Noun Definition


1.Definition: a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss

"He combed his hair", "Each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells"

Category: General

2.Definition: a filamentous projection or process on an organism

Category: Animals

3.Definition: a very small distance or space

"They escaped by a hair's-breadth", "They lost the election by a whisker"

Related Noun(s):hairsbreadth, whisker

Category: General

4.Definition: any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal

"There is a hair in my soup"

Related Noun(s):pilus

Category: General

5.Definition: cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair; used for upholstery or stiffening in garments

Related Noun(s):haircloth

Category: Objects

6.Definition: filamentous hairlike growth on a plant

Related Noun(s):fuzz, tomentum

Category: Plants