(n.) The anterior or superior part of an animal, containing the brain, or chief ganglia of the nervous system, the mouth, and in the higher animals, the chief sensory organs; poll; cephalon.
(n.) The uppermost, foremost, or most important part of an inanimate object; such a part as may be considered to resemble the head of an animal; often, also, the larger, thicker, or heavier part or extremity, in distinction from the smaller or thinner part, or from the point or edge; as, the head of a cane, a nail, a spear, an ax, a mast, a sail, a ship; that which covers and closes the top or the end of a hollow vessel; as, the head of a cask or a steam boiler.
(n.) The place where the head should go; as, the head of a bed, of a grave, etc.; the head of a carriage, that is, the hood which covers the head.
(n.) The most prominent or important member of any organized body; the chief; the leader; as, the head of a college, a school, a church, a state, and the like.
(n.) The place or honor, or of command; the most important or foremost position; the front; as, the head of the table; the head of a column of soldiers.
(n.) Each one among many; an individual; -- often used in a plural sense; as, a thousand head of cattle.
(n.) The seat of the intellect; the brain; the understanding; the mental faculties; as, a good head, that is, a good mind; it never entered his head, it did not occur to him; of his own head, of his own thought or will.
(n.) The source, fountain, spring, or beginning, as of a stream or river; as, the head of the Nile; hence, the altitude of the source, or the height of the surface, as of water, above a given place, as above an orifice at which it issues, and the pressure resulting from the height or from motion; sometimes also, the quantity in reserve; as, a mill or reservoir has a good head of water, or ten feet head; also, that part of a gulf or bay most remote from the outlet or the sea.
(n.) A headland; a promontory; as, Gay Head.
(n.) A separate part, or topic, of a discourse; a theme to be expanded; a subdivision; as, the heads of a sermon.
(n.) Culminating point or crisis; hence, strength; force; height.
(n.) Power; armed force.
(n.) A headdress; a covering of the head; as, a laced head; a head of hair.
(n.) An ear of wheat, barley, or of one of the other small cereals.
(n.) A dense cluster of flowers, as in clover, daisies, thistles; a capitulum.
(n.) A dense, compact mass of leaves, as in a cabbage or a lettuce plant.
(n.) The antlers of a deer.
(n.) A rounded mass of foam which rises on a pot of beer or other effervescing liquor.
(n.) Tiles laid at the eaves of a house.
(a.) Principal; chief; leading; first; as, the head master of a school; the head man of a tribe; a head chorister; a head cook.
(v. t.) To be at the head of; to put one's self at the head of; to lead; to direct; to act as leader to; as, to head an army, an expedition, or a riot.
(v. t.) To form a head to; to fit or furnish with a head; as, to head a nail.
(v. t.) To behead; to decapitate.
(v. t.) To cut off the top of; to lop off; as, to head trees.
(v. t.) To go in front of; to get in the front of, so as to hinder or stop; to oppose; hence, to check or restrain; as, to head a drove of cattle; to head a person; the wind heads a ship.
(v. t.) To set on the head; as, to head a cask.
(v. i.) To originate; to spring; to have its source, as a river.
(v. i.) To go or point in a certain direction; to tend; as, how does the ship head?
(v. i.) To form a head; as, this kind of cabbage heads early.
(1) This study was undertaken to determine whether the survival of Hispanic patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck was different from that of Anglo-American patients.
(2) An association of cyclophosphamide, fluorouracil and methotrexate already employed with success against solid tumours in other sites was used in the treatment of 62 patients with advanced tumours of the head and neck.
(3) Head-injured patients had a low thyroxine (T4), low triiodothyronine (T3), and high reverse T3.
(4) Currently, photodynamic therapy is under FDA-approved clinical investigational trials in the treatment of tumors of the skin, bronchus, esophagus, bladder, head and neck, and of gynecologic and ocular tumors.
(5) A triphasic pattern was evident for the neck moments including a small phase which represented a seating of the headform on the nodding blocks of the uppermost ATD neck segment, and two larger phases of opposite polarity which represented the motion of the head relative to the trunk during the first 350 ms after impact.
(6) Businesses fleeing Brexit will head to New York not EU, warns LSE chief Read more Amid attempts by Frankfurt, Paris and Dublin to catch possible fallout from London, Sir Jon Cunliffe said it was highly unlikely that any EU centre could replicate the services offered by the UK’s financial services industry.
(7) By means of computed tomography (CT) values related to bone density and mass were assessed in the femoral head, neck, trochanter, shaft, and condyles.
(8) A substance with a chromatographic mobility of Rf = 0.8 on TLC plates having an intact phosphorylcholine head group was also formed but has not yet been identified.
(9) Lin Homer's CV Lin Homer left local for national government in 2005, giving up a £170,000 post as chief executive of Birmingham city council after just three years in post, to head the Immigration Service.
(10) The skull films and CT scans of 1383 patients with acute head injury transferred to a regional neurosurgical unit were reviewed.
(11) Both Ken Whisenhunt and Lovie Smith were fired as head coaches after the 2012 season.
(12) Thirteen patients had had a posterior dislocation with an associated fracture of the femoral head located either caudad or cephalad to the fovea centralis (Pipkin Type-I or Type-II injury), one had had a posterior dislocation with associated fractures of the femoral head and neck (Pipkin Type III), two had had a posterior dislocation with associated fractures of the femoral head and the acetabular rim (Pipkin Type IV), and three had had a fracture-dislocation that we could not categorize according to the Pipkin classification.
