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hair

 (hâr)
n.
1.
a. Any of the cylindrical, keratinized, often pigmented filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal.
b. A growth of such filaments, as that forming the coat of an animal or covering the scalp of a human.
2. A filamentous projection or bristle similar to a hair, such as a seta of an arthropod or an epidermal process of a plant.
3. Fabric made from the hair of certain animals: a coat of alpaca hair.
4.
a. A minute distance or narrow margin: won by a hair.
b. A precise or exact degree: calibrated to a hair.

[Middle English her, from Old English hǣr.]

hair

(hɛə)
n
1. (Zoology) any of the threadlike pigmented structures that grow from follicles beneath the skin of mammals and consist of layers of dead keratinized cells
2. (Zoology) a growth of such structures, as on the human head or animal body, which helps prevent heat loss from the body
3. (Botany) botany any threadlike outgrowth from the epidermis, such as a root hair
4. (Textiles)
a. a fabric or material made from the hair of some animals
b. (as modifier): a hair carpet; a hair shirt.
5. another word for hair's-breadth: to lose by a hair.
6. get in someone's hair informal to annoy someone persistently
7. hair of the dog hair of the dog that bit one an alcoholic drink taken as an antidote to a hangover
8. keep your hair on! informal Brit keep calm
9. let one's hair down to behave without reserve
10. not turn a hair to show no surprise, anger, fear, etc
11. split hairs to make petty and unnecessary distinctions
[Old English hær; related to Old Norse hār, Old High German hār hair, Norwegian herren stiff, hard, Lettish sari bristles, Latin crescere to grow]
ˈhairˌlike adj

hair

(hɛər)

n.
1. any of the numerous fine, usu. cylindrical, keratinous filaments growing from the skin of mammals; a pilus.
2. an aggregate of such filaments, as that covering the human head or forming the coat of most mammals.
3. any of various fine processes or bristles appearing on the surface of other animals or plants.
5. a very small amount, degree, measure, etc.; a fraction, as of time or space: The rock missed him by a hair.
Idioms:
1. get in someone's hair, to pester or irritate someone.
2. hair of the dog (that bit one), an alcoholic drink purporting to relieve a hangover.
3. let one's hair down, to behave in a relaxed, unrestrained manner.
4. split hairs, to make petty distinctions; nitpick.
5. tear one's hair (out), to manifest extreme anxiety, grief, or anger.
6. turn a hair, to show excitement, fear, or other response (usu. used in the negative): to cut through traffic without turning a hair.
[before 900; Middle English heer, Old English hǣr (c. Old Saxon, Old High German, Old Norse hār)]
hair′less, adj.
hair′less•ness n.
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hair

(hâr)
1. One of the fine strands that grow from the skin of humans and other mammals. Hair provides insulation against the cold in most mammals. Specialized hairs, such as porcupine quills, provide protection.
2. A slender growth resembling a mammalian hair, found on insects and other animals.
3. Botany A fine, thread-like growth from the outer layer of plants.

Hair

See also baldness; beards

1. a loss of hair, feathers, or wool.
2. baldness. — alopecic, adj.
an abnormal fear of hair.
the state of being hairy. — crinous, adj.
the use of electrolysis for removing moles, warts, or excess hair. — electrologist, n.
1. a condition of shaggy hairiness.
2. Biology. the state of being covered “with long, stiff hairs. — hirsute, adj.
the state or quality of being covered with small spines or bristles. — hispid, adj.
a condition of excessive hairiness either all over the body or covering a particular part.
people with smooth hair; a division of mankind characterized by people with such hair. Cf. Ulotrichi.Leiotrichan, adj.
the loss of hair, especially of the eyelashes, as a result of disease.
a surgical instrument for pulling out hairs.
darkness or blackness of eyes, hair, or complexion.
an excessive hairiness; furriness. — pilose, adj.
falling out of the hair.
a condition of splitting of the hair.
1. the act or process of cutting the hair, especially as a religious rite or custom.
2. the shaved part of the head, usually the crown, of a member of a religious order. — tonsorial, adj.
a condition in which the hair grows inward, especially the eyelashes.
Medicine. a loss of hair sensibility.
a hairball.
a condition of extreme brittleness of the hair, often following an illness.
Medicine. the scientific study of hair and its diseases. — trichologist, n.
a condition of the hair in which it is matted or crusted.
an obsession with hair.
any disease of the hair caused by a fungus.
Medicine. any disease of the hair. — trichopathic, adj.
the practice of eating hair.
a mania for pinching off one’s hair.
1. Medicine. any disease or abnormal growth of the hair.
2. a heavy growth of hair.
Medicine. an abnormal desire to pull out one’s own hair, especially by delirious patients. Also called trichologia.
people with woolly, tightly curled, or crisp hair; a division of mankind characterized by people with such hair. Cf. Leiotrichi.ulotrichous, adj.
the condition or quality of being covered with long, soft hairs, as certain plants, or hairlike appendages, as certain of the membranes of the body. — villous, adj.
a person with light-colored hair and fair complexion. — xanthochroid, xanthochroous, adj.

