[hair-rey-zing] /ˈhɛərˌreɪ zɪŋ/
terrifying or horrifying:
We had a hair-raising brush with death.
inspiring horror; terrifying: a hair-raising drop of 600 feet
“exciting,” 1837, from hair + raise (v.). In 19c. works, sometimes as jocular mock-classical tricopherous.
- Hair restorer
noun 1. a lotion claimed to promote hair growth
- Hair root
hair root n. The part of a hair that is embedded in a hair follicle.
[hairz-bredth, -bretth, -breth] /ˈhɛərzˌbrɛdθ, -ˌbrɛtθ, -ˌbrɛθ/ noun 1. a very small space or distance: We escaped an accident by a hairsbreadth. adjective 2. extremely narrow or close.
noun 1. any of various seals having coarse hair and no soft underfur. noun 1. any earless seal, esp the harbour seal, having a coat of stiff hair with no underfur