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eta1

Syllabification: e·ta
Pronunciation: /ˈātə, ˈētə
 
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noun

1The seventh letter of the Greek alphabet (Η, η), transliterated as ‘e’ or ‘ē.’.
Example sentences
  • This complex contains eight different homologous subunits, alpha, beta, gamma, delta, epsilon, zeta, eta, and theta.
  • The squads had been organized into Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon, Zeta, Eta and Theta.
1.1 (Eta) [followed by Latin genitive] Astronomy The seventh star in a constellation: Eta Carinae
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  • This region, about 8000 light-years from Earth, is located near to the famous explosive variable star Eta Carinae, which lies just outside the field of view toward the upper right.
  • The striking picture reveals an eclectic mix of embryonic stars living in the tattered neighborhood of one of the most famous massive stars in our Milky Way galaxy, Eta Carinae.
  • Researchers using NASA's Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer satellite have made the first ever direct observation of Eta Carinae's companion star.

Words that rhyme with eta

Akita, Anita, arboreta, beater, beta, Bhagavadgita, cheater, cheetah, Demeter, Dieter, dolce vita, eater, Evita, excreta, fetor, granita, greeter, heater, Juanita, litre (US liter), Lolita, maltreater, margarita, meter, metre, Peta, peter, praetor (US pretor), repeater, Rita, saltpetre (US saltpeter), secretor, Senhorita, señorita, Sita, skeeter, teeter, terra incognita, theta, treater, tweeter, ureter, veleta, zeta

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ETA2

Syllabification: ETA
Pronunciation: /ˌēdēˈā
 
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abbreviation

Estimated time of arrival, in particular the time at which an aircraft or ship is expected to arrive at its destination.

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ETA3

Syllabification: ETA
Pronunciation: /ˈedə
 
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Origin

Basque acronym, from Euzkadi ta Azkatasuna 'Basque homeland and liberty'.

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