Hair

 

See Also: HAIR COLOR; HAIR, CURLY; HAIR STYLES; HAIR TEXTURE

  1. The abundance of his hair gives the impression that his head is not fully developed, or with time has shrunk —Wright Morris
  2. Bangs down over her forehead like a sheepdog’s —Margaret Atwood
  3. Bangs jitter across her forehead like magnets —Susan Minot
  4. Bangs … like overcooked bacon —Ann Beattie
  5. Black hair hung like a river about her shoulders —Helga Sandburg
  6. Braid of hair … like a thick black snake —Ann Petry
  7. A crest of stiff white hair, like a prophet or a cockatoo —Ellen Currie
  8. Golden hair fountaining around her shoulders like spilled beer —Paige Mitchell
  9. Hair … as smooth and shining as a backbird’s wing —John Braine
  10. Hair … auburn and abundant, like a well-nourished orangutan’s coat —James Morrow
  11. Hair … bright and garish as brass —Margaret Millar
  12. Hair floated around my face like wet gauze —Sue Grafton
  13. Hair flying like a pennant —Paul Theroux
  14. Hair foamed around her head like a dandelion cloud —Julia O’Faolain
  15. Hair [red] … gleaming like the sand streaked with sunset —Marguerite Young
  16. (Gray) hair grows out of my skin like rot on an ancient tree —Anon Irish verse
  17. Hair hanging straight as nylon cord —Alfred Gillespie
  18. Hair … its fine smooth loops, like slabs of snow, hung low on her cheeks —Gustave Flaubert
  19. Hair like a field in bloom —T. Coraghessan Boyle
  20. Hair like dry ashes —Maureen Howard
  21. Hair like metal in the sun —Dorothy Parker
  22. Hair … like ripe wheat —Nelson Algren
  23. Hair like spilled barley —T. Coraghessan Boyle
  24. Hair … like the rumpled wig of a clown —Hallie Burnett
  25. Hair … moving under her comb like a muscular skin —Gary Gildner
  26. (Whitish) hair pointy and close as a burr or a sunflower when the seeds have been picked out of it —Saul Bellow
  27. (The girl’s black curly) hair shone like an eclipsed sun —Carol Ascher
  28. [Blonde] hair shone like well-polished old silver —F. van Wyck Mason
  29. (White) hair smooth as a bird’s breast —Raymond Chandler
  30. Hair spread out like feathers —Jayne Anne Phillips
  31. Hair … straight and sleek, and lay like black satin against her forehead —Vita Sackville-West
  32. Hair … thin and white and very short, laid over her skull like a placemat —Helen Hudson
  33. Hair tumbled about her like a veil —Jean Stafford
  34. Hair which resembled a horse’s mane … was like filaments of the brightest gold of Araby —Miguel de Cervantes
  35. Hair which was long and smooth on either side of her face, like the shut wings of a raven —Mary Austin
  36. Heavy chestnut hair hanging like a cloak about her shoulders —Marge Piercy
  37. Heavy straight hair swinging behind like a rope —Eudora Welty
  38. Her hair fell in bright ripples like a rush of gold from the ladle of a goldsmith —Stephen French Whitman
  39. Her hair burned about her like a molten copper —Maurice Hewlett

    In the original simile the hair was ‘aburned.’

