hook up

  1. connect or link

    Type Of : attach
    Examples :
    • hook up the houses to the gas supply line


  1. shading consisting of multiple crossing lines

    Synonyms : crosshatch, hatch, hatching
    Type Of : shading


  1. shading consisting of multiple crossing lines

    Synonyms : crosshatch, hachure, hatch
    Type Of : shading
  2. the production of young from an egg

    Synonyms : hatch
    Type Of : birth, birthing, giving birth, parturition


  1. of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope

    Synonyms : expansive, grand
    Examples :
    • heroic undertakings
  2. showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort

    Synonyms : desperate
    Examples :
    • they took heroic measures to save his life
  3. a verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter

    Synonyms : heroic meter, heroic verse
    Type Of : epic, epic poem, epos, heroic poem
  4. having or displaying qualities appropriate for heroes

    Synonyms : heroical
    Examples :
    • the heroic attack on the beaches of Normandy
    • heroic explorers
  5. very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale)

    Synonyms : epic, larger-than-life
    Examples :
    • of heroic proportions
    • heroic sculpture
  6. relating to or characteristic of heroes of antiquity

    Examples :
    • heroic legends
    • the heroic age


  1. the constant of proportionality relating the energy of a photon to its frequency; approximately 6.626 x 10^-34 joule-second

    Synonyms : planck's constant
    Type Of : factor of proportionality, constant of proportionality
  2. (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity equal to the internal energy of a system plus the product of its volume and pressure

    Synonyms : enthalpy, heat content, total heat
    Type Of : physical property
    Examples :
    • enthalpy is the amount of energy in a system capable of doing mechanical work
  3. a nonmetallic univalent element that is normally a colorless and odorless highly flammable diatomic gas; the simplest and lightest and most abundant element in the universe

    Synonyms : atomic number 1, hydrogen
    Type Of : element, gas, chemical element
  4. a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second

    Synonyms : henry
    Type Of : inductance unit
  5. the 8th letter of the Roman alphabet

    Type Of : letter, letter of the alphabet, alphabetic character


  1. ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)

    Synonyms : frost, hoarfrost, rime
    Type Of : ice, water ice
  2. showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair

    Synonyms : gray, gray-haired, gray-headed, grey, grey-haired, grey-headed, grizzly, hoary, white-haired
    Examples :
    • whose beard with age is hoar
    • nodded his hoary head


  1. a method of treating disease with small amounts of remedies that, in large amounts in healthy people, produce symptoms similar to those being treated

    Synonyms : homoeopathy
    Antonyms : allopathy
    Type Of : medical aid, medical care


  1. to this place (especially toward the speaker)

    Synonyms : hither
    Antonyms : there
    Examples :
    • come here, please
  2. queen of the Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology; sister and wife of Zeus remembered for her jealously of the many mortal women Zeus fell in love with; identified with Roman Juno

    Synonyms : hera
  3. being here now

    Examples :
    • is everyone here?
  4. the present location; this place

    Antonyms : there
    Type Of : location
    Examples :
    • where do we go from here?
  5. in or at this place; where the speaker or writer is

    Antonyms : there
    Examples :
    • I work here
    • turn here
    • radio waves received here on Earth


  1. a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena

    Synonyms : possibility, theory
    Type Of : construct, concept, conception
    Examples :
    • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
  2. a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

    Synonyms : conjecture, guess, speculation, supposition, surmisal, surmise
    Type Of : view, opinion
  3. a proposal intended to explain certain facts or observations

    Type Of : proposal


  1. the quality of being diverse and not comparable in kind

    Synonyms : heterogeneousness
    Antonyms : homogeneity
    Type Of : nonuniformity