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deadhead

[′ded‚hed]
(metallurgy)
The portion of a casting that fills up the ingate.
(mining engineering)
To begin a new cut without excavating the material from the preceding cut.
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When you pick a rose or deadhead, you want to cut back to just above a five-section leaf for best bloom.
He's also a Deadhead and knows more about what we've done than I do.
Over the years, the Deadhead scene grew slowly and steadily, with the band moving from clubs and theaters to arenas, never losing momentum even as they were written off by the press as irrelevant relics.
The bands played their own music, and a lot of the Deadheads were not psyched about that, because they came just wanting to hear Dead music.
But saving the city would cost money and require providing services to the neighborhoods, which means city workers can't continue ripping off every tax dollar, would have to work far more efficiently and agree to work rules that got rid of deadheads.
The more boats that have deadheads are better for me, because people don't like them and they know I don't carry them.
Carrying blankets, coolers and their children, these Deadheads - as loyal Grateful Dead fans are known - danced and relaxed in the sun as seven different bands played Grateful Dead covers throughout the day.
Farther on is a percussion orchestra, a ragtag collection of street kids and Deadheads.
There are scores of Dead Web sites, but your first stop should be the Official Grateful Dead Page, a cosmic, all-encompassing spot where you'll find links to such Deadspots as lyricist Robert Hunter's home page, featuring many of his nonlyric scribblings; the Dead File, a mountain of e-mail correspondences from the legion of Deadheads throughout the world, plus archives of Dead newsletters dating all the way back to '71 and the advent of the Heads; a catalog of Dick's Picks, a series of six (so far) collections of live Dead shows put together by the band's vault archivist Dick Latvala; and spots where you'll find other news about the band and its far-flung members.
Deadheads - the appellation affixed to the band's faithful camp followers who composed the traveling carnival that set up shop at every Dead concert - and others in the rock music universe were shaken to the core by Garcia's fatal heart attack last year at 53.
Juggling with the Grateful Dead: Deadheads already know about Spin Master Devil Sticks, a juggling toy that involves flipping a master stick between two hand-held control sticks, but now everybody can play.
Next week, Hart's music is to be performed at a place where Deadheads will be a minority: He will be in Atlanta for the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games, for which he composed the call to nations.