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Definition of the noun hammerhead

What does hammerhead mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: hammerheads

  1. a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
  2. the striking part of a hammer
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: head = the striking part of a tool
    • part of: hammer = a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle
    • part: peen = the part of a hammerhead opposite the flat striking surface
  3. medium-sized live-bearing shark with eyes at either end of a flattened hammer-shaped head; worldwide in warm waters; can be dangerous

Alternative definition of the noun hammerhead

noun

  1. The portion of a hammer containing the metal striking face (also including the claw or peen if so equipped).
  2. [zoology] Any of various sharks of the genus Sphyrna or Zygaena having the eyes set on projections from the sides of the head, which gives it a hammer shape.
  3. [zoology] A fresh-water fish; the stone-roller in the minnow family Cyprinidae.
  4. [zoology] An African fruit bat Hypsignathus monstrosus, so called from its large blunt nozzle.
  5. [slang] A stupid person, a dunce.

Films

  1. "Hammerhead" is a British thriller film directed by David Miller and starring Vince Edwards, Judy Geeson and Diana Dors. Its plot concerns a criminal mastermind who attempts to steal NATO secrets, with an American agent hot on his trail. It is based on the novel by James Mayo, and produced by Irving Allen and written by Herbert Baker who made the Matt Helm films for Columbia Pictures. It was filmed in London and Portugal.
  2. "Hammerhead" a.k.a. "Hammerhead: Shark Frenzy", also known as Sharkman or simply Hammerhead, is a 2005 Syfy original movie, written by Kenneth M. Badish and Boaz Davidson, and directed by Michael Oblowitz. The film stars William Forsythe, Hunter Tylo, and Jeffrey Combs. The film premiered on Syfy on June 18, 2005.

Character

Hammerhead is a fictional character from Beasties.

Person

Who is Hammerhead?

Hammerhead a.k.a. Michael Baughan is an actor.

Phrases with Hammerhead

Phrases starting with the word Hammerhead:

  1. Hammerhead Doto
  2. hammerhead shark
  3. Hammerhead Sharks
  4. Hammerhead ribozyme

Phrases ending with the word Hammerhead:

  1. Great Hammerhead
  2. smooth hammerhead
  3. smalleye hammerhead
  4. Whitefin Hammerhead
  5. Scalloped Hammerhead

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Hammerhead

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Google previewPharmaceutical Chemistry (2002)

Therapeutic Aspects of Biomacromolecules by Christine Bladon

The hammerhead is the simpler of the two ribozymes and is a roughly y-shaped motif, which consists of three base-paired stems surrounding a single-stranded...

The hammerhead is a metalloenzyme and requires a divalent metal cation ...

Google previewProceedings of the Nineteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (1997)

August 7-10, 1997, Stanford University by Cognitive Science Society (U.S.). Conference, Michael G. Shafto, Pat Langley

"The hammerhead is a shark";), and then to judge whether metaphor- relevant and metaphor-irrelevant property statements made sense (e.g., "Sharks are tenacious" or "Sharks are good swimmers").

Google previewHammerhead Sharks (1996)

by John F. Prevost

Great hammerhead is the largest and can reach 20 feet (6.1 meters). Where They 're Found: All around the world in temperate and tropical seas. GLOSSARY Barracuda (bair-uh-KOO-dah): A group of long, thin ferocious fish 20 HAMMERHEAD ...

Google previewAdvances in Pharmacology (1994)

The hammerhead is the smallest known ribozyme motif. It consists of three stem-loops joined by an 11base single-stranded domain, 10 of which are ...

Google previewEdgar Allan Poe Annotated and Illustrated Entire Stories and Poems (2008)

by Edgar Allan Poe

Hammerhead is a drunken liar. A chapter of “1844” takes places in an underground vault and here Poe takes it to a much deeper level. English uses the turn of phrase “For the love of God” in “1844, or, the Power of the SF,” and Poe spits it ...

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Kickboxing (2000)

by Karon Karter, Guy Mezger

Words for Warriors A hammerhead is a fighter who can take a beating and is hard to knock out A fighter with a glass jaw goes down for the count easily. Here's what you need to do to set up a. 67 Chapter 5 >• Perfecting Your Punch: Splat!

Google previewEdgar Allan Poe's Annotated Short Stories (2008)

by Edgar Allan Poe

Hammerhead is a drunken liar. A chapter of “1844” takes places in an underground vault and here Poe takes it to a much deeper level. English uses the turn of phrase “For the love of God” in “1844, or, the Power of the S.F.,” and Poe spits it ...

Google previewThe Youth's Companion (1918)

According to an article in the American Museum Journal on the bats of the Belgian Congo, the hammerhead is the strangest of all the bats, and the males, in one respect at least, are absolutely unique, not only among mammals but among all ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Collection Box Set (2016)

by My Ebook Publishing House

The hammerhead fish The hammerhead fish, a species of shark, is maybe the easiest to recognize in the sea waters, among all the fish. The squat and wide head of this shark has a strange look, but it is useful for ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Sharks (2016)

by My Ebook Publishing House

The hammerhead fish The hammerhead fish, a species of shark, is maybe the easiest to recognize in the sea waters, among all the fish. The squat and wide head of this shark has a strange look, but it is useful for ...

Google previewSharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures Visual Encyclopedia (2016)

by DK

The great hammerhead shark may swim over coral reefs, but it often goes further into the open ocean on its journey to new coastlines. Like other hammerheads, the great hammerhead sweeps the ocean bottom with its “hammer” to sense ...

Google previewDictionary of DNA and Genome Technology (2012)

by Paul Singleton

Essentially, the basic, minimal hammerhead ribozyme is a single, folded ( structured) strand of RNA which has a central, catalytic component flanked by two recognition sequences. These recognition sequences base-pair with ( complementary) ...

Google previewThe Tattoo Encyclopedia (2012)

by Terisa Green

HAMMERHEAD SHARK The hammerhead SHARK, like the GREAT WHITE, is a particular species of shark that has found some popularity in tattoo designs. Like the great white, it has been known to attack humans without provocation. With a ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Genomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics (2015)

by Guenter Kahl

Hammerhead ribozyme (HHRz) 939 Halfmer: A laboratory slang term for an incomplete → ribosome, that assembles on a → messenger RNA, but lacks the 60S subunit. Half-seed genotyping: A technique for the selection of crop plants with ...

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Scrabble value of H4A1M3M3E1R1H4E1A1D2

The value of this 10-letter word is 21 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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