a very fine crack in a bone
hairline fracture n.
A fracture in which the fragments do not separate because the line of break is so fine. Also called capillary fracture.
- Hair multiplication
noun See hair cloning
/ˈhɛəˌnɛt/ noun 1. any of several kinds of light netting worn over the hair to keep it in place Related Terms win the porcelain hairnet
noun 1. a cap of loose net, as of silk or nylon, for holding the hair in place.
- Hair of the dog that bit you
A remedy that contains a small amount of whatever caused the ailment: “When Anne had a bad hangover, Paul offered her a Bloody Mary and said, ‘Have a little of the hair of the dog that bit you.’” Whatever made you ill used as a remedy, especially alcohol as a hangover cure. For example, A […]