Pronunciation: (hâr'dres"ing), [key]
1. the act or process of cutting, styling, or dressing hair.
2. the vocation or occupation of a hairdresser.
3. a style of arranging the hair; hairdo; coiffure.
4. a preparation, as tonic, oil, pomade, or the like, applied to the hair for increased manageability.
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