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hanger Tweet Definition of hanger Like Definition of hanger on Facebook
noun (plural: hangers)
  1. One who hangs, or causes to be hanged; a hangman.
  2. That by which a thing is suspended. Especially:
(a) A strap hung to the girdle, by which a dagger or sword is suspended.
(b) (Machines): A part that suspends a journal box in which shafting runs.
(c) A bridle iron
(d) A clothes hanger
  1. That which hangs or is suspended, as a sword worn at the side; especially, in the 18th century, a short, curved sword.
  2. (England): A steep, wooded declivity. Gilbert White
hatchback Tweet Definition of hatchback Like Definition of hatchback on Facebook
noun
  1. A car with a sloping, hinged rear door that opens upwards.
  2. The door itself.
header Tweet Definition of header Like Definition of header on Facebook
noun
  1. The upper portion of a page (or other) layout.
If you reduce the of this document, the body will fit onto a single page.
  1. Text, or other visual information, used to mark off a quantity of text, often title, titling or summarize, summarizing it.
Your is too long; "Local Cannibals" will suffice.
  1. Text, or other visual information, that goes at the top of a column of information in a table.
That column should have the "payment status".
  1. (informal) A font, text style, or typesetting used for any of the above.
Parts of speech belong in a level-three . Level-two headers are reserved for the name of the language.
  1. a brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall or within the brickwork with the short side showing; compare stretcher
This wall has four courses.
  1. a horizontal structural or finish piece over an opening
  2. a machine that cuts the heads off of grain etc
They fed the bale into the .
  1. (soccer) the act of hitting the ball with the head
His for the goal followed a perfect corner kick.
  1. a headlong fall or jump
''The clown tripped over the other clown took a .
  1. (computing) the first part of a file or record that describes its contents
The includes an index, an identifier, and a pointer to the next entry.
  1. (networking) the first part of a packet, often containing its address and descriptors
The encapsulation layer adds an eight byte and a two byte trailer to each packet.
headlight Tweet Definition of headlight Like Definition of headlight on Facebook
noun
  1. A bright light, with a lens and reflector, on the front of a motor vehicle, designed to illuminate the road when driving at night; normally one of a pair.
headrest Tweet Definition of headrest Like Definition of headrest on Facebook
noun
  1. The part of a seat designed to support the head
high Tweet Definition of high Like Definition of high on Facebook
noun
  1. A period of euphoria due to an intake of drugs
That pill gave me a for a few hours, before I had a comedown
adjective (higher, highest)
  1. Being elevated in position or status, a state of being above many things.
  2. tall, Tall, lofty, at a great distance above the ground (at high altitude).
  3. (slang) To be under the influence of a mood affecting drug; stoned.
  4. Of a quantity or value, great or large.
a interest rate
hit Tweet Definition of hit Like Definition of hit on Facebook
noun
  1. A blow; a punch.
The was very slight.
  1. A success, especially in the entertainment industry.
The band played their song to the delight of the fans.
  1. An attack on a location.
  2. (baseball) The complete play, when the batter reaches base without the benefit of a walk, error, or fielder"s choice.
The catcher got a to lead off the fifth.
  1. (colloquial) A dose of an illegal or addictive drug.
Where am I going to get my next ?
verb (hits, hitting, hit)
  1. To administer a blow to.
One boy the other.
  1. To come into contact with forcefully and suddenly.
The ball the fence.
  1. To manage to touch in the right place.
I the jackpot.
  1. To kill a person on the instructions of a third party.
Hit him tonight and throw the body in the river.
  1. (cards) In blackjack, to deal a card to.
Hit me.
  1. (baseball) To come up to bat.
Jones for the pitcher.
  1. (colloquial) To go (somewhere).
We the grocery store on the way to the park.
  1. (colloquial) To begin; to start; to open.
The movie hits theaters in December.
  1. (context, computing, programming) To use.
The external web servers DBSRV7, the internal web server hits DBSRV3.
  1. To affect negatively.
The economy was by a recession.
  1. (context, figurative, US, slang) To have sex with.
I'd that.
hood Tweet Definition of hood Like Definition of hood on Facebook
noun
  1. A covering such as worn over one"s head.
  2. A distinctively coloured fold of material, representing a university degree.
  3. An enclosure which protects something, especially from above.
  4. (context, automotive) A soft top of a convertible car or carriage.
  5. (context, US, automotive) The hinged cover over the engine of a motor car.
  6. (slang) gangster, Gangster, thug. Short for hoodlum.
  7. (slang) neighborhood, Neighborhood.
verb
  1. To cover something with a hood.
adjective
  1. Relating to inner-city everyday life, both positive and negative aspects; especially people"s attachment to and love for their neighborhoods.
horn Tweet Definition of horn Like Definition of horn on Facebook
noun (horns, -)
  1. (countable) A hard growth of keratin that protrudes from the top of the head of certain animals.
  2. (uncountable) The hard substance from which animals' horns are made, sometimes used by man as a material for making various objects.
an umbrella with a handle made of
  1. (countable) Any of several musical wind instruments.
  2. (countable) An instrument resembling a musical horn and used to signal others.
hunting
  1. (countable) A loud alarm, especially one on a motor vehicle.
  2. (countable) A conical device used to direct waves.
antenna
loudspeaker
  1. (context, informal, countable) Generally, any brass wind instrument.
  2. (context, slang, countable, from the horn-shaped earpieces of old communication systems that used air tubes) A telephone.
  3. (context, uncountable, coarse, slang, definite article) An erection of the penis.
  4. (context, countable, coarse, slang, definite article) A peninsula or crescent-shaped tract of land. "to navigate around the horn."
hubcap Tweet Definition of hubcap Like Definition of hubcap on Facebook
noun
  1. A decorative and protective disk that covers the hub of a motor car wheel
hydroplane Tweet Definition of hydroplane Like Definition of hydroplane on Facebook
noun
  1. (nautical): A specific type of motorboat used exclusively for racing.
    1. A hydrofoil
    2. A seaplane
    3. The wing of a submarine, used to help control depth.
verb (hydroplan, ing)
  1. To skim the surface of a body of water while moving at high speed.
    Don't drive too fast on wet roads or the car may and cause you to lose control of the vehicle.

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