hairnet
hairnet hair"net` n. a small net that some women wear over their hair to keep it in place. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • hairnet — [her′net΄] n. a net or fine meshed cap of silk, etc., for keeping the hair in place * * * hair·net (hârʹnĕt ) n. A mesh for holding the hair in place. * * * …   Universalium

  • hairnet — ► NOUN ▪ a fine mesh for confining the hair …   English terms dictionary

  • hairnet — [her′net΄] n. a net or fine meshed cap of silk, etc., for keeping the hair in place …   English World dictionary

  • Hairnet — A hairnet, or sometimes simply a net or caul, is a small, often elasticised, fine net worn over long hair to hold it in place. It is often worn by food service workers to prevent hair from contaminating the food. A snood is similar but a looser… …   Wikipedia

  • hairnet — UK [ˈheə(r)ˌnet] / US [ˈherˌnet] noun [countable] Word forms hairnet : singular hairnet plural hairnets a small net worn over hair to keep it tidy …   English dictionary

  • hairnet — [[t]he͟ə(r)net[/t]] hairnets N COUNT A hairnet is a small net that some women wear over their hair in order to keep it tidy …   English dictionary

  • hairnet — /ˈhɛənɛt/ (say hairnet) noun a loosely woven net of nylon, silk, etc., used to cover the hair and hold it in place …   Australian English dictionary

  • hairnet — noun Date: 1852 a net worn over the hair to keep it in place …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hairnet — noun /ˈhɛrˌnɛt/ A net designed to keep hair up and out of the way. (used, e.g., while cooking) …   Wiktionary

  • hairnet — hair|net [ˈheənet US ˈher ] n a very thin net that stretches over your hair to keep it in place …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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