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by the head

The World in the Head, by Robert Cummins.

led by (the head of) one's dick phr.

The World in the HeadBy Robert Cummins

Head-Trunk Coordination in Man: Is Trunk Angular Velocity Elicited by a Support Surface Movement the Only Factor Influencing Head Stabilization?

Seasonal Dynamics of the Flower Head Infestation of Smallanthus maculatus by Two Nonfrugivorous Tephritids

Multi-phase defense by the big-headed ant, Pheidole obtusospinosa, against raiding army ants

Host activity and the risk of nest parasitism by brown-headed cowbirds

The gold-headed cane by William MacMichael (1783–1839)

Head, Eyes, Flesh, and Blood: Giving Away the Body in Indian Buddhist Literature. By Reiko Ohnuma

The effect of atropine in vasovagal syncope induced by head-up tilt testing

Properties of Eye and Head Movements Evoked by Electrical Stimulation of the Monkey Superior Colliculus

Eye-Pursuit and Reafferent Head Movement Signals Carried by Pursuit Neurons in the Caudal Part of the Frontal Eye Fields during Head-Free Pursuit

From Heads of Household to Heads of State: The Preaccession Households of Mary and Elizabeth Tudor, 1516–1558 by J.L. McIntosh

187PSummary of head-to-head comparisons of patient (pt) risk classifications by the 21-gene recurrence score (RS) assay and other genomic assays for early breast cancer (EBC)

Electromyographic Activity of Neck Muscles in Relation to the Initiation of Head Turning Induced by Stimulation of the Caudate Nucleus in the Cat

Generation of a head phantom according to the 95th percentile Chinese population data for evaluating the specific absorption rate by wireless communication devices

Large aggregations of pelagic squid near the ocean surface at the Antarctic Polar Front, and their capture by grey-headed albatrosses

Femoral head osteonecrosis can be caused by disruption of the systemic immune response via the toll-like receptor 4 signalling pathway


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A ship is said to be by the head when it draws more than its normal depth of water forward, with its bows lying deeper than its stern. Similarly, a ship is said to be by the stern when it is drawing more than its normal depth of water aft. It is a result of the faulty trimming of the ship's internal ballast or badly stowed cargo, or perhaps a leak.

Subjects: Maritime History.

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