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reglorify
v.t., reglorified, reglorifying. * * *
reglue
v.t., reglued, regluing. * * *
regma
/reg"meuh/, n., pl. regmata /-meuh teuh/. Bot. a dry fruit consisting of three or more carpels that separate from the axis at maturity. [1830-40; < NL < Gk rhêgma fracture, ...
regnal
/reg"nl/, adj. of or pertaining to a sovereign, sovereignty, or reign: the second regnal year of Louis XIV. [1605-15; < ML regnalis, equiv. to L regn(um) rule, kingdom + -alis ...
regnant
—regnancy, n. /reg"neuhnt/, adj. 1. reigning; ruling (usually used following the noun it modifies): a queen regnant. 2. exercising authority, rule, or influence. 3. prevalent; ...
Regnard, Jean-François
▪ French dramatist born Feb. 8, 1655, Paris died Sept. 4, 1709, Château de Grillon, Fr.  French dramatist, one of the most successful of the successors of Molière, whose ...
regnat populus
/rddeg"naht paw"poo loos'/; Eng. /reg"nat pop"yeuh leuhs/, Latin. let the people rule: motto of Arkansas. * * *
Regnault de Saint Jean d'Angély, Michel-Louis-Étienne, Comte
▪ French administrator Regnault also spelled  Regnaud   born Nov. 3, 1761, Saint-Fargeau, Puisaye, Fr. died March 11, 1819, Paris       administrator under the ...
Regnault, Henri-Victor
▪ French chemist and physicist born July 21, 1810, Aix-la-Chapelle, Fr. died Jan. 19, 1878, Auteuil  French chemist and physicist noted for his work on the properties of ...
Régnier, Henri de
▪ French poet born Dec. 28, 1864, Honfleur, Fr. died May 23, 1936, Paris  foremost French poet of the first decade of the 20th century.       Born of an old Norman ...
Régnier, Mathurin
▪ French poet born Dec. 21, 1573, Chartres, Fr. died Oct. 22, 1613, Rouen       French satiric poet whose works recall those of Horace, Juvenal, Ariosto, and Ronsard in ...
regolith
/reg"euh lith/, n. See mantle rock. [1895-1900; < Gk rhêgo(s) rug, blanket + -LITH] * * *
regorge
/ri gawrj"/, v. regorged, regorging. v.t. 1. to disgorge; cast up again. v.i. 2. to rush back again; gush: The waters regorged. [1595-1605; < F regorger, MF. See RE-, GORGE] * * *
regosol
regosol [reg′ə sôl΄, reg′əsäl΄] n. 〚
regovern
v.t. * * *
regovernment
n. * * *
regr.
registrar. * * *
regrab
v.t., regrabbed, regrabbing. * * *
regradate
v., regradated, regradating. * * *
regradation
n. * * *
regrade
v.t., regraded, regrading. * * *
regraft
v. * * *
regrant
v.t., n. * * *
regraph
v.t. * * *
regrasp
v.t. * * *
regrate
regrate1 —regrater, n. /ri grayt"/, v.t., regrated, regrating. 1. to buy up (grain, provisions, etc.) in order to sell again at a profit in or near the same market. 2. to sell ...
regrease
v.t., regreased, regreasing. * * *
regreet
/ree greet"/, v.t., v.i. 1. to greet in return or again. n. 2. regreets, Obs. greetings. [1580-90; RE- + GREET1] * * *
regress
—regressor, n. v. /ri gres"/; n. /ree"gres/, v.i. 1. to move backward; go back. 2. to revert to an earlier or less advanced state or form. n. 3. the act of going back; ...
regression
/ri gresh"euhn/, n. 1. the act of going back to a previous place or state; return or reversion. 2. retrogradation; retrogression. 3. Biol. reversion to an earlier or less ...
regression analysis
Statistics. a procedure for determining a relationship between a dependent variable, as predicted success in college, and an independent variable, as a score on a scholastic ...
regressive
—regressively, adv. —regressiveness, regressivity /ree'gre siv"i tee/, n. /ri gres"iv/, adj. 1. regressing or tending to regress; retrogressive. 2. Biol. of, pertaining to, ...
regressive assimilation
Phonet. assimilation in which a following sound has an effect on a preceding one, as in pronouncing have in have to as /haf/, influenced by the voiceless /t/ in to. Also called ...
regressive tax
Tax levied at a rate that decreases as its base increases. Regressivity is considered undesirable because poorer people pay a greater percentage of their income in tax than ...
regressively
See regressive. * * *
regressiveness
See regressively. * * *
regressor
See regress. * * *
regret
—regretter, n. —regrettingly, adv. /ri gret"/, v., regretted, regretting, n. v.t. 1. to feel sorrow or remorse for (an act, fault, disappointment, etc.): He no sooner spoke ...
regretful
—regretfully, adv. —regretfulness, n. /ri gret"feuhl/, adj. full of regret; sorrowful because of what is lost, gone, or done. [1640-50; REGRET + -FUL] * * *
regretfully
See regretful. * * *
regretfulness
See regretfully. * * *
regrettable
—regrettableness, n. —regrettably, adv. /ri gret"euh beuhl/, adj. causing or deserving regret; unfortunate; deplorable. Also, regretable. [1595-1605; < MF regret(t)able; see ...
