a covering for the head and neck with an opening for the face, typically forming part of a coat or sweatshirt.
a separate garment similar to this worn over a college gown or a surplice to indicate the wearer's degree.
a leather covering for a hawk's head.
a thing resembling a hood in shape or use, in particular:
a metal part covering the engine of an automobile.
a canopy to protect users of machinery or to remove fumes from it.
a hoodlike structure or marking on the head or neck of an animal.
the upper part of the flower of a plant such as a dead-nettle.
a tubular attachment to keep stray light out of a camera lens:
a lens hood.
a folding waterproof cover of an automobile, baby carriage, etc.
put a hood on or over.
/ -ˌlīk/ adj.
a gangster or similar violent criminal.
a neighborhood, esp. one's own neighborhood:
I've lived in the hood for 15 years.
, good, hood, Likud, misunderstood, pud, should, stood, understood, withstood, wood, would
•Gielgud • manhood • maidenhood
•nationhood • statehood • sainthood
•priesthood • kinghood • babyhood
•likelihood • livelihood • puppyhood
•childhood • wifehood • knighthood
•falsehood • widowhood • boyhood
•cousinhood • adulthood
•husbandhood • bachelorhood
•toddlerhood • womanhood
•parenthood • sisterhood
•spinsterhood • fatherhood
•girlhood • Talmud • Malamud
•matchwood • Dagwood • Blackwood
•sandalwood • sapwood • basswood
•hardwood • lancewood • heartwood
•redwood • Wedgwood • Elmwood
•bentwood • Hailwood • lacewood
•beechwood • greenwood • Eastwood
•cheesewood • driftwood • stinkwood
•Littlewood • giltwood • Hollywood
•satinwood • plywood • wildwood
•pinewood • whitewood • softwood
•cottonwood • coachwood • rosewood
•fruitwood • Goodwood • brushwood
•firewood • ironwood • underwood
•Isherwood • wormwood
HOOD Acronym for hierarchical object-oriented design.
HOOD was developed specifically for the European Space Agency
and very closely follows the structure of the Ada programming language
. It provides diagram notations to depict nested packages
and tasks; it also provides specification of these items in terms of procedures, functions, variables, types, etc. It indicates how higher-level objects
are decomposed into lower-level objects and also how the interface of the high-level object is mapped to the interface(s) of lower-level objects.
Projecting cover to a fireplace to increase the draught and remove smoke, attached to the wall behind.2.
Canopy or cover above an aperture, such as a doorway
, to protect it from the weather.3. Drip-stone
over the heads
of apertures, arched or rectangular, usually with label-stops
at each end.
= MDu. hoet
), OHG. huot
hat) :- WGmc. *χōda
, rel. to HAT
cover the eyes to prevent vision XVI; fig. XVII.
Computing hierarchical object-oriented design