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heavy-bearded
/hev"ee bear"did/, adj. having a thick or dark beard. * * *
heavy-duty
/hev"ee dooh"tee, -dyooh"-/, adj. 1. providing an unusual amount of power, durability, etc.: heavy-duty machinery; heavy-duty shoes. 2. very important, impressive, or serious: ...
heavy-footed
—heavy-footedness, n. /hev"ee foot"id/, adj. clumsy or ponderous, as in movement or expressiveness: music that is heavy-footed and uninspired. [1615-25] * * *
heavy-handed
—heavy-handedly, adv. —heavy-handedness, n. /hev"ee han"did/, adj. 1. oppressive; harsh: a heavy-handed master. 2. clumsy; graceless: a heavy-handed treatment of the ...
heavy-handedness
See heavy-handed. * * *
heavy-hearted
—heavy-heartedly, adv. —heavy-heartedness, n. /hev"ee hahr"tid/, adj. sorrowful; melancholy; dejected. [1350-1400; ME] Syn. depressed, sad-hearted, downcast. * * *
heavy-heartedly
See heavy-hearted. * * *
heavy-heartedness
See heavy-heartedly. * * *
heavy-laden
/hev"ee layd"n/, adj. 1. carrying a heavy load; heavily laden: a heavy-laden cart. 2. very tired or troubled; burdened: heavy-laden with care. [1400-50; late ME hevy ladyn. See ...
heavychain
heavy chain n. The larger of the two types of polypeptide chains in immunoglobulins, consisting of an antigen-binding portion having a variable amino acid sequence, and a ...
heavyhitter
heavy hitter n. One that is predominant, as in influence or power: “Especially when a candidate is a challenger, appearances with heavy hitters from the party lend an air of ...
heavyhydrogen
heavy hydrogen n. An isotope of hydrogen with mass number greater than 1; deuterium or tritium. * * *
heavyion
heavy ion n. 1. The nucleus of a heavy element. When such nuclei are caused to collide at high velocities, new elements are created. 2. A charged microscopic particle that forms ...
heavylifting
heavy lifting n. Slang Serious or difficult activities or work: “Attention is shifting to the fall Presidential race, and with only seven months left in office, Reagan won't be ...
heavymetal
heavy metal n. 1. A metal with a specific gravity greater than about 5.0, especially one that is poisonous, such as lead or mercury. 2. Music. Very loud, brash rock music, often ...
heavyparticle
heavy particle n. See baryon. * * *
Heavysege, Charles
▪ British-Canadian poet born May 2, 1816, Liverpool, Eng. died July 14, 1876, Montreal, Que., Can.       British-born Canadian self-taught working class poet who took ...
heavyset
/hev"ee set"/, adj. 1. having a large body build. 2. stout; stocky. [1920-25; HEAVY + SET] * * *
heavyspar
heavy spar n. See barite. * * *
heavywater
heavy water n. Any of several isotopic forms of water, especially deuterium oxide, that consists chiefly of molecules containing heavy hydrogen and is used as a moderator in ...
heavyweight
/hev"ee wayt'/, adj. 1. heavy in weight. 2. of more than average weight or thickness: a coat of heavyweight material. 3. noting or pertaining to a boxer, wrestler, etc., of the ...
Heb
Hebrew (def. 2). * * *
Heb-Sed
▪ Egyptian feast also called  Sed Festival        one of the oldest feasts of ancient Egypt, celebrated by the king after 30 years of rule and repeated every 3 years ...
Heb-Sed festival
One of the oldest festivals of ancient Egypt, celebrated by the king after 30 years of rule and repeated every three years thereafter. The event was probably a ritual ...
Heb.
1. Hebrew. 2. Hebrews. * * *
Hebat
▪ ancient deity also spelled  Hepa or Hepatu,         in the religions of Asia Minor, a Hurrian goddess, the consort of the weather god Teshub. She was called Queen ...
Hebbel
/heb"euhl/, n. (Christian) Friedrich /krddis"tee ahn' frddee"drddikh/, 1813-63, German lyric poet and playwright. * * *
Hebbel, (Christian) Friedrich
born March 18, 1813, Wesselburn, Schleswig-Holstein died Dec. 13, 1863, Vienna, Austria German poet and dramatist. After an early life marked by poverty, he became famous with ...
Hebbel, Friedrich
▪ German dramatist in full  Friedrich Christian Hebbel  born March 18, 1813, Wesselburen, Schleswig-Holstein died Dec. 13, 1863, Vienna  poet and dramatist who added a new ...
Hebblethwaite, Peter
▪ 1995       British writer (b. Sept. 30, 1930, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England—d. Dec. 18, 1994, Oxford, England), was considered the foremost "Vaticanologist" ...
hebdomad
/heb"deuh mad'/, n. 1. the number seven. 2. a period of seven successive days; week. [1535-45; < L hebdomad- < Gk (s. of hebdomás week), equiv. to hébdom(os) seventh (see ...
hebdomadal
—hebdomadally, adv. /heb dom"euh dl/, adj. 1. taking place, coming together, or published once every seven days; weekly: hebdomadal meetings; hebdomadal groups; hebdomadal ...
hebdomadally
See hebdomadal. * * *
hebdomadary
/heb dom"euh der'ee/, n., pl. hebdomadaries, adj. n. 1. Rom. Cath. Ch. a member of a church or monastery appointed for one week to sing the chapter Mass and lead in the ...
hebe
/hee"bee/, n. any of various shrubs and trees belonging to the genus Hebe, of the figwort family, native mostly to New Zealand, having evergreen leaves and clusters or spikes of ...
