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hair·line

 (hâr′līn′)
n.
1. The outline of the growth of hair on the head, especially across the upper forehead and temples.
2. A very slender line.
3. Printing
a. A very fine line on a typeface.
b. A style of type using such lines.
4.
a. A textile design having thin, threadlike stripes.
b. A fabric with such stripes.
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hairline

(ˈhɛəˌlaɪn)
n
1. (Anatomy) the natural margin formed by hair on the head
2.
a. a very narrow line
b. (as modifier): a hairline crack.
3. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing
a. a thin stroke in a typeface
b. any typeface consisting of such strokes
c. thin lines beside a character, produced by worn or poorly cast type
4. a rope or line of hair
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hair•line

(ˈhɛərˌlaɪn)

n.
1. a very slender line.
2. the border along which a growth of hair emerges or the contour formed by this, esp. at the upper forehead and the temples.
3.
a. a very fine line or stripe in fabric.
b. a fabric, esp. a worsted, woven with this.
4. Print.
a. a very thin line on the face of a type.
b. a thin rule for printing fine lines.
adj.
5. narrow or fine as a hair: a hairline fracture.
[1725–35]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hairline - a very thin linehairline - a very thin line      
line - a mark that is long relative to its width; "He drew a line on the chart"
hair stroke - a very fine line in writing or printing
2.hairline - the natural margin formed by hair on the 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"
widow's peak - a V-shaped point in the hairline in the middle of the forehead
boundary, bounds, bound - the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
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Translations
خَط فاصِل بين الشَّعْر، فَسْخ الشَّعر
linie vlasů
hårgrænse
hajszálvonal
hársrætur, mörk hárvaxtar
línia vlasov
saç çizgisi

hairline

[ˈhɛəlaɪn]
A. N
1. (on head) → nacimiento m del pelo
to have a receding hairlinetener entradas
2. (Tech) → estría f muy delgada
B. CPD hairline crack Ngrieta f fina
hairline fracture Nfractura f fina
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

hairline

[ˈhɛərlaɪn] nnaissance f des cheveux
see also recedinghairline crack nfêlure fhairline fracture nfêlure fhair loss nperte f des cheveux
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

hairline

[ˈhɛəˌlaɪn] nattaccatura dei capelli
to have a receding hairline → essere stempiato/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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hairline

n. raya del pelo; línea fina; trazo fino;
___fracturefractura de línea fina.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hairline

adj (fracture, etc.) fina, muy delgada; n línea del cuero cabelludo; receding — entradas (fam)
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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