  40. Her hair drooped round her pallid cheeks, like seaweed on a clam —Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  41. Her hair fell across her shoulders like a nun’s veil —Sue Grafton
  42. Her hair … ran smooth like black water through her hands —Ross Macdonald
  43. Her long, dark hair fell across her eyes like stray crayon marks —Joan Hess
  44. Her long hair hung as straight as rain —Jean Stafford
  45. Her wet hair lay flat as a second skin —Helen Hudson
  46. His hair glittered like a skull cap of beads —Miles Gibson
  47. His hair rose in an unruly swirl, like the topknot of some strange bird —John Yount
  48. His hair slicks back, like a baby’s or a gangster’s … shiny as a record album —Lorrie Moore
  49. His hair stood upright like porcupine quills —Boccaccio
  50. His thin gray hair lay on his scalp like moulting feathers —John Cheever
  51. A light fringe of hair, almost like frost —Joyce Carol Oates
  52. A lock of black hair lay on his forehead like a leech —Jean Stafford
  53. Nearly as hairy as a dog —John Yount
  54. Peroxide hair like rope ravelings —Paul J. Wellman
  55. Pomaded hair slicked back like shiny Naugahyde —Paul Kuttner
  56. The thick black hair of his chest forced its way out of the opening [of his shirt] like a jungle growth seeking sunlight —Harvey Swados
  57. A thick sprinkling of dandruff, like a fall of flour, on the shoulder of her blouse —Ruth Rendell
  58. Thick yellow hair … like a palm thatch —Jean Stafford
  59. Tumbling loose dark hair like a wet mop —George Garrett
  60. Uncombed hair hung about her face like an old dog’s —H. E. Bates
  61. Untidy hair like a lion’s mane —Barbara Pym
  62. The wild hair of his head bloomed like fallen snow —Z. Vance Wilson
  63. Wisps of hair, like sunburst grass hanging over eyes as clear as pale grey crystals —Edith Wharton
  64. With his tangled mane and beard, he looked like some ridiculous lion out of a bestiary —Wallace Stegner
  65. Pale brushed heads like candles burning in the summer sunlight —John Updike

hair

Hair can be a countable noun or an uncountable noun.

1. used as a countable noun

Each of the thread-like things growing on your head and body is a hair. You can refer to several of these things as hairs.

These tiny needles are far thinner than a human hair.
There were black hairs on the back of his hands.
2. used as an uncountable noun

However, don't refer to all the hairs on your head as your 'hairs'. Refer to them as your hair.

I washed my hands and combed my hair.
Brigitte was a young woman with long blonde hair.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hair - a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head)hair - 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"
pelage, coat - growth of hair or wool or fur covering the body of an animal
guard hair - coarse hairs that form the outer fur and protect the underfur of certain mammals
mane - long coarse hair growing from the crest of the animal's neck
forelock, foretop - a lock of a horse's mane that grows forward between the ears
beard - hairy growth on or near the face of certain mammals
body covering - any covering for the body or a body part
body hair - short hair growing over a person's body
pile, down - fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs)
head of hair, mane - growth of hair covering the scalp of a human being
hairline - the natural margin formed by hair on the head
parting, part - a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions; "his part was right in the middle"
cowlick - a tuft of hair that grows in a different direction from the rest of the hair and usually will not lie flat
coif, coiffure, hair style, hairdo, hairstyle - the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
lock, ringlet, whorl, curl - a strand or cluster of hair
facial hair - hair on the face (especially on the face of a man)
crotch hair, pubic hair, bush - hair growing in the pubic area
eyebrow, supercilium, brow - the arch of hair above each eye
eyelash, lash, cilium - any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids
integumentary system - the skin and its appendages
ceratin, keratin - a fibrous scleroprotein that occurs in the outer layer of the skin and in horny tissues such as hair, feathers, nails, and hooves
2.hair - a very small distance or space; "they escaped by a hair's-breadth"; "they lost the election by a whisker"
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
3.hair - filamentous hairlike growth on a planthair - filamentous hairlike growth on a plant; "peach fuzz"
plant process, enation - a natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ
stinging hair - a multicellular hair in plants like the stinging nettle that expels an irritating fluid
beard - a tuft or growth of hairs or bristles on certain plants such as iris or grasses
4.hair - any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal; "there is a hair in my soup"
mammal, mammalian - any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk
filum, filament - a threadlike structure (as a chainlike series of cells)
ingrown hair - a hair that does not emerge from the follicle but remains embedded in the skin (usually causing inflammation)
5.hair - cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair; used for upholstery or stiffening in garments
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
6.hair - a filamentous projection or process on an organism
bristle - a stiff hair
sensory hair, vibrissa, whisker - a long stiff hair growing from the snout or brow of most mammals as e.g. a cat
seta - a stiff hair or bristle
pilus - hairlike structure especially on the surface of a cell or microorganism
appendage, outgrowth, process - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"

