty; quality of being hairy

Synonyms and Antonyms for Hair

The word "hair" in example sentences

I wunner effen dis squirrel washed teh hair wif de Herbal Essences kind of shamp…..sham… washing stuffs! ❋ Unknown (2009)

Dublin, has a lock of Stella's hair, enclosed in a paper by Swift, on which are written, in the Dean's hand, the words: "_Only a woman's hair_." ❋ Various (N/A)

Let me touch their hair with my fingers … their hair… ❋ Unknown (1917)

The other kind of skin glands, the hair glands, are also pouches growing out from the deepest part of the stem of the hair, known as the root, or _hair bulb_. ❋ Woods Hutchinson (1896)

_ Nina's hair had now to be done up and it is magnificent hair_, _lustrous_, _black_, ❋ Henry Festing Jones (1889)

Kyou with short hair at the end looks the same ... chiaki: Kyou with short hair is fine too. but yeah i still prefer her long hair~ XD i wish they didnt packed this ... ❋ Unknown (2009)

Since like charges repel, the hair strand will tend to push away from each other, causing the \ "flyaway hair\" effect. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Evergreen hair regenerator uses the ¡°hair follicle revival¡± therapy, by which a lotion composed of extracts of traditional Chinese medicinal materials selected for their superior properties is applied to the afflicted parts of the scalp and, with the help of high-efficiency transdermal therapeutic systems (TTS), the extracts are enabled to enter and revive the failing follicle cells. ❋ Unknown (2008) samples = i haven't had hair in almost 40 years...thanks for rubbing 'that' in, pal... ❋ BikeSnobNYC (2009)

You look like a young witch with her cap off and her hair sorta mussed "—her hands clutched at her hair—" Oh, leave it, it looks good. " ❋ Unknown (1920)

Thin hair is a known, frustrating and hard to treat symptom of many illnesses, and not all of them are curable. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Ok the long hair is the main hair I love and he can do whatever he wants with his hair!!!! ❋ Unknown (2008)

Dear Neesha and Tahereh, WE know our hair is awesome. ❋ Unknown (2010)

- The ladies of the Garden State are returning to the reality show where the hair is as big as the drama! ❋ Unknown (2010)

He wears cutoff sweat pants and his hair is a wild, gray mass; if you ran into him on the street, you'd give him a wide berth. ❋ Melissa Bell (2010)

Getting gum in the hair is a rite of passage for a kid and Mum! ❋ Unknown (2010)

I must say her hair is absolutely adorable {for what it is worth I used to make a living cutting hair} and you can cut mine any day of the week! ❋ Unknown (2010)

You are to be congratulated for going against the norm remember your hair is your glory! ❋ Unknown (2009)

I just turned 53, and my hair is a little past my shoulders right now. ❋ Unknown (2009)

We're just not sure the INDUSTRY knows our hair is awesome. ❋ Unknown (2010)

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