noun, plural (especially collectively) headfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) headfishes.
- Head fold
head fold n. A ventral folding of the cephalic extremity in the embryonic disk, so that the brain lies in a rostral direction to the mouth and pericardium.
- Head for
verb (preposition) 1. to go or cause to go (towards) 2. to be destined for: to head for trouble verb phrase To start out for or toward; hit for: I headed for the door/ He’s headed for a disappointment [1835+; fr the pointing of a ship’s bow or head toward a destination] Proceed or go […]
[hed-fawr-mohst, -muh st, -fohr-] /ˈhɛdˈfɔrˌmoʊst, -məst, -ˈfoʊr-/ adverb 1. (def 1).
[hed-freym] /ˈhɛdˌfreɪm/ noun 1. a structure supporting the hoisting sheaves at the top of a mine shaft.