Words starting with r

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of R.i.

r.i. means: a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies; the smallest state

Meaning of R.v.

r.v. means: a motorized wheeled vehicle used for camping or other recreational activities

Meaning of Ra

ra means: (astronomy) the equatorial coordinate specifying the angle, measured eastward along the celestial equator, from the vernal equinox to the intersection of the hour circle that passes through an object in the sky; usually expressed in hours and minutes and seconds; used with declination to specify positions on the celestial sphere

Meaning of Ra

ra means: ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods

Meaning of Ra

ra means: an intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores

Meaning of Rabat

rabat means: the capital of Morocco; located in the northwestern on the Atlantic coast

Meaning of Rabato

rabato means: a wired or starched collar of intricate lace; worn in 17th century

Meaning of Rabbet

rabbet means: a rectangular groove made to hold two pieces together

Meaning of Rabbet

rabbet means: cut a rectangular groove into

Meaning of Rabbet

rabbet means: join with a rabbet joint

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Conservatism

conservatism means: a political or theological orientation advocating the preservation of the best in society and opposing radical changes

Meaning of Eliezer wiesel

eliezer wiesel means: United States writer (born in Romania) who survived Nazi concentration camps and is dedicated to keeping alive the memory of the Holocaust (born in 1928)

Meaning of Family leporidae

family leporidae means: hares and rabbits

Meaning of Ferdinand of aragon

ferdinand of aragon means: the king of Castile and Aragon who ruled jointly with his wife Isabella; his marriage to Isabella I in 1469 marked the beginning of the modern state of Spain and their capture of Granada from the Moors in 1492 united Spain as one country; they instituted the Spanish Inquisition in 1478 and supported the expedition of Christopher Columbus in 1492 (1452-1516)

Meaning of Foldout

foldout means: an oversize page that is folded in to a book or magazine

Meaning of Free throw

free throw means: an unhindered basketball shot from the foul line; given to penalize the other team for committing a foul

Meaning of Freedom of religion

freedom of religion means: a civil right guaranteed by the First Amendment to the US Constitution

Meaning of Gary cooper

gary cooper means: United States film actor noted for his portrayals of strong silent heroes (1901-1961)

Meaning of Genus alstonia

genus alstonia means: genus of evergreen trees or shrubs with white funnel-shaped flowers and milky sap; tropical Africa to southeastern Asia and Polynesia

Meaning of Genus coccyzus

genus coccyzus means: a genus of Cuculidae

Meaning of Hastate leaf

hastate leaf means: a leaf shaped like a spearhead with flaring pointed lobes at the base

Meaning of Idyl

idyl means: a short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life

Meaning of Idyl

idyl means: a musical composition that evokes rural life

Meaning of Landowner

landowner means: a holder or proprietor of land

Meaning of Musculus sternocleidomastoideus

musculus sternocleidomastoideus means: one of two thick muscles running from the sternum and clavicle to the mastoid and occipital bone; turns head obliquely to the opposite side; when acting together they flex the neck and extend the head

Meaning of Nominalism

nominalism means: (philosophy) the doctrine that the various objects labeled by the same term have nothing in common but their name

Meaning of Pesticide poisoning

pesticide poisoning means: toxic condition resulting from ingesting or inhaling a pesticide

Meaning of Requisition

requisition means: seizing property that belongs to someone else and holding it until profits pay the demand for which it was seized

Meaning of Requisition

requisition means: an official form on which a request in made

Meaning of Requisition

requisition means: the act of requiring; an authoritative request or demand, especially by a military or public authority that takes something over (usually temporarily) for military or public use

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