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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hairnoun

    a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss

    "he combed his hair"; "each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells"

    fuzz, haircloth, tomentum, pilus, hairsbreadth, hair's-breadth, whisker

  2. hair's-breadth, hairsbreadth, hair, whiskernoun

    a very small distance or space

    "they escaped by a hair's-breadth"; "they lost the election by a whisker"

    hairsbreadth, hair's-breadth, vibrissa, fuzz, haircloth, sensory hair, tomentum, whisker, pilus

  3. hair, fuzz, tomentumnoun

    filamentous hairlike growth on a plant

    "peach fuzz"

    hairsbreadth, copper, hair's-breadth, bull, blur, fuzz, haircloth, pig, tomentum cerebri, tomentum, whisker, pilus, cop

  4. hair, pilusnoun

    any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal

    "there is a hair in my soup"

    hairsbreadth, hair's-breadth, fuzz, haircloth, tomentum, whisker, pilus

  5. haircloth, hairnoun

    cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair; used for upholstery or stiffening in garments

    hairsbreadth, hair's-breadth, fuzz, haircloth, tomentum, whisker, pilus

  6. hairnoun

    a filamentous projection or process on an organism

    fuzz, haircloth, tomentum, pilus, hairsbreadth, hair's-breadth, whisker

Editors Contribution

  1. locks

    as in locks of hair

    she brushed her long, curly locks.

    Submitted by JP03 on October 26, 2014  
  2. pilar

    of or relating to the hair

    Submitted by anonymous on November 17, 2019  

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  1. Karen Ansel:

    Iron supplies oxygen to your hair follicles so if you don’t get enough, then your hair may begin to thin.

  2. Richard Burr:

    This gives us the month of August in all likelihood to wrap up our investigation. And for staff to work intensely while we're out of here not getting in their hair, we could be in a situation where members could look at that and digest it over the beginning of September.

  3. Miranda Lambert:

    Who wouldnt want to look like Marilyn Monroe? With the album being [called] Platinum,’ I got lighter in my hair because I wanted to pay homage to the title of the record.

  4. Toks Ahmed:

    I think it's testament that if there was more representation at that level, and more representation at the approval process, someone might have said ‘Hey, let’s consider this because there are people out there who want to swim competitively, but don't want to cut their hair down short and maybe don't want to compromise,' it's just about giving people an option.

  5. Spencer Pratt:

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