Hero vs Kero - What's the difference?

hero | kero |


As a proper noun hero

is (greekmyth) any of a number of legendary men and women, including the priestess loved by leander.

As a noun kero is

pad (residence).

hero

English

(wikipedia hero)

Alternative forms

* heros

Noun

(es)
  • (rfc-sense) A real or mythical person of great bravery who carries out extraordinary deeds.
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  • A role model.
  • The main protagonist in a work of fiction.
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  • A large sandwich made from meats and cheeses; a hero sandwich.
  • (food styling, chiefly, attributive) The product chosen from several candidates to be photographed.
  • * 2003 , Solomon H. Katz, William Woys Weaver, Encyclopedia of Food and Culture
  • The preparation of the hero food involves any number of specialized techniques food stylists have developed to deal with the demands of photographing food.
  • * 2008 , Linda Bellingham, Jean Ann Bybee, Brad G. Rogers, Food Styling for Photographers (page 8)
  • Protect the hero food. Whether the hero items are on a table in the studio or in the refrigerator, freezer, etc., be sure they are identified as hero items and not for consumption.
  • * 2008 , David Random, Defying Gravity (page 24)
  • The food stylists this day had spent inordinate amounts of time preparing the hero product for a close-up scene.

    Synonyms

    * see * (sandwich) grinder, hoagie, hoagy, poor boy, po' boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge

    Derived terms

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    References

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    kero

    English

    Etymology 1

    Abbreviation of kerosene.

    Noun

    (-)
  • (AU, NZ, colloquial) Kerosene.
  • *1985 , (Peter Carey), Illywhacker , Faber and Faber 2003, p. 293:
  • *:The hessian hut glowed yellow with the light of a kero lamp.
  • Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A type of wooden drinking vessel produced by the Incas.
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