[heel] /hil/ noun 1. the back part of the human foot, below and behind the ankle. 2. an analogous part in other vertebrates. 3. either hind foot or hoof of some animals, as the horse. 4. the foot as a whole: He was hung by the heels. 5. the part of a stocking, shoe, or […]
noun, Nautical. 1. either of two lateral ballast tanks permitting an icebreaker to heel and crush ice to either side.
[heel-pees] /ˈhilˌpis/ noun 1. Shoemaking. 2. an endpiece of anything; a terminal part. /ˈhiːlˌpiːs/ noun 1. the piece of a shoe, stocking, etc, designed to fit the heel
[heel-pleyt] /ˈhilˌpleɪt/ noun 1. a small metal attached to the of a shoe to protect it against excessive wear.