• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hade The descent of a hill.
    • Hade (Geol. & Mining) The deviation of a fault plane from the vertical.
    • Hade (Mining) The inclination or deviation from the vertical of any mineral vein.
    • v. i Hade (Mining) To deviate from the vertical; -- said of a vein, fault, or lode.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • hade In mining, to underlay or incline from a vertical position.
    • n hade A slope; the descent of a hill.
    • n hade In mining, the inclination of a vein from a vertical position; the complement of the dip: synonymous with underlay. Also hading.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Hade hād (min.) the dip or underlie of a lode or fault
    • v.i Hade to underlay or incline from the vertical
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  • Homer
    “Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another.”


Hot as Hades - If something's as hot as Hades, it's extremely hot.


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. AS. heald, inclined, bowed down, G. halde, declivity


In literature:

In one locality outside the beaten track of tourists there is a veritable Hades on earth.
"Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania" by Jewett Castello Gilson
She went to Hades to rescue him.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
To Hades with what the world thought about our having snakes!
"Land of the Burnt Thigh" by Edith Eudora Kohl
If I ascend up into heaven, Thou art there: if I make my bed in hell (hades), behold, Thou art there.
"The Wesleyan Methodist Pulpit in Malvern Sermons Preached at the Opening Services of the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, in 1866" by Knowles King
He is passing through Hades.
"Christianity As A Mystical Fact" by Rudolf Steiner
Kirke bids him descend to the underworld; the couch sinks with him and the scene gradually changes to the realm of Hades.
"The Standard Operaglass" by Charles Annesley
I was in a hades peopled with the ghosts of Handel's operas.
"Diversions in Sicily" by H. Festing Jones
And they show their malevolence to us by asserting that we shall all hereafter be tortured in Hades for ever.
"The Martyr of the Catacombs" by Anonymous
I said to the goddess: 'Who will show me the way to Hades?
"Odysseus, the Hero of Ithaca" by Homer
It tasted like Hades boiled down, and made me gasp for breath.
"The Strange Adventure Of James Shervinton 1902" by Louis Becke

In poetry:

But all wear slayne Cheviat within;
The hade no strenthe to stand on hy;
The chylde may rue that ys unborne,
It was the more pitte.
"Chevy-Chase" by Anonymous British
He is with me; I am not alone;
Life is bliss, because I am his child;
Down in Hades will I lay the stone
Whence shall rise to Heaven his city piled.
"What The Lord Saith" by George MacDonald
Then for our sakes he into Hades went,
That seat of pain and never-ending woes!
But the third day, he after that descent,
From the dark chambers of the dead arose:
"The Creed" by Rees Prichard
And past all hope a long ray in his sight,
Fall'n trickling down the steep crag Hades-black
Reveals an upward path to life and light,
Nor any let but he should mount that track.
"On A Picture" by Jean Ingelow
He had turned a lady, and lightly clad,
Out in the stormy cold.
Was she a ghost?—Divinely sad
Are the guests of Hades old.
A wandering ghost? Oh! terror bad,
That refused an earthly fold!
"The Homeless Ghost" by George MacDonald
I pitied much his poore estate,
His mightie mynd I could not hate,
No armour, no equippage fyne,
Hade I befaitting such a Knight,
Zit to my power, strenth, and might
I vsde my moyane, my ingyne.
"The Avthor To His Patrone" by Patrick Gordon

In news:

The Scobleizer Versus Cerberus the Hound of Hades.
I am going to attempt to share the family's weekend vacation to Hades while sparing the yucky details.
Toto, we're not in Hades anymore.
Traditionally, the tale follows the newlywed Orpheus as he travels to Hades in search of his recently deceased wife.
Hades is Hades, but at least there's dancing: Jeff Raz and John Mercer.
Taking a trip through domestic hades in 'The Cursing Mommy's Book of Days.
Hades wasn't the happiest place, the Department of Motor Vehicles of the ancient Greek afterlife.
Hades is Hades , but at least there's dancing: Jeff Raz and John Mercer.
Olympus' Hades wooden coaster will feature inversion in 2013.
Question (from "Dinah"): I'm a graduate student in a literature seminar taught by "Professor Hades," who is male, very old, and very old school.
It was hot as Hades in the back room of the South Buffalo pizza joint that Patrick Kane has visited since his parents would stop by with their young son in sneakers and full hockey gear on the way home from practice or a game.
I've heard often that the road to Hades is paved with good intentions.
Deadly cave 's where it all ended — and maybe Hades began.
In news that should inspire icicles to form in Hades, Madonna has reportedly made up with Elton John — for real, this time.
A giant cave that might have helped inspire myths about the ancient Greek underworld known as Hades was once the site of a catastrophic collapse, researchers say.

In science:

HADES quasifree pn data for M > 0.20 GeV/c2 which is in sharp contrast to the pp case.
Dilepton production in proton-proton and quasifree proton-neutron reactions at 1.25 GeV
HADES measurements have ruled out such states in their data.
Dilepton production in proton-proton and quasifree proton-neutron reactions at 1.25 GeV
HADES detector in our theoretical calculations.
Dilepton production in proton-proton and quasifree proton-neutron reactions at 1.25 GeV
Fig e 2a: The haded e age dee de ha wee  ed d ig a ea h f he e f i ha ie iide he i e.
Fast Algorithms and Efficient Statistics: N-point Correlation Functions
Infrastructure The test infrastructure (see Figure 1) uses Hades as simulation engine. Hades is a publicly available, eventbased simulator developed in Java. Since it supports behavioral Java descriptions, we are able to take profit of all the Java features.
An Infrastructure to Functionally Test Designs Generated by Compilers Targeting FPGAs