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Main Entry: 1head
Function: noun 1: the upper or front part of the body (as of a human being or an insect) that contains the brain, the chief sense organs, and the mouth 2 a: 1MIND 2, understanding <a good head for figures> b: control of the mind or feelings <kept a level head in time of danger> 3: the side of a coin bearing a head or the major design 4 a: PERSON 1, individual <count heads> bplural head: one of a number (as of livestock) <100 head of cattle> 5 a: the end that is upper or higher or opposite the foot <the head of the bed> b: the uppermost part : TOPc: a skin or something like a thin piece of skin stretched across one or both ends of a drum 6: HEADMASTER 7: a compact mass of plant parts (as leaves or flowers) <a head of cabbage> 8 a: the place where a stream begins b: the difference in elevation between two points in a body of fluid c: the resulting pressure at the lower point; also: pressure of a fluid <a head of steam> 9 a: the place of leadership or command <the person at the head of the group> b: a person in this place : CHIEF, LEADER 10: the foam that rises on a foaming liquid 11 a: the part of a boil, pimple, or abscess at which it is likely to break b: CRISIS 2 <events came to a head> 12: a part of a machine, tool, or weapon that performs the main function <head of a lance> <a machine with a grinding head> <the record head of a tape recorder> - headˇship /hed-ship/ noun - out of one's head: DELIRIOUS 1 - over one's head 1: beyond one's understanding 2: so as to bypass one in a higher position <went over the principal's head to complain to the school board>