Hebe
/hee"bee/, n. Class. Myth. a goddess of youth and spring, the daughter of Zeus and Hera, and wife of Hercules. /heeb/, n. Slang (disparaging and offensive). a Jew. [1930-35; ...
Hebei
/hue"bay"/, n. Pinyin. a province in NE China. 41,410,000; 81,479 sq. mi. (211,031 sq. km). Cap.: Shijiazhuang. Also, Hopeh, Hopei. Formerly, Chihli. * * * or Ho-peh ...
hebephrenia
—hebephrenic /hee'beuh fren"ik/, adj. /hee'beuh free"nee euh/, n. Psychiatry. a type of schizophrenia characterized by emotionless, incongruous, or silly behavior, intellectual ...
hebephrenic
See hebephrenia. * * *
Heber
/hee"beuhr/, n. Reginald, 1783-1826, British bishop and hymn writer. * * *
Heber City
▪ Utah, United States       city, seat (1862) of Wasatch county, northern Utah, U.S. Named in 1859 to honour Mormon leader Heber C. Kimball, the original town site ...
Hébert
/ay berdd"/, n. Jacques René /zhahk rddeuh nay"/, ("Père Duchesne"), 1755-94, French journalist and revolutionary leader. * * *
Hébert, Anne
born Aug. 1, 1916, Sainte-Catherine-de-Fossambault, Que., Can. died Jan. 22, 2000, Montreal, Que. Canadian novelist and poet. Daughter of a poet and critic, Hébert began her ...
Hébert, Jacques (-René)
known as Père Duchesne born Nov. 15, 1757, Alençon, France died March 24, 1794, Paris French Revolutionary political journalist and chief spokesman for the extremist ...
Hébert, Jacques-René
▪ French political journalist pseudonym  Père (“Father”) Duchesne  born November 15, 1757, Alençon, France died March 24, 1794, Paris  political journalist during the ...
Hébertist
▪ French political history French  Hébertiste , also called  Exagéré (“Exaggerator”)        any of the group of extremists of the French Revolution, ...
hebetate
—hebetation, n. —hebetative, adj. /heb"i tayt'/, v.t., hebetated, hebetating. to make dull or blunt. [1565-75; < L hebetatus made dull or blunt (ptp. of hebetare), equiv. to ...
hebetation
See hebetate. * * *
hebetative
See hebetation. * * *
hebetic
/hi bet"ik/, adj. Physiol. pertaining to or occurring in puberty. [ < Gk hebetikós, equiv. to hebet(és) adult (hebe-, var. s. of hebân to reach puberty, v. deriv. of hebe ...
hebetude
—hebetudinous, adj. /heb"i toohd', -tyoohd'/, n. the state of being dull; lethargy. [1615-25; < LL hebetudo dullness, bluntness, equiv. to L hebet- (s. of hebes) dull + -udo; ...
hebetudinous
See hebetude. * * *
Hebi
▪ China Wade-Giles romanization  Ho-pi , also spelled  Hao-pi , also called  Hebiji        prefecture-level city, northern Henan sheng (province), China. Once a ...
Hebr.
1. Hebrew. 2. Hebrews. * * *
Hebraic
—Hebraically, adv. /hi bray"ik/, adj. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Hebrews, their language, or their culture. Also, Hebrew. [1350-1400; ME < LL Hebraicus < Gk ...
Hebraic law
Law codes of ancient Israel found in the Jewish Scripture (Old Testament). Three separate codes are usually distinguished: the Book of the Covenant, the Deuteronomic Code, and ...
Hebraically
See Hebraic. * * *
Hebraicize
—Hebraicization, n. —Hebraicizer, n. /hi bray"euh suyz'/, v.i., v.t., Hebraicized, Hebraicizing. Hebraize. Also, esp. Brit., Hebraicise. [1880-85; HEBRAIC + -IZE] * * *
Hebraism
/hee"bray iz'euhm, -bree-/, n. 1. an expression or construction distinctive of the Hebrew language. 2. the character, spirit, principles, or practices distinctive of the Hebrew ...
Hebraist
/hee"bray ist, -bree-/, n. 1. a person versed in the Hebrew language. 2. a person imbued with the spirit of the Hebrew people or given to their principles or practices. [1745-55; ...
Hebraistic
—Hebraistically, adv. /hee'bray is"tik, -bree-/, adj. of or pertaining to Hebraists or characterized by Hebraism or Hebraisms. Also, Hebraistical. [1840-50; HEBRAIST + -IC] * * ...
Hebraistical
See Hebraistic. * * *
Hebraistically
See Hebraistic. * * *
Hebraization
See Hebraize. * * *
Hebraize
—Hebraization, n. —Hebraizer, n. /hee"bray uyz', -bree-/, v., Hebraized, Hebraizing. v.i. 1. to use expressions or constructions distinctive of the Hebrew language. v.t. 2. ...
Hebrew
/hee"brooh/, n. 1. a member of the Semitic peoples inhabiting ancient Palestine and claiming descent from Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; an Israelite. 2. a Semitic language of the ...
Hebrew alphabet
Script used to write the Hebrew language and a number of other languages used as vernaculars by Jews, including Ladino and Yiddish. The modern 22-letter alphabet in use today ...
Hebrew calendar
Hebrew calendar n. JEWISH CALENDAR * * *
Hebrew calendar.
See Jewish calendar. * * *
Hebrew language
Semitic language that is both a sacred language of Judaism and a modern vernacular in Israel. Like Aramaic, to which it is closely related, Hebrew has a documented history of ...
