[hed-kwawr-ter, -kwaw-] /ˈhɛdˌkwɔr tər, -ˌkwɔ-/
verb (used with object)
to situate in headquarters.
verb (used without object)
to establish one’s headquarters.
(informal, mainly US) to place in or establish as headquarters
[hed-kwawr-terz, -kwaw-] /ˈhɛdˌkwɔr tərz, -ˌkwɔ-/ noun, plural headquarters. (used with a singular or plural verb) 1. a center of operations, as of the police or a business, from which orders are issued; the chief administrative office of an organization: The operatives were always in touch with headquarters. 2. the offices or working location of a […]
[hed-reys] /ˈhɛdˌreɪs/ noun 1. the , flume, or channel leading to a water wheel or the like. /ˈhɛdˌreɪs/ noun 1. a channel that carries water to a water wheel, turbine, etc Compare tailrace
[hed-reyl] /ˈhɛdˌreɪl/ noun 1. a on a sailing vessel, extending forward from abaft the bow to the back of the figurehead. 2. Also called headbox. a narrow, boxlike case extending across the top of a window blind and covering the mechanical devices by which the blind operates. /ˈhɛdˌreɪl/ noun 1. (billiards, snooker) the end of […]
/ˈhɛdˌriːtʃ/ noun 1. the distance made to windward while tacking verb 2. (transitive) to gain distance over (another boat) when tacking