from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various usually low-growing shrubs of the genus Erica and related genera, native to Europe and South Africa and having small evergreen leaves and small, colorful, urn-shaped flowers. Also called heather.
- n. An extensive tract of uncultivated open land covered with herbage and low shrubs; a moor.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any small evergreen shrub of the genus Erica.
- n. A tract of level uncultivated land with sandy soil and scrubby vegetation; heathland.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A low shrub (Erica vulgaris or Calluna vulgaris), with minute evergreen leaves, and handsome clusters of pink flowers. It is used in Great Britain for brooms, thatch, beds for the poor, and for heating ovens. It is also called heather, and ling.
- n. Also, any species of the genus Erica, of which several are European, and many more are South African, some of great beauty. See Illust. of heather.
- n. A place overgrown with heath; any cheerless tract of country overgrown with shrubs or coarse herbage.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Open, uncultivated land; a desert tract of land; specifically, in Great Britain, an uncultivated tract of heathy or shrubby land, usually of a desolate character.
- n. A plant of the genus Erica, or, by extension, of the genus Calluna; any plant of the family Ericaceæ, called by Lindley heathworts.
- n. One of several small butterflies of different genera. The large heath is Erinephile tithonus; the small, Cænonympha pamphilus.
- n. In Tasmania, the popular name for several species of the genus Epacris, especially E. impressa, a beautiful slender shrub bearing white or red axillary flowers. See Epacris.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a low evergreen shrub of the family Ericaceae; has small bell-shaped pink or purple flowers
- n. a tract of level wasteland; uncultivated land with sandy soil and scrubby vegetation
The vet says the puppy will recover but he cannot guarantee her long term heath which is of great concern to me.
Winter and the other seasons exist due to the inclination of the Earth toward it's axis of rotation/translation (can't recall exactly which one now), which makes portions of the Earth get more heath from the Sun during aproximately 3 months (Summer) of the year and then get less heath fromanother 3 months (Winter) with two transitory phases in between those two (Spring and Fall).
While the republicans are doing cartwheels over the lack of competition for their health insurance cronies, no pubic option in heath insurance will grow the national debt much quicker.
Long-term heath outcomes"It is much more important to prevent the product from going into the marketplace than it is to recall it after it's been there," said Pat Buck, who founded the Center for Foodborne Illness, Research and Prevention in 2006.
Give up State taxpayer health cover plan for elector officers therby even the playing field in heath care.
The more important questions about the potential for long-term heath effects due to exposure to dispersants, such as cancer and nervous system disorders, have not been addressed, although the EPA says it is doing further testing.
The most important questions about the potential for long-term heath effects due to exposure to dispersants, such as cancer and nervous system disorders, have not been addressed, although the EPA says it is doing further testing.
Also the performance done by heath is nothing short of genius.
Richard Nieporent: What we call heath insurance is actually prepaid health care.
What we call heath insurance is actually prepaid health care.