Hebrew literature
Introduction       the body of written works produced in the Hebrew language and distinct from Jewish literature, which also exists in other ...
Hebrew Scriptures
Bible (def. 2). Also called Hebrew Bible. * * *
Hebrew Union College
▪ American seminary       the oldest Jewish seminary in the United States for the training of rabbis, long a stronghold of American Reform Judaism. It was founded in ...
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Independent university in Jerusalem, Israel, founded in 1925. The foremost university in Israel, it attracts many Jewish students from abroad; Arab students also attend. It has ...
Hebrew-Aramaic
Hebrew-Aramaic [hē′bro͞oar΄ə mā′ik, hē′bro͞oer΄ə mā′ik] n. 〚coined ( c. 1954) by Max Weinreich (1894-1969), U.S. linguist, to render Yiddish loshn-koydesh & ...
Hebrews
/hee"broohz/, n. (used with a sing. v.) a book of the New Testament. Abbr.: Heb. * * *
Hebrews, Letter to the
▪ New Testament       New Testament letter traditionally attributed to Paul but now widely believed to be the work of a Jewish Christian, perhaps one of Paul's ...
HebrewScriptures
Hebrew Scriptures pl.n. Bible The Torah, the Prophets, and the Writings, forming the covenant between God and the Jewish people that is the foundation and Bible of Judaism while ...
Hebridean
See Hebrides. * * *
Hebrides
—Hebridean, Hebridian, adj. /heb"ri deez'/, n. (used with a pl. v.) a group of islands (Inner Hebrides and Outer Hebrides) off the W coast of and belonging to Scotland. 29,615; ...
Hebron
/hee"breuhn/, n. an ancient city of Palestine, formerly in W Jordan; occupied by Israel 1967-97; since 1997 under Palestinian self-rule. 38,348. Arabic, El Khalil. * * * Arabic ...
Hecataeus of Miletus
▪ Greek author flourished early 5th century BC, Ionia [now in Turkey]    groundbreaking Greek author of an early history (historiography) and geography. When the Persian ...
Hecate
—Hecatean, Hecataean, adj. /hek"euh tee/; in Shakespeare /hek"it/, n. Class. Myth. a goddess of the earth and Hades, associated with sorcery, hounds, and crossroads. Also, ...
Hecate Strait
▪ strait, Canada       passage of the eastern North Pacific, off central British Columbia, Canada. Stretching south from Dixon Entrance 160 mi (260 km) to Queen ...
HecateStrait
Hec·ate Strait (hĕkʹət, -ə-tē) A channel of western British Columbia, Canada, separating the Queen Charlotte Islands from coastal islands off the mainland of the ...
hecatomb
/hek"euh tohm', -toohm'/, n. 1. (in ancient Greece and Rome) a public sacrifice of 100 oxen to the gods. 2. any great slaughter: the hecatombs of modern wars. [1585-95; < L ...
Hecatompylos
Ancient city, western Khorāsān, Iran. For a time the capital of the kingdom of Parthia, it was located at the southern foot of the eastern Elburz Mountains. It was a Seleucid ...
Hechingen
▪ Germany       city, Baden-Württemberg Land (state), southwestern Germany. It lies in the Swabian Alp, southwest of Tübingen. From the 13th century it was the ...
hechsher
Seph. /hekh sherdd"/; Ashk. /hekh"sheuhrdd/; Eng. /hek"sheuhr/, n., pl. hechsherim Seph. /hekh she rddeem"/; Ashk. /hekh shay"rddim/, Eng. hechshers. Hebrew. rabbinical approval ...
Hecht
/hekt/, n. Ben 1894-1964, U.S. novelist and dramatist. /hekt/, n. Gymnastics. 1. Also called bird dismount. a dismount, as from the horizontal bar, in which a gymnast releases ...
Hecht, Anthony
▪ American poet in full  Anthony Evan Hecht   born January 16, 1923, New York, New York, U.S. died October 20, 2004, Washington, D.C.       American poet whose ...
Hecht, Anthony Evan
▪ 2005       American poet (b. Jan. 16, 1923, New York, N.Y.—d. Oct. 20, 2004, Washington, D.C.), served as consultant in poetry to the Library of Congress (poet ...
Hecht, Ben
born Feb. 28, 1894, New York, N.Y., U.S. died April 18, 1964, New York City U.S. journalist, novelist, playwright, and film writer. He worked for Chicago newspapers 1910–22; ...
Hecht,Ben
Hecht (hĕkt), Ben. 1894-1964. American writer of short stories, novels, such as Erik Dorn (1921), dramas, including The Front Page (1928), written with Charles MacArthur ...
Hechtia
▪ plant genus  genus of semidesert plants of the pineapple family (Bromeliaceae), consisting of about 35 New World species, chiefly tropical. Several species are cultivated ...
Hechuan
▪ former city, Chongqing, China Wade-Giles romanization  Ho-ch'uan        former county-level city, Chongqing (Chungking) municipality, south-central China. In 2006 ...
heck
heck1 /hek/, interj. 1. (used as a mild expression of annoyance, rejection, disgust, etc.): What the heck do you care? n. 2. something remarkable of its kind (usually used in the ...
Heckart, Eileen
▪ 2002       American actress (b. March 29, 1919, Columbus, Ohio—d. Dec. 31, 2001, Norwalk, Conn.), took advantage of her lanky stature, smoky voice, and winning smile ...
