Whitehead

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n whitehead a small whitish lump in the skin due to a clogged sebaceous gland
    • n Whitehead English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Bertrand Russell (1861-1947)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Whitehead A form of self-propelling torpedo.
    • n Whitehead (Zoöl) The blue-winged snow goose.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n whitehead A small and rare oscinine bird, Clitonyx albicilla, peculiar to the North Island, New Zealand, and threatened with extinction.
    • n whitehead The white-headed scoter or surf-scoter, a duck, Œdemia perspicillata. See cut under Pelionetta.
    • n whitehead A breed of domestic pigeons with the head and tail white; a white-tailed monk.
    • n whitehead The blue wavey. or blue-winged snow-goose, Chen cærulescens. See goose.
    • n whitehead The broom-bush, Parthenium Hysterophorus. Also called bastard feverfew and West Indian mugwort.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Whitehead the blue-winged snow-goose: a breed of domestic pigeons, a white-tailed monk
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. hwít; Ice. hvitr, Ger. weiss.

Usage

In literature:

Mr. Whitehead was subsequently elected President.
"The Story of My Life" by Egerton Ryerson
He lived in a log-house with his grandfather, and a negro servant known as Joe Whitehead.
"Little Grandfather" by Sophie May
Her old nurse, Mrs. Whitehead, is going up to be with her.
"Tongues of Conscience" by Robert Smythe Hichens
I'd just like to ketch 'em with Duster and Whitehead in their possession!
"The Rover Boys at Big Horn Ranch" by Edward Stratemeyer
He could run like a whitehead.
"Anderson Crow, Detective" by George Barr McCutcheon
J. E. Whitehead, from 1867 to 1871.
"A History of Horncastle from the earliest period to the present time" by James Conway Walter
The date for the game was settled, and Seddon Hall was to play the Whitehead school team the following week.
"Polly's Senior Year at Boarding School" by Dorothy Whitehill
Above chicken recipes were demonstrated in Mrs. Whitehead's paper on Southern Cookery.
"Civic League Cook Book" by Anonymous
Dear Whitehead and Paul and Woolston and Thorne.
"Geography and Plays" by Gertrude Stein
We kept on down the shore as far as a promontory called Whitehead, that we might see more of the Cohasset Rocks.
"Cape Cod" by Henry D. Thoreau
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In news:

Greg Whitehead, pastor, will deliver the message at 11:15 a.m.
Sam Whitehead is a features editor and staff writer at American Iron and RoadBike magazines.
Articles By Sam Whitehead .
Learn about Isaiah Whitehead and other recruit player profiles on RecruitingNation.com.
TARBORO — Mr James Roberson would like announce the engagement of his daughter Stephanie Whitehead to Allen Petway the son of Columbus Petway.
Richard Whitehead charged in Domino's Pizza delivery driver robbery.
Jimmie is the son of the late Elmer and Myrtle Whitehead .
Don Whitehead , Product Manager at Fios, and Samantha Green, E-Discovery Counsel at Fios.
Most Recent Articles by Jay Whitehead .
Pella — Ed and Karen Spoelstra of Leighton, Iowa are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Teresa Spoelstra to Zachary Whitehead , son of Scott and Connie Whitehead of New Sharon, Iowa.
With a résumé that includes a Harvard degree, a MacArthur Fellowship, and five seriously well-received previous books, native New Yorker Colson Whitehead has now delivered … a zombie novel.
Yes, he has — although, being a Whitehead work, Zone One is not what you might expect.
Evelyn Rose Whitehead , 71, of Wisner Rd.
Whitehead was born August 27, 1940 in New Waterford, Ohio, a daughter of the late Elmer and Alda Belle (Wollam) Coulter.
Rebecca Whitehead of LaGrange passed away Saturday at Hospice LaGrange.
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In science:

This is simple ∗K −→ C 4−∗ because the Whitehead group of Z is trivial.
Dual 2-complexes in 4-manifolds
An argument similar to that of Whitehead’s Lemma proves that, for n ≥ 4, the set of elementary matrices relative to the above matrix decomposition of R is contained in U (R)′ .
$K_0$ of purely infinite simple regular rings
Each Whitehead move gives rise to an ideal simplex in T × [0, 1], and so, after identifying T × {0} with T × {1} via the relation ∼, we obtain an ideal triangulation of MH .
Generalized Markoff Maps and McShane's Identity
There is a natural induced compact open topology on the space of such maps Map(S k , Cp (X )) (see, e.g., Whitehead [W]).
Generalized Abel-Jacobi map on Lawson homology
Suppose also that the Whitehead group W h(π1(M )) vanishes.
On the homotopy of finite CW-complexes with polycyclic fundamental group
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