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1. The anterior part of the integument of soft ticks (family Argasidae) that extends over the capitulum and forms the roof of the camerostome.
2. An expanded, covering structure that resembles the hood of robe or cloak in shape or function, such as the extensor digital expansions that overly the dorsal aspect of the heads of the metacarpals.
[O.E. hōd, hat]

hor·i·zon·tal lam·i·nar flow hood

(hōr'i-zon'tăl lam'i-năr' flō hud)
A laminar flow hood in which the air is pushed through a filter horizontally toward the user to maintain a sterile environment.

lam·i·nar flow hood

(lam'i-năr flō hud)
An enclosure in which air flow is directed so as to prevent contamination of sterile materials by airborne organisms.
Synonym(s): hood.

ver·ti·cal lam·in·ar flow hood

(vĕr'ti-kăl lam'i-năr flō hud)
A laminar flow hood in which the air is pushed through a filter vertically to protect the user from exposure to harmful materials.


an item of horse clothing. A cloth cover for the head; with eye and ear holes.

long hood
covers the head and neck to the shoulders.
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Our ability to take this in-house, implement it, and see benefits fairly quickly at a pretty low cost made us realize that XBRL is real and can really help," Thomas Hood said.
Minor poets might be deliberately un-original (certainly authors like Symonds and the early Thomas Hood deploy echoes of Keats in order to grant themselves cultural authority).
MY sister and I are looking for any descendants of Thomas Hood, who left Scotland to live in England about mid-1840s.
The first editors were Henry Mayhew, Mark Lemon, and Joseph Stirling Coyne, and early members of the staff included the authors William Makepeace Thackeray and Thomas Hood and the illustrator-cartoonists John Leech and Sir John Tenniel.
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We are very pleased to partner with a globally respected company like Hitachi High-Technologies," stated Thomas Hood, President and Chief Executive Officer of XeroCoat, Inc.
The gallery has supplemented it with some items from its Staffordshire pottery collection, including a jug marked Thomas Hood of Nuneaton and some delicate Clarice Clift pieces.