• WordNet 3.6
    • n eta the 7th letter of the Greek alphabet
    • n ETA a terrorist organization organized in 1959 by student activists who were dissatisfied with the moderate nationalism of the traditional Basque party; want to create an independent homeland in Spain's western Pyrenees "in 1968 ETA launched a campaign of political assassinations of government officials"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n eta The seventh letter of the Greek alphabet, written H or η.
    • n eta In electricity, a symbol for coefficient of magnetic hysteresis. See magnetic hysteresis.
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In literature:

The Eta was somewhat smaller than the Delta, containing only 118,000 cubic feet of hydrogen, and was first inflated in 1913.
"British Airships, Past, Present, and Future" by George Whale
SOCRATES: Ephaistos is Phaistos, and has added the eta by attraction; that is obvious to anybody.
"Cratylus" by Plato
By simple I mean those composed of non-significant elements, such as {gamma eta}.
"Poetics" by Aristotle
At Too-gee's desire the poop was 'eta-boo,' i.e.
"An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, Vol. 1" by David Collins
Some further facts connected with the Etas are given in a note at the end of the tale.
"Tales of Old Japan" by Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford
Our Terra ETA is 0330 tomorrow.
"A Matter of Honor" by Ann Wilson
Palace ETA is noon tomorrow, your time.
"Fearful Symmetry" by Ann Wilson
Eu ad; Icel eta eat; Dak ta eat.
"The Dakotan Languages, and Their Relations to Other Languages" by Andrew Woods Williamson
ETA Rendezvous point 0830 plus or minus 30, 13/8/64.
"A Question of Courage" by Jesse Franklin Bone
Prima etas mundi ab Adam usque ad Noe secundum Ebreos continet Mille sexcentos quinquaginta sex annos.
"A Chronicle of London from 1089 to 1483" by Anonymous

In poetry:

So small an I as an attention beggar.
The letter you will find me subscript to
Is neither alpha, eta, nor omega,
But upsilon which is the Greek for you.
"Iota Subscript" by Robert Frost
Sotto una rozza lapide sconnessa
Dorme il vecchio curato del villaggio;
Egli almen cogli offizii e colla messa
Il nome a questa eta` lascio` in retaggio!
"La Chiesetta Dei Morti" by Ferdinando Fontana

In news:

Antonio Troitino Arranz's arrest deals a blow to ETA , the Spanish Interior Ministry says.
Two of ETA 's experienced assassins, José Ayestaran and Beinat Aginagalde, were taken with him.
The arrests offer further proof of ETA 's decline.
Last year ETA 's then military commander, Alejandro Zorbaran Arriola, also known as "Xarla," was arrested in northern France, along with three other suspected militants.
OTAs will help Texans put an ETA on newcomers.
Paltry, by the group's bloody standards ETA 's recent declaration was in part the result of pressure from its 700 prisoners, who knew the game was up.
The historical timeline below tells the story of ETA 's campaign.
Spain's two top prime ministerial candidates call ETA 's move a "victory".
After months of police pressure in Spain, France, and Portugal, ETA 's demise came politically.
The Eta Chi chapter of Psi Iota Xi Sorority met Nov 12 at the home of Barb Curtis.
The Eta Chi Chapter of Psi Iota Xi Sorority met Oct 8 at JK's Cheesecake Cafe.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc – Eta Lambda Omega Chapter Holds Power Networking Event.
French police capture ETA Basque separatist leaders.
The Basque militant group ETA, which has fought a separatist battle against both Spain and France, announced that it was laying down its arms after a lengthy campaign that has killed nearly 900 people.
Alpha Eta Chapter will meet on Nov 17 at GlennPark.

In science:

The measured yp is calculated with the procedure described before, using a linear eta correction determined from the data.
Performance of prototype BTeV silicon pixel detectors in a high energy pion beam
The study of baryons with strangeness would require to extend the model of Ref. to three flavors. A linear realization of SCSB will involve, not only the exchange of new Goldstone bosons, as kaon or eta mesons, but also more than one scalar meson.
Charmed and Bottom Baryons: a Variational Approach based on Heavy Quark Symmetry
New SU(3) chirally inspired quark-quark interactions, valid also for the s quark (exchanges of eta and kaon mesons are also introduced) are being developed by the Salamanca group .
Charmed and Bottom Baryons: a Variational Approach based on Heavy Quark Symmetry
The eta transform, introduced by Tulino and Verd`u in , is a minor variation of the moment transform.
The polynomial method for random matrices
A is the generator of a C0 -semigroup {etA }t≥0 on real valued separable Hilbert space (H, | · |) with inner product h, ·, i; F : R → R is a continuous nonlinear function with F (0) = 0 and Lipschitz constant LF is assumed to be small; and W (t) is a standard real valued Wiener process.
A dynamical approximation for stochastic partial differential equations