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big head

n.
1. Informal Conceit; egotism.
2. also bighead (bĭg′hĕd′) Any of various diseases of animals, especially rams, characterized by swelling of the head, face, or neck.

big′head′ed adj.
big′head′ed·ness n.
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Differences in the proximate composition of the muscle tissue of grass carp, bighead carp, Siberian sturgeon, and wels catfish have also been reported by other authors.
For Cranfield, the experience of working with bigHead and their partners helps highlight the real-world challenges that arise from joining of composite materials either to themselves or other materials, in mass-market applications.
But adult populations of silver and bighead are more than 50 miles from Lake Michigan and 20 miles from electric barriers the Corps has erected, Wethington told me.
Condition factor (CF), biomass and yield were significantly different between systems for grass and common carp and showed no differences for the filter feeders (bighead and silver carp).
Existing DEC regulations prohibit the possession and sale of fish species, including snakehead fish and three species of Asian Carp (including bighead carp) that it has determined to be a present danger to indigenous fish populations.
Bighead will be using the resource in her course for first and second year education students.
Extreme Fishing with Robson Green (9.00pm) The actor casts off in the Chinese regions of Xiu Shan and Zhejiang, where he joins 100 locals at Qiando Lake in trying to land the much revered bighead carp.
Two species of carp, the silver and bighead, have taken over much of the Mississippi, Missouri and Illinois rivers.
"Davey Bighead, Dream Big" is a fresh, fun story about a boy whose difference, an enormous head that can't fit through bus doors or shirt necks, at first causes him rejection and discomfort, but who plunges ahead with a plan to make lemonade when given lemons by Life.
In fact they are Asian carps, referred to commonly as silver carps, largescale silver carps and bighead carps.
Joel Bighead, of Wunnumin Lake, conducted a class on preaching.
Asian carp, which include bighead carp and silver carp, are thought to have escaped from U.S.