hair

noun locks, mane, tresses, shock, mop, head of hair a girl with long blonde hair
let your hair down let yourself go, relax, chill out (slang, chiefly U.S.), let off steam (informal), let it all hang out (informal), mellow out (informal), veg out (slang, chiefly U.S.), outspan (S. African) a time when everyone really lets their hair down
make someone's hair stand on end terrify, shock, scare, appal, horrify, make someone's hair curl, freeze someone's blood, scare the bejesus out of (informal) the kind of smile that made your hair stand on end
not turn a hair remain calm, keep your cool (slang), not bat an eyelid, keep your hair on (Brit. informal) The man didn't turn a hair.
split hairs quibble, find fault, cavil, overrefine, pettifog Don't split hairs. You know what I'm getting at.
Related words
like trichomania
Quotations
"Doth not even nature itself teach you, that if a man have long hair, it is a shame unto him? But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her" Bible: I Corinthians

hair

noun
Translations
شَعْرشَعْرَهشعر
коса
chlupvlasvlasyochlupenísrst
hår
hararoharo
juuksed
karvatukkahiuksetjouhi
बाल
kosa
hajszőr
bulurambut
hár
머리카락
plaukaiplaukai stojasi piestu nuoplaukas-plaukisplaukų džiovintuvas
matimatsspalva
vlas
dlakalaslasje
hår
ผม
tóc

hair

[hɛəʳ]
A. N
1. (= head of hair) → pelo m, cabello m; (on legs etc) → vello m; [of animal] → pelo m, piel f; (= fluff) → pelusa f
to comb one's hairpeinarse
to get/have one's hair cutcortarse el pelo
to do one's hair, have one's hair donearreglarse el pelo
grey haircanas fpl
a fine head of hairuna hermosa cabellera
he still has a full head of hairaún conserva todo su pelo
she's got long hairtiene el pelo largo
to part one's hairhacerse la raya
to remove unwanted hairdepilarse
to put one's hair uprecogerse el pelo
to wash one's hairlavarse la cabeza or el pelo
white haircanas fpl
to get in sb's hairsacar de quicio a algn
to get sb out of one's hairquitarse de encima a algn
keep your hair on! (Brit) → ¡cálmate!
to let one's hair downechar una cana al aire, soltarse la melena, relajarse (esp LAm)
to make sb's hair stand on endponer los pelos de punta a algn
it was enough to make your hair stand on endte ponía los pelos de punta, era espeluznante
to tear one's hair outponerse frenético
2. (= single hair) → pelo m
by a hair's breadthpor un pelo or los pelos
to be within a hair's breadth ofestar a dos dedos de
the hair of the dog (that bit you)una copita para que se pase la resaca
what you need is a hair of the dog that bit youlo que te hace falta es tomarte otra para que se te pase la resaca
to put hairs on one's chest this will put hairs on your chest!¡esto te hará la mar de bien!
to split hairsbuscarle tres pies al gato, hilar muy fino
to turn a hair he didn't turn a hairni se inmutó, ni siquiera pestañeó
B. CPD [follicle, implant, transplant] → capilar; [lacquer] → para el pelo; [mattress] → de cerda
hair appointment N to have/make a hair appointmenttener/pedir hora en la peluquería
hair care Ncuidado m del cabello
hair clippers NPLmaquinilla f para cortar el pelo
hair conditioner Nsuavizante m or (LAm) enjuague m para el cabello
hair curler Nrulo m, bigudí m
hair extension Npostizo m; (= false plait) → trenza f postiza
hair follicle Nfolículo m capilar
hair gel Nfijador m
hair implant Nimplante m capilar
hair loss Npérdida f de cabello, caída f de pelo
total hair losspérdida f total del cabello, caída f total del pelo
hair oil Nbrillantina f
hair remover Ndepilatorio m
hair restorer Nloción f capilar
hair shirt Ncilicio m
hair slide N (Brit) → pasador m, hebilla f (S. Cone)
hair specialist Nespecialista mf capilar
hair style Npeinado m
hair stylist Npeluquero/a m/f estilista
hair transplant Ntrasplante m capilar
hair trigger N gatillo que se dispara con un ligero toque
see also hair-trigger

