the Palm Sunday procession was headed by the crucifer
Be in charge of
an organizational unit headed by a line manager
she headed up the Centennial program
Give a title or caption to
an article headed “The Protection of Human Life.”
Having a printed heading, typically the name and address of a person or organization
Move in a specified direction
he was heading for the exit
we were headed in the wrong direction
Appear to be moving inevitably toward (something, esp. something undesirable)
the economy is heading for recession
Direct or steer in a specified direction
she headed the car toward them
Shoot or pass (the ball) with the head
a corner kick that he headed into the net
Lop off the upper part or branches of (a plant or tree)
(of a lettuce or cabbage) Form a head
The upper part of the human body, or the front or upper part of the body of an animal, typically separated from the rest of the body by a neck, and containing the brain, mouth, and sense organs
The head regarded as the location of intellect, imagination, and memory
whatever comes into my head
An aptitude for or tolerance of
she had a good head for business
A headache, esp. one resulting from intoxication
The height or length of a head as a measure
a dazzling woman half a head taller than he was
The obverse side of a coin (used when tossing a coin)
heads or tails?
The antlers of a deer
A thing having the appearance of a head either in form or in relation to a whole, in particular
The cutting, striking, or operational end of a tool, weapon, or mechanism
The flattened or knobbed end of a nail, pin, screw, or match
The ornamented top of a pillar or column
A compact mass of leaves or flowers at the top of a stem, esp. a capitulum
huge heads of fluffy cream flowers
The edible leafy part at the top of the stem of such green vegetables as cabbage and lettuce
One saleable unit of certain vegetables, such as cabbage or cauliflower
The front, forward, or upper part or end of something, in particular
The upper end of a table or bed
he sat down at the head of the cot
The flat end of a cask or drum
The front of a line or procession
The top of a page
The top of a flight of stairs or steps
The source of a river or stream
The end of a lake or inlet at which a river enters
The top of a ship's mast
The bows of a ship
The fully developed top of a pimple, boil, or abscess
The foam on top of a glass of beer, or the cream on the top of milk
A person in charge of something; a director or leader
the head of the Dutch Catholic Church
The word that governs all the other words in a phrase in which it is used, having the same grammatical function as the whole phrase
A person considered as a numerical unit
they paid fifty dollars a head
A number of cattle or game as specified
seventy head of dairy cattle
A component in an audio, video, or information system by which information is transferred from an electrical signal to the recording medium, or vice versa
A body of water kept at a particular height in order to provide a supply at sufficient pressure
an 8 m head of water in the shafts
The pressure exerted by such water or by a confined body of steam
a good head of steam on the gauge
A toilet, esp. on a boat or ship
A superficial deposit of rock fragments, formed at the edge of an ice sheet by repeated freezing and thawing and then moved downhill
the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains; "he stuck his head out the window"
to go or travel towards; "where is she heading"; "We were headed for the mountains"
a single domestic animal; "200 head of cattle"
be in charge of; "Who is heading this project?"
lead: travel in front of; go in advance of others; "The procession was headed by John"
mind: that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason; "his mind wandered"; "I couldn't get his words out of my head"
In anatomy, the head of an animal is the rostral part (from anatomical position) that usually comprises the brain, eyes, ears, nose and mouth (all of which aid in various sensory functions, such as sight, hearing, smell, and taste). ...
Head were an English rock band of the late 1980s.
Beer head (AKA head) is the frothy foam on top of liquid beer after it is poured in a glass. It is produced by bubbles of carbon dioxide rising to the surface.
"Head" is the second episode of the BBC period comedy Blackadder II, the second series of Blackadder, which was set in Elizabethan England from 1558 to 1603.
The capitulum is considered the most derived form of inflorescence. Flower heads found outside Asteraceae (such as those of Eryngium or Jasione) show lesser degrees of specialization.
Head N.V. is a sports equipment and clothing company, known mainly for their alpine skis and tennis racquets. Founded as a ski company in Baltimore, Maryland, the company is currently headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and Kennelbach, Austria. ...
A surname, from residence near a hilltop or the head of a river, or a byname for someone with an odd-looking head
(heads) naval term for latrines
("Heads!") warning that heavy, clumsy scenery is about to move into the spot where you are standing
(Heads) Volatile first runnings from the still during the second distillation. These are collected and later redistilled with the feints and wash.
(Heads) The portion of the lane, which extends from the foul line, past the arrows, and to the pine. Usually, this is assumed to be the first 20 feet of the lane.
(Heads) The initial run of distillate at the start of the distillation process.
(HEADS) The top lantern on a lighting boom. See SHINS and MIDS.
(HEADS) the first run of spirits from a still. See “Foreshots.”
(Heads) Shouted to innocent bystanders or other players to indicate a disc is about to hit their head (or other body part). Correct reactions is NOT to turn around and look, but rather put arms around head and duck.
(Heads) Skin attached to the top of a shell to make a drum.
(Heads) Tells everyone within ear shot that a shell is being carried nearby and to please move out of the way.
(Heads) The clamping contacts on a stationary magnetizing unit.
(Heads) These events take place during the winter months. The boats go down the course one after the other at 10-15 second intervals. Each boat has a flying start and is timed between the start line and the finish line. ...