Heckel, Erich
▪ German artist born July 31, 1883, Döbeln, Germany died January 27, 1970, Radolfzell, West Germany [now Germany]       German painter, printmaker, and sculptor who ...
heckelphone
heck·el·phone (hĕkʹəl-fōn') n. A woodwind instrument of the oboe family, with a pitch between that of an English horn and a bassoon.   [German Heckelphon, after Wilhelm ...
Hecker, Friedrich
▪ German politician born September 28, 1811, Eichtersheim, Baden died March 24, 1881, St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.  German revolutionary republican politician who led radical ...
Hecker, Isaac Thomas
▪ American priest born Dec. 18, 1819, New York City died Dec. 22, 1888, New York City  Roman Catholic priest who founded the Paulist Fathers, a diocesan organization for ...
Hecker, Johann Julius
▪ German educator born Nov. 7, 1707, Werden, near Essen, Ger. died June 24, 1768, Berlin       German theologian and educator, significant as the founder of secondary ...
heckle
—heckler, n. /hek"euhl/, v., heckled, heckling, n. v.t. 1. to harass (a public speaker, performer, etc.) with impertinent questions, gibes, or the like; badger. 2. hackle1 ...
heckler
See heckle. * * *
Heckman, James J.
born April 19, 1944, Chicago, Ill., U.S. U.S. economist and winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, along with Daniel McFadden, for development of methods for ...
Heckmann, Otto
▪ German astronomer in full  Otto Hermann Leopold Heckmann  born June 23, 1901, Opladen, Germany died May 13, 1983, ?       German astronomer noted for his work in ...
Heckscher, Eli Filip
born Nov. 24, 1879, Stockholm, Swed. died Nov. 26, 1952, Stockholm Swedish economist and economic historian. He taught at the Stockholm School of Economics from 1909 and was a ...
heckuva
/hek"euh veuh/, adj., adv. Pron. Spelling. heck of a. Cf. heck1 (def. 2). * * *
hect-
var. of hecto- before a vowel: hectare. * * *
hectare
/hek"tair/, n. a unit of surface, or land, measure equal to 100 ares, or 10,000 square meters: equivalent to 2.471 acres. Abbr.: ha Also, hektare. [1800-10; < F; see HECT-, ...
hectic
—hectically, hecticly, adv. —hecticness, n. /hek"tik/, adj. characterized by intense agitation, excitement, confused and rapid movement, etc.: The week before the trip was ...
hecto-
a combining form meaning "hundred," used in the formation of compound words: hectograph; hectogram. Also, hect-, hekt-, hekto-. [ < F, comb. form repr. Gk hekatón hundred] * * *
hectocotylus
/hek'teuh kot"l euhs/, n., pl. hectocotyli /-kot"l uy'/. Zool. a modified arm of the male of certain cephalopods that is used to transfer sperm to the female. [1850-55; < NL, ...
hectogram
/hek"teuh gram'/, n. a unit of mass or weight equal to 100 grams, equivalent to 3.527 ounces avoirdupois. Abbr.: hg Also, hektogram; esp. Brit., hectogramme. [1800-10; HECTO- + ...
hectograph
—hectographic /hek'teuh graf"ik/, adj. —hectography /hek tog"reuh fee/, n. /hek"teuh graf', -grahf'/, n. 1. a process for making copies of a letter, memorandum, etc., from a ...
hectographic
See hectograph. * * *
hectographically
See hectographic. * * *
hectokilo-
hectokilo- [hek′tə kil′ō] 〚 HECTO- + KILO-〛 combining form one hundred thousand; the factor 105 [hectokilosecond] * * *
hectoliter
/hek"teuh lee'teuhr/, n. a unit of capacity equal to 100 liters, equivalent to 2.8378 U.S. bushels, or 26.418 U.S. gallons. Abbr.: hl Also, hektoliter; esp. Brit., ...
hectometer
/hek"teuh mee'teuhr/, n. a unit of length equal to 100 meters, or 328.08 feet. Abbr.: hm Also, hektometer; esp. Brit., hectometre. [1800-10; < F hectomètre. See HECTO-, ...
Hector
/hek"teuhr/, n. 1. Class. Myth. the eldest son of Priam and husband of Andromache: the greatest Trojan hero in the Trojan War, killed by Achilles. 2. (l.c.) a blustering, ...
hectostere
/hek"teuh stear'/, n. a unit of capacity equal to 100 steres, or 131 cubic yards. Also, hektostere. [1860-65; < F hectostère. See HECTO-, STERE] * * *
Hecuba
/hek"yoo beuh/, n. Class. Myth. the wife of Priam. * * * In Greek legend, the wife of the Trojan king Priam and mother of Hector. At the end of the Trojan War she was taken ...
Heda, Willem Claesz
▪ Dutch painter born c. 1594, Haarlem?, Neth. died Aug. 24, 1680, Haarlem       one of the principal Dutch Baroque still life painters.       Early in his career ...
Hedayat, Sadeq
▪ Iranian author also spelled  Ṣādeq-e Hedāyat  or  Sadiq Hidayat  born February 17, 1903, Tehrān, Iran died April 4, 1951, Paris, France  Iranian author who ...
Hedberg, Olle
▪ Swedish novelist born May 31, 1899, Norrköping, Sweden died 1974       Swedish novelist whose stylistic precision and elegant craftsmanship served to satirize the ...
Hedda Gabler
/hed"euh gab"leuhr/ a play (1890) by Henrik Ibsen. * * *
heddle
/hed"l/, n. one of the sets of vertical cords or wires in a loom, forming the principal part of the harness that guides the warp threads. [1505-15; perh. repr. OE *hefedl, a ...
heddle loom
also called  Heald Loom,         device used in weaving that is characterized by heddles—short lengths of wire or flat steel strips—used to deflect the warp to ...
