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2512 Words That Start With H

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h (noun) the constant of proportionality relating the energy of a photon to its frequency; approximately 6.626 x 10^-34 joule-second Synonyms: Planck's constant
(noun) the 8th letter of the Roman alphabet Synonyms: H
habanera (noun) music composed in duple time for dancing the habanera
(noun) a Cuban dance in duple time
haberdasher (noun) a merchant who sells men's clothing Synonyms: clothier
haberdashery (noun) a store where men's clothes are sold Synonyms: haberdashery store, mens store, clothing store
(noun) the drygoods sold by a haberdasher Synonyms: men's furnishings
habergeon (noun) (Middle Ages) a light sleeveless coat of chain mail worn under the hauberk
habiliment (noun) a covering designed to be worn on a person's body Synonyms: wear, wearable, vesture, clothing, article of clothing
habilimented (adjective) dressed or clothed especially in fine attire; often used in combination Synonyms: robed, dressed, garbed, garmented, appareled, attired
habilitate (verb) qualify for teaching at a university in Europe
(verb) provide with clothes or put clothes on Synonyms: dress, fit out, clothe, raiment, garb, garment, enclothe, apparel, tog
habit (noun) an established custom Synonyms: wont
(noun) (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition Synonyms: use
(noun) a distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order
(noun) the general form or mode of growth (especially of a plant or crystal)
(noun) attire that is typically worn by a horseback rider (especially a woman's attire) Synonyms: riding habit
(noun) excessive use of drugs Synonyms: drug abuse, substance abuse
(verb) put a habit on
habitability (noun) suitability for living in or on Synonyms: habitableness
habitable (adjective) fit for habitation Synonyms: inhabitable
habitableness (noun) suitability for living in or on Synonyms: habitability
habitant (noun) a person who inhabits a particular place Synonyms: indweller, denizen, inhabitant, dweller
habitat (noun) the type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives or occurs Synonyms: home ground
habitation (noun) the native habitat or home of an animal or plant
(noun) housing that someone is living in Synonyms: home, domicile, abode, dwelling, dwelling house
(noun) the act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said of both animals and men) Synonyms: inhabitancy, inhabitation
habited (adjective) dressed in a habit
habitual (adjective) commonly used or practiced; usual Synonyms: wonted, customary, accustomed
habitually (adverb) according to habit or custom
habituate (verb) take or consume (regularly or habitually) Synonyms: use
(verb) make psychologically or physically used (to something) Synonyms: accustom
habituation (noun) being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs) Synonyms: dependency, addiction, dependance, dependence
(noun) a general accommodation to unchanging environmental conditions
habitude (noun) habitual mode of behavior
habitue (noun) a regular patron Synonyms: fixture, regular
habitus (noun) person's predisposition to be affected by something (as a disease)
(noun) constitution of the human body Synonyms: physique, build, body-build
hacek (noun) a diacritical mark (an inverted circumflex) placed above certain letters (such as the letter c) to indicate pronunciation Synonyms: wedge
hachure (noun) shading consisting of multiple crossing lines Synonyms: hatch, hatching, crosshatch
hacienda (noun) a large estate in Spanish-speaking countries
(noun) the main house on a ranch or large estate
hack (verb) cut with a hacking tool Synonyms: chop
(verb) be able to manage or manage successfully Synonyms: cut
(verb) cut away
(verb) kick on the arms
(verb) kick on the shins
(verb) fix a computer program piecemeal until it works Synonyms: hack on
(verb) significantly cut up a manuscript Synonyms: cut up
(verb) cough spasmodically Synonyms: whoop
(noun) one who works hard at boring tasks Synonyms: hacker, drudge
(noun) a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends Synonyms: machine politician, political hack, ward-heeler
(noun) a mediocre and disdained writer Synonyms: hack writer, literary hack
(noun) a tool (as a hoe or pick or mattock) used for breaking up the surface of the soil
(noun) a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money Synonyms: cab, taxi, taxicab
(noun) an old or over-worked horse Synonyms: jade, plug, nag
(noun) a horse kept for hire
(noun) a saddle horse used for transportation rather than sport etc.
