hair
[heə(r)]
sustantivo
1. pelo (m) cabello (m) (of head); vello (m) (of body); pelo (m) (of animal)
  • to have long hair -> tener el pelo largo
  • to do one's hair -> peinarse
  • to brush/comb one's hair -> cepillarse/peinarse el pelo
  • to have or get one's hair cut -> cortarse el pelo
  • if you harm or touch a hair on that child's head… -> como le toques un solo pelo a ese niño…
  • to make somebody's hair stand on end -> ponerle a alguien los pelos de punta
  • keep your hair on! (familiar) -> ¡no te sulfures!
  • to get in somebody's hair (familiar) -> dar la lata a alguien
  • to let one's hair down (sentido figurado) -> soltarse el pelo (lose inhibitions)
  • hair of the dog (familiar) -> = algo de alcohol para quitar la resaca (for hangover)
  • hair gel -> gel (m) moldeador, gomina (f) (español de España)
  • hair slide -> pasador (m) (para el pelo) (británico)

hair [jear]
sustantivo
1. Pelo, la hebra o hilo delgado que sale de los poros del cuerpo animal; se dice también del vello que cubre ciertas partes del cuerpo humano.
2. (Biol.) Filamentos del cuerpo y de las planta
sustantivo
3. Cabello, cabellera, pelo de la cabeza y de la cara.
  • Against the hair -> a contrapelo; de mala gana
  • False hair -> pelo postizo
  • Hair of the head -> cabellos
  • To a hair -> exactamente, perfectamente
  • A fine head of hair -> una cabellera hermosa
  • Horse-hair -> crin
  • To dress one’ -> hair, peinarse
  • Hair-button -> botón de crin
  • Hair-broom -> escoba de cerdas o crines
  • Hair-brush -> cepillo, escobilla, para limpiar el cabello
  • Hair-cloth -> (a) cilicio; (b) esterilla de cerda para sillas
  • Hairdresser -> peluquero, peinador
  • Hair-dye -> tinte para el pelo
  • Hair-lace -> cinta para atar el pelo
  • Hair-sieve -> tamiz de cerda para colar
  • Hair-splitting -> quisquilla, distinción de poco momento
adjetivo
4. Quisquilloso, que se para en quisquilla
sustantivo
  • Hair-spring -> pelo, muelle (de reloj) muy fino en espiral

hair [hɛəʳ]
noun
1 (head of hair) pelo (m); cabello (m); (on legs etc) vello (m); [of animal] pelo (m); piel (f); (fluff) pelusa (f)
to comb one's hair peinarse
to get/have one's hair cut cortarse el pelo
to do one's hairto have one's hair done arreglarse el pelo
grey hair canas (f)
a fine head of hair una hermosa cabellera
he still has a full head of hair aún conserva todo su pelo
she's got long hair tiene el pelo largo
to part one's hair hacerse la raya
to remove unwanted hair depilarse
to put one's hair up recogerse el pelo
to wash one's hair lavarse la cabeza or el pelo
white hair canas (f)
to get in sb's hair sacar de quicio a algn
to get sb out of one's hair quitarse de encima a algn
keep your hair on! (Britain) ¡cálmate!
to let one's hair down echar una cana al aire; soltarse la melena; relajarse; especially (LAm)
to make sb's hair stand on end poner los pelos de punta a algn
it was enough to make your hair stand on end te ponía los pelos de punta; era espeluznante
to tear one's hair out ponerse frenético
2 (single hair) pelo (m)
by a hair's breadth por un pelo or los pelos; to be within a hair's breadth of estar a dos dedos de
the hair of the dog (that bit you) una copita para que se pase la resaca
what you need is a hair of the dog that bit you lo que te hace falta es tomarte otra para que se te pase la resaca
to put hairs on one's chest
this will put hairs on your chest! ¡esto te hará la mar de bien! (informal)
to split hairs buscarle tres pies al gato; hilar muy fino
to turn a hair
he didn't turn a hair ni se inmutó; ni siquiera pestañeó
modifier
[+follicle, implant, transplant] capilar; [+lacquer] para el pelo; [+mattress] de cerda
hair appointment (n)
to have/make a hair appointment tener/pedir hora en la peluquería
hair care (n) cuidado (m) del cabello
hair clippers (n) maquinilla (f) para cortar el pelo
hair conditioner (n) suavizante (m) or enjuague (m) para el cabello; (LAm)
hair curler (n) rulo (m); bigudí (m)
hair extension (n) postizo (m); (false plait) trenza (f) postiza
...Paul Gascoigne's ludicrous hair extensions
hair follicle (n) folículo (m) capilar
hair gel (n) fijador (m)
hair implant (n) implante (m) capilar
hair loss (n) pérdida (f) de cabello; caída (f) de pelo
...the treatment of hair loss you may experience some hair loss during pregnancy
total hair loss pérdida (f) total del cabello; caída (f) total del pelo
...an unpleasant experience whose side-effects include total hair loss
hair oil (n) brillantina (f)
hair remover (n) depilatorio (m)
hair restorer (n) loción (f) capilar
hair shirt (n) cilicio (m)
hair slide (n) (Britain) pasador (m); hebilla (f); (S. Cone)
hair specialist (n) especialista (m) capilar
hair style (n) peinado (m)
hair stylist (n) peluqueroapeluquera (m) (f) estilista;a peluquera
hair transplant (n) trasplante (m) capilar
hair trigger (n) gatillo que se dispara con un ligero toque

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