Hedeby
▪ medieval trade centre, Denmark (Danish), Norwegian  Haddeby , ancient  Haithabu        in medieval Danish history, trade centre at the southeastern base of the ...
hedenbergite
/hed"n beuhr guyt'/, n. a contact metamorphic mineral of the pyroxene family, calcium ferrous silicate, CaFe(SiO3)2, that forms black prismatic crystals in crystalline ...
heder
/khay"deuhrdd/; Eng. /khay"deuhr, -hay"-/, n., pl. hadarim /kheuh dah"rddim/, Eng. heders. Yiddish. 1. (esp. in Europe) a private Jewish elementary school for teaching children ...
hedge
—hedgeless, adj. /hej/, n., v., hedged, hedging. n. 1. a row of bushes or small trees planted close together, esp. when forming a fence or boundary; hedgerow: small fields ...
hedge apple
Midland U.S. osage orange. * * *
hedge fund
n. an open-end investment company organized as a limited partnership and using high-risk speculative methods to obtain large profits. [1965-70] * * *
hedge garlic
an erect, cruciferous herb, Sisymbrium officinale, having a garlicky odor. * * *
hedge hyssop
hedge hyssop n. a low-growing plant (Gratiola aurea) of the figwort family, common in wet grounds from Maine to Florida * * *
hedge nettle
1. a slender-leafed, hairy plant, Stachys palustris, of the mint family, abundant along roadsides and in fields and marshes, having clusters of tubular, purple flowers on a ...
hedge sparrow
the dunnock. [1520-30] * * *
hedgefund
hedge fund n. An investment company that uses high-risk techniques, such as borrowing money and selling short, in an effort to make extraordinary capital gains. * * *
hedgehog
—hedgehoggy, adj. /hej"hog', -hawg'/, n. 1. an Old World, insect-eating mammal of the genus Erinaceus, esp. E. europaeus, having spiny hairs on the back and sides. 2. the ...
hedgehog cactus
any of various rounded, usually spiny cacti of the genus Echinocereus, of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, having bell-shaped flowers that close at night. [1875-80, Amer.] * * ...
hedgehog gourd.
See teasel gourd. * * *
hedgehogcactus
hedgehog cactus n. Any of various cacti in the genus Echinocereus, having rounded spiny stems and often funnel-shaped purple or red flowers. * * *
hedgehop
—hedgehopper, n. /hej"hop'/, v.i., hedgehopped, hedgehopping. to fly an airplane at a very low altitude, as for spraying crops or for low-level bombing in warfare. [1910-15; ...
hedgehopper
See hedgehop. * * *
hedgehyssop
hedge hyssop n. Any of various plants of the genus Gratiola, growing in damp places and having small yellow or whitish flowers. * * *
hedger
/hej"euhr/, n. 1. a person who makes or repairs hedges. 2. a person who hedges in betting, speculating, etc. [1250-1300; ME (in surnames); see HEDGE, -ER1] * * *
hedgerow
/hej"roh'/, n. a row of bushes or trees forming a hedge. [bef. 950; ME; OE heggerewe. See HEDGE, ROW1] * * * Fence or boundary formed by a dense row of shrubs or low ...
hedging
Method of reducing the risk of loss caused by price fluctuation. It consists of the purchase or sale of equal quantities of the same or very similar commodities in two different ...
hedgy
/hej"ee/, adj., hedgier, hedgiest. abounding in hedges. [1590-1600; HEDGE + -Y1] * * *
Hedin
/he deen"/, n. Sven Anders /sven ahn"deuhrdds/, 1865-1952, Swedish geographer and explorer. * * *
Hedin, Sven Anders
▪ Swedish explorer born February 19, 1865, Stockholm, Sweden died November 26, 1952, Stockholm       Swedish explorer, who led through Central Asia a series of ...
Hedjaz
/hee jaz"/; Arab. /hee zhahz"/, n. Hijaz. * * *
Hedley, William
▪ British inventor born July 13, 1779, Newburn, near Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, Eng. died Jan. 9, 1843, near Lanchester, Durham       English coal-mine ...
hedonic
—hedonically, adv. /hee don"ik/, adj. 1. of, characterizing, or pertaining to pleasure: a hedonic thrill. 2. pertaining to hedonism or hedonics. [1650-60; Gk hedonikós ...
hedonic calculus
(in utilitarianism) appraisal of possible alternative choices in terms of the amount of pleasure to be gained and pain to be avoided in each. Also called calculus of pleasure. * ...
hedonically
See hedonic. * * *
hedonics
/hee don"iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the branch of psychology that deals with pleasurable and unpleasurable states of consciousness. [1860-65; see HEDONIC, -ICS] * * *
hedonism
/heed"n iz'euhm/, n. 1. the doctrine that pleasure or happiness is the highest good. 2. devotion to pleasure as a way of life: The later Roman emperors were notorious for their ...
hedonist
—hedonistically, adv. /heed"n ist/, n. 1. a person whose life is devoted to the pursuit of pleasure and self-gratification. adj. 2. Also, hedonistic. of, pertaining to, or ...
hedonistic
See hedonist. * * *
hedonistically
See hedonist. * * *
Hedtoft, Hans
▪ Danish statesman born April 21, 1903, Århus, Denmark died January 29, 1955, Stockholm       Danish politician and statesman who initiated a change in Danish policy ...
Hedwig glass
 Egyptian-made glass of the 11th or 12th century, of which only 12 known examples exist; they are among the last cut glass produced in the East. Their designs of stylized lions ...
