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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 whis·ker /ˈhwɪskɚ/
 腮須,鬍鬚,掃拂者,飛奔者 ; [化] 須晶;(金屬) 晶須

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whisk·er n.
 1. One who, or that which, whisks, or moves with a quick, sweeping motion.
 2. Formerly, the hair of the upper lip; a mustache; -- usually in the plural.
    Hoary whiskers and a forky beard.   --Pope.
 3. pl. That part of the beard which grows upon the sides of the face, or upon the chin, or upon both; as, side whiskers; chin whiskers.
 4. A hair of the beard.
 5. One of the long, projecting hairs growing at the sides of the mouth of a cat, or other animal.
 6. pl. Naut. Iron rods extending on either side of the bowsprit, to spread, or guy out, the stays, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a very small distance or space; "they escaped by a
           hair's-breadth"; "they lost the election by a whisker"
           [syn: hair's-breadth, hairsbreadth, hair]
      2: a long stiff hair growing from the snout or brow of most
         mammals as e.g. a cat [syn: vibrissa, sensory hair]
      v : furnish with whiskers; "a whiskered jersey" [syn: bewhisker]