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hair  

EN[hɛə] [hɛɚ]
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Fcheveux WCheveu
  • Le cheveu est un élément de la pilosité humaine, plus ou moins étendue sur le sommet, les côtés et l'arrière de la tête. Comme les autres phanères, il est composé de kératine.
FR haïr
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    Definition of hair in English Dictionary

  • NomPLhairs
    1. NC A pigmented filament of keratin which grows from a follicle on the skin of humans and other mammals.
      1. NU The collection or mass of such growths growing from the skin of humans and animals, and forming a covering for a part of the head or for any part or the whole body.
        1. In the western world, women usually have long hair while men usually have short hair. ‎
      2. (zoology) NC A slender outgrowth from the chitinous cuticle of insects, spiders, crustaceans, and other invertebrates. Such hairs are totally unlike those of vertebrates in structure, composition, and mode of growth.
        1. (botany) NC A cellular outgrowth of the epidermis, consisting of one or of several cells, whether pointed, hooked, knobbed, or stellated.
          1. Internal hairs occur in the flower stalk of the yellow frog lily (Nuphar). ‎
        2. OBS Haircloth; a hair shirt.
          1. NC Any very small distance, or degree; a hairbreadth.
            1. Just a little louder please—turn that knob a hair to the right. ‎
        3. Plus d'exemples
          1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
            • It's hard to keep hair in a specific hairdo when you just spritz only a little bit of hair spray.
            • In live shows, he’s been known to climb atop amps midsolo and pogo exuberantly around the stage in BLK DNM leather pants, his hair a half-undercut, half-mad-Hokusai wave.
            • Let’s get everything sorted into the right drawers and not split hairs about subdividing it further yet.
          2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
            • Hair cells were more severely damaged in blood injected ears than in cochleostomy only ears.
          3. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
            • The suaku (literally "mountain tortoise" and figuratively "country bumpkin") sports a beer belly, fake brand-name apparel and oil-slick hair.
            • Tired of her flat hairstyle, Vicki volumized her hair.
            • The man, aged in his 30s, is described as caucasian with olive skin, medium build, about 175cm tall and has short dark hair.
        • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
          1. Noms
            • Noms Dénombrable
              • Singularia tantum
                • Noms Indénombrable
            Liens Connexes:
            1. en hairy
            2. en haired
            3. en hairdresser
            4. en hairless
            5. en hairpin
            Source: Wiktionnaire

            Meaning of hair for the defined word.

            Grammaticalement, ce mot "hair" est un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable et un singularia tantum.
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