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Definition 1: (zoology) an expandable part or marking that resembles a hood on the head or neck of an animal - [noun denoting animal]

(hood is a kind of ...) any body part visible externally

(hood belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies animals

Definition 2: protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where hood or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars
  • the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine

Synonyms for hood in the sense of this definition

(hood is a kind of ...) a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury

"they had no protection from the fallout" "wax provided protection for the floors"

(hood is a part of ...) an ornament on the front of the hood of a car emblematic of the manufacturer

(... is part of hood) an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets

"the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"

(... is part of hood) a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine

"he needs a car to get to work"

Definition 3: a headdress that protects the head and face - [noun denoting artifact]

(hood is a kind of ...) clothing for the head

(... is a kind of hood ) a woman's large folded hooped hood; worn in the 18th century

(... is a kind of hood ) a medieval hood of mail suspended from a basinet to protect the head and neck

(... is a kind of hood ) a loose hood or hooded robe (as worn by a monk)

Definition 4: the folding roof of a carriage - [noun denoting artifact]

(hood is a kind of ...) protective covering on top of a motor vehicle

(... is a kind of hood ) the folding hood of a horse-drawn carriage

Definition 5: metal covering leading to a vent that exhausts smoke or fumes - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for hood in the sense of this definition

(hood is a kind of ...) an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

(... is a kind of hood ) exhaust hood over a kitchen range

Definition 6: (falconry) a leather covering for a hawk's head - [noun denoting artifact]

(hood is a kind of ...) an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

(hood belongs to category ...) the art of training falcons to hunt and return

Definition 7: a tubular attachment used to keep stray light out of the lens of a camera - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for hood in the sense of this definition

(hood is a kind of ...) a supplementary part or accessory

(... is part of hood) equipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other)

(... is part of hood) television equipment consisting of a lens system that focuses an image on a photosensitive mosaic that is scanned by an electron beam

Definition 8: (slang) a neighborhood - [noun denoting group]

(hood is a kind of ...) people living near one another

"it is a friendly neighborhood" "my neighborhood voted for Bush"

(hood is used in the usage domain ...) a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

"they don't speak our lingo"

Definition 9: a protective covering that is part of a plant - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for hood in the sense of this definition

(hood is a kind of ...) a natural object that covers or envelops

"under a covering of dust" "the fox was flushed from its cover"

(... is part of hood) (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion

Definition 10: an aggressive and violent young criminal - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for hood in the sense of this definition

(hood is a kind of ...) someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime

(... is a kind of hood ) a hired thug

Definition 11: cover with a hood - [verb of contact]

Samples where hood or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The bandits were hooded

(hood is a kind of ...) provide with a covering or cause to be covered

"cover her face with a handkerchief" "cover the child with a blanket" "cover the grave with flowers"

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