hackamore (noun) rope or canvas headgear for a horse, with a rope for leading Synonyms: halter
hackathon (noun) an event involving a marathon coding session
hackberry (noun) any of various trees of the genus Celtis having inconspicuous flowers and small berrylike fruits Synonyms: nettle tree
(noun) small edible dark purple to black berry with large pits; southern United States Synonyms: sugarberry
hackbut (noun) an obsolete firearm with a long barrel Synonyms: hagbut, harquebus, arquebus
hackee (noun) small striped semiterrestrial eastern American squirrel with cheek pouches Synonyms: ground squirrel, eastern chipmunk, striped squirrel, Tamias striatus
hacker (noun) someone who plays golf poorly
(noun) a programmer for whom computing is its own reward; may enjoy the challenge of breaking into other computers but does no harm
(noun) one who works hard at boring tasks Synonyms: hack, drudge
hackle (verb) comb with a heckle Synonyms: heckle, hatchel
(noun) long slender feather on the necks of e.g. turkeys and pheasants
hackles (noun) a feeling of anger and animosity Synonyms: dander
hackmatack (noun) poplar of northeastern North America with broad heart-shaped leaves Synonyms: Populus balsamifera, balsam poplar, tacamahac
hackney (noun) a carriage for hire Synonyms: hackney carriage, hackney coach
(noun) a compact breed of harness horse
hackneyed (adjective) repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse Synonyms: old-hat, well-worn, shopworn, stock, commonplace, banal, threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite
hacksaw (noun) saw used with one hand for cutting metal Synonyms: hack saw, metal saw
hackwork (noun) professional work done according to formula
(noun) (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) undistinguished literary work produced to order.
hadal (adjective) relating to the deepest parts of the ocean (below 6000 meters)
haddock (noun) lean white flesh of fish similar to but smaller than cod; usually baked or poached or as fillets sauteed or fried
(noun) important food fish on both sides of the Atlantic; related to cod but usually smaller Synonyms: Melanogrammus aeglefinus
hadith (noun) (Islam) the way of life prescribed as normative for Muslims on the basis of the teachings and practices of Muhammad and interpretations of the Koran Synonyms: Sunna, Sunnah
hadj (noun) the fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Hijja; at least once in a lifetime a Muslim is expected to make a religious journey to Mecca and the Kaaba Synonyms: haj, hajj
hadji (noun) an Arabic term of respect for someone who has made the pilgrimage to Mecca Synonyms: haji, hajji
hadron (noun) any elementary particle that interacts strongly with other particles
hadrosaur (noun) any of numerous large bipedal ornithischian dinosaurs having a horny duck-like bill and webbed feet; may have been partly aquatic Synonyms: hadrosaurus, duck-billed dinosaur
hadrosaurus (noun) any of numerous large bipedal ornithischian dinosaurs having a horny duck-like bill and webbed feet; may have been partly aquatic Synonyms: hadrosaur, duck-billed dinosaur
haecceity (noun) the essence that makes something the kind of thing it is and makes it different from any other Synonyms: quiddity
haem (noun) a complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds Synonyms: haemitin, hematin, heme, protoheme
haemagglutinate (verb) cause the clumping together (of red blood cells) Synonyms: hemagglutinate
haemagglutination (noun) agglutination of red blood cells Synonyms: hemagglutination
haemal (adjective) relating to the blood vessels or blood Synonyms: haematal, hemal, hematal
haemangioma (noun) benign angioma consisting of a mass of blood vessels; some appear as birthmarks Synonyms: hemangioma
haematal (adjective) relating to the blood vessels or blood Synonyms: haemal, hemal, hematal
haematemesis (noun) vomiting blood Synonyms: hematemesis
haematic (adjective) relating to or containing or affecting blood Synonyms: haemic, hematic, hemic
haematinic (noun) a medicine that increases the hemoglobin content of the blood; used to treat iron-deficiency anemia Synonyms: hematinic
haematite (noun) the principal form of iron ore; consists of ferric oxide in crystalline form; occurs in a red earthy form Synonyms: hematite
haematocele (noun) swelling caused by blood collecting in a body cavity (especially a swelling of the membrane covering the testis) Synonyms: haematocoele, hematocele, hematocoele
haematochezia (noun) passage of stools containing blood (as from diverticulosis or colon cancer or peptic ulcer) Synonyms: hematochezia
haematocoele (noun) swelling caused by blood collecting in a body cavity (especially a swelling of the membrane covering the testis) Synonyms: haematocele, hematocele, hematocoele
haematocolpometra (noun) accumulation of blood in the vagina and uterus Synonyms: hematocolpometra
haematocolpos (noun) accumulation of menstrual blood in the vagina (usually due to an imperforate hymen) Synonyms: hematocolpos
haematocrit (noun) the ratio of the volume occupied by packed red blood cells to the volume of the whole blood as measured by a hematocrit Synonyms: hematocrit, packed cell volume
