eyrie. (1.) A village of the tribe of Simeon (1 Chr. 4:32). Into some cleft (“top,” A.V.,; R.V., “cleft”) of a rock here Samson retired after his slaughter of the Philistines (Judg. 15:8, 11). It was a natural stronghold. It has been identified with Beit ‘Atab, west of Bethlehem, near Zorah and Eshtaol. On the crest of a rocky knoll, under the village, is a long tunnel, which may be the “cleft” in which Samson hid. (2.) A city of Judah, fortified by Rehoboam (2 Chr. 11:6). It was near Bethlehem and Tekoah, and some distance apparently to the north of (1). It seems to have been in the district called Nephtoah (or Netophah), where were the sources of the water from which Solomon’s gardens and pleasure-grounds and pools, as well as Bethlehem and the temple, were supplied. It is now ‘Ain ‘Atan, at the head of the Wady Urtas, a fountain sending forth a copious supply of pure water.
noun, Physics. 1. a neutral meson with strangeness 0 that is its own antiparticle. Symbol: η.
[et-uh-meen] /ˈɛt əˌmin/ noun 1. a lightweight cotton or worsted fabric constructed in plain weave and loosely woven. /ˈɛtəˌmiːn/ noun 1. a cotton or worsted fabric of loose weave, used for clothing, curtains, etc
[et-ee-oin shurd-loo, -oh-in, ee-tee-] /ˈɛt iˌɔɪn ˈʃɜrd lu, -ˌoʊ ɪn, ˈi ti-/ noun 1. the letters produced by running the finger down the first two vertical rows of keys at the left of the keyboard of a Linotype machine: used as a temporary marking slug or to indicate that an earlier mistake in the line […]
[ey-tap; French ey-tap] /eɪˈtæp; French eɪˈtap/ noun, plural étapes [ey-taps; French ey-tap] /eɪˈtæps; French eɪˈtap/ (Show IPA). Military. 1. a place where troops camp after a day’s march. 2. a day’s march. 3. Archaic. supplies issued to troops during a march.