hair

[ˈhɛər]
n
(collectively, on human head)cheveux mpl; (on body)poils mpl; [animal] → poils mpl
She's got long hair → Elle a les cheveux longs.
He's got black hair → Il a les cheveux noirs.
He's losing his hair → Il perd ses cheveux.
to brush one's hair → se brosser les cheveux
to wash one's hair → se laver les cheveux
to have one's hair cut → se faire couper les cheveux
to do one's hair → se coiffer
to get one's hair done → se faire coiffer
chest hair → poils mpl du torse
body hair → poils mpl pubic hair
to let one's hair down (= relax and enjoy o.s.) → se laisser aller
to make sb's hair stand on end → faire dresser les cheveux sur la tête de qn
(= single hair) (on human head)cheveu m; (on body)poil m; [animal] → poil m
with not a hair out of place → tiré(e) à quatre épingles
to split hairs (= quibble) → pinailler , couper les cheveux en quatre
to not turn a hair
He didn't turn a hair → Il n'a pas bronché.
to get in sb's hair (= annoy) → taper sur les nerfs de qn
modif [product] → capillaire, pour les cheveux
hair appointment → rendez-vous m chez le coiffeur
to have a hair appointment → avoir rendez-vous chez le coiffeur, avoir un rendez-vous chez le coiffeur hair colour, hair loss, hair removal, hair follicle, hair salon, hair extensions

hair

n
(collective: on head) → Haare pl, → Haar nt; a fine head of hairschönes volles Haar, schöne volle Haare; to do one’s hairsich frisieren, sich (dat)die Haare (zurecht)machen (inf); to have one’s hair cut/donesich (dat)die Haare schneiden/frisieren lassen; her hair always looks nicesie ist immer sehr gut frisiert; she usually wears her hair up (in pony tail/bun) → sie trägt ihr Haar normalerweise in einem Pferdeschwanz/Knoten; to let one’s hair down (lit)sein Haar aufmachen or lösen (geh); (fig)aus sich (dat)herausgehen; keep your hair on! (Brit inf) → ruhig Blut!; to get in somebody’s hair (inf)jdm auf den Wecker or auf die Nerven gehen (inf); I wish you’d get out of my hair while I’m working (inf)kannst du mich vielleicht in Ruhe lassen, während ich arbeite; that film really made my hair stand on endbei dem Film lief es mir eiskalt den Rücken herunter
(= single hair)Haar nt; not a hair on his head was harmed (fig)ihm wurde kein Haar gekrümmt; not a hair out of place (fig)wie aus dem Ei gepellt; to win/lose by a hairganz knapp gewinnen/verlieren ? turn, split
(= on body)Haar nt, → Haare pl; (= total body hair)Behaarung f; body hairKörperbehaarung f
(of animal, plant)Haar nt; (of pig)Borste f; I’m allergic to cat hairich bin gegen Katzenhaare allergisch; the best cure for a hangover is the hair of the dog (that bit you)einen Kater kuriert man am besten, wenn man mit dem anfängt, womit man aufgehört hat
attrHaar-; (= horsehair)Rosshaar-; hair growthHaarwuchs m

