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Šėta

''' Šėta ''' is a small town in Kaunas County in central Lithuania. In 2001 it had a population of 1025.

Seta (organization)

Seta (standing for "Sexual equality"), founded in 1974, is the main LGBT rights organisation in Finland. It is a national organization with several member organizations around the country. Its general secretary is Kerttu Tarjamo and chairperson Panu Mäenpää. The 11th President of Finland, Tarja Halonen, was the chairwoman of Seta 1980–81.

Seta (disambiguation)

Seta is a bristle in plants and animals.

Seta may also refer to:

  • Šėta, a town in Lithuania
  • Seta District, Gunma
  • Seta River or Yodo River
  • Sète, a town in France
  • Seta (organization) — a Finnish LGBTI rights organization
  • SETA (contractor), civilian employees of government contractors
  • SETA Corporation, a Japanese computer game developer
  • Search for Extraterrestrial Artifacts (SETA), a project in Xenoarchaeology
  • Sōjirō Seta, a character in Rurouni Kenshin media
  • Noriyasu Seta, a character in Love Hina media
  • Sector Education and Training Authority in South Africa
  • SETA, a Turkish-language abbreviation for Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research, a Turkish think tank
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Seta

Seta \Se"ta\ (s[=e]"t[.a]), n.; pl. Set[ae] (s[=e]"t[=e]). [L. seta, saeta, a bristle.]

  1. (Biol.) Any slender, more or less rigid, bristlelike organ or part; as the hairs of a caterpillar, the slender spines of a crustacean, the hairlike processes of a protozoan, the bristles or stiff hairs on the leaves of some plants, or the pedicel of the capsule of a moss.

  2. (Zo["o]l.)

    1. One of the movable chitinous spines or hooks of an annelid. They usually arise in clusters from muscular capsules, and are used in locomotion and for defense. They are very diverse in form.

    2. One of the spinelike feathers at the base of the bill of certain birds.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

seta

plural setae, 1793, from Latin seta "bristle," from PIE root *sai- "to tie, bind" (see sinew). Related: Setaceous.

Wiktionary

seta

n. 1 A bristle or hair 2 (context botany English) The stalk of a moss sporangium, or occasionally in a liverwort.

WordNet

seta

  1. n. stalk of a moss capsule

  2. a stiff hair or bristle

  3. [also: setae (pl)]

Usage examples of "seta".

Likely that was because when you saw them taking a stroll, all neatly cloaked and hidden as they were, a minute later Bethamin and Renna and Seta appeared trailing after them.

He chuckled again and spent the next few minutes drawing a diagram of the gecko setae and explaining the van der Waals attraction.

And the most wonderful part is that a piece of tape one centimeter square holds around a hunderd million of these little artificial gecko setae and can actually support a weight of one kilogram.

And the most wonderful part is that a piece of tape one centimeter square holds around a hundred million of these little artificial gecko setae and can actually support a weight of one kilogram.

Al collo cingeva una cravatta di seta nera ed un elegante fazzoletto di raso rosso sciolto circondava le sue magnifiche spalle annodato sul petto.

Seta would have found another place to sleep had that been possible, and he learned from Mistress Anan that the Seanchan woman put her hands over her eyes whenever Joline or Edesina was teaching Bethamin in the wagon.

For one thing, she could not imagine Renna or Seta uncollaring a damane.

In most forms the capsule is raised above the general surface at the time of opening, usually by the rapid growth of the seta, but in the Marchantiaceae by the sporogonia being raised on a special archegoniophore.

Bethamin, tall and as dark as Tuon in an Ebou Dari dress with a very deep neckline and skirts sewn up above her knee on one side to show faded red petticoats, seemed a mother waiting for inevitable misbehavior by children, while yellow-haired Seta, in high-necked gray wool that covered her completely, appeared to be studying dangerous dogs that would need to be caged sooner or later.

Bethamin or Seta, neither bound by the Three Oaths and both knowing the weaves damane used for weapons, something that horrified the Aes Sedai.

Accanto, quando non sopra, a banconi dove durante il giorno erano stati venduti profumi, orologi, ambra o foulard di seta, i venditori notturni avevano installato i loro banchetti improvvisati.

Riuscivo a stento a reggere la vista del suo piccolo culo e delle sue cosce di seta che si muoveva­.

For one thing, she could not imagine Renna or Seta uncollaring a damane.