weta

Word Origin for weta

Māori
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Examples from the Web for weta

Contemporary Examples of weta

  • I just re-watched the other day, for the fourth or fifth time, a WETA documentary on Washington in the 60s.

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    Conservatives and the March

    Michael Tomasky

    August 23, 2013

  • Following a series of meetings that occurred yesterday, WETA has decided to show the documentary tonight at 10 p.m.

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    The Expose on PBS' Torture Expose

    Scott Horton

    October 16, 2008

  • The program manager for WETA also told the producers tha t the station simply had “no free time” until early next year.

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    Did PBS Bury an Expose on Torture?

    Scott Horton

    October 14, 2008

  • Curiously, however, just one major player in the network has declined: Washington affiliate WETA.

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    Did PBS Bury an Expose on Torture?

    Scott Horton

    October 14, 2008

  • Does this explain why WETA alone among the major PBS affiliates has opted not to broadcast this important documentary?

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    Did PBS Bury an Expose on Torture?

    Scott Horton

    October 14, 2008

Historical Examples of weta

  • When the head of a weta, grasshopper, or cockroach is removed from the body and boiled for a few minutes in a 10 per cent.