from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The pointed striking tip of an arrow, typically a knapped, wedge-shaped stone or a fitted metal cap.
- n. Something, such as a directional mark on a sign or drawing, having the shape of an arrowhead.
- n. Any of various aquatic or wetland perennial plants of the genus Sagittaria, having arrowhead-shaped leaves and panicles of white, unisexual flowers.
- n. The edible tubers of the Eurasian species S. sagittifolia or of the North American species S. latifolia.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The pointed part of an arrow (the weapon).
- n. The pointed part of an arrow (the symbol).
- n. Any plant in the genus Sagittaria.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the pointed head or striking tip of an arrow.
- n. An aquatic plant of the genus Sagittaria, esp. Sagittaria sagittifolia, -- named from the shape of the leaves.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The head of an arrow.
- n. An aquatic plant of the genus Sagittaria: so called from the shape of the leaves. See Sagittaria.
- n. A belemnite.
- Written with arrow-headed characters: as, an arrow-head inscription.
- n. The pointed member of an egg-and-dart molding; the ‘dart’ or ‘tongue.’ See cut at egg and dart, under egg.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the pointed head or striking tip of an arrow
The arrowhead is NOT authorized on the Silver Star.
The arrowhead is spreading its creamy clumps of flower and the blackberries are blooming in the thickets.
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This was the highest value of stocks handled by the exchange since its new software dubbed 'arrowhead' launched at the start of the year.
He had Casca on his right; Bu Ali on his left, in a kind of arrowhead formation with himself as the point.
Sure, we could do that "arrowhead" maneuver in our sleep.
Against effective machine-gun or rifle fire deployment into line, or into "arrowhead" formation with the flanks thrown well back, is preferable to a single line extended at so many paces interval, as it is scarcely more vulnerable and is infinitely easier to control.
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Like Hoa, he is symbolized by the simple wedge or "arrowhead," the primary and essential element of cuneiform writing, to mark his joint presidency with that God over writing and literature.
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