|1.||Also called: header tank a reservoir, tank, or hopper that maintains a gravity feed or a static fluid pressure in an apparatus|
|2.||a manifold for distributing a fluid supply amongst a number of passages|
|3.||a machine that trims the heads from castings, forgings, etc, or one that forms heads, as in wire, to make nails|
|4.||a person who operates such a machine|
|5.||Compare stretcher a brick or stone laid across a wall so that its end is flush with the outer surface|
|6.||the action of striking a ball with the head|
|7.||informal a headlong fall or dive|
|a. a block of data on a tape or disk providing information about the size, location, etc, of a file|
|b. (as modifier): header card; header label|
|9.||dialect a mentally unbalanced person|
The uppermost or forwardmost part of the human body, containing the brain and the eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and jaws.
The analogous part of various vertebrate and invertebrate animals.
The pus-containing tip of an abscess, a boil, or a pimple.
The rounded proximal end of a long bone.
The end of a muscle that is attached to the less movable part of the skeleton.