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Synonyms for shaft

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a series of particles or waves traveling close together in parallel paths

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a relatively long, straight, rigid piece of metal or other solid material

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a line that forms the length of an arrow pointer

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an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

a long rod or pole (especially the handle of an implement or the body of a weapon like a spear or arrow)

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the main (mid) section of a long bone

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a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon

a vertical passageway through a building (as for an elevator)

(architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column

a long vertical passage sunk into the earth, as for a mine or tunnel

the hollow spine of a feather

equip with a shaft

defeat someone through trickery or deceit

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Rich Amino Acids penetrate the hair shaft and infuse strands with the hydration necessary for well-defined curl formation and smoothness
It often begins to happen when we are in our 30s, as our hair shafts start losing the pigment that colours them, called melanin.
At the proximal end the hair shaft becomes very smooth and decreases in diameter from 5 to 2-3 [micro]m.
Using natural, warmed oils is also a good way to massage the scalp and lock moisture into the hair shaft.
Ichthyosiform erythroderma, hair shaft abnormalities, and mental and growth retardation.
WASHINGTON -- Alopecia has become almost epidemic in black women, the result of certain hairstyles that pull too tightly on the scalp and harsh chemical agents that damage the hair shaft and follicles, Dr.
WASHINGTON -- Alopecia has become almost epidemic among black women, the result of certain hairstyles that pull too tightly on the scalp and harsh chemical treatments that damage the hair shaft and follicles, Dr.
The hair doesn't split all the way up the hair shaft.
Products are said to work internally to penetrate the hair shaft, react with damaged areas and bind moisture to improve the condition of frizzy hair, while externally improving gloss and shine.
It turns out that all permanent dye must use PPD to adhere to the hair shaft and peroxide to open it.
The beauty of the ionic dryers, according to the players, is while most consumers think of hair dryers as being damaging to their hair, the ionic charges actually work to condition the hair, making the hair shaft more full and smooth and providing a frizz-free finish.
Nits are tiny, yellowish-white oval eggs that are attached at an angle to the hair shaft.
Through the use of a proprietary Brazilian Super-Nutrient Complex, the Brazilian Blowout actually improves the condition of the hair by creating a protective protein layer around the hair shaft to eliminate frizz and smooth the cuticle.
Volumising shampoo is different from regular shampoo as it has ingredients that help to coat and lock onto the hair shaft to give the appearance of thicker hair.