regrettably
re·gret·ta·bly (rĭ-grĕtʹə-blē) adv. 1. To an extent deserving of regret: a regrettably brief career. 2. As a matter of regret: Regrettably, the book is not available. * ...
regretter
See regret. * * *
regrind
v., reground, regrinding. * * *
regrip
v., regripped or regript, regripping. * * *
regroom
v.t. * * *
regroove
v.t., regrooved, regrooving. * * *
regroup
—regroupment, n. /ree groohp"/, v.t. 1. to form into a new or restructured group or grouping. v.i. 2. to become reorganized in order to make a fresh start: If the plan doesn't ...
regrow
v., regrew, regrown, regrowing. * * *
regrowth
n. * * *
Regt
Regt abbrev. 1. Regent 2. Regiment * * *
regt.
1. regent. 2. regiment. * * *
reguarantee
n., v.t., reguaranteed, reguaranteeing. * * *
reguaranty
n., pl. reguaranties. * * *
reguardant
/ri gahr"dnt/, adj. Heraldry. regardant. * * *
reguide
v.t., reguided, reguiding. * * *
regula
/reg"yeuh leuh/, n., pl. regulae /-lee'/. (in a Doric entablature) a fillet, continuing a triglyph beneath the taenia, from which guttae are suspended. Also called guttae ...
regulable
/reg"yeuh leuh beuhl/, adj. that can be regulated; controllable. [1650-60; REGUL(ATE) + -ABLE] * * *
regulant
/reg"yeuh leuhnt/, n. a substance, as a chemical, used to control or regulate: herbicides and fungicides as regulants for plant growth. [REGUL(ATE) + -ANT] * * *
regular
—regularity /reg'yeuh lar"i tee/, regularness, n. /reg"yeuh leuhr/, adj. 1. usual; normal; customary: to put something in its regular place. 2. evenly or uniformly arranged; ...
Regular Army
the permanent army maintained in peace as well as in war; the standing army: one of the major components of the Army of the United States. [1840-50] * * *
regular bevel
the bevel of a bolt or lock on a door opening into the building, room, etc., to which the doorway leads (opposed to reverse bevel). * * *
regular checking account
a checking account for which the monthly fee is usually based on the average balance maintained and the number of transactions recorded. Cf. special checking account. * * *
regular lay
Ropemaking. a right-handed lay, as of a plain-laid rope. * * *
regular ode
Pros. See Pindaric ode. * * *
regular reserves
➡ armed forces * * *
regular tertiaries.
See under tertiary (def. 5). * * *
regular year.
See under Jewish calendar. [1895-1900] * * *
regulararmy
regular army n. The permanent standing army of a nation or state. * * *
regularity
See regular. * * *
regularization
See regularize. * * *
regularize
—regularization, n. —regularizer, n. /reg"yeuh leuh ruyz'/, v.t., regularized, regularizing. to make regular. Also, esp. Brit., regularise. [1615-25; REGULAR + -IZE] * * *
regularizer
See regularization. * * *
regularly
/reg"yeuh leuhr lee/, adv. 1. at regular times or intervals. 2. according to plan, custom, etc. 3. usually; ordinarily: The dress is regularly $45 but is now on sale for ...
regularyear
regular year n. An ordinary year of 354 days or a leap year of 384 days in the Jewish calendar. * * *
regulate
—regulative /reg"yeuh lay'tiv, -yeuh leuh tiv/, regulatory /reg"yeuh leuh tawr'ee, -tohr'ee/, adj. —regulatively, adv. /reg"yeuh layt'/, v.t., regulated, regulating. 1. to ...
regulation
/reg'yeuh lay"sheuhn/, n. 1. a law, rule, or other order prescribed by authority, esp. to regulate conduct. 2. the act of regulating or the state of being regulated. 3. Mach. the ...
Regulation T
(in the U.S.) a federal law governing the amount of credit that may be advanced by brokers and dealers to customers for the purchase of securities on margin. * * *
Regulation U
(in the U.S.) a federal law governing the amount of credit that may be advanced by a bank for the purchase of listed securities. * * *
regulative
See regulate. * * *
regulator
/reg"yeuh lay'teuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that regulates. 2. Horol. a. an adjustable device in a clock or a watch for making it go faster or slower. b. a master clock, ...
regulator pin
either of two pins on the regulators of certain timepieces, one on each side of the hairspring, that can be moved to adjust the rate of the timepiece. * * *
regulatorgene
regulator gene n. A gene that causes the production of a protein that regulates or suppresses the activity of one or more structural genes. Also called regulator, regulatory ...