hair

:
hairball
nHaarknäuel nt
hairband
nHaarband nt
hairbrush
nHaarbürste f
hair care
nHaarpflege f
hair clip
nClip m, → Klipp m; (for ponytail etc) → Haarspange f
hair clippers
plelektrische Haarschneidemaschine
hair conditioner
hair cream
nHaarcreme f, → Pomade f
hair curler
haircut
nHaarschnitt m; (= act also)Haarschneiden nt; (= hairdo)Frisur f; to have or get a hairsich (dat)die Haare schneiden lassen; I need a hairich muss zum Friseur, ich muss mir die Haare schneiden lassen
hairdo
n (inf)Frisur f
hairdresser
nFriseur m, → Friseuse f; the hair’sder Friseur
hairdressing
nFrisieren nt; (= tonic)Haarwasser nt
hairdressing salon
nFriseursalon m
hairdrier
nHaartrockner m; (hand-held also) → Fön® m, → Föhn m; (over head also) → Trockenhaube f

hair

:
hair extension
nHaarverlängerung f
hair follicle
nHaarfollikel nt, → Haarbalg m
hair gel
n(Haar)gel nt
hairgrip
n (Brit) → Haarklemme f, → Klemmchen nt

hair

:
hair lacquer
nHaarspray m or nt
hairless
adjunbehaart; planthaarlos
hairline
n
(= thin line)haarfeine Linie; (in telescope, on sight) → Faden m; (Typ) → senkrechter Strich; hairsFadenkreuz nt
hairline crack
nHaarriss m
hairline fracture
nHaarriss m
hair loss
nHaarausfall m
hairnet
nHaarnetz nt
hair oil
nHaaröl nt
hairpiece
nHaarteil nt; (for men) → Toupet nt
hairpin
nHaarnadel f
hairpin (bend)
hair-raiser
n (inf: = experience) → haarsträubendes or entsetzliches Erlebnis; (= film)Horror- or Gruselfilm m, → Schocker m (inf); (= story)Grusel- or Horrorgeschichte f
hair-raising
hair remover
nHaarentferner m, → Haarentfernungsmittel nt
hair restorer
nHaarwuchsmittel nt
hair roller
hair’s breadth
nHaaresbreite f; by a hairum Haaresbreite; to be within a hair of ruinam Rande des Ruins stehen; he was within a hair of winninger hätte um ein Haar gewonnen; to escape by a hairmit knapper Not entkommen
hair shirt
nhärenes Gewand (old, liter); (fig)Büßerhemd nt
hair slide
n (Brit) → Haarspange f
hair space
n (Typ) → Haarspatium nt
hairsplitter
nHaarspalter m
hairsplitting
hairspray
nHaarspray m or nt
hairspring
nSpiralfeder f
hairstyle
nFrisur f
hair stylist
nCoiffeur m, → Coiffeuse f, → Haarkünstler(in) m(f)
hair transplant
hair trigger
nStecher m

hair

[hɛəʳ] n
a. (collective, of person) → capelli mpl; (on body) → peli mpl; (000, of animal) → pelo
to comb one's hair → pettinarsi
to do one's hair → acconciarsi
to put one's hair up → raccogliersi i capelli
to have one's hair done → andare dal parrucchiere
to get one's hair cut → farsi tagliare i capelli
to remove unwanted hair (from legs, armpits) → depilarsi
to make sb's hair stand on end → far rizzare i capelli (in testa) a qn
to let one's hair down (fig) → lasciarsi andare
keep your hair on! (fam) → datti una calmata!
b. (single hair, of head) → capello; (of body, animal) → pelo
to split hairs (fig) → spaccare il capello in quattro, cercare il pelo nell'uovo
he didn't turn a hair → non ha battuto ciglio
try a hair of the dog (that bit you) (fam) → prendi un bicchierino per farti passare la sbornia

