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adj. Slang
Variant of hip2.
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adj, hepper or heppest
slang an earlier word for hip4


(Pathology) short for hepatitis
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adj. Older Slang.
[1905–10, Amer.]


(hʌt, hʌp, hɛp)

one (used in counting cadence while marching).
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Adj.1.hep - informed about the latest trends
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
informed - having much knowledge or education; "an informed public"; "informed opinion"; "the informed customer"
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HEPS are expected to be between 191 and 226 South African cents - a year-on-year increase of approximately 12% to 32% compared to the previous financial year (which was 171 South African cents).
Mansoor Ahmed, Director at Colliers International MENA, commented: "During the academic year 2015/2016, over 60,000 students were enrolled in 56 HEPs in Dubai, including both full-time and half-time students.
According to the minutes of the 115th meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission held between the two countries from Aug 29 to 30 in Lahore, 'Pakistan also urged India to arrange for the Special Tour of Inspection of the projects in Jhelum basin including Kishanganga HEP which is pending since 2014, on which ICIW (India's Commissioner for Indus Waters) gave his assurance to arrange the same promptly.'
The companys shareholders were advised that its basic earnings per share (EPS) and headline earnings per share (HEPS) for the six months ending 30 June 2016 are expected to be at least 20 percent lower than the EPS and HEPS for the six months ended 30 June 2015.
HEPs being built over rivers may cause deforestation, erosion, landslides and floods.
Said Bank Windhoek, The differences between the increases in profit after tax, HEPS and EPS are mainly due to the dilution effect of the 41,280,000 ordinary shares issued as part of the listing of Bank Windhoek Holdings on 20 June 2013 and the 7,400,000 ordinary shares issued by Bank Windhoek Holdings relating to the acquisition of Capricorn Unit Trust Management Company Limited on 01 July 2013.
Three more HEPs totalling 2940 MW, i.e., the 1200 MW Punatsangchu-I HEP, the 1020 MW Punatsangchu-II HEP and the 720 MW Mangdehchu HEP, are under construction, and are scheduled to be commissioned by 2018.
According to the company, the increase in EPS and HEPS for the six months ended 31 December 2011 is expected to be between 80% and 90% compared to the prior comparable period.
The world and European heps tathlon champion, who missed last month's European Indoor Championships in Paris with an ankle tendon injury which prevented her from running for seven weeks, will race over 150 metres and the hurdles on the specially-constructed city-centre track on Deansgate.
Although determined to fight Ennis for heps tathlon gold in London, Sotherton was forced to give up the event last May on the advice of her coach.
Energy sector: Boguchanskaya HEPS delayed launch of the first stage of BoHEPS to the end of 2011 - negative for RusHydro.