A hair braid interwoven with colored thread: doing hair wraps, those vaguely Rastafarian braids woven with Technicolor threads (1990s+)
[hair-ee] /ˈhɛər i/ adjective, hairier, hairiest. 1. covered with hair; having much hair. 2. consisting of or resembling hair: moss of a hairy texture. 3. Informal. /ˈhɛərɪ/ adjective hairier, hairiest 1. having or covered with hair 2. (slang) adj. early 14c., from hair + -y (2). From 1848 in slang sense of “difficult.” Farmer calls […]
/ˈhɛərɪbæk/ noun 1. (South African, slang) an offensive word for Afrikaner
- Hairy ball
topology A result in topology stating that a continuous vector field on a sphere is always zero somewhere. The name comes from the fact that you can’t flatten all the hair on a hairy ball, like a tennis ball, there will always be a tuft somewhere (where the tangential projection of the hair is zero). […]
- Hairy cell
hairy cell n. White blood cells having multiple processes and characteristically present in hairy cell leukemia where they replace bone marrow.