Hedwig, Johann
▪ Transylvanian botanist born Dec. 8, 1730, Kronstadt, Transylvania died Feb. 18, 1799, Leipzig  botanist who did more than any other scientist to advance the knowledge of ...
Hedy
/hed"ee/, n. a female given name: from a Greek word meaning "pleasing." * * *
heebie-jeebies
/hee"bee jee"beez/, n. (used with a pl. v.) Slang. a condition of extreme nervousness caused by fear, worry, strain, etc.; the jitters; the willies (usually prec. by the): Just ...
heed
—heeder, n. /heed/, v.t. 1. to give careful attention to: He did not heed the warning. v.i. 2. to give attention; have regard. n. 3. careful attention; notice; observation ...
heedful
—heedfully, adv. —heedfulness, n. /heed"feuhl/, adj. taking heed; attentive; mindful; thoughtful; careful: She was always heedful of others' needs. [1540-50; HEED + -FUL] * * ...
heedfully
See heedful. * * *
heedfulness
See heedfully. * * *
heedless
—heedlessly, adv. —heedlessness, n. /heed"lis/, adj. careless; thoughtless; unmindful: Heedless of the danger, he returned to the burning building to save his dog. [1570-80; ...
heedlessly
See heedless. * * *
heedlessness
See heedlessly. * * *
Heeger, Alan J.
born Jan. 22, 1936, Sioux City, Iowa, U.S. U.S. chemist. He received a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1961. With Alan G. MacDiarmid and Shirakawa ...
heehaw
/hee"haw'/, n. 1. the braying sound made by a donkey. 2. rude laughter. v.i. 3. to bray. [1805-15, Amer.; imit. gradational compound] * * *
heel
heel1 —heelless, adj. /heel/, n. 1. the back part of the human foot, below and behind the ankle. 2. an analogous part in other vertebrates. 3. either hind foot or hoof of some ...
heel bone
calcaneus. [1590-1600] * * *
heel breast
the forward side of the heel, adjoining the shank of a shoe. [1920-25] * * *
heel fly.
See cattle grub. [1875-80, Amer.] * * *
heel-and-toe
/heel"euhn toh"/, adj. noting a pace, as in walking contests, in which the heel of the front foot touches ground before the toes of the rear one leave it. [1810-20] * * *
heel-and-toe racing.
See race walking. [1820-30] * * *
heelball
/heel"bawl'/, n. a substance composed of lampblack and wax used for making rubbings or for polishing shoes. [1790-1800; HEEL1 + BALL1, orig. the ball or undersurface of the ...
heelbone
heel bone n. See calcaneus. * * *
heeled
/heeld/, adj. 1. provided with a heel or heels. 2. provided with money; flush or wealthy (usually used in combination): one of the best-heeled families in town. 3. Slang. armed, ...
heeler
/hee"leuhr/, n. 1. a person who heels shoes. 2. See ward heeler. [1630-40; HEEL1 + -ER1] * * *
heeling
➡ pets * * *
heeling tank
Naut. either of two lateral ballast tanks permitting an icebreaker to heel and crush ice to either side. * * *
heelpiece
/heel"pees'/, n. 1. Shoemaking. a. a piece of leather, wood, or other material serving as the heel of a shoe, boot, or the like. b. such a piece used in repairing a heel. 2. an ...
heelplate
/heel"playt'/, n. a small metal plate attached to the heel of a shoe to protect it against excessive wear. [1840-50; HEEL1 + PLATE1] * * *
heelpost
/heel"pohst'/, n. a post made to withstand strain, forming or fitted to the end of something, as the post on which a gate or door is hinged. [1840-50; HEEL1 + POST1] * * *
heeltap
/heel"tap'/, n. 1. a layer of leather, metal, or the like in a shoe heel; a lift. 2. a small portion of liquor remaining in a glass after drinking or in a bottle after ...
heelwork
heel·work (hēlʹwûrk') n. 1. a. The training of a dog to heel. b. A series of exercises or maneuvers performed by a dog while heeling. 2. In flamenco dancing, a stylized ...
Heem, Jan Davidsz de
▪ Dutch painter born 1606, Utrecht, Neth. died April 26, 1684, Antwerp  one of the greatest Baroque painters of still life in Holland. His most numerous and characteristic ...
Heemskerck, Jacob van
▪ Dutch explorer born March 13, 1567, Amsterdam died April 25, 1607, Bay of Gibraltar, off Spain       Dutch naval commander and merchant remembered for his voyage in ...
Heemskerck, Maerten van
▪ Dutch painter born 1498, Heemskerck, Holland died 1574, Haarlem  one of the leading Mannerist painters in 16th-century Holland working in the Italianate ...
Heemstede
▪ The Netherlands       gemeente (municipality), western Netherlands. It lies along the Ring Canal, which borders the reclaimed Haarlem Lake polder, drained between 1840 ...
Heenan, John C.
▪ American boxer in full  John Carmel Heenan , byname  the Benicia Boy  born May 2, 1833, West Troy, New York, U.S. died October 28, 1873, Green River Station, Wyoming ...
Heep
/heep/, n. Uriah. See Uriah Heep. * * *
heer
/hear/, n. an old unit of measure for linen and woolen yarn, equivalent to about 600 yards (550 meters). [1400-50; late ME (Scots) her(e), appar. to be identified with hair(e) ...
Heerenveen
▪ The Netherlands       gemeente (municipality), northern Netherlands. Founded in 1551, Heerenveen (“Lords' Peat Bog”) was at first a peat-cutting town. Now ...
