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According to WordNet, the noun "head" has 33 sense(s).

103501520 (nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship.

103250279 a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum.

110474645 the educator who has executive authority for a school; "she sent unruly pupils to see the principal".

107372779 forward movement; "the ship made little headway against the gale".

108572467 the part in the front or nearest the viewer; "he was in the forefront"; "he was at the head of the column".

108664184 the top of something; "the head of the stairs"; "the head of the page"; "the head of the list".

101318381 a single domestic animal; "200 head of cattle".

110162991 a person who is in charge; "the head of the whole operation".

114312481 the tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates).

100854876 oral stimulation of the genitals; "they say he gives good head".

105538625 the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains; "he stuck his head out the window".

108482271 the front of a military formation or procession; "the head of the column advanced boldly"; "they were at the head of the attack".

105290756 that part of a skeletal muscle that is away from the bone that it moves.

106783768 the subject matter at issue; "the question of disease merits serious discussion"; "under the head of minor Roman poets".

113133786 a dense cluster of flowers or foliage; "a head of cauliflower"; "a head of lettuce".

108508449 the source of water from which a stream arises; "they tracked him back toward the head of the stream".

106343971 a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about; "the heading seemed to have little to do with the text".

103501614 the striking part of a tool; "the head of the hammer".

109399592 a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea).

103501811 (usually plural) the obverse side of a coin that usually bears the representation of a person's head; "call heads or tails!".

106291809 (grammar) the word in a grammatical constituent that plays the same grammatical role as the whole constituent.

104058721 (computer science) a tiny electromagnetic coil and metal pole used to write and read magnetic patterns on a disk.

111495607 the presure exerted by a fluid; "a head of steam".

106822034 a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer; "the point of the arrow was due north".

110163354 an individual person; "tickets are $5 per head".

107418822 a difficult juncture; "a pretty pass"; "matters came to a head yesterday".

109301844 the foam or froth that accumulates at the top when you pour an effervescent liquid into a container; "the beer had a large head of foam".

110162780 a user of (usually soft) drugs; "the office was full of secret heads".

105611302 that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason; "his mind wandered"; "I couldn't get his words out of my head".

113654380 the length or height based on the size of a human or animal head; "he is two heads taller than his little sister"; "his horse won by a head".

109302031 a rounded compact mass; "the head of a comet".

103501288 a projection out from one end; "the head of the nail", "a pinhead is the head of a pin".

105595837 the rounded end of a bone that fits into a rounded cavity in another bone to form a joint; "the head of the humerus".


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