Hetæra

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hetæra (Gr. Antiq) A female paramour; a mistress, concubine, or harlot.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. See Hetairism

Usage

In literature:

He broke the seal, unbolted and opened the doors of the shrine, and looked upon Father Ra in Het-benben.
"The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians" by E. A. Wallis Budge
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In science:

To provide adequate staffing for continuous operation of the telescope, the HET facility manager was expected to spend half of the time as a RA.
Ten Year Review of Queue Scheduling of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Under the three-TO/three-RA staffing plan, normal attrition left the HET partially crippled.
Ten Year Review of Queue Scheduling of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Our work with HET and its queue methodology is an ongoing program; most of our operations efforts are now going into improving the PI, TAC, and RA software interfaces.
Ten Year Review of Queue Scheduling of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
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