Science / Tides and Currents / Head: The difference in water level at either end of a strait, channel, inlet, etc.

Other Words for Head

Head Noun Synonyms: front, vanguard, forefront, van, fore-part
Head Adjective Synonyms: skull, pate, cranium, dome, coco(nut), belfry, noggin, bean, nut, rocker, noodle, gourd, conk, crumpet, noddle, loaf

Head Waiter

Life Style / Travel / Head Waiter: Supervises all waitstaff in his or her section to monitor service and efficiency. Traditionally, the head waiter personally prepares or serves specialty items. MORE

Heading Flash

Technology / Radar / Heading Flash: An illuminated radial line on the ppi for indicating own ship's heading on the bearing dial. Also called heading marker. MORE

Pan And Tilt Head

Entertainment / Photography / Pan And Tilt Head: Tripod head allowing the camera to be tilted up and down or turned through a 360° arc. MORE

Beheading Game

Entertainment / Literature / Beheading Game: A motif from Celtic literature that appears in diverse works such as the Middle Irish Briciu's Feast and the Middle English Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, this situation is one, according to Marie B MORE

Head Of Tide

Science / Tides and Currents / Head Of Tide: The inland or upstream limit of water affected by the tide. For practical application in the tabulation for computation of tidal datums, head of tide is the inland or upstream point where the mean ran MORE

Permalloy Tape Head

Technology / Home Audio / Permalloy Tape Head: A cassette tape head constructed of permalloy, an alloy made primarily of nickel and iron, used for its superior high wear resistance and permeability, offering superior frequency response at a low co MORE