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Hairsplitter Hair"split`ter, n.
One who makes excessively nice or needless distinctions in
reasoning; one who quibbles. ``The caviling hairsplitter.'
Hairsplitting Hair"split`ting, a.
Making excessively nice or trivial distinctions in reasoning;
subtle. -- n. The act or practice of making trivial
The ancient hairsplitting technicalities of special
Hairspring Hair"spring`, n. (Horology)
The slender recoil spring which regulates the motion of the
balance in a timepiece.
hairstreakThecla Thec"la, n.
Any one of many species of small delicately colored
butterflies belonging to Thecla and allied genera; --
called also hairstreak, and elfin. HairstreakHairstreak Hair"streak`, n.
A butterfly of the genus Thecla; as, the green hairstreak
Stadia hairs Sta"di*a hairs or wires wires . (Surv.)
In a theodolite, etc., horizontal cross wires or hairs
equidistant from the central horizontal cross wire.
To split hairsSplit Split (spl[i^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Split
(Splitted, R.); p. pr. & vb. n. Splitting.] [Probably of
Scand. or Low german origin; cf. Dan. splitte, LG. splitten,
OD. splitten, spletten, D. splijten, G. spleissen, MHG.
spl[=i]zen. Cf. Splice, Splint, Splinter.]
1. To divide lengthwise; to separate from end to end, esp. by
force; to divide in the direction of the grain layers; to
rive; to cleave; as, to split a piece of timber or a
board; to split a gem; to split a sheepskin.
Cold winter split the rocks in twain. --Dryden.
2. To burst; to rupture; to rend; to tear asunder.
A huge vessel of exceeding hard marble split asunder
by congealed water. --Boyle.
3. To divide or break up into parts or divisions, as by
discord; to separate into parts or parties, as a political
party; to disunite. [Colloq.] --South.
4. (Chem.) To divide or separate into components; -- often
used with up; as, to split up sugar into alcohol and
To split hairs, to make distinctions of useless nicety.
Meaning of Hairs from wikipedia
- skin hairs
lie flat in hot conditions, as the arrector
heat from being trapped
by a layer
and melanin. The clear hairs appear
as gray or white because
of the way light
from the hairs
. Gray hair color typically occurs
- terminal hair
over the chest
areas. Adult women
can grow terminal hairs around
the areola though
in many cultures these hairs
- anywhere. Anything which causes
to be broken
with a sharp
tip can cause ingrown hairs
. Ingrown hairs
are also caused because
- down and guard hairs
have large numbers
of awn hairs
may even sometimes
be the bulk of the visible
coat. Guard hair
is the top—or outer—layer...
with a faster growth
rate. The onset
of pubic hair development
pubarche. In males, the first pubic hair appears
as a few sp**** hairs
- Vellus hair
is short, thin, slight-colored, and barely noticeable hair
on most of a person's body during
childhood. Exceptions include
- Telogen hairs
have tiny bulbs without sheaths
roots. Telogen effluvium shows
an increased percentage
upon examination. Anagen hairs
- Underarm hair
, also known
as axillary hair
, is the hair
in the underarm
area (axilla). Underarm hair
, as human
, normally starts
- possibly because
any root hairs
off as the root elongates
and moves through
the soil. Root hairs
grow quickly, at least...