from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. estrogen replacement therapy

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  • abbr. Ellenikí/Ellinikí Radiofonía Tileórasi (Hellenic (Greek) Broadcasting television), Greece
  • emergency response team


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  • In his regimen, known as ERT estrogen replacement therapy, he prescribed a very high dosage of estrogen and neglected to pair this hormone with its counterpart, progesterone.

    Healing the Female Heart

  • A highly-specialized group of Mounties called the ERT (Emergency Response Team) is always ready to go in an emergency or dangerous situation.


  • I think it’s time to call the ERT in, to go through the house.

    Voices Carry

  • A review of hundreds of reports of use of force incidents, dozens of which were captured on videotape, shows a pattern and practice of Emergency Response Team ( "ERT") officers: routinely shoving inmates aggressively into walls and other fixed objects; inappropriately employing crowd control chemical agents against individual inmates at close range; applying unnecessary force to compliant or confused inmates; routinely applying unnecessary and painful escort techniques; and disregarding some inmates 'mental impairments in use of force incidents.


  • I was a clerk, dispatcher, Hazmat/ERT, tour guide, trainer, and a former 204-B (Acting Supervisor).

    Matthew Yglesias » Don’t Knock the Post Office

  • According to Simon King, outgoing editor of ERT (the electrical trade "bible"), people are starting to buy machines with larger drums.

    Lighten the load

  • As we raced through the dim hallways of the Russell Building, past panicked staffers emptying from their offices, the ERT team shouted “GET BACK” and covered my every move with their guns.

    Spoken from the Heart

  • I still don't think my recall is what it was pre-BSO, but certainly markedly improved compared to when on no ERT.

    Estrogen and Memory

  • Up here in Toytown guess who was the only ERT response jockey the other nightshift for the whole city centre area?


  • Contained in the report is traffic statistics for the “407 ERT” in Toronto.

    B.C.’s P3 projects not immune to world financial meltdown « Stephen Rees's blog


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