het adjective

Examples of het in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With his team, in het Panhuis is developing hydrogels made from edible materials, in the hope that they can be used in 3-D printers to make all sorts of devices. IEEE Spectrum, 4 Dec. 2014 The Hebrew word for the festival of lights, Hanukkah/Chanukah, consists of five Hebrew characters opening with the consonant het (chet), the eighth letter of the Hebrew alphabet. Richard Lederer, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Dec. 2022 And how often in a cis-het relationship is the person in charge of the money … the man? Roxana Hadadi, Vulture, 17 June 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1972, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of het was circa 1972

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“Het.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/het. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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