Heerlen
/hayrdd"leuhn/, n. a city in the SE Netherlands. 71,435. * * * ▪ The Netherlands       gemeente (municipality), southeastern Netherlands. It lies just northeast of ...
Hefei
/hue"fay"/, n. Pinyin. a city in and the capital of Anhui province, in E China. 400,000. Also, Hofei. * * * or Ho-fei formerly Luzhou or Lu-chou City (pop., 1999 est.: ...
Heffelfinger
/hef"euhl fing'geuhr/, n. William Walter ("Pudge"), 1867-1954, U.S. football player. * * *
Heffelfinger, Pudge
▪ American athlete and coach byname of  William Walter Heffelfinger   born December 20, 1867, Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. died April 2, 1954, Blessing, ...
Hefner
(1926– ) the American who began Playboy magazine in 1953, and later created a larger company which included the Playboy Clubs. He is known for his ‘Playboy Mansion’ at ...
Hefner candle
/hef"neuhr/, Optics. a German unit of luminous intensity, equal to 0.92 of a candela. [1895-1900; named after F. von Hefner-Alteneck (1845-1904), German electrical engineer] * * *
Hefner, Hugh (Marston)
born April 9, 1926, Chicago, Ill., U.S. U.S. magazine publisher and entrepreneur. After serving in the U.S. Army (1944–46), he attended the University of Illinois, graduating ...
heft
—hefter, n. /heft/, n. 1. weight; heaviness: It was a rather flimsy chair, without much heft to it. 2. significance or importance. 3. Archaic. the bulk or main part. v.t. 4. to ...
Hefti, Neal Paul
▪ 2009       American jazz and film sound-track composer born Oct. 29, 1922, Hastings, Neb. died Oct. 11, 2008, Toluca Lake, Calif. played a major role in forming the ...
heftily
See hefty. * * *
heftiness
See heftily. * * *
hefty
—heftily, adv. —heftiness, n. /hef"tee/, adj., heftier, heftiest. 1. heavy; weighty: a hefty book. 2. big and strong; powerful; muscular: a hefty athlete. 3. impressively ...
Hefty{™}
a US make of strong bags for putting rubbish in and for garden work, etc. There are also Hefty One-Zip bags for storing food. * * *
Hegang
He·gang (hŭʹgängʹ) also Ho·kang (-kängʹ, -gängʹ) A city of extreme northeast China northeast of Harbin near the Russian border. It is a manufacturing center. ...
hegari
/hi gar"ee, -gair"ee, heg"euh ree/, n. a grain sorghum having chalky white seeds. [1915-20; < Sudanese Ar hijeri, var. of Ar hijari stonelike] * * *
Hegedus, Andras
▪ 2000       Hungarian politician who, while serving as his country's youngest prime minister (April 1955–October 1956), signed the treaty establishing the Warsaw Pact ...
Hegel
/hay"geuhl/, n. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich /gay"awrddk vil"helm frddee"drddikh/, 1770-1831, German philosopher. * * *
Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich
born Aug. 27, 1770, Stuttgart, Württemberg died Nov. 14, 1831, Berlin German philosopher. After working as a tutor, he was headmaster of the gymnasium at Nürnberg ...
Hegel,Georg Wilhelm Friedrich
He·gel (hāʹgəl), Georg Wilhelm Friedrich. 1770-1831. German idealist philosopher who interpreted nature and human history and culture as expressions of a dialectical process ...
Hegelian
/hay gay"lee euhn, hi jee"-/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Hegel or his philosophical system. n. 2. a person who accepts the philosophical principles of ...
Hegelian dialectic
an interpretive method, originally used to relate specific entities or events to the absolute idea, in which some assertible proposition (thesis) is necessarily opposed by an ...
Hegelianism
/hay gay"lee euh niz'euhm, hi jee"-/, n. the philosophy of Hegel and his followers, characterized by the use of the Hegelian dialectic. [1855-60; HEGELIAN + -ISM] * * ...
hegemon
/hej"euh mon'/, n. a person, nation, etc., that has or exercises hegemony. [1900-05; < Gk hegemón leader, guide] * * *
hegemonic
See hegemony. * * *
hegemonism
—hegemonist, n., adj. —hegemonistic, adj. /hi jem"euh niz'euhm/, n. the policy or practice of hegemony to serve national interests. [1960-65; HEGEMON(Y) + -ISM] * * *
hegemonist
See hegemonic. * * *
hegemony
—hegemonic /hej'euh mon"ik/, hegemonical, adj. /hi jem"euh nee, hej"euh moh'nee/, n., pl. hegemonies. 1. leadership or predominant influence exercised by one nation over ...
Hegesippus
▪ historian [fl. 4th century] flourished 4th century       supposed author of a free Latin adaptation of the Jewish War of Josephus (Josephus, Flavius), under the ...
Hegesippus, Saint
▪ Greek historian flourished 2nd century, ; feast day April 7       Greek Christian historian and champion of orthodoxy who opposed the heresy of Gnosticism (q.v.). ...
Hegira
/hi juy"reuh, hej"euhr euh/, n. 1. Islam. Hijra. 2. (l.c.) Also, hejira. any flight or journey to a more desirable or congenial place. [ < ML < Ar; see HIJRA] * * *
Hegius, Alexander
▪ German educator born c. 1433, Heek, Westphalia [Germany] died Dec. 7, 1498, Deventer, Neth.       German schoolmaster who is remembered both for his effective ...
hegumen
/hi gyooh"meuhn/, n. Eastern Ch. the head of a monastery. Also, hegumenos /hi gyooh"meuh nos'/. [1655-65; < ML hegumenus < Gk hegoúmenos chief, lit., leading, prp. of ...
heh
/hay/, n. he2. * * *
Hehe
▪ people       Bantu-speaking agricultural people occupying the Iringa region of southern Tanzania. Numbering about 192,000 in the late 20th century, the Hehe are a ...
