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Adjective
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heads, plural;
  1. Chief; principal
    • - the head waiter
Verb
  1. Be in the leading position on
    • - the Palm Sunday procession was headed by the crucifer
  2. Be in charge of
    • - an organizational unit headed by a line manager
    • - she headed up the Centennial program
  3. Give a title or caption to
    • - an article headed “The Protection of Human Life.”
  4. Having a printed heading, typically the name and address of a person or organization
    • - headed notepaper
  5. Move in a specified direction
    • - he was heading for the exit
    • - we were headed in the wrong direction
  6. Appear to be moving inevitably toward (something, esp. something undesirable)
    • - the economy is heading for recession
  7. Direct or steer in a specified direction
    • - she headed the car toward them
  8. Shoot or pass (the ball) with the head
    • - a corner kick that he headed into the net
  9. Lop off the upper part or branches of (a plant or tree)

  10. (of a lettuce or cabbage) Form a head

Noun
  1. The upper part of the human body, or the front or upper part of the body of an animal, typically separated from the rest of the body by a neck, and containing the brain, mouth, and sense organs

  2. The head regarded as the location of intellect, imagination, and memory
    • - whatever comes into my head
  3. An aptitude for or tolerance of
    • - she had a good head for business
  4. A headache, esp. one resulting from intoxication

  5. The height or length of a head as a measure
    • - a dazzling woman half a head taller than he was
  6. The obverse side of a coin (used when tossing a coin)
    • - heads or tails?
  7. The antlers of a deer

  8. A thing having the appearance of a head either in form or in relation to a whole, in particular

  9. The cutting, striking, or operational end of a tool, weapon, or mechanism

  10. The flattened or knobbed end of a nail, pin, screw, or match

  11. The ornamented top of a pillar or column

  12. A compact mass of leaves or flowers at the top of a stem, esp. a capitulum
    • - huge heads of fluffy cream flowers
  13. The edible leafy part at the top of the stem of such green vegetables as cabbage and lettuce

  14. One saleable unit of certain vegetables, such as cabbage or cauliflower

  15. The front, forward, or upper part or end of something, in particular

  16. The upper end of a table or bed
    • - he sat down at the head of the cot
  17. The flat end of a cask or drum

  18. The front of a line or procession

  19. The top of a page

  20. The top of a flight of stairs or steps

  21. The source of a river or stream

  22. The end of a lake or inlet at which a river enters

  23. A promontory
    • - Beachy Head
  24. The top of a ship's mast

  25. The bows of a ship

  26. The fully developed top of a pimple, boil, or abscess

  27. The foam on top of a glass of beer, or the cream on the top of milk

  28. A person in charge of something; a director or leader
    • - the head of the Dutch Catholic Church
  29. The word that governs all the other words in a phrase in which it is used, having the same grammatical function as the whole phrase

  30. A person considered as a numerical unit
    • - they paid fifty dollars a head
  31. A number of cattle or game as specified
    • - seventy head of dairy cattle
  32. A component in an audio, video, or information system by which information is transferred from an electrical signal to the recording medium, or vice versa

  33. A body of water kept at a particular height in order to provide a supply at sufficient pressure
    • - an 8 m head of water in the shafts
  34. The pressure exerted by such water or by a confined body of steam
    • - a good head of steam on the gauge
  35. A toilet, esp. on a boat or ship

  36. A superficial deposit of rock fragments, formed at the edge of an ice sheet by repeated freezing and thawing and then moved downhill


  1. 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"
  2. to go or travel towards; "where is she heading"; "We were headed for the mountains"
  3. a single domestic animal; "200 head of cattle"
  4. be in charge of; "Who is heading this project?"
  5. lead: travel in front of; go in advance of others; "The procession was headed by John"
  6. mind: 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"
  7. In anatomy, the head of an animal is the rostral part (from anatomical position) that usually comprises the brain, eyes, ears, nose and mouth (all of which aid in various sensory functions, such as sight, hearing, smell, and taste). ...
  8. Head were an English rock band of the late 1980s.
  9. Beer head (AKA head) is the frothy foam on top of liquid beer after it is poured in a glass. It is produced by bubbles of carbon dioxide rising to the surface.
  10. "Head" is the second episode of the BBC period comedy Blackadder II, the second series of Blackadder, which was set in Elizabethan England from 1558 to 1603.
  11. The capitulum is considered the most derived form of inflorescence. Flower heads found outside Asteraceae (such as those of Eryngium or Jasione) show lesser degrees of specialization.
  12. Head N.V. is a sports equipment and clothing company, known mainly for their alpine skis and tennis racquets. Founded as a ski company in Baltimore, Maryland, the company is currently headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and Kennelbach, Austria. ...
  13. A surname, from residence near a hilltop or the head of a river, or a byname for someone with an odd-looking head
  14. (heads) naval term for latrines
  15. ("Heads!") warning that heavy, clumsy scenery is about to move into the spot where you are standing
  16. (Heads) Volatile first runnings from the still during the second distillation. These are collected and later redistilled with the feints and wash.
  17. (Heads) The portion of the lane, which extends from the foul line, past the arrows, and to the pine. Usually, this is assumed to be the first 20 feet of the lane.
  18. (Heads) The initial run of distillate at the start of the distillation process.
  19. (HEADS) The top lantern on a lighting boom. See SHINS and MIDS.
  20. (HEADS) the first run of spirits from a still.  See “Foreshots.”
  21. (Heads) Shouted to innocent bystanders or other players to indicate a disc is about to hit their head (or other body part). Correct reactions is NOT to turn around and look, but rather put arms around head and duck.
  22. (Heads) Skin attached to the top of a shell to make a drum.
  23. (Heads) Tells everyone within ear shot that a shell is being carried nearby and to please move out of the way.
  24. (Heads) The clamping contacts on a stationary magnetizing unit.
  25. (Heads) These events take place during the winter months. The boats go down the course one after the other at 10-15 second intervals. Each boat has a flying start and is timed between the start line and the finish line. ...