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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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Hood and his mother, Carol, sued the school district, arguing that the boy had a constitutional right to read the story out loud.
In some cases, canopy hoods will be the most effective.
However, concerns about safety have meant that many manufacturers of traditional hoods have proceeded cautiously in making changes to their product line.
However, since cooking equipment and hoods are often shoehorned into small kitchens, it was felt the test data would be representative and relevant.
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The hoods are painted off-line after flame-treating and application of a standard PP primer.
Falcon hoods are a fashion statement, or so would it seem if you are at the International Festival of Falconry, running at the Khalifa Park in Abu Dhabi.
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.