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Le mot anglais du jour

head



head
tête


Définitions

anglais > français
head
     1. adj. Relatif à la tête.
     2. adj. Relatif au chef, chef/directeur de.
     3. adj. D'en face.
     4. n. (Anatomie) Tête.
     5. n. Aptitude
           The company is looking for somebody with a good head for business.
           La société recherche quelqu'un ayant de bonnes aptitudes pour ce poste.
     6. n. (Travail) Chef.
           Head of department
           Chef de service
     7. n. Source.
           The expedition followed the river all the way to the head.
           L'expédition a suivi la rivière jusqu'à sa source.
     8. n. Titre.
     9. n. (Éducation) Principal ou principale d'un école, lycée, etc.
           I was called into the head's office to discuss my behaviour.
     10. n. (Cuisine) (Botanique) Une unité de mesure de l'entièreté d'un chou, d'un laitue, ou d'autres plantes comestibles
           A head of lettuce
           Une tête (entière et attachée) de laitue
           A head of garlic is divided into many cloves.
           Une tête d'ail se divise en un ensemble de gousses.
     11. n. (Vulgaire) Fellation, cunnilingus.
     12. v. Mettre le cap (sur, à).
           Let's head for California. There are bound to be more opportunities there.
           Allons voir en Californie. On peut s'attendre à y trouver plus d'occasions là-bas.
     13. v. Diriger, commander, être le chef.
     14. v. Intituler, donner un titre.
     15. v. (Football) Faire une tête.
anglais > anglais
head
     1. n. The part of the body of an animal or human which contains the brain, mouth and main sense organs.
           Be careful when you pet that dog on the head; it may bite.
     2. n.          (people) To do with heads.
     3. n.         # Mental or emotional aptitude or skill.
              #     The company is looking for people with good heads for business.
              #     He has no head for heights.
              #     It's all about having a good head on your shoulders.
     4. n.         # Mind; one's own thoughts.
              #     This song keeps going through my head.
     5. n.         # A headache; especially one resulting from intoxication.
     6. n.         # A headdress; a covering for the head.
              #     a laced head;   a head of hair
     7. n.         # An individual person.
              #     Admission is three dollars a head.
     8. n.          (animals) To do with heads.
     9. n.         # (measure word for livestock and game) A single animal.
              #     200 head of cattle and 50 head of horses
              #     12 head of big cattle and 14 head of branded calves
              #     at five years of age this head of cattle is worth perhaps $40
              #     a reduction in the assessment per head of sheep
              #     they shot 20 head of quail
     10. n.         # The population of game.
              #     we have a heavy head of deer this year
              #     planting the hedges increased the head of quail and doves
     11. n.         # The antlers of a deer.
     12. n. The topmost, foremost, or leading part.
           What does it say at the head of the page?
     13. n.          The end of a table.
     14. n.         # The end of a rectangular table furthest from the entrance; traditionally considered a seat of honor.
              #     During meetings, the supervisor usually sits at the head of the table.
     15. n.         # (billiards) The end of a pool table opposite the end where the balls have been racked.
     16. n.          The principal operative part of a machine or tool.
     17. n.         # The end of a hammer, axe, golf club or similar implement used for striking other objects.
     18. n.         # The end of a nail, screw, bolt or similar fastener which is opposite the point; usually blunt and relatively wide.
              #     Hit the nail on the head!
     19. n.         # The sharp end of an arrow, spear or pointer.
              #     The head of the compass needle is pointing due north.
     20. n.         # (lacrosse) The top part of a lacrosse stick that holds the ball.
     21. n.         # (music) A drum head, the membrane which is hit to produce sound.
              #     Tap the head of the drum for this roll.
     22. n.         # A machine element which reads or writes electromagnetic signals to or from a storage medium.
              #     The heads of your tape player need to be cleaned.
     23. n.         # (computing) The part of a disk drive responsible for reading and writing data.
     24. n.         # (automotive) The cylinder head, a platform above the cylinders in an internal combustion engine, containing the valves and spark plugs.
     25. n.          The foam that forms on top of beer or other carbonated beverages.
                   Pour me a fresh beer; this one has no head.
     26. n.          (engineering) The end cap of a cylindrically-shaped pressure vessel.
     27. n.          (UK, geology) Deposits near the top of a geological succession.
     28. n.          (medicine) The end of an abscess where pus collects.
     29. n.          (music) The headstock of a guitar.
     30. n.          (nautical) A leading component.
     31. n.         # The top edge of a sail.
     32. n.         # The bow of a vessel.
     33. n.          (British) A headland.
     34. n. (social) A leader or expert.
     35. n.          The place of honour, or of command; the most important or foremost position; the front.
     36. n.          Leader; chief; mastermind.
                   I'd like to speak to the head of the department.
                   Police arrested the head of the gang in a raid last night.
     37. n.          A headmaster or headmistress.
                   I was called into the head's office to discuss my behaviour.
     38. n.          (music, slang) A person with an extensive knowledge of hip hop.
                   Only true heads know this.
     39. n. A significant or important part.
     40. n.          A beginning or end, a protuberance.
     41. n.         # The source of a river; the end of a lake where a river flows into it.
              #     The expedition followed the river all the way to the head.
     42. n.         # A clump of seeds, leaves or flowers; a capitulum.
              #     Give me a head of lettuce.
     43. n.         ## An ear of wheat, barley, or other small cereal.
     44. n.         ## The leafy top part of a tree.
     45. n.         # (anatomy) The rounded part of a bone fitting into a depression in another bone to form a ball-and-socket joint.
     46. n.         # (nautical) The toilet of a ship.
              #     I've got to go to the head.
     47. n.         # (in the plural) Tiles laid at the eaves of a house.
     48. n.          A component.
     49. n.         # (jazz) The principal melody or theme of a piece.
     50. n.         # (linguistics) A morpheme that determines the category of a compound or the word that determines the syntactic type of the phrase of which it is a memb
     51. n. Headway; progress.
           We are having a difficult time making head against this wind.
     52. n. Topic; subject.
           We will consider performance issues under the head of future improvements.
     53. n. Denouement; crisis.
           These isses are going to come to a head today.
     54. n. (fluid dynamics) Pressure and energy.
     55. n.          A buildup of fluid pressure, often quantified as pressure head.
                   Let the engine build up a good head of steam.
     56. n.          The difference in elevation between two points in a column of fluid, and the resulting pressure of the fluid at the lower point.
     57. n.          More generally, energy in a mass of fluid divided by its weight.
     58. n. (slang) Fellatio or cunnilingus; oral sex.
           She gave great head.
     59. n. (slang) The glans penis.
     60. n. (slang) A heavy or habitual user of illicit drugs.
     61. n. (obsolete) Power; armed force.
     62. adj. Of, relating to, or intended for the head.
     63. adj. Foremost in rank or importance.
           the head cook
     64. adj. Placed at the top or the front.
     65. adj. Coming from in front.
           head sea
français > anglais
tête
     1. n. head (part of the body)
           J'ai mal à la tête - I have a headache
     2. n. head (leader)
     3. n. (soccer) header
     4. n. (colloquial) a bright spark, a quick study
           Ce type-là, c'est une tête.

Prononciation



Exemples de phrases

You are all in my head
She shakes her head no again. 
An idea forms in his head
What did you do to his head, is he bleeding? 
You head over to the shelter. 


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