flying head

  1. a read/write head supported on a thin cushion of air over a rotating magnetic disk.

Origin of flying head

First recorded in 2010–15

Words Nearby flying head Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use flying head in a sentence

  • Incontinently he was flying head over heels through the air at the rate of dozens of miles a minute.

    Tales of Space and Time | Herbert George Wells
  • Just so I peeped out, and was dimly seen, through a wild, flying head of hair.

    Aunt Madge's Story | Sophie May
  • Once he was knocked over by a hooked one under the jaw, but in the next round he sent the Arab literally flying head over heels.

    Allan and the Holy Flower | H. Rider Haggard
  • I remember how we all went flying head first into a snow drift.

    Christmas Holidays at Merryvale | Alice Hale Burnett
  • We paint them now in the form of a flying head, with two small wings below the ears.

    A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)