hair

(heə) noun
1. one of the mass of thread-like objects that grow from the skin. He brushed the dog's hairs off his jacket.
2. the mass of these, especially on a person's head. He's got brown hair.
-haired
having (a certain kind of) hair. a fair-haired girl.
ˈhairy adjective
covered in hair or having a lot of hair. a hairy chest.
ˈhairiness noun
ˈhair('s)-breadth noun
a very small distance. That knife missed me by a hair's-breadth.
ˈhairbrush noun
a brush for arranging and smoothing the hair.
ˈhaircut noun
the act or style of cutting a person's hair. Go and get a haircut.
ˈhair-doplurals ˈhair-dos, ~ˈhair-do's noun
a hairstyle. I like her new hair-do.
ˈhairdresser noun
a person who cuts, washes, styles etc a person's hair.
ˈhairdressing noun
ˈhair-drier noun
an electrical apparatus for drying hair by blowing hot air over it.
ˈhairline noun
the line along the forehead where the hair begins to grow.
ˈhair-oil noun
a scented, oily lotion for smoothing down the hair.
ˈhairpin noun
a bent wire for keeping a woman's hair in place.
adjective
(of a bend in a road) sharp and U-shaped, especially on a mountain or a hill.
ˈhair-raising adjective
terrifying. hair-raising stories.
ˈhairstyle noun
the result of cutting, styling etc a person's hair. a simple hairstyle.
keep one's hair on
to remain calm and not become angry.
let one's hair down
to behave in a free and relaxed manner.
make (someone's) hair stand on end
to terrify (a person).
(not to) turn a hair
to remain calm. He put his finger in the flame without turning a hair.
split hairs
to worry about unimportant details.
tear one's hair
to show great irritation or despair.

hair

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hair

n. pelo, cabello, vello;
axillary ______ axilar;
curly ______ rizado;
gray ___cana;
pubic ___vello púbico;
straight ______ lacio, liso;
wavy ______ ondeado.

hair

n pelo, (head) cabello, (body) vello; axillary — vello axilar; body — vello (corporal); facial — vello facial; gray — cana; — remover depilatorio (form), crema or aerosol m para quitar el vello; ingrown — pelo encarnado; pubic — vello púbico
References in classic literature ?
It didn't matter so much when you were a little girl, but now you are so tall, and turn up your hair, you should remember that you are a young lady.
Oh, you Wing Biddlebaum, comb your hair, it's falling into your eyes," commanded the voice to the man, who was bald and whose ner- vous little hands fiddled about the bare white fore- head as though arranging a mass of tangled locks.
Valdez open the package; but it is not gold, though he think so because it is yellow, and the man with no hair on his head keep it in his pocket close, so close," and Tal hugged himself to indicate what he meant.
I offered my pockets, but Tony shook her head and carefully put the green insect in her hair, tying her big handkerchief down loosely over her curls.
He sat close to her on a low tabouret, and as he spoke his fingers lightly touched the hair that fell a little over her forehead.
Much might be ruminated here, concerning the essential dignity of this regal process, because in common life we esteem but meanly and contemptibly a fellow who anoints his hair, and palpably smells of that anointing.
There dropped out of it a silver dollar, and a long, shining curl of fair hair,--hair which, like a living thing, twined itself round Legree's fingers.
He would say to one of these women: This chin is too short, this nose is too long, this forehead is too high, this hair is too red, this complexion is too pallid, the perspective of the entire composition is incorrect; conclusion, the woman is not beautiful.
Dashwood, his hand passed so directly before her, as to make a ring, with a plait of hair in the centre, very conspicuous on one of his fingers.
Why, in defiance of every precept and principle of this house, does she conform to the world so openly--here in an evangelical, charitable establishment--as to wear her hair one mass of curls?
It is," said my eyes, as they swept her for the third time; "but she had glorious chestnut hair, and the hair of this woman is--gilded.
The youth looked at her more closely, and saw that her skin was smooth and fair, her blue eyes bright and sparkling, and her hair as golden as the sun.