Definition of heads. Meaning of heads. Synonyms of heads
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Definition of heads
headFeed Feed, n.
1. That which is eaten; esp., food for beasts; fodder;
pasture; hay; grain, ground or whole; as, the best feed
2. A grazing or pasture ground. --Shak.
3. An allowance of provender given to a horse, cow, etc.; a
meal; as, a feed of corn or oats.
4. A meal, or the act of eating. [R.]
For such pleasure till that hour At feed or fountain
never had I found. --Milton.
5. The water supplied to steam boilers.
(a) The motion, or act, of carrying forward the stuff to
be operated upon, as cloth to the needle in a sewing
machine; or of producing progressive operation upon
any material or object in a machine, as, in a turning
lathe, by moving the cutting tool along or in the
(b) The supply of material to a machine, as water to a
steam boiler, coal to a furnace, or grain to a run of
(c) The mechanism by which the action of feeding is
produced; a feed motion.
Feed bag, a nose bag containing feed for a horse or mule.
Feed cloth, an apron for leading cotton, wool, or other
fiber, into a machine, as for carding, etc.
Feed door, a door to a furnace, by which to supply coal.
(a) A cistern for feeding water by gravity to a steam
(b) (Founding) An excess of metal above a mold, which
serves to render the casting more compact by its
pressure; -- also called a riser, deadhead, or
simply feed or head --Knight.
(a) (Steam Engine) A vessel in which the feed water for
the boiler is heated, usually by exhaust steam.
(b) A boiler or kettle in which is heated food for stock.
Feed motion, or Feed gear (Mach.), the train of mechanism
that gives motion to the part that directly produces the
feed in a machine.
Feed pipe, a pipe for supplying the boiler of a steam
engine, etc., with water.
Feed pump, a force pump for supplying water to a steam
Feed regulator, a device for graduating the operation of a
Feed screw, in lathes, a long screw employed to impart a
regular motion to a tool rest or tool, or to the work.
Feed water, water supplied to a steam boiler, etc.
Feed wheel (Mach.), a kind of feeder. See Feeder, n., 8.
Head Head, a.
Principal; chief; leading; first; as, the head master of a
school; the head man of a tribe; a head chorister; a head
Head Head, v. i.
1. To originate; to spring; to have its source, as a river.
A broad river, that heads in the great Blue Ridge.
2. To go or point in a certain direction; to tend; as, how
does the ship head?
3. To form a head; as, this kind of cabbage heads early.
Meaning of head from wikipedia
- in anatomy
, the head of an animal
is the rostral
part (from anatomical
position) that usually comprises
, eye s, ear s, nose
- the head company
inc. is a sports equipment
company, known mainly
for their alpine
skis and tennis racquet
- a head coach, senior coach
is a professional
athletes. they typically
hold a more public profile
- head of state
(staatsoberhaupt), or chief
(chef d'État), is a term used in constitutional
law , international
law , political
- outfield players mostly
feet to strike
or pass the ball, but may use their
head to strike
the ball instead. the team that scores
- head of government
is the chief officer
of the executive branch
of a government
, often presiding
over a cabinet
. the head of government
pegs like those
of a violin
are traditional, although
many modern flamenco guitars
heads. a distinguishing feature
- a head teacher
or school principal
or the head, sometimes informally
head or piezometric
head is a specific measurement
of liquid pressure above
a geodetic datum
it is usually measured
as a liquid
- in an internal combustion engine
, the cylinder
head (often informally abbreviated
to just head) sits above
s on top of the