Associations to the word «Eta»


ETA, noun. The seventh letter of the Modern Greek alphabet, the eighth in Old Greek.
ETA, noun. (particle) A kind of electrically neutral meson having zero spin and isospin.
ETA, noun. A social outcast in Japan who is subjected to menial work, making up a class or caste of such people.
ETA MESON, noun. (physics) Either of two mesons made of a mixture of up, down and strange quarks and their antiquarks
ETA PRIME, adjective. (physics) Describing a specific form of an eta meson

Dictionary definition

ETA, noun. 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".
ETA, noun. The 7th letter of the Greek alphabet.

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley