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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

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(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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"It's time for Mississippi to pull together," Hood said the next morning as reported by Mississippi Today.
The moviemaker says the new reboot of Robin Hood sees Robin as "a warhardened Crusader and his Moorish commander (Jamie Foxx) mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown in a thrilling action-adventure packed with gritty battlefield exploits, mind-blowing fight choreography, and a timeless romance."
But Egerton said his version of the heroic outlaw will differ from Crowe's 2010 portrayal and Costner's 1991 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.
Hood feels bad about the incident that happened with 7:38 left in the fourth quarter, and he expressed remorse on Tuesday to team officials about becoming a distraction, said the person who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation.
Morgan has invested more than $24 million to help Robin Hood improve the lives of struggling New Yorkers.
Summary: Jewel-crusted, pearl-studded and painted - the hoods have come of age from a simple falconry accessory to a fashion statement that defines the bird of prey.
CONTROVERSIAL spit hoods could be introduced in the North East after a police force revealed it was considering adopting the restraining technique.
NetherRealm held a Watchtower livestream (https://www.twitch.tv/videos/150232050) on Twitch yesterday to fully show off the Red Hood in action in "Injustice 2." The livestream revealed that the Red Hood will rely on long-range attacks like Deadshot.
High-performance fume hoods take on different names throughout the industry, and therefore the meaning of the term "high-performance fume hood" is often misunderstood.
Constantly challenged with energy conservation, engineers realized that laboratory hoods with horizontal sliding sash on a double track have half the open face area of a vertical sash hood of the same size.
The hood entry is available in one or more top & side entries and a closed enclosure that can be drilled.