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Definition of the noun hairline

What does hairline mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: hairlines

  1. a very thin line
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic word: line = a mark that is long relative to its width
    • more specific term: hair stroke = a very fine line in writing or printing
  2. the natural margin formed by hair on the head
    • lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
    • more generic words: bound / boundary / bounds = the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
    • part of: hair = a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures
    • part: widow's peak = a V-shaped point in the hairline in the middle of the forehead

Alternative definition of the noun hairline


  1. the line along one's forehead where hair starts growing.
  2. the thinnest line that can be drawn using some graphics software

Definition of the adjective hairline

What does hairline mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. very thin, as thin as a hair


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Google previewThe Bedside Dysmorphologist (2007)

by William Reardon

Widow's peak is the term used to describe a midline prominence of the frontal hairline, while a low frontal hairline refers to the downward extension of hair onto the temple toward the lateral eyebrow. Establishing a Differential Diagnosis ...

Google previewCosmetic Facial Surgery (2010)

by Joe Niamtu III

Elevating the brow and forehead without raising the hairline is the other important aspect of this operation. The transfollicular (trichophytic) incision does not happen by accident and requires some level of skill to perform properly. Most surgical ...

Google previewThe Moon She Rocks You (2014)

by Gurutej Khalsa

The Hairline is a conduit to the infinite where your hair functions as an antenna.

Google previewEncyclopedia and Handbook of Materials, Parts and Finishes, Third Edition (2016)

by Mel Schwartz

Hairline. Cracks. Fine cracking particularly those due to hydrogen damage. See flake. Hairline. Craze. Multiple fine surface separation cracks in composites that exceed 1⁄4 in. (6 mm) in length and do not penetrate in depth the equivalent of a ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Plastics (2000)

by Donald V. Rosato, Marlene G. Rosato, D. V. Rosato

hairline crack See crack; crack, hairline; rein- forced-plastic hairline craze. half-life See chemical reaction, half-life. halftone photography See printing, ...

Google previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

by Maurice Waite

hairline. 410 haematology /hee-muh-tol-uh-ji/ (US hematology) n. the branch of medicine concerned with the blood. haematologist n. – origin Greek haima 'blood '. haemoglobin /hee-muh-gloh-bin/ (US hemoglobin) n. a red protein which ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Education and Instruction: a Reference Book and Manual on the Theory and Practice of Teaching (1881)

For the Use of Parents, Teachers, and Others; Based Upon the Cyclopædia of Education by Alexander Jacob Schem

hairline. type. AHN'S French Reading Charts. 20 Plates with Hand-book for Teachers. By Dr. P. Henn. $1.00. (These Wall Charts are printed in very large type, the silent letters being shown by ©TJHtLUlLIEl® type cut expressly for the purpose.) ...

Google previewAuthors' & Printers' Dictionary (1912)

A Guide for Authors, Editors, Printers, Correctors of the Press, Compositors, and Typists, with Full List of Abbreviations by Frederick Howard Collins

gyp//en/ie, Elzevir, emerald, English, expanded, fat face, Fraktur, full- faced, gem, German text, Gothic, great primer, grotesque, hagere Schrift, hairline letter, Imperial, inferior characters, italic, Kanon, kern, lead, lean-face, /fe,g-eudc Schrift, ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia of Agriculture (1887)

A Treasury of Useful Information for the Farm and Household by Jonathan Periam

a, larva; b, pupa, and c, theperfect insect; hairline, natural size. fig. 4is the Elm TreeWeevil (.llugilulis armimllis), a, larva, b, pupa; the central ti gure, the perfect insect; the hairline showing ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

cracked tooth syndrome A hairline fracture involving the *occlusal surface of ...

Google previewThe Odford English Dictionary (2010)

by Steve Fenton

Balderdash A rapidly receding hairline. Ballistics The numerical study of testicles. Barophobia Fear of pubs. Barotrauma Distress caused by predictions of poor weather. Boredom A protective sheath that prevents yawning and tiredness.

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

hairline space see hairspace. hair matrix carcinoma see basal cell carcinoma. hair papilla Anatomy, a structure that extends into an indentation at the base of the hair bulb and that contains a network of ...

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Quotes about Hairline

It really costs me a lot emotionally to watch myself on screen. I think of myself, and feel like I'm quite young, and then I look at this old man with the baggy chins and the tired eyes and the receding hairline and all that. (Gene Hackman)
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Scrabble value of H4A1I1R1L1I1N1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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