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  Definition of hair
  1. a filamentous projection or process on an organism
  2. cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair; used for upholstery or stiffening in garments
  3. any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal; "there is a hair in my soup"
  4. dense growth of hairs covering the body or parts of it (as on the human head); helps prevent heat loss; "he combed his hair"
  5. filamentous hairlike growth on a plant; "peach fuzz"
  6. a very small distance or space; "they escaped by a hair''s-breadth"; "they lost the election by a whisker"
Similar Words: haircloth, pilus, fuzz, tomentum, hair's-breadth, hairsbreadth, whisker

 

Hyponyms: bristle, whisker, vibrissa, sensory hair, seta, pilus, ingrown hair, coat, pelage, guard hair, mane, forelock, foretop, beard, body hair, down, pile, head of hair, cowlick, hairdo, hair style, coiffure, lock, curl, ringlet, whorl, face fungus, whiskers, mustache, moustache, pubic hair, bush, crotch hair, eyebrow, brow, supercilium, eyelash, lash, cilium, stinging hair, coma

 

Part Meronyms: mammal, integumentary system

 

Language Translations:
Arabic: شعر   Bosnian: dlaka and kosa  
Bulgarian: коса   Catalan: cabell and pèl  
Chinese: 头发   Croatian: dlaka and kosa  
Danish: hår   Dutch: haar  
Esperanto: hararo and haro   Estonian: juuksed  
Finnish: hiukset and karva and karvoitus   French: cheveu and poil  
Frisian: hier   Georgian: თმა  
German: (7)de and Haar   Greek: τρίχα and τρίχες and μαλλιά  
Hebrew: שיער and שערה   Hindi: बाल  
Hungarian: haj and szőr   Icelandic: hár  
Indonesian: bulu and rambut   Interlingua: capillo and pilo  
Italian: capello and peli and pelo   Japanese: 髪の毛 and  
Korean: 머리칼   Malay: bulu and rambut  
Maltese: suf and xagħar   Polish: włos and włosy  
Portuguese: cabelo and pelo   Russian: волос and волосы  
Serbian: kosa   Slovak: srsť  
Slovene: dlaka and las and lasje   Spanish: cabello and pelo  
Telugu: రోమాలు and వెంట్రుకలు  
 
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