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HI abbreviation of "Hawaii," a North Pacific island state of the United States.
hi (informal) Greetings!; Hello!
hiatal hernia a protrusion of part of the stomach wall through the diaphragm at the opening through which the esophagus passes.
hiatus a gap or break in activity, time, or space; interruption. [2 definitions]
hibachi a small, charcoal-burning grill of Japanese origin for cooking food.
hibernaculum a natural structure giving protection to a plant part during the winter. [2 definitions]
hibernal of or concerning winter; wintry.
hibernate to remain dormant over the winter in a den or burrow so as to conserve energy, as bears and other animals. [2 definitions]
hibernation a sleep-like state of diminished metabolic activity entered into during winter by bears and other animals so as to conserve energy. [3 definitions]
hibiscus any of numerous plants related to mallow, with large, attractive, and colorful flowers.
hiccup a sudden, spasmodic inhalation that is cut off by the involuntary closing of the windpipe. [4 definitions]
hic jacet (Latin) here lies; usu. part of an epitaph or tombstone inscription.
hick an unsophisticated person from a rural area; yokel.
hickey (informal) any gadget or device called so for convenience. [3 definitions]
hickory any of a number of deciduous trees of the walnut family, found mostly in North America and in some varieties producing edible nuts and commercially useful wood. [2 definitions]
hid past tense and a past participle of hide.
hidalgo a member of the lower nobility in Spain, below a grandee.
hidden not in plain view; concealed, covert, or secret. [2 definitions]
hide1 to put or hold out of sight; keep from view; conceal. [3 definitions]
hide2 the skin of one of the larger animals such as a buffalo or cow. [3 definitions]
hide-and-seek a game, usu. played by children, in which all hide except one, who tries to find the others.