The Collaborative International Dictionary
Hade \Hade\ (h[=a]d), n. [Cf. AS. heald inclined, bowed down, G. halde declivity.]
The descent of a hill. [Obs.]
(Mining) The inclination or deviation from the vertical of any mineral vein.
(Geol. & Mining) The deviation of a fault plane from the vertical.
Note: The direction of the hade is the direction toward which the fault plane descends from an intersecting vertical line.
Hade \Hade\, v. i. (Mining) To deviate from the vertical; -- said of a vein, fault, or lode.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English had "person, individual, character, individuality; condition, state, nature; sex, race, family, tribe;" see -hood. Obsolete after 14c. Cognate with Old Saxon hed "condition, rank, Old Norse heiðr "honor, dignity," Old High German heit, Gothic haidus "way, manner."
Etymology 1 alt. 1 (context obsolete English) person (in all senses). 2 (context obsolete biological English) sex; gender. 3 (context Now chiefly dialectal Scotland English) order; estate; rank; degree; holy or religious orders. 4 (context Now chiefly dialectal Scotland English) state; condition; quality; kind. n. 1 (context obsolete English) person (in all senses). 2 (context obsolete biological English) sex; gender. 3 (context Now chiefly dialectal Scotland English) order; estate; rank; degree; holy or religious orders. 4 (context Now chiefly dialectal Scotland English) state; condition; quality; kind. Etymology 2
alt. (context transitive obsolete English) To ordain; consecrate; admit to a religious order. vb. (context transitive obsolete English) To ordain; consecrate; admit to a religious order. Etymology 3
n. (context geology English) The slope of a vein or fault from the vertical; the complement of the dip vb. (context geology English) To slope from the vertical
Hade and similar can mean:
- In geology, the angle of inclination from the vertical of a vein (geology), fault, or lode: it can be a noun or a verb
- Jane Hading is a French actress
- Hading is a form of Hadingus, a legendary early Danish king
- Hade is a village in Hedesunda municipality in Sweden
Usage examples of "hade".
I petitioned for a cup of chill aconite, My descent to awful Hades had been soft, for now must I go With the curse by father Zeus cast on ambition immoderate.
To Angelique it looked like a two-headed monster straight out of Hades.
He rested not only on grass, but oh lilies, the very asphodels of Hades such as Achilles had strode upon.
Later, a daughter library, the Serapeion, housed in the temple of Serapis, a new Graeco-Egyptian cult, which may have been based on Hades, the Greek god of the dead, held another 40,000 scrolls.
For example, if there was any historic basis for the myth of Herakles dragging Cerberus out of Hades, it was that this hero forcibly entered the Mysteries and dragged out to light the enactor of the part of the three headed dog.
We maintain that a true historical exegesis, with far less violence to the use of language, and consistently with known contemporaneous ideas, makes it denote the death of Christ, and the events which were supposed to have followed his death, namely, his appearance among the dead, and his ascent to heaven, preparatory to their ascent, when they should no longer be exiled in Hades, but should dwell with God.
Indeed, so forcible and close is the correspondence between the course of the aspirant in his initiation dramatically dying, descending into Hades, rising again to life, and ascending into heaven with the apostolic presentation of the redemptive career of Christ, our great Forerunner, that some writers Nork, for instance have suggested that the latter was but the exoteric publication to all the world of what in the former was esoterically taught to the initiates alone.
Majesty of Shu was the excellent king of the sky, of the earth, of Hades, of the water, of the winds, of the inundation, of the two chains of mountains, of the sea, governing with a true voice according to the precepts of his father Ra-Harmakhis.
The Hades Helmet still shielding me, I leap from the speading chariot, land hard, feel something bruise if not break in my right shoulder, and then I tumble to a stop on the floor as the chariot flies directly into the reconstruction vat, smashing plastic and steel, throwing violet liquid a hundred feet into the air of the giant room.
EPICUREAN SONG Away with your stories of Hades, Which the Flamen has forged to affright us-- We laugh at your three Maiden Ladies, Your Fates--and your sullen Cocytus.
Hades by metonymy for the grave, or have imagined that a shadowy fac simile of what was interred in the grave went into the grim kingdom of Pluto.
Chewed limbs he ran ahunting amongst the wild Outhouses, wantonly skewering hell-beasties with his bow and his sharp arrows, conversing with famous Caesars of Rome and Kings of Africa and other dead folk condemned to the perditious gray lands of Hades, and flexing his biceps for the New Tourists and their new-fangled electronic Nikons and Leicas, their Sony videocams.
Achille, il est dans la demeure de Hades des ames et des fantomes, mais ils sont prives de sentiment.
And with songs did she propitiate and invoke the Deathspirits, devourers of life, the swift hounds of Hades, who, hovering through all the air, swoop down on the living.
Tom and his dad decided on a large plate of nachos and the house salsa, reputed to be hotter than hades, to occupy us until the rest of the food arrived.