the nucleus of a heavy element.
noun 1. the plant family Ericaceae, characterized by evergreen or deciduous shrubs, trees, and woody plants growing in acid soil and having simple leaves, often showy flowers either solitary or in clusters, and fruit in the form of a berry or capsule, and including the azalea, blueberry, cranberry, heather, madrone, mountain laurel, rhododendron, and trailing […]
[heth -uh-ree] /ˈhɛð ə ri/ adjective 1. of or like . 2. abounding in .
[heth -er] /ˈhɛð ər/ noun 1. any of various heaths, especially Calluna vulgaris, of England and Scotland, having small, pinkish-purple flowers. adjective 2. (of a yarn or fabric color) subtly flecked or mottled: all-cotton turtlenecks in your choice of five solid colors plus heather gray and heather green. [heth -er] /ˈhɛð ər/ noun 1. a […]
[hee-th uh-nahyz] /ˈhi ðəˌnaɪz/ verb (used with object), heathenized, heathenizing. 1. to make . verb (used without object), heathenized, heathenizing. 2. to become . /ˈhiːðəˌnaɪz/ verb 1. to render or become heathen, or bring or come under heathen influence 2. (intransitive) to engage in heathen practices