A hex is a curse or magical spell or a female caster of such. The term is derived from the German word "Hexe" for a witch. Hex is also the Greek root word denoting "six" as in "hexagon", a six-sided geometric figure. Hex may also mean:


Television & Movies

*Hex (TV series)
*Hex (Doctor Who), a character in the "Big Finish Productions" audio plays based on the television series "Doctor Who"
*Hex, a Ben 10 villain.
*Hex (1973 movie), a 1973 film starring Keith Carradine, Gary Busey, Dan Haggerty, and Hillarie Thompson


*Hex (recording artist), solo artist began recording in the 90's;1134 Productions
*Hex (Or Printing in the Infernal Method), an album by the band Earth
*Hex (album), an album by the band Bark Psychosis
*Hex (VJ group), a British-based multimedia group active in the 1990s, which later became Hexstatic

Books & Comics

*Hex, the collective pseudonym of Henry Rathvon and Emily Cox
*Hex (Discworld), a fictional computer from Terry Pratchett's "Discworld" novels
*Hex (book), set in a future dystopia.
*Jonah Hex, a DC Comics character
*Dominic Destine, a Marvel Comics character from Clan Destine


*Part of a hex map
*Hex (board game)
*Hex, a DNA binding protein (more properly known as PRH) that controls gene expression and cell proliferation
*Hexadecimal, a base-16 number system often used by programmers
*Intel HEX A computer file format
*Hex River, South Africa
*pow-wow (folk magic), the Pennsylvania German magical system of "hex work"
*Uranium hexafluoride - part of the nuclear fuel refinement process
*A Hexcentric, an item of climbing protection equipment
*Hex - the Legend of the Towers, an indoor amusement ride at Alton Towers, England
*A hex key, also known as an Allen, hex-head, zeta key, or wrench, is a tool used to drive fasteners
*Hex sign, a barn decoration originating in Pennsylvania Dutch Country of the Northeastern United States
*Heat exchanger, a device for heat transfer

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  • -hex — hex·ol; …   English syllables

  • hex — hex·one; hex·on·ic; hex·os·a·mine; hex·o·san; hex·ose; hex·oxide; hex·partite; hex·tetrahedral; hex·tetrahedron; hex·u·lose; hex·u·ron·ic; hex·yl; hex·yl·ene; hex·yl·ic; hex·yne; tet·ra·hex·a·he·dral; ac·e·to·hex·amide; chlor·hex·i·dine;… …   English syllables

  • Hex — Hex: Hex (hexadeсimal)  обозначение шестнадцатеричной системы счисления. См. также Hex редактор  приложение для редактирования данных, представляющее данные как последовательность байтов в hex коде. Intel HEX  формат файла,… …   Википедия

  • hex- — hex(a) élément, du gr. heks, six . ⇒HEX(A) , (HEX , HEXA )élém. formant Élém. formant tiré du gr. « six », servant à former des mots sc. dont le signifié a un rapp. avec le nombre six. Quand le 2e élém. commence par une voyelle, la finale a de l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hex- — [↑ Hexa ] Zahlwortstamm in Namen von Verb. oder Gruppen mit 6 C Atomen, z. B. Hexanal, Hexen, Hexyl . * * * hẹx , Hẹx : ↑ hexa , Hexa . * * * hex , Hex : ↑hexa , ↑Hexa . hẹ|xa , Hẹ|xa , (vor Selbstlauten oft auch:) hẹx , Hẹx [griech. héx =… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Hex- — Hexa Hex a [Gr. e x six. See {Six}.] A prefix or combining form, used to denote six, sixth, etc.; as, hexatomic, hexabasic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hex — [heks] n AmE an evil ↑curse that brings trouble ▪ I think he s trying to put a hex on me. >hex v [T] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hex... — hex...   [griechisch héx »sechs«], auch erweitert zu hexa..., Wortbildungselement mit der Bedeutung: sechs, z. B. Hexosen, Hexaeder …   Universal-Lexikon

  • hex — HEX(A) Element de compunere însemnând de şase ori , sextuplu , care serveşte la formarea unor adjective şi substantive. [var.: exa ] – Din fr. hex(a) . Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98 …   Dicționar Român

  • hex... — hex..., Hex... vgl. ↑hexa..., Hexa …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • hex — [ heks ] noun count an evil SPELL (=magic words that make someone have very bad luck): CURSE ╾ hex verb transitive …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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