hair

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Definizione monolingua hair


hair


Noun

hair (countable and uncountable; plural hairs) (but usually in singular)


  1. (countable) A pigmented keratinaceous growth that forms thin spires and grows out from a follicle on the human head.
    • Then read he me how Sampson lost his hairs. - Geoffrey Chaucer
    • And draweth new delights with hoary hairs. - Edmund Spenser
  2. (uncountable) 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.
    The hair on a bear makes a warm fur coat.
    She said she couldnt go out with me Friday - she had to wash her hair.
    • 1900, Charles W. Chesnutt, The House Behind the Cedars, Chapter I,
      Her abundant hair, of a dark and glossy brown, was neatly plaited and coiled above an ivory column that rose straight from a pair of gently sloping shoulders, clearly outlined beneath the light muslin frock that covered them.
  3. (zoology, countable) 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.
  4. (botany, countable) A cellular outgrowth of the epidermis, consisting of one or of several cells, whether pointed, hooked, knobbed, or stellated. Internal hairs occur in the flower stalk of the yellow frog lily (Nuphar).
  5. (obsolete) Haircloth; a hair shirt.
    • c. 1390, Geoffrey Chaucer, ""The Second Nuns Tale"", Canterbury Tales:
      She, ful devout and humble in hir corage, / Under hir robe of gold, that sat ful faire, / Hadde next hir flessh yclad hir in an haire.
    • 1485, Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book XV:
      I requyre you take thys hayre that was thys holy mannes and put hit nexte thy skynne, and hit shall prevayle the gretly.
  6. (countable) Any very small distance, or degree; a hairbreadth.
    Just a little louder please - turn that knob a hair to the right.


Definizione italiano>inglese hair

capelli
  a pigmented keratinaceous growth on the human head
capello
  a pigmented keratinaceous growth on the human head
  A single filament growing from the head of humans, and forming a covering for a part of the head.
pelo
  one of the above-mentioned filaments
  Uno dei filamenti che crescono nella pelle degli esseri umani e degli animali, e che ricoprono una parte della testa o qualsiasi parte del corpo.
  One single of the filaments 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.
  Insieme o massa di filamenti che crescono sulla pelle degli uomini e degli animali e che ricoprono una parte della testa e del corpo.
  The collection or mass of filaments 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.
peli
  the collection or mass of filaments growing from the skin of humans and animals
peluria
  Insieme o massa di filamenti che crescono sulla pelle degli uomini e degli animali e che ricoprono una parte della testa e del corpo.
  The collection or mass of filaments 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.
capigliatura
capìju
chiom
chioma
crine
pelame
pettinante
piuma
setola

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Traduzione 'veloce'


capelli |capello |pelo |peli |peluria |capigliatura |capìju |chiom |chioma |crine |pelame |pettinante |piuma |setola |


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