(noun) a measuring instrument to determine (usually by centrifugation) the relative amounts of corpuscles and plasma in the blood Synonyms: hematocrit
haematocytopenia (noun) an abnormally low number of red blood cells in the blood Synonyms: hematocytopenia
haematocyturia (noun) the presence of red blood cells in the urine Synonyms: hematocyturia
haematogenesis (noun) the formation of blood cells in the living body (especially in the bone marrow) Synonyms: haematopoiesis, haemogenesis, haemopoiesis, hematogenesis, hematopoiesis, hemogenesis, hemopoiesis, sanguification
haematogenic (adjective) pertaining to the formation of blood or blood cells Synonyms: haematopoietic, haemopoietic, hematogenic, hematopoietic, hemopoietic
haematohiston (noun) a colorless protein obtained by removing heme from hemoglobin; the oxygen carrying compound in red blood cells Synonyms: hematohiston, globin
haematoidin (noun) an orange-yellow pigment in the bile that forms as a product of hemoglobin; excess amounts in the blood produce the yellow appearance observed in jaundice Synonyms: hematoidin, bilirubin
haematological (adjective) of or relating to or involved in hematology Synonyms: hematologic, hematological
haematologist (noun) a doctor who specializes in diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs Synonyms: hematologist
haematology (noun) the branch of medicine that deals with diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs Synonyms: hematology
haematolysis (noun) lysis of erythrocytes with the release of hemoglobin Synonyms: haemolysis, hematolysis, hemolysis
haematoma (noun) a localized swelling filled with blood Synonyms: hematoma
haematopoiesis (noun) the formation of blood cells in the living body (especially in the bone marrow) Synonyms: haematogenesis, haemogenesis, haemopoiesis, hematogenesis, hematopoiesis, hemogenesis, hemopoiesis, sanguification
haematopoietic (adjective) pertaining to the formation of blood or blood cells Synonyms: haematogenic, haemopoietic, hematogenic, hematopoietic, hemopoietic
haematuria (noun) the presence of blood in the urine; often a symptom of urinary tract disease Synonyms: hematuria
haemic (adjective) relating to or containing or affecting blood Synonyms: haematic, hematic, hemic
haemitin (noun) a complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds Synonyms: haem, hematin, heme, protoheme
haemodialysis (noun) dialysis of the blood to remove toxic substances or metabolic wastes from the bloodstream; used in the case of kidney failure Synonyms: hemodialysis
haemogenesis (noun) the formation of blood cells in the living body (especially in the bone marrow) Synonyms: haematogenesis, haematopoiesis, haemopoiesis, hematogenesis, hematopoiesis, hemogenesis, hemopoiesis, sanguification
haemoglobin (noun) a hemoprotein composed of globin and heme that gives red blood cells their characteristic color; function primarily to transport oxygen from the lungs to the body tissues Synonyms: Hb, hemoglobin
haemoglobinemia (noun) presence of excessive hemoglobin in the blood plasma Synonyms: hemoglobinemia
haemoglobinopathy (noun) a blood disease characterized by the presence of abnormal hemoglobins in the blood Synonyms: hemoglobinopathy
haemoglobinuria (noun) presence of hemoglobin in the urine Synonyms: hemoglobinuria
haemolysin (noun) any substance that can cause lysis (destruction) of erythrocytes (red blood cells) and the release of their hemoglobin Synonyms: hemolysin, erythrocytolysin, erythrolysin
haemolysis (noun) lysis of erythrocytes with the release of hemoglobin Synonyms: haematolysis, hematolysis, hemolysis
haemolytic (adjective) relating to or involving or causing hemolysis Synonyms: hemolytic
haemophile (noun) someone who has hemophilia and is subject to uncontrollable bleeding Synonyms: haemophiliac, hemophile, hemophiliac, bleeder
haemophilia (noun) congenital tendency to uncontrolled bleeding; usually affects males and is transmitted from mother to son Synonyms: hemophilia, bleeder's disease
haemophiliac (noun) someone who has hemophilia and is subject to uncontrollable bleeding Synonyms: haemophile, hemophile, hemophiliac, bleeder
haemophilic (adjective) relating to or having hemophilia Synonyms: hemophilic
haemopoiesis (noun) the formation of blood cells in the living body (especially in the bone marrow) Synonyms: haematogenesis, haematopoiesis, haemogenesis, hematogenesis, hematopoiesis, hemogenesis, hemopoiesis, sanguification
haemopoietic (adjective) pertaining to the formation of blood or blood cells Synonyms: haematogenic, haematopoietic, hematogenic, hematopoietic, hemopoietic
haemoproteid (noun) related to malaria parasite and having a phase in the viscera of various birds
haemoprotein (noun) a conjugated protein linked to a compound of iron and porphyrin Synonyms: hemoprotein
haemoptysis (noun) coughing up blood from the respiratory tract; usually indicates a severe infection of the bronchi or lungs Synonyms: hemoptysis
haemorrhage (noun) the flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel Synonyms: hemorrhage, bleeding

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