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gyroscope an instrument with a turning wheel, mounted on an axis that can turn in any direction. When the axis turns, the wheel stays level. Gyroscopes are used to help keep ships and airplanes on course.
h the eighth letter of the English alphabet.
ha a word used to show triumph, surprise, discovery, amazement, or annoyance.
habit a regular action; routine. [3 definitions]
habitat the natural environment of an animal or plant.
habitual done by habit. [2 definitions]
hacienda a large estate used as a farm or ranch. Haciendas can be found in many countries where the people speak Spanish or in the southwestern United States.
hack1 to cut or chop with heavy blows. [3 definitions]
hacker (informal) someone who is expert at correcting computer programs and is seen as a person interested only in computers. [2 definitions]
had past tense and past participle of have.
Hades the underworld of Greek mythology, ruled by the god Pluto.
hadn't shortened form of "had not."
haggard having a very tired, worried, or wasted look.
haiku a Japanese verse form made of three lines, or any poem written in this form. The first line has five syllables, followed by a line of seven syllables, then another line of five.
hail1 to welcome or greet. [4 definitions]
hail2 round pieces of frozen rain or a storm of this frozen rain. [4 definitions]
hail from to have as one's place of birth or residence; come from.
hair a thin, thread-like strand that grows from the skin of humans and other mammals. [3 definitions]
haircut the act or process of cutting hair. [2 definitions]
hairdo the style or shape in which hair is arranged.
hairpin a metal pin in the shape of a U, used to keep hair in place or to attach something to the hair. [2 definitions]