Hei River
▪ river, China Chinese (Pinyin)  Hei He , or  (Wade-Giles)  Hei Ho        river rising in central Gansu province, china, and flowing into the western Alxa ...
hei tiki
▪ pendant  small neck pendant in the form of a human fetus, used by the Maori of New Zealand as a fertility symbol. Usually carved of green nephrite or a jadelike stone ...
Heian
/hay"ahn"/, adj. of or pertaining to the period in Japan, A.D. 794-1185, characterized by the modification and naturalization of ideas and institutions that were earlier ...
Heian period
(794–1185) Period of Japanese history named for the capital city of Heian-kyō (Kyōto). It is known mainly for the flourishing culture of the court aristocracy, which devoted ...
Heiberg, Gunnar
▪ Norwegian playwright born Nov. 18, 1857, Christiania, Nor. died Feb. 22, 1929, Oslo       dramatist, exponent of Expressionism, considered the most noteworthy ...
Heiberg, Johan Ludvig
▪ Danish author born December 14, 1791, Copenhagen, Denmark died August 25, 1860, Bonderup  playwright, poet, literary historian, and critic whose romantic idealism in a ...
Heiberg, Johanne Luise
▪ Danish actress née Pätges born Nov. 22, 1812, Copenhagen died Nov. 22, 1890, Copenhagen       Danish actress and manager, lionized by the intelligentsia of her ...
Heiberg, Peter Andreas
▪ Danish author born Nov. 16, 1758, Vordingborg, Den. died April 30, 1841, Paris       Danish poet, playwright, and militant spokesman for the radical political ideas ...
Heidegger
/huy"deg euhr, -di geuhr/, n. Martin, 1889-1976, German philosopher and writer. * * *
Heidegger, Martin
born Sept. 26, 1889, Messkirch, Schwarzwald, Ger. died May 26, 1976, Messkirch, W.Ger. German philosopher. He taught at the universities of Marburg (1923–27) and Freiburg ...
Heidegger,Martin
Hei·deg·ger (hīʹdĕg'ər, -dĭ-gər), Martin. 1889-1976. German existentialist philosopher. His masterpiece, Being and Time (1927), argued that confronting the question of ...
Heidelberg
/huyd"l berrg'/; Ger. /huyd"l berddk'/, n. a city in NW Baden-Württemberg, in SW Germany: university, founded 1386. 127,500. * * * City (pop., 2002 est.: 141,509), southwestern ...
Heidelberg Catechism
▪ religion       Reformed confession of faith that is used by many of the Reformed churches. It was written in 1562 primarily by Caspar Olevianus, the superintendent of ...
Heidelberg jaw
a human lower jaw of early middle Pleistocene age found in 1907 near Heidelberg, Germany. [1910-15] * * * ▪ hominid fossil also called  Mauer jaw        enigmatic ...
Heidelberg man
the primitive human being reconstructed from the Heidelberg jaw. [1925-30] * * *
Heidelberg Romantics
▪ German literature       poets of the second phase of Romanticism in Germany, who were centred in Heidelberg about 1806. Their leaders were Clemens Brentano (Brentano, ...
Heidelberg, University of
German Ruprecht-Karl-Universität Heidelberg Autonomous university at Heidelberg, Germany. It was founded in 1386 and modeled on the University of Paris. The first college was ...
Heidelbergman
Heidelberg man n. An early member of an extinct human species, considered closely related to Homo erectus, known primarily from a fossil jawbone found near Heidelberg, West ...
Heiden
/huyd"n/, n. Eric, born 1958, U.S. speed skater. * * *
Heiden, Eric
▪ American athlete in full  Eric Arthur Heiden  born June 14, 1958, Madison, Wis., U.S.       American athlete who at the 1980 Olympic Winter Games in Lake Placid, ...
Heiden, Eric (Arthur)
born June 14, 1958, Madison, Wis., U.S. U.S. speed skater. He became the first American to win the world speed-skating championship, and he retained the title for three years ...
Heiden,Eric
Hei·den (hīdʹn), Eric. Born 1958. American speed skater. He won all five speed-skating events at the 1980 Olympics, setting a world record in each. * * *
Heidenstam
/hay"deuhn stahm'/, n. Verner von /verdd"neuhrdd fawn/, 1859-1940, Swedish poet and novelist: Nobel prize 1916. * * *
Heidenstam, (Carl Gustaf) Verner von
born July 6, 1859, Olshammar, Swed. died May 20, 1940, Övralid Swedish poet and novelist. His first book of poems, Pilgrimage and Wander Years (1888), drew on his years living ...
Heidenstam, Verner von
▪ Swedish author in full  Carl Gustaf Verner von Heidenstam  born July 6, 1859, Olshammar, Sweden died May 20, 1940, Övralid  poet and prose writer who led the literary ...
Heidi
/huy"dee/, n. a female given name. * * *
Heiduc
/huy"dook/, n. Haiduk. Also, Heiduk. * * *
heifer
/hef"euhr/, n. a young cow over one year old that has not produced a calf. [bef. 900; ME hayfre, OE hea(h)f(o)re, equiv. to heah high + -fore; akin to Gk póris heifer] * * *


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