the upper or front part of the body in vertebrates, including humans, that contains and protects the brain, eyes, mouth, and nose and ears when present
a trick-taking card game originating in Germany and belonging to the Skat family of games
If two vehicles hit each other head-on, they hit each other with their fronts pointing towards each other.
The person who heads up a group, organization, or activity is the leader of it.
a person who is addicted to cocaine
If you describe someone as a big head, you disapprove of them because they think they are very clever and know everything.
To dead-head a plant which is flowering means to remove all the dead flowers from it.
to perform fellatio
The head boy of a school is a senior male student who often represents the school on public occasions .
If someone head-butts you, they hit you with the top of their head.
the chief cook in a restaurant
a cold which affects the mucous membranes of the nose ; the symptoms are sneezing, headaches and a blocked-up nose
to go or cause to go (towards)
a gate that controls the flow of water into a canal lock, sluice, etc.
The head girl of a school is a senior female student who often represents the school on public occasions .
a man who is in charge of a racing stable
lice which lay eggs in human hair
baggage or goods arranged so as to be carried on the heads of African porters
If you head off a person, animal, or vehicle, you move to a place in front of them in order to capture them or make them change the direction they are moving in.
a sea in which the waves run directly against the course of a ship
a shop that sells equipment connected with using drugs
to toss the coins in a game of two-up
any of the tones produced in the head register
an exhilarating intellectual experience
a wind blowing in the direction directly opposite the course of a ship or aircraft
to make progress
a part of a recording device that senses data on a carrier medium such as a disk or tape
a motor-sport enthusiast
a device which converts electrical signals to magnetic fluctuations and back again; used in tape recorders
a senior teacher who is responsible for a year in a secondary school
A head-to-head contest or competition is one in which two people or groups compete directly against each other.
a headland in East Sussex, on the English Channel, consisting of chalk cliffs 171 m (570 ft) high
by a head:
by the length of the animal's head, as in horse racing
denoting or relating to a screw or bolt with a cylindrical slotted head
a model of the human head with a microphone in each ear intended to receive sound in binaural and surround sound reproduction and transmission
an electromagnet that can erase information on a magnetic medium
an inflorescence in which stalkless florets are crowded together at the tip of the stem
The fluid head is the pressure which is measured by the height to which fluid that is being pumped can be raised by the pressure.
a heavy-metal rock fan
a supervisor ; manager
the part of a bridle that fits round a horse's head
If you do a head count, you count the number of people present. You can also use head count to talk about the number of people that are present at an event, or that an organization employs.
If you move head-first in a particular direction, your head is the part of your body that is furthest forward as you are moving.
an injury to the head
a reward paid for the capture or slaying of a fugitive, outlaw, etc
the chief nurse in a hospital ; matron