redhead

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n redhead black-and-white North American woodpecker having a red head and neck
    • n redhead North American diving duck with a grey-and-black body and reddish-brown head
    • n redhead someone who has red hair
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: On average redheads have 90,000 hairs. People with black hair have about 110,000 hairs
    • Redhead (Bot) A kind of milkweed (Asclepias Curassavica) with red flowers. It is used in medicine.
    • Redhead A person having red hair.
    • Redhead (Zoöl) An American duck (Aythya Americana) highly esteemed as a game bird. It is closely allied to the canvasback, but is smaller and its head brighter red. Called also red-headed duck. American poachard grayback, and fall duck. See Illust. under Poachard.
    • Redhead (Zoöl) The red-headed woodpecker. See Woodpecker.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Scotland has more redheads than any other part of the world.
    • n redhead A person having red hair.
    • n redhead A red-headed duck, the pochard, Fuligula or Æthyia ferina, a common bird of Europe, a variety of which bears the same name in America and is called more fully red-headed duck, red-headed raftduck, red-headed broadbill, also grayback, Washington canvasback, and American pochard. In the male the head is of a bright chestnut-red with coppery or bronzy reflection. It is a near relative of the canvasback, for which it is sometimes sold, and is much esteemed for the table. See pochard.
    • n redhead The red-headed woodpecker, Melanerpes erythrocephalus. See cut under Melanerpes.
    • n redhead A tropical milkweed, Asclepias Curassavica, with umbels of bright-red flowers. The root and the expressed juice are emetic, or in smaller doses cathartic. Also called blood-flower and bastard ipecacuanha.
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Usage

In literature:

Finnegan, Redhead, 368-86, 457.
"Roosevelt in the Bad Lands" by Hermann Hagedorn
Then he reflected that he was nothing but a redheaded Irishman, anyway, while Bucks was a genius.
"The Daughter of a Magnate" by Frank H. Spearman
What do you think ought to be done to Nature for giving me a redheaded boy to bring up, eh, you rascal?
"Peck's Uncle Ike and The Red Headed Boy 1899" by George W. Peck
Medium height and build, he was a fair-skinned redhead who might have been handsome but for his injuries.
"A Matter of Honor" by Ann Wilson
Clark was the redhead; Lewis the dark and sober man.
"The Young Alaskans on the Missouri" by Emerson Hough
The redheaded boy rolled another cigarette despondently.
"Crooked Trails and Straight" by William MacLeod Raine
Redhead has just gone!
"Messengers of Evil" by Pierre Souvestre
Nor yet that redheaded chap wot you never see.
"Harding's luck" by E. [Edith] Nesbit
He waited to see what the redhead wanted.
"Smugglers' Reef" by John Blaine
We can't lose that redheaded fox, can we?
"The Country Beyond" by James Oliver Curwood
Can be distinguished from the Redhead by its darker head, lighter back, and gradually sloping bill.
"The Bird Book" by Chester A. Reed
The girls looked flushed and uncomfortable, but for the redhead who still wore her scanty sunsuit.
"The Helpful Hand of God" by Tom Godwin
Tears and temper are pregnant signs with my redheaded friend.
"Fire Mountain" by Norman Springer
The second man was big, too, although he didn't approach the redhead in size.
"The Scarlet Lake Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
The third floor room was the redhead's.
"The Old Die Rich" by Horace Leonard Gold
Wherever Redhead went the wolf followed, and kept one eye on him and the other on Tom, to see if he would give him leave to eat him.
"The Irish Fairy Book" by Various
The redhead looked up at him and smiled.
"The Secret of the Ninth Planet" by Donald Allen Wollheim
Beside the front wheel of the front team, the redheaded, cross-looking Karp is walking heavily in huge boots.
"A Russian Proprietor" by Lyof N. Tolstoi
Can it be that little redheaded personage?
"Love Letters of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Volume 2 of 2" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
It was that redheaded Irish chap that you've been talking about.
"The Launch Boys' Cruise in the Deerfoot" by Edward S. Ellis
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In news:

Q&A: Sarah J Storer, the Naked Redhead .
"I know," Elijah replies, " redheads , right.".
That stereotype is not the only one associated with redheads , of course.
I have endured the tough task of searching all over Twitter for the sexiest redheads .
Check out these hot redheads .
Even though Emma Stone went blond for "The Amazing Spider-Man," she's still one of our favorite female celebrity redheads.
Redheads are particularly sensitive to pain.
The little country redhead who's earned her stripes and the name 'Little Reba' on this season of 'American Idol' stuck to her guns this week, chose her own song and ended up wowing the judges.
World's Biggest Sperm Bank Turning Away Redheads.
Redheads have long been portrayed in literature and art as strong-willed and fiery.
Q&A: Sarah J Storer , the Naked Redhead.
The redheaded 26-year-old was confronted by the hotel's security after the alleged incident.
RadarOnline.com has learned that the redhead paired a platinum Tacori wedding ring with two strings of.
ANNIE The redheaded orphan will help everyone sing and dance his or her way out of the Great Depression.
On her last day of third grade, messy-haired redhead Judy (Jordana Beatty) is majorly bummed because unlike most of her pals, she's not going away to a cool camp or even leaving her small Virginia town.
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In science:

Redhead, Incompleteness, Nonexclusively by the Schr¨odinger (or equivalent) dynamical locality, and Realism: A Prolegomenon to the Philosophy equation, but also by some version of a collapse postuof Quantum Mechanics Oxford, 1987; J.
Local Causality and Completeness: Bell vs. Jarrett
In the last few decades, as the philosophy of physics has flourished, philosophers have increasingly wrestled with the significance of gauge freedom and what Michael Redhead has called “surplus structure” [Redhead, 1975, 1980, 2003], a part of the formal structure without any claimed referent in the world.
Empirical Equivalence, Artificial Gauge Freedom and a Generalized Kretschmann Objection
Redhead [Redhead, 2003] and Dean Rickles [Rickles, 2004] have noted that BRST symmetry, a way of enlarging the space of fields to include a rigid fermionic transformation that manages to encode a local gauge symmetry, can be useful.
Empirical Equivalence, Artificial Gauge Freedom and a Generalized Kretschmann Objection
One promising family of correlations come from direct generalizations of the GHZ correlations to more parties, as conceived by Pagonis, Redhead and Clifton (PRC) .
Private Randomness Expansion With Untrusted Devices
Redhead, Incompleteness, Nonlocality, and Realism: A Prolegomenon to the Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1987. D.
Quantum discord is Bohr's notion of non-mechanical disturbance introduced in his answer to EPR
Paradox and Bell’s theorem, see Redhead, M., Incompleteness, Nonlocality and Realism, Clarendon, Oxford, 1987; Selleri, F., Quantum Mechanics versus Local Realism: The Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Paradox, Plenum, 1988; Cushing, J.T. and Mc.
Hidden Variables, Non Contextuality and Einstein-Locality in Quantum Mechanics
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