[het-ee] /ˈhɛt i/
a female given name, form of or .
Henrietta Howland Robinson (“Hetty”) 1835–1916, U.S. financier.
Henry (Henry Vincent Yorke) 1905–73, English novelist.
John Richard, 1837–83, English historian.
Julian, 1900–1998, French writer, born in U.S.
Paul Eliot, 1894–1981, U.S. playwright, novelist, and teacher.
William, 1873–1952, U.S. labor leader: president of the A.F.L. 1924–52.
a river flowing S from W Wyoming to join the Colorado River in SE Utah. 730 miles (1175 km) long.
any of a group of colours, such as that of fresh grass, that lie between yellow and blue in the visible spectrum in the wavelength range 575–500 nanometres. Green is the complementary colour of magenta and with red and blue forms a set of primary colours related adjective verdant
a dye or pigment of or producing these colours
something of the colour green
a small area of grassland, esp in the centre of a village
an area of ground used for a purpose: a putting green
(sometimes capital) a person, esp a politician, who supports environmentalist issues (see sense 13)
(slang) marijuana of low quality
(pl) (slang) sexual intercourse
of the colour green
greenish in colour or having parts or marks that are greenish: a green monkey
(sometimes capital) concerned with or relating to conservation of the world’s natural resources and improvement of the environment: green policies, the green consumer
vigorous; not faded: a green old age
envious or jealous
immature, unsophisticated, or gullible
characterized by foliage or green plants: a green wood, a green salad
fresh, raw, or unripe: green bananas
unhealthily pale in appearance: he was green after his boat trip
denoting a unit of account that is adjusted in accordance with fluctuations between the currencies of the EU nations and is used to make payments to agricultural producers within the EU: green pound
(of pottery) not fired
(of meat) not smoked or cured; unprocessed: green bacon
(metallurgy) (of a product, such as a sand mould or cermet) compacted but not yet fired; ready for firing
(of timber) freshly felled; not dried or seasoned
(of concrete) not having matured to design strength
to make or become green
Henry, real name Henry Vincent Yorke. 1905–73, British novelist: author of Living (1929), Loving (1945), and Back (1946)
John Richard. 1837–83, British historian; author of A Short History of the English People (1874)
T(homas) H(ill). 1836–82, British idealist philosopher. His chief work, Prolegomena to Ethics, was unfinished at his death
Old English grene “green, young, immature, raw,” earlier groeni, from West Germanic *gronja- (cf. Old Saxon grani, Old Frisian grene, Old Norse grænn, Danish grøn, Dutch groen, Old High German gruoni, German grün), from PIE root *ghre- “grow” (see grass), through sense of “color of living plants.”
Meaning “a field, grassy place” was in Old English. Sense of “of tender age, youthful” is from early 15c.; hence “gullible” (c.1600). The color of jealousy at least since Shakespeare (1596); “Greensleeves,” ballad of an inconstant lady-love, is from 1570s. Green light in figurative sense of “permission” is from 1937. Green and red as signals on railways first attested 1883, as nighttime substitutes for semaphore flags. Green beret originally “British commando” is from 1949. Green room “room for actors when not on stage” is from 1701; presumably a well-known one was painted green.
Old English grenian (see green (n.,adj.)). Related: Greened; greening.
Advocating environmental protection; pro-ecological •The opposite of brown (1970s+)
Money, esp ready cash; folding money: plus ”green” or ”front money” to pay off others (1920s+ Underworld & sports)
long green, mean green
[het] /hɛt/ adjective, Informal. 1. indignant; irate; upset: She was really het up about the new city tax. 2. enthusiastic: John is suddenly het up about racing cars. adjective 1. 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 […]