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From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 head
 頭; 磁頭

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 head
 印字頭

From: Network Terminology

 head
 頭 磁頭

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 -head suffix. A variant of -hood.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 head
      n 1: 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" [syn: caput]
      2: a single domestic animal; "200 head of cattle"
      3: 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" [syn: mind, brain,
          psyche, nous]
      4: a person who is in charge; "the head of the whole operation"
         [syn: chief, top dog]
      5: the front of a military formation or procession; "the head
         of the column advanced boldly"; "they were at the head of
         the attack" [ant: rear]
      6: the pressure exerted by a fluid; "a head of steam"
      7: the top of something; "the head of the stairs"; "the head of
         the page"; "the head of the list" [ant: foot]
      8: the source of water from which a stream arises; "they
         tracked him back toward the head of the stream" [syn: fountainhead,
          headspring]
      9: (grammar) the word in a grammatical constituent that plays
         the same grammatical role as the whole constituent [syn: head
         word]
      10: the tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates)
      11: 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"
      12: a dense clusters of flowers or foliage; "a head of
          cauliflower"; "a head of lettuce" [syn: capitulum]
      13: the educator who has executive authority for a school; "she
          sent unruly pupils to see the principal" [syn: principal,
           school principal, head teacher]
      14: an individual person; "tickets are $5 per head"
      15: a user of (usually soft) drugs; "the office was full of
          secret heads"
      16: a rounded compact mass; "the head of a comet"
      17: 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"
      18: the part in the front or nearest the viewer; "he was in the
          forefront"; "he was at the head of the column" [syn: forefront]
      19: a difficult juncture; "a pretty pass"; "matters came to a
          head yesterday" [syn: pass, straits]
      20: forward movement; "the ship made little headway against the
          gale" [syn: headway]
      21: a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer; "the point
          of the arrow was due north" [syn: point]
      22: the subject matter at issue; "the question of disease merits
          serious discussion"; "under the head of minor Roman
          poets" [syn: question]
      23: 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" [syn: heading, header]
      24: the rounded end of a bone that bits into a rounded cavity in
          another bone to form a joint; "the head of the humerus"
      25: that part of a skeletal muscle that is away from the bone
          that it moves
      26: (computer science) a tiny electromagnetic coil and metal
          pole used to write and read magnetic patterns on a disk
          [syn: read/write head]
      27: (usually plural) an obverse side of a coin that bears the
          representation of a person's head; "call heads or tails!"
          [ant: tail]
      28: the striking part of a tool; "the head of the hammer"
      29: (nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship
      30: a projection out from one end; "the head of the nail", "a
          pinhead is the head of a pin"
      31: a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum [syn: drumhead]
      32: oral-genital stimulation; "they say he gives good head"
          [syn: oral sex]
      v 1: to go or travel towards; "where is she heading"; "We were
           headed for the mountains"
      2: be in charge of; "Who is heading this project?" [syn: lead]
      3: travel in front of; go in advance of others; "The procession
         was headed by John" [syn: lead]
      4: be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel; "This
         student heads the class" [syn: head up]
      5: direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
         [syn: steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct,
          point, guide, channelize, channelise]
      6: take its rise; "These rivers head from a mountain range in
         the Himalayas"
      7: be in the front of or on top of; "The list was headed by the
         name of the president"
      8: form a head or come or grow to a head; "The wheat headed
         early this year"
      9: remove the head of; "head the fish"