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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
hair (noun)
1.
a) a slender threadlike outgrowth of the epidermis of an animal , especially one of the usually pigmented filaments that form the characteristic coat of a mammal
b) the covering of an animal or a body part - hairy , especially the coating of on a human head - hairs
2.
- haircloth
3.
a) a minute distance or amount - won by a hair
b) a precise degree - aligned to a hair
4.
obsolete - nature character
5.
a filamentous structure that resembles hair - leaf hair
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
hair (noun)
1.
a very small distance or degree
SYNONIMS:
ace, hairbreadth ( hairsbreadth), hairline, hop, skip, and jump, inch, neck, shouting distance, step, stone's throw
RELATED WORDS:
bit, crumb, dab, iota, jot, minim, mite, particle, smidgen ( smidgeon smidgin smidge), trace, trifle
NEAR ANTONYMS:
infinity, light-year
country mile, long haul, mile
hair (noun)
2.
a thin, flexible structure that resembles a hair
SYNONIMS:
bristle, fiber, filament, thread
RELATED WORDS:
microfiber; cord, rope, string, wire, yarn; fuzz, tuft
hair (noun)
3.
the hairy covering of a mammal especially when fine, soft, and thick
SYNONIMS:
coat, fleece, hair, jacket, pelage, pile, wool
RELATED WORDS:
undercoat, underfur; hide, leather, pelt, skin
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