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head·room

 (hĕd′ro͞om′, -ro͝om′)
n.
1. Space above one's head, as in a motor vehicle, above a doorway, or in a tunnel; clearance.

headroom

(ˈhɛdˌrʊm; -ˌruːm) or

headway

n
the height of a bridge, room, etc; clearance

head•room

(ˈhɛdˌrum, -ˌrʊm)

n.
1. the clear space between two decks on a vessel.
2. Also called headway. clear vertical space, as between the head and sill of a doorway, esp. as to allow passage or comfortable occupancy.
3. the additional power output capability of an amplifier when producing short-term peak signals.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.headroom - vertical space available to allow easy passage under something
elbow room, room, way - space for movement; "room to pass"; "make way for"; "hardly enough elbow room to turn around"
2.headroom - the capacity of a system to reproduce loud sounds without distortion
high fidelity, hi-fi - the reproduction of sound with little or no distortion
Translations
světlá výška
loftshøjde
alikulkukorkeus
međuprostor
頭上スペース
머리위 공간
fri höjd
ที่ว่างเหนือศีรษะ
khoảng trống phía trên

headroom

[ˈhedrʊm] Nespacio m para estar (derecho) de pie; (under bridge etc) → altura f libre
"2m headroom"2m de altura libre

headroom

[ˈhɛdruːm] n
(in car)hauteur f de plafond
(under bridge) "Max. Headroom: 3.4 metres" → "Hauteur limite: 3,4 mètres"

headroom

[ˈhɛdˌrʊm] n (under ceiling) → spazio (per la testa); (under bridge) → altezza libera di passaggio; (in car) → altezza dell'abitacolo

headroom

مَجَال světlá výška loftshøjde Kopfraum ελεύθερο ύψος πάνω από το κεφάλι altura alikulkukorkeus hauteur međuprostor altezza massima 頭上スペース 머리위 공간 doorgangshoogte ståhøyde prześwit altura, pé-direito габаритная высота fri höjd ที่ว่างเหนือศีรษะ boşluk payı khoảng trống phía trên 净空高度
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