H.E.


high explosive.Also HE
His Eminence.
His Excellency; Her Excellency.

Nearby words

Definition for h.e. (2 of 2)

HE

or H.E.


high explosive.
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British Dictionary definitions for h.e. (1 of 5)

He


the chemical symbol for

helium

British Dictionary definitions for h.e. (2 of 5)

HE


abbreviation for

high explosive
His Eminence
His (or Her) Excellency

British Dictionary definitions for h.e. (3 of 5)

he

1
/ (hiː, unstressed ) /

pronoun (subjective)

refers to a male person or animalhe looks interesting; he's a fine stallion
refers to an indefinite antecedent such as one, whoever, or anybodyeverybody can do as he likes in this country
refers to a person or animal of unknown or unspecified sexa member of the party may vote as he sees fit

noun

  1. a male person or animal
  2. (in combination)he-goat
  1. a children's game in which one player chases the others in an attempt to touch one of them, who then becomes the chaserCompare tag 2
  2. the person chasingCompare it 1 (def. 7)

Word Origin for he

Old English hē; related to Old Saxon hie, Old High German her he, Old Slavonic this, Latin cis on this side

British Dictionary definitions for h.e. (4 of 5)

he

2
/ (heɪ, Hebrew he) /

noun

the fifth letter of the Hebrew alphabet (ה), transliterated as h

British Dictionary definitions for h.e. (5 of 5)

he

3
/ (hiː, heɪ) /

interjection

an expression of amusement or derisionAlso: he-he!, hee-hee!
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Medicine definitions for h.e.

He


The symbol for the elementhelium
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Science definitions for h.e.

He


The symbol for helium.
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