Regulators of North Carolina
(1764–71) Vigilance group formed in the western frontier counties of North Carolina. Opposed to the high taxes and corruption of the colonial government, the group sought ...
regulatory
See regulative. * * *
regulatory agency
Independent government commission charged by the legislature with setting and enforcing standards for specific industries in the private sector. The concept was invented by the ...
regulatory gene
Genetics. any gene that exercises control over the expression of another gene or genes. Also, regulator gene. [1960-65] * * *
reguline
/reg"yeuh lin, -luyn'/, adj. Metall. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of, a regulus. [1660-70; REGUL(US) + -INE1] * * *
regulus
/reg"yeuh leuhs/, n., pl. reguluses, reguli /-luy'/. 1. (cap.) Astron. a first magnitude star in the constellation Leo. 2. Metall. a. the metallic mass that forms beneath the ...
Regulus
/reg"yeuh leuhs/, n. Marcus Atilius /euh til"ee euhs/, died 250? B.C., Roman general. * * * ▪ star also called  Alpha Leonis,         brightest star in the zodiacal ...
Regulus, Marcus Atilius
▪ Roman general flourished 3rd century BC       Roman general and statesman whose career, greatly embellished by legend, was seen by the Romans as a model of heroic ...
regurgitant
See regurgitate. * * *
regurgitate
—regurgitant /ri gerr"ji teuhnt/, n. /ri gerr"ji tayt'/, v., regurgitated, regurgitating. v.i. 1. to surge or rush back, as liquids, gases, undigested food, etc. v.t. 2. to ...
regurgitation
/ri gerr'ji tay"sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of regurgitating. 2. voluntary or involuntary return of partly digested food from the stomach to the mouth. 3. Pathol. the reflux of blood ...
regurgitative
See regurgitant. * * *
rehab
—rehabber, n. /ree"hab'/, n., adj., v., rehabbed, rehabbing. Informal. n. 1. rehabilitation. 2. a rehabilitated building. adj. 3. of or pertaining to rehabilitation: funds for ...
rehabber
See rehab. * * *
rehabilitant
/ree'heuh bil"i teuhnt, ree'euh-/, n. a person who is undergoing rehabilitation, esp. for a physical disability. [1960-65; REHABILIT(ATE) + -ANT] * * *
rehabilitatable
See rehabilitate. * * *
rehabilitate
—rehabilitation, n. —rehabilitative, adj. —rehabilitator, n. /ree'heuh bil"i tayt', ree'euh-/, v., rehabilitated, rehabilitating. v.t. 1. to restore to a condition of good ...
rehabilitation
See rehabilitatable. * * * (as used in expressions) United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration physical medicine and rehabilitation rehabilitation medicine * * *
rehabilitation centres
➡ drugs * * *
rehabilitative
See rehabilitatable. * * *
rehammer
v.t. * * *
Rehan, Ada
▪ American actress original name  Ada Crehan  born April 22, 1857, Limerick, Ire. died Jan. 8, 1916, New York, N.Y., U.S.  American actress of the late 19th century, one of ...
rehandle
v.t., rehandled, rehandling. * * *
rehang
v.t., rehung or rehanged, rehanging. * * *
reharden
v. * * *
reharmonize
v.t., reharmonized, reharmonizing. * * *
reharness
v.t. * * *
reharvest
v. * * *
rehash
v. /ree hash"/; n. /ree"hash'/, v.t. 1. to work up (old material) in a new form. n. 2. the act of rehashing. 3. something rehashed. [1815-25; RE- + HASH] * * *
rehaul
v. * * *
rehear
v., reheard, rehearing. * * *
rehearing
/ree hear"ing/, n. Law. a second presentation of the evidence and arguments of a case before the court of original presentation. [1680-90; RE- + HEARING] * * *
rehearsal
/ri herr"seuhl/, n. 1. a session of exercise, drill, or practice, usually private, in preparation for a public performance, ceremony, etc.: a play rehearsal; a wedding ...
rehearse
—rehearsable, adj. —rehearser, n. /ri herrs"/, v., rehearsed, rehearsing. v.t. 1. to practice (a musical composition, a play, a speech, etc.) in private prior to a public ...
rehearser
See rehearse. * * *
reheat
v. * * *
reheatable
adj. * * *
reheater
n. * * *
reheating
/ree hee"ting/, n. 1. heating again. 2. Aeron. a process in certain turbojet engines in which gases are expanded by turbines after combustion, burned again in a second chamber, ...
reheel
v.t. * * *
rehem
v.t., rehemmed, rehemming. * * *
rehide
v., rehid, rehidden or rehid, rehiding. * * *
rehinge
v.t., rehinged, rehinging. * * *
rehire
v., rehired, rehiring, n. * * *
rehitch
v.t. * * *
Rehman, Shabana
▪ 2005       Pakistani-born Norwegian performer Shabana Rehman was no stranger to controversy; being a Muslim woman and a stand-up comic in itself might be cause for ...
Rehnquist
/ren"kwist/, n. William H(ubbs) /hubz/, born 1924, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1972-86; Chief Justice since 1986. * * *
Rehnquist, William
▪ chief justice of United States in full  William Hubbs Rehnquist  born October 1, 1924, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S. died September 3, 2005, Arlington, Virginia  16th chief ...
Rehnquist, William H(ubbs)
born Oct. 1, 1924, Milwaukee, Wis., U.S. U.