hair's-breadth, hairsbreadth, hair, whisker(noun)
a very small distance or space
"they escaped by a hair's-breadth"; "they lost the election by a whisker"
a very short distance or a very small amount (as is the width of a hair)
Origin: hair's + breadth
The numerical value of hairsbreadth in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of hairsbreadth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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