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head·word

 (hĕd′wûrd′)
n.
1. A word, phrase, or name, usually set in boldface or other distinctive type, that serves as the heading for an entry in a dictionary, encyclopedia, or similar reference work. Also called entry word.
2. Grammar A word that may be modified by an adjunct.

headword

(ˈhɛdˌwɜːd)
n
(Journalism & Publishing) a key word placed at the beginning of a line, paragraph, etc, as in a dictionary entry

head•word

(ˈhɛdˌwɜrd)

n.
1. a word or phrase appearing as the heading of a dictionary or encyclopedia entry, etc.
3. a word that serves as the head of a grammatical construction.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.headword - a content word that can be qualified by a modifier
content word, open-class word - a word to which an independent meaning can be assigned
phrase - an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence
2.headword - a word placed at the beginning of a line or paragraph (as in a dictionary entry)
word - a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning"
dictionary entry, lexical entry - the entry in a dictionary of information about a word
Translations

headword

[ˈhedwɜːd] Nlema m, cabeza f de artículo

headword

[ˈhɛdwɜːrd] n (in dictionary)entrée fhead wound nblessure f à la tête
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Under the headword "compassion," at least five interrelated sub-themes of the poem, also as five dimensions of the above-mentioned stern "boniness" or five dimensions of the moral affects, could be construed through a top-down discourse processing.
The headword of each entry consists of a single word or multi-word unit in English, followed by its abbreviation or the specification British English/American English when needed.
Crystal then compared this list with a list of rhymes for each headword and its inflections, collated from the complete Shakespearean canon including the poems.
Next longest is by-by, then eight Web3 headword trigrams, cwm, cyp, gym, gyp, myx-, pyx, zyg-, zym-.
Our DepMWEx (Dependency Multiword Extractor) tool (1) consists of a Python module (defining the Tree and Node classes) and Python scripts that, given a grammar and a dependency parsed corpus, produce a list of strongest collocates for each headword.
Senses of a headword are marked by superscript numbers, but nowhere is the reader told on what basis senses are distinguished.
MPS, in turn, uses the output of Smorph as its input and, from regrouping, ungrouping and correspondence rules established by the user, analyzes the headword string that results through the morphological analysis.
11) The text is in alphabetical order by the headword of the dream, though the order of headwords within each letter is less predictable, and there are some other oddities: notably, the Latin preposition in, rather than the nominal object of the preposition, serves as the headword for most of the I section.
On the lexicographical side, gathering a list of verbal lemmata and filing them into a database is relevant because the standard dictionaries of Old English, including An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary, A Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary and The student's Dictionary of Anglo-Saxon, do not offer an exhaustive inventory of the inflective forms of each headword and The Dictionary of Old English, which does, is still in progress (the letter G was published in 2008).
This fact might be related to the greater length of particular 6th order streams as compared to the lower order streams due to headword erosion which was used on zones of structural weakness.
Finally, my biggest complaint about the Oxford A-Z Of English Usage: its final headword is 'yourself'.
Every headword is traced back to the time of its first known use, however early, in many cases to the manuscript records of the Old and Middle English periods.