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[hek-uh-tee; in Shakespeare hek-it] /ˈhɛk ə ti; in Shakespeare ˈhɛk ɪt/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. a goddess of the earth and Hades, associated with sorcery, hounds, and crossroads. /ˈhɛkətɪ/ noun 1. (Greek myth) a goddess of the underworld early 15c., Greek deity, daughter of Perseus and Asteria (said to be originally Thracian), later identified as […]
hecateromeric hec·a·ter·o·mer·ic (hěk’ə-těr’ō-měr’ĭk) or hec·a·to·mer·ic (hěk’ə-tō-měr’ĭk) or hec·a·tom·er·al (hěk’ə-tŏm’ər-əl) adj. Having an axon that divides and gives off processes to both sides of the spinal cord. Used of a spinal neuron.
[hek-it] /ˈhɛk ɪt/ noun 1. a strait in central British Columbia, Canada, between the mainland and the Queen Charlotte Islands. 160 miles (257 km) long and 40–80 miles (64–129 km) wide.
[hek-uh-tohm, -toom] /ˈhɛk əˌtoʊm, -ˌtum/ noun 1. (in ancient Greece and Rome) a public sacrifice of 100 oxen to the gods. 2. any great slaughter: the hecatombs of modern wars. /ˈhɛkəˌtəʊm; -ˌtuːm/ noun 1. (in ancient Greece or Rome) any great public sacrifice and feast, originally one in which 100 oxen were sacrificed 2. a […]