[hek-it] /ˈhɛk ɪt/
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 […]
[Sephardic Hebrew hekh-sher; Ashkenazic Hebrew hekh-shuh r; English hek-sher] /Sephardic Hebrew hɛxˈʃɛr; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈhɛx ʃər; English ˈhɛk ʃər/ noun, plural hechsherim [Sephardic Hebrew hekh-she-reem; Ashkenazic Hebrew hekh-shey-rim] /Sephardic Hebrew hɛx ʃɛˈrim; Ashkenazic Hebrew hɛxˈʃeɪ rɪm/ (Show IPA). English, hechshers. Hebrew. 1. rabbinical approval of meats and other foods that comply with the ritual requirements […]
[hek] /hɛk/ interjection 1. (used as a mild expression of annoyance, rejection, disgust, etc.): What the heck do you care? noun 2. something remarkable of its kind (usually used in the phrase heck of a): That was a heck of an impressive speech. Have one heck of a good time. Idioms 3. as heck, (used […]
/ˈhɛkəlˌfəʊn/ noun 1. (music) a type of bass oboe