(13) Eight cases of calcification following anterior dislocation of the head of the radius are described.
(14) Younge, a former head of US cable network the Travel Channel, succeeded Peter Salmon in the role last year.
(15) Martin Wheatley will remain head of the Conduct Business Unit and become the future chief executive of the FCA.
(16) It happens to anyone and everyone and this has been an 11-year battle.” Emergency services were called to the oval about 6.30pm to treat Luke for head injuries, but were unable to revive him.
(17) This study reviewed 148 patients who had received radiation for head and neck cancer.
(18) In this study, a technique is described by which large obturators can be retained with an acrylic resin head plate.
(19) The authors describe a new technique for evaluating traumatic conditions to the elbow: the radial head-capitellum view.
(20) Nick Robins, head of the Climate Change Centre at HSBC, said: "If you think about low-carbon energy only in terms of carbon, then things look tough [in terms of not using coal].
(n.) A covering of linen, silk, or tapestry, spread over a table in a chamber or a dressing room.
(n.) A dressing table.
(n.) Act or mode of dressing, or that which is arranged in dressing; attire; dress; as, her toilet is perfect.
(1) Fringe 2009 also welcomes back Aussie standup Jim Jeffries , whose jokes include: "Women to me are like public toilets.
(2) I usually use them as a rag with which to clean the toilet but I didn’t have anything else to wear today because I’m so fat.” While this exchange will sound baffling to outsiders, to Brits it actually sounds like this: “You like my dress?
(3) A series of hierarchical multiple regressions revealed the effects of Surgency, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, Emotional Stability, and Intellect on evoking upset in spouses through condescension (e.g., treating spouse as stupid or inferior), possessiveness (demanding too much time and attention), abuse (slapping spouse), unfaithfulness (having sex with others), inconsiderateness (leaving toilet seat up), moodiness (crying a lot), alcohol abuse (drinking too much alcohol), emotional constriction (hiding emotions to act tough), and self-centeredness (acting selfishly).
(4) This week, Umande broke ground on the first of a series of toilet block biocentres in a slum in Kisumu, near Lake Victoria.
(5) Poor workplace health and safety, inadequate toilet facilities and dangerous fumes from mosquito fogging that led to one asylum seeker with asthma collapsing were all raised as concerns by Kilburn, although he stressed that he believed G4S management and expatriate G4S staff acted appropriately.
(6) The Index of Independence in Activities of Daily Living (Index of ADL) is a scale whose grades reflect profiles of behavioral levels of six sociobiological functions, namely, bathing, dressing, toileting, transfer, continence, and feeding.
(7) For the management and prevention of the recurrent ascending infections long-term urinary disinfection and meticulous toilet of the external meatus are recommended.
(8) Phil Barlow Nottingham • Reading about the problems caused by a lack of toilets reminded me of the harvest camps my father’s Birmingham school organised in the Vale of Evesham during the war, where the sixth-formers spent weeks picking fruit and vegetables on farms.
(9) Like, I am well, well equipped for this thing.” For their one survival item each, Rogen brought a role of toilet paper, while Franco brought sunglasses and mugs continually for the camera, giving his best Spring Breakers faces while in the buff.
(10) This, despite the "potentially very grave impact" the closure of the ILF is predicted to have on people who need help to get out of bed or to go the toilet.
(11) Sacked Cronulla star Todd Carney said he was shattered when he learned a picture of him urinating in his own mouth in a nightclub toilet had been posted on social media.
(12) Clustering of seropositivity occurred in homes without indoor toilets.
(13) His story - which he was led through on Monday by his lawyer - is that he was outside his house cleaning Sadie, his dog, when the girls came down the road; that he took Holly and Jessica into his house because Holly had a nosebleed; took them upstairs into the bathroom where Holly sat on the edge of the full bath and he gave her tissues to staunch it; took Holly into his bedroom, to sit on the bed while Jessica used the toilet, took Holly back into the bathroom where she could finish cleaning up her nosebleed; accidentally slipped beside Holly and the full bath, and heard a splash; froze in panic; placed his hand over Jessica's mouth because she was screaming, 'You pushed her'.
(14) Seventy-five female patients suffering from advanced breast cancer were treated with toilet mastectomy, radiotherapy and oophorectomy (if premenopausal) or tamoxifen therapy (if postmenopausal) as well as chemotherapy with cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, 5-fluorouracil and prednisone.
(15) He claimed the blaze was sparked by overheated cables setting light to stacks of toilet roll.
(16) Sanitary measures including toilet hygiene and boiling milk and water were recommended to avoid illness, and the guests departed.
(17) Composting loos should be the answer to the world's toilet crisis Read more The water and sanitation target is simple and unambiguous: by 2030 every man, woman and child – whether at home, school, hospital or their workplace – should have access to a safe water supply and be able to go to the toilet in a clean space with privacy.
(18) There was no toilet, no water, and there was this woman with a baby.
(19) Everyone's hungry and cold, they wouldn't even let people go to the toilet.
(20) They punished three of them, three of them ... so they would never want to go to the toilet again,‘‘ Fasher said, who was on the navy vessel at the time.