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hood

1. the US and Canadian name for bonnet (of a car)
2. the folding roof of a convertible car
3. Falconry a close-fitting cover, placed over the head and eyes of a falcon to keep it quiet when not hunting
4. Biology a structure or marking, such as the fold of skin on the head of a cobra, that covers or appears to cover the head or some similar part

Hood

1. Robin. See Robin Hood
2. Samuel, 1st Viscount. 1724--1816, British admiral. He fought successfully against the French during the American Revolution and the French Revolutionary Wars
3. Thomas. 1799--1845, British poet and humorist: his work includes protest poetry, such as The Song of the Shirt (1843) and The Bridge of Sighs (1844)

Hood

A projection above an opening, such as a door or window, serving as a screen or as protection against the weather.

What does it mean when you dream about a hooded figure?

Mystery and death are the associations of a hooded figure. The hood can indicate either the passing away of old obstacles or cowering and hiding from a person or a situation.

hood

[hu̇d]
(design engineering)
An opaque shield placed above or around the screen of a cathode-ray tube to eliminate extraneous light.
(engineering)
Close-fitting, rubber head covering that leaves the face exposed; used in scuba diving.
A protective covering, usually providing special ventilation to carry away objectionable fumes, dusts, and gases, in which dangerous chemical, biological, or radioactive materials can be safely handled.

hood

1. A cover placed above an opening or an object to shelter it.
2. A cover placed over a fire or chimney to create a draft and to direct the smoke, odors, or noxious vapors into a flue; may be supported or hung in space, or attached to a wall; sometimes furnished with a grease filter or extractor, a light fixture, and fire-extinguishing system.

hood

Any of a variety of devices used to restrict vision so that the pilot has no outside visual clues and can see only the aircraft instruments. It is used during instrument training to simulate conditions where the pilot cannot see outside the plane, such as being in a cloud.

HOOD

Hierarchical Object Oriented Design: a method for Architectural Design primarily for software to be developed in Ada, leading to automated checking, documentation and source code generation.
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Hoodless, of Keldregate, Deighton, stole from the company when he was asked to operate a checkout during busy periods in the store.
Elisabeth Hoodless, executive director, said: "Two hundred young offenders risk losing the chance of changing their lives to become productive citizens.
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Donald Hoodless, the new chairman of the agency, revealed his proposals for its break-up and the future of nearly 100,000 homes.
Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland MLA, today announced the appointment of Donald Hoodless as Chairman and Professor Peter Roberts as Vice-Chairman to the Board of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.
Dame Elisabeth Hoodless, who is stepping down after leading Britain's largest volunteering charity Community Service Volunteers (CSV) for more than 40 years, also said the prime minister had overestimated the amount of responsibility volunteers were prepared to take on.
Accolades chairman Donald Hoodless said: "I'd like to offer my sincerest congratulations to all the winners who have worked so hard to improve social care services through a wide variety of innovative projects.
When "green Dave" Cameron urged us to hug a hoodie he may not have had in mind the Financial Services Authority, nor the memorably named stockbroker Hoodless Bren-nan.