(hĕd′mōst′, -məst)
Leading; foremost.
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a less common word for foremost
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most advanced; foremost.
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And yet the fact remains that, had the wind failed and the fleet lost steerage way, or, worse still, had it been taken aback from the eastward, with its leaders within short range of the enemy's guns, nothing, it seems, could have saved the headmost ships from capture or destruction.
New Zealand Tom and Don Miguel, after at various times creating great havoc among the boats of different vessels, were finally gone in quest of, systematically hunted out, chased and killed by valiant whaling captains, who heaved up their anchors with that express object as much in view, as in setting out through the Narragansett Woods, Captain Butler of old had it in his mind to capture that notorious murderous savage Annawon, the headmost warrior of the Indian King Philip.
A fine male ostrich being turned by the headmost riders, tried to escape on one side.
Hence, the recognition of this problem during preoperative anaesthetic check-up is of headmost importance for the anaesthesiologist.
Generally in an emergent collision scenario, most drivers would take deceleration maneuver as the headmost reaction to avoid collision; others would resort to turning the steering wheel or the combination of deceleration and steering according to different collision type.
2, the intention point ki corresponds to windows Wi1, ..., WiM, where ki is the ending point of the headmost window.
The AI sized headmost pixels extracted the least signal bits (LSB) for AI storage.
Headmost accent wins: Head dominance and ideal prosodic form in lexical accent systems.
Few were the stragglers, following far, That reach'd the lake of Venachar; Amd when the Brigg of Turk was won, The headmost horseman rode alone.
Headmost Testing Layer (Wireless Connectivity andSmart Features
Although the generated SVMs exhibit a good performance in soft fault diagnosis, they only detect faults at the nearest port, but not the headmost port.