indignant; irate; upset:
She was really het up about the new city tax.
John is suddenly het up about racing cars.
angry; excited: too many people are getting het up about money in rugby
abbreviation 1. highly enriched uranium
[hyoo-ker-uh] /ˈhyu kər ə/ noun 1. any of various North American plants belonging to the genus Heuchera, of the saxifrage family, having clusters of small, cup-shaped flowers, especially the alumroots. /ˈhjuːkərə/ noun 1. any plant of the N. American genus Heuchera, with low-growing heart-shaped leaves and mostly red flowers carried in sprays on slender graceful […]
[hyoo-luh n-dahyt] /ˈhyu lənˌdaɪt/ noun 1. a white or transparent, colorless mineral of the zeolite family, hydrous calcium aluminum silicate, CaAl 2 Si 7 O 18 ⋅6H 2 O, occurring in basic volcanic rocks in the form of crystals with a pearly luster. /ˈhjuːlənˌdaɪt/ noun 1. a white, grey, red, or brown zeolite mineral that […]
[hyoo-nuh-burg] /ˈhyu nəˌbɜrg/ noun, Archaeology. 1. an excavated prehistoric site in S Germany, near Ulm, consisting chiefly of a great early Iron Age fortification dating mostly to the second half of the first millennium b.c. and indicating that the inhabitants carried on an extensive trade with cities in the eastern Mediterranean.