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1: an expression of greeting; "every morning they exchanged polite hellos" [syn: hello, hullo, hi, howdy, how- do-you-do] 2: a state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands [syn: Hawaii, Hawai'i, Aloha State, HI]
interjection Etymology: Middle English hy Date: 15th century — used especially as a greeting
abbreviation Hawaii 1. high intensity 2. humidity index 3. abbr. US 1 Hawaii (also in official postal use). 2 the Hawaiian Islands.
int. calling attention or as a greeting.
Etymology: parallel form to HEY(1) Hydriodic Hy`dri*od"ic, a. [Hydr- + iodic: cf. F. hydriodique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, hydrogen and iodine; -- said of an acid produced by the combination of these elements.
Hydriodic acid (Chem.), a pungent, colorless gas, HI, usually prepared as a solution in water. It is strong reducing agent. Called also hydrogen iodide.
In informal situations, you say ' Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English. hi' to greet someone. 'Hi, Liz' she said shyly. CONVENTION [ formulae]
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