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Another word for hair

  1. A slight amount or indication

      1. The hair on a man's cheeks and chin.
      2. A single hair of a beard or mustache.
      3. One of the long stiff tactile bristles or hairs that grow near the mouth and elsewhere on the head of most mammals; a vibrissa.
      1. Soft speech produced without using the full voice.
      2. Something uttered very softly:
      3. A secretly or surreptitiously expressed belief, rumor, or hint:
      1. A brief, passing odor carried in the air:
      2. A very small trace:
      3. An inhalation, as of air or smoke:
      1. A visible mark, such as a footprint, made or left by the passage of a person, animal, or thing.
      2. Evidence or an indication of the former presence or existence of something; a vestige:
      3. An extremely small amount or barely perceivable indication:
      1. To cause or permit a part of the body, especially the hand or fingers, to come in contact with so as to feel:
      2. To bring something into light contact with:
      3. To bring (one thing) into light contact with something else:
      1. To apply a trace of color to; tint.
      2. To affect slightly, as with a contrasting quality:
      3. A small amount of a color incorporated or added.
      1. To distinguish the flavor of by taking into the mouth.
      2. To eat or drink a small quantity of.
      3. To partake of, especially for the first time; experience:
      1. The act or an instance of suspecting something on little or no evidence:
      2. The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing:
      3. The state or feeling of having no confidence or certainty about something; distrust:
      1. The act of suggesting:
      2. Something suggested:
      3. The sequential process by which one thought or mental image leads to another.
      1. A line, mark, smear, or band differentiated by color or texture from its surroundings.
      2. An inherent, often contrasting quality:
      3. A ray or flash of light:
      1. A dark area or shape made by an object blocking rays of light.
      2. The darkness or diminished light caused by the blocking of a light source:
      3. A darker area in a picture or photograph.
      1. Light diminished in intensity as a result of the interception of the rays; partial darkness.
      2. Cover or shelter provided by interception by an object of the sun or its rays:
      3. The part of a picture or photograph depicting darkness or shadow.
      1. An outward or token appearance:
      2. A representation; a copy.
      3. The barest trace; a modicum:
      1. the act of intimating
      2. a formal announcement or declaration
      3. a hint; indirect suggestion
      1. A slight indication or intimation:
      2. A brief or indirect suggestion; a tip:
      3. A statement conveying information in an indirect fashion; a clue:
      1. The spirit of a dead person, especially one that is believed to appear to the living in bodily form or to haunt specific locations.
      2. A person's spirit or soul:
      3. A returning or haunting memory or image.
      1. To move with haste; rush:
      2. To strike violently; smash:
      3. To break or smash by striking violently:
      1. The act or process of breathing; respiration:
      2. A single act of breathing:
      3. The air inhaled and exhaled in respiration:
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Another word for hair

  1. One threadlike growth

      1. One of the numerous vascular projections of the small intestine.
      2. One of the fingerlike projections of the chorion that contribute to the formation of the placenta in mammals.
      3. A fine, hairlike epidermal outgrowth.
      1. A taxonomic genus within the family Orobanchaceae — parasitic plants called witchweed.
      1. Any of the long stiff hairs that are located chiefly on the muzzle of most mammals and that function as tactile organs, as the whiskers of a cat.
      2. One of several long modified feathers located at the sides of the mouth of insect-eating birds.
      1. A stiff hair.
      2. A stiff hairlike structure:
      3. To stand stiffly on end like bristles:
      1. A microscopic hairlike process extending from the surface of a cell or unicellular organism. Capable of rhythmical motion, it acts in unison with other such structures to bring about the movement of the cell or of the surrounding medium.
      2. An eyelash.
      3. One of the hairs along the margin or edge of a structure, such as a leaf, usually forming a fringe.
      1. The hair on a man's cheeks and chin.
      2. A single hair of a beard or mustache.
      3. One of the long stiff tactile bristles or hairs that grow near the mouth and elsewhere on the head of most mammals; a vibrissa.
  2. Anything suggesting the thickness of a hair

      1. A slender piece cut, split, or broken off; a splinter:
      2. A small narrow piece, portion, or plot:
      3. A continuous strand of loose fiber, such as wool, flax, silk, or cotton, ready to be roved or spun.
      1. A thin slice or sliver, as of wood or metal, that is shaved off.
      2. The act of one that shaves.
      1. A sharp, slender piece, as of wood, bone, glass, or metal, split or broken off from a main body.
      2. A splinter group.
      3. To split or break into sharp, slender pieces; form splinters.
      1. A fine coiled spring that regulates the movement of the balance wheel in a watch or clock.
      1. A gun trigger adjusted to respond to a very slight pressure.
      1. The part of the human face or the forward part of the head of other vertebrates that contains the nostrils and organs of smell and forms the beginning of the respiratory tract.
      2. The sense of smell:
      3. The ability to detect, sense, or discover as if by smell:
      1. The hair on a man's cheeks and chin.
      2. A single hair of a beard or mustache.
      3. One of the long stiff tactile bristles or hairs that grow near the mouth and elsewhere on the head of most mammals; a vibrissa.
      1. A slender, elongated, threadlike object or structure.
      2. One of the elongated, thick-walled cells that give strength and support to plant tissue.
      3. Any of the filaments constituting the extracellular matrix of connective tissue.
      1. Fine cord of a fibrous material, such as cotton or flax, made of two or more filaments twisted together and used in needlework and the weaving of cloth.
      2. A piece of such cord.
      3. A thin strand, cord, or filament of natural or manufactured material.
      1. Land, typically a beach, bordering a body of water.
      2. To drive or run (a boat, for example) ashore or aground.
      3. To cause (a whale or other sea animal) to be unable to swim free from a beach or from shallow water.
      1. A fine or very thin thread or fiber:
      2. A fine wire that is heated electrically to produce light in an incandescent lamp.
      3. The stalk that bears the anther in the stamen of a flower.
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    get in one's hair

  1. make one's hair stand on end

  2. split-hairs