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white·head

 (wīt′hĕd′, hwīt′-)
n.
1. A skin lesion consisting of a hair follicle that is occluded with sebum and keratin, appearing white at the surface.
2. See milium.

Whitehead

(ˈwaɪtˌhɛd)
n
(Biography) Alfred North. 1861–1947, English mathematician and philosopher, who collaborated with Bertrand Russell in writing Principia Mathematica (1910–13), and developed a holistic philosophy of science, chiefly in Process and Reality (1929)

white•head

(ˈʰwaɪtˌhɛd, ˈwaɪt-)

n.
[1930–35]

White•head

(ˈʰwaɪtˌhɛd, ˈwaɪt-)
n.
1. Alfred North, 1861–1947, English philosopher and mathematician, in the U.S. after 1924.
2. William, 1715–85, English poet and dramatist: poet laureate 1757–85.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whitehead - English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Bertrand Russell (1861-1947)Whitehead - English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Bertrand Russell (1861-1947)
2.whitehead - a small whitish lump in the skin due to a clogged sebaceous glandwhitehead - a small whitish lump in the skin due to a clogged sebaceous gland
blemish, mar, defect - a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body); "a facial blemish"
cutis, skin, tegument - a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
Translations

whitehead

n (derm) punto blanco
References in classic literature ?
Thou snow-bearded, silent, winter-sky, thou round-eyed whitehead above me
With this diversity, we end up, in The Lure of Whitehead, with quite a few Whiteheads, and it is the great achievement of the collection, and Gaskill and Nocek as editors, to risk leaving Whitehead in disarray, allowing his ideas and propositions to become catalysts for a future that is not yet known, in fields and in ways that do not always stay strictly philosophical.
This diversity, though, makes the The Lure of Whitehead nearly impossible to summarize.