Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling hair; having the texture, consistency, or appearance of hair.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. shaped like a hair; long and slender.
  • adj. long and slender with a very fine internal diameter.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. long and slender with a very small internal diameter

Etymologies

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hair +‎ -like

Examples

  • Little eggs are hatched and the young are passed out by the way of the mouth, and they go swimming about as little oval bodies covered with a very curious kind of hairlike processes.

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  • To get an idea of how these tiny little "hairlike" shutters work, think about how a person raises their hand in front of their eyes to block the sunshine while trying to look at a traffic signal.

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  • In 7 -10 days hanging in the cooler, a thin layer of white hairlike mold should be starting to form.

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  • The bud blossomed into her ear, its hairlike tendrils snaking towards her eardrum where they fanned out into electric petals, sensors cool against her hot skin.

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  • An ogre with hairlike stone spikes topped the wall, swung his arm, and knocked five archers over, into the bailey.

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  • Yes | No | Report from huntnow wrote 23 hours 38 min ago the nature of this question confuses the hell out of me but the beard on a turkey looks like a beard of sorts. it protrudes out of their feathers on their chest in long, hopefully, dark colored bristly hairlike form. fudd what did these other hunters think a turkey beard was?

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  • Hearing loss from loud or sustained noises is caused by destruction of the cilia, tiny hairlike projections that sprout from sound receptor cells in the ear.

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  • One to nine months after quitting: coughing and shortness of breath decrease; cilia tiny hairlike structures that move mucus out of the lungs regain normal function in the lungs, increasing the ability to handle mucus, clean the lungs, and reduce the risk of infection.

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  • José dusted off the “button” as they were called, and cut little bits of white hairlike spines out of the top.

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  • I could feel their softly rippled petals, the fine hairlike texture of their stamens, sticking to me.

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