Definition Of -head


(of a lettuce or cabbage) form a head.

Under very cool conditions, as in an unheated solar greenhouse or a polyethylene tunnel, any Asian heading cabbage will grow more loose and open.

a body of water kept at a particular height in order to provide a supply at sufficient pressure.

Measurements in a number of wells are required to map the distribution of hydraulic head within an aquifer.

a person considered as a numerical unit.

If the owner only gets a handful of visits a year it effectively costs the taxpayer thousands of pounds a head .

a superficial deposit of rock fragments, formed at the edge of an ice sheet by repeated freezing and thawing and then moved downhill.

The rock and soil debris may even move on very shallow slopes, resulting in a large accumulation of head at the valley bottom.

a thing having the appearance of a head either in form or in relation to a whole, in particular.

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