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Definition of the noun whiskers

What does whiskers mean as a name of something?


  1. the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face


Whiskers is an instrumental rock band based in Pleasant Hill, California. The band consists of original members Tyler King, Jennifer Pereda, and "Q," as well as three other members who have been in the band for varying amounts of time.

  • genre: Rock music
  • albums: "The End", "Katzenklavier", "The Human Piano: Live", "Genetic Highway", "Zero Stories", "Childus Prime", "Whiskers: Stage Three", "Subliminal Messaging", "The Final Sound", "Don't", "Whiskers", "The Drawl"


  1. "Whiskers": Whiskers is the self-titled, third studio album released by Whiskers on September 26, 2009. The album is the last to feature both Chris Broyles and Nicole King.
  2. "Whiskers" is a musical EP of Whiskers.
    • released in (4 years ago)
  3. "Whiskers" is a composition.


"Whiskers" is a 1997 family and comedy film written by Wendy Biller and Christopher Hawthorne and directed by Jim Kaufman.


Whiskers is a fictional character in the 1993 action adventure comedy film Last Action Hero.


Whiskers was a goat owned by Benjamin Harrison.

  • also known as Old Whiskers


Whiskers or vibrissae are a type of mammalian hair that are typically characterised, anatomically, by their large size, large and well-innervated hair follicle and by having an identifiable representation in the somatosensory cortex of the brain.

  • also known as Sierainkarvat, Hmatové vousy, Vibrisy, Vibrissa, שפם יונקים, 感覺毛

Phrases with Whiskers

  1. Box and Whiskers Plot
  2. side-whiskers
  3. Cat's Whiskers
  4. Old Man's Whiskers
  5. Old-Man's-Whiskers
  6. Mutton-Chop Whiskers
  7. Alpine Old Man's Whiskers

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Whiskers

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Google previewAlexandria (1995)

The Journal of the Western Cosmological Traditions by David R. Fideler

For example, all cats are brown, Whiskers is a cat, therefore Whiskers is brown. The statement that all cats are brown is not demonstrated through reason, but is an assumption based upon perception; it is a given. There is, however, another ...

Google previewCeramic Materials (2007)

Science and Engineering by C. Barry Carter, M. Grant Norton

SiC whiskers are used commercially in a number of different applications. Alumina reinforced with 25–30 wt% SiC whiskers is the material of choice for inserts used in high-speed cutting of nickel-based superalloys (for aerospace applications) ...

Google previewThe Deer Hunter's Encyclopedia (2003)

One of America's Foremost Deer Authorities Answers More Than 200 of the Most Frequently Asked Questions about Whitetails and Whitetail Hunting by Leonard Lee Rue

For example, a cat's whiskers stick out as wide as its body width. At night, or even in total darkness, any member of the feline family can stalk quietly through underbrush; the whiskers tell the animal if its body can fit between the brush being ...

Google previewPolymeric Materials Encyclopedia, Twelve Volume Set (1996)

by Joseph C. Salamone

a stream of inert carrier gas is used to guide the Si-vapor into a reaction zone in the upper part of the apparatus, where it reacts with N2 or NHV The Si3N4- whiskers precipitate onto graphite buffels from where they may be collected. Whiskers ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of K9 Terminology (2013)

by Edward M. Gilbert, Jr, Patricia H. Gilbert

Heavy head furnishings is a term used to describe good fall over the eyes, good whiskers andbeard.Insome breeds,the longhead fallovertheeyes is commonly brushed to the sidesto enablethe dogtoseebetter. TheLhasa Apso's heavyhead ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing (2006)

by Sunggyu Lee

However, there is nothing unique about the properties of Au for VLS growth, and high-quality crystalline semiconductor whiskers have been grown using many different metals as seeds, including Ag. Cu, Ni, Pd, and Pt.'1' The only requirement ...

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Brown bear - cheetah (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

A cat's whiskers have two important functions. At night the ...

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Rifleman - sea slug (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

However, with huge, curved tusks, bushy whiskers and a massive wrinkled body, it is impossible to confuse walruses with any other seals. The Phocidae family is distinct from the other two families in the order Pinni- pedia and evolved from a ...

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Small photo of Surprising meeting face to face with mara with large nose and long whiskers. Creative close-up photography by work with depth of sharpness.Small photo of Surprising meeting face to face with coypu with large teeth and long whiskers. Wildlife close-up photography.Small photo of Feline ears whiskers and body behind beige curtainsSmall photo of Green with red beetle One of the most characteristic signs of representatives of the family are long whiskers. Body length about 6 mm. Feeds on the nectar of flowers.Small photo of Bi-Color Brown White Blue Eyed Ragdoll Cat with a black button nose and Long Whiskers Sitting on Ledge Looking UpwardsSmall photo of Nose and whiskers of a Scottish Fold grey cat hiding in the curtainsSmall photo of Surprising meeting face to face with coypu with large teeth and long whiskers. Wildlife close-up photography. More...

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Long whiskers cannot take the place of brains.
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Scrabble value of W4H4I1S1K5E1R1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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