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Heel vs. Hill — What's the Difference?

Heel vs. Hill — What's the Difference?

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Heel

The heel is the prominence at the posterior end of the foot. It is based on the projection of one bone, the calcaneus or heel bone, behind the articulation of the bones of the lower leg.

Hill

A hill is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain. It often has a distinct summit.

Heel

The rounded posterior portion of the human foot under and behind the ankle.

Hill

A well-defined natural elevation smaller than a mountain.

Heel

The corresponding part of the hind foot of other vertebrates.
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Hill

A small heap, pile, or mound.

Heel

A similar anatomical part, such as the fleshy rounded base of the human palm or the hind toe of a bird.

Hill

A mound of earth piled around and over a plant.

Heel

The part, as of a sock, shoe, or stocking, that covers the heel.

Hill

A plant thus covered.

Heel

The built-up portion of a shoe or boot, supporting the heel.

Hill

An incline, especially of a road; a slope.

Heel

One of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread.

Hill

Capitol Hill. Often used with the.

Heel

The part of the head of a golf club where it joins the shaft.

Hill

The US Congress. Often used with the.

Heel

The end of a violin bow where the handle is located.

Hill

To form into a hill, pile, or heap.

Heel

The lower end of a mast.

Hill

To cover (a plant) with a mound of soil.

Heel

The after end of a ship's keel.

Hill

An elevated landmass smaller than a mountain.
The park is sheltered from the wind by a hill to the east.

Heel

(Botany) The basal end of a plant cutting or tuber used in propagation.

Hill

A sloping road.
You need to pick up speed to get up the hill that's coming up.

Heel

Oppression; tyranny
Under the heel of Stalinism.
The heel of an autocrat.

Hill

(US) A heap of earth surrounding a plant.

Heel

(Informal) A dishonorable or unscrupulous person.

Hill

(US) A single cluster or group of plants growing close together, and having the earth heaped up about them.
A hill of corn or potatoes

Heel

A tilt, as of a boat, to one side.

Hill

(baseball) The pitcher’s mound.

Heel

To furnish with a heel or heels.

Hill

The raised portion of the surface of a vinyl record.

Heel

To repair or replace the heels, as for shoes.

Hill

To form into a heap or mound.

Heel

(Slang) To furnish, especially with money.

Hill

To heap or draw earth around plants.

Heel

To arm (a gamecock) with gaffs.

Hill

A natural elevation of land, or a mass of earth rising above the common level of the surrounding land; an eminence less than a mountain.
Every mountain and hill shall be made low.

Heel

To press or strike with the heel
Heel a horse.

Hill

A single cluster or group of plants growing close together, and having the earth heaped up about them; as, a hill of corn or potatoes.

Heel

To follow at one's heels
The dog won't heel.

Hill

To surround with earth; to heap or draw earth around or upon; as, to hill corn.
Showing them how to plant and hill it.

Heel

To tilt or cause to tilt to one side.

Hill

A local and well-defined elevation of the land

Heel

To cover the roots of (a plant) with soil temporarily, as while preparing for a more permanent planting. Often with in
Heeled in the apple saplings until the orchard had been laid out.

Hill

Structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones;
They built small mounds to hide behind

Heel

(anatomy) The rear part of the foot, where it joins the leg.

Hill

United States railroad tycoon (1838-1916)

Heel

The part of a shoe's sole which supports the foot's heel.

Hill

Risque English comedian (1925-1992)

Heel

The rear part of a sock or similar covering for the foot.

Hill

(baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands

Heel

The part of the palm of a hand closest to the wrist.
He drove the heel of his hand into the man's nose.

Hill

Form into a hill

Heel

A woman's high-heeled shoe.

Heel

(firearms) The back, upper part of the stock.

Heel

The last or lowest part of anything.
The heel of a mast
The heel of a vessel

Heel

A crust end-piece of a loaf of bread.

Heel

(US) The base of a bun sliced in half lengthwise.

Heel

(informal) A contemptible, unscrupulous, inconsiderate or thoughtless person.

Heel

A headlining wrestler regarded as a "bad guy," whose ring persona embodies villainous or reprehensible traits and demonstrates characteristics of a braggart and a bully.

Heel

(card games) The cards set aside for later use in a patience or solitaire game.

Heel

Anything resembling a human heel in shape; a protuberance; a knob.

Heel

(architecture) The lower end of a timber in a frame, as a post or rafter.

Heel

The obtuse angle of the lower end of a rafter set sloping.

Heel

A cyma reversa.

Heel

(carpentry) The short side of an angled cut.

Heel

(golf) The part of a club head's face nearest the shaft.

Heel

The lower end of the bit (cutting edge) of an axehead; as opposed to the toe (upper end).

Heel

In a carding machine, the part of a flat nearest the cylinder.

Heel

(nautical) The junction between the keel and the stempost of a vessel; an angular wooden join connecting the two.

Heel

(nautical) The act of inclining or canting from a vertical position; a cant.

Heel

To follow at somebody's heels; to chase closely.
She called to her dog to heel.

Heel

To add a heel to, or increase the size of the heel of (a shoe or boot).

Heel

To kick with the heel.

Heel

(transitive) To perform by the use of the heels, as in dancing, running, etc.

Heel

(transitive) To arm with a gaff, as a cock for fighting.

Heel

To hit (the ball) with the heel of the club.

Heel

To make (a fair catch) standing with one foot forward, the heel on the ground and the toe up.

Heel

To incline to one side; to tilt.

Heel

To lean or tip to one side, as a ship; as, the ship heels aport; the boat heeled over when the squall struck it.

Heel

To perform by the use of the heels, as in dancing, running, and the like.
I cannot sing,Nor heel the high lavolt.

Heel

To add a heel to; as, to heel a shoe.

Heel

To arm with a gaff, as a cock for fighting.

Heel

To hit (the ball) with the heel of the club.

Heel

To make (a fair catch) standing with one foot advanced, the heel on the ground and the toe up.

Heel

The hinder part of the foot; sometimes, the whole foot; - in man or quadrupeds.
He [the stag] calls to mind his strength and then his speed,His winged heels and then his armed head.

Heel

The hinder part of any covering for the foot, as of a shoe, sock, etc.; specif., a solid part projecting downward from the hinder part of the sole of a boot or shoe.

Heel

The latter or remaining part of anything; the closing or concluding part.

Heel

Anything regarded as like a human heel in shape; a protuberance; a knob.

Heel

The part of a thing corresponding in position to the human heel; the lower part, or part on which a thing rests

Heel

Management by the heel, especially the spurred heel; as, the horse understands the heel well.

Heel

The lower end of a timber in a frame, as a post or rafter. In the United States, specif., the obtuse angle of the lower end of a rafter set sloping.

Heel

The part of the face of the club head nearest the shaft.

Heel

In a carding machine, the part of a flat nearest the cylinder.

Heel

The bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground

Heel

The back part of the human foot

Heel

Someone who is morally reprehensible;
You dirty dog

Heel

One of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread

Heel

The lower end of a ship's mast

Heel

(golf) the part of the clubhead where it joins the shaft

Heel

The piece of leather that fits the heel

Heel

Tilt to one side;
The balloon heeled over
The wind made the vessel heel
The ship listed to starboard

Heel

Follow at the heels of a person

Heel

Perform with the heels;
Heel that dance

Heel

Strike with the heel of the club;
Heel a golf ball

Heel

Put a new heel on;
Heel shoes

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