[ hep-uh ]
/ ˈhɛp ə /
noting or using an air filter composed of a mat of dense fibers arranged in folds, designed according to federal standards to trap at least 99.97% of airborne particles measuring 0.3 microns in diameter: HEPA vacuums and air purifiers.
Origin of HEPA
H(igh-)E(fficiency) P(articulate) A(ir)
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Hepa was, however, the name of a Hittite and Mitannian goddess.Archology and the Bible|George A. Barton