Definition Of head


(of a lettuce or cabbage) form a head.

Under very cool conditions, as in an unheated solar greenhouse or a polyethylene tunnel, any Asian heading cabbage will grow more loose and open.

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

a person considered as a numerical unit.

they paid fifty dollars a head

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

Larger-scale climatic changes or tectonic changes in the hinterland produce relative changes in the main agents of deposition and entrenchment of the upper fan (the fan head ).

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

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  • head coach

  • A male with young in the nest will avidly take care of a stalk of celery or a head of lettuce daily.

  • A number of other drinking traditions also use hygiene as an excuse - take the ‘two fingers’ of head on every glass of beer.

  • A young kid catches a 6lb mullet, knocks it on the head , takes it home to show mum, then it goes in the bin.

  • All of the chairs had deep red covers put on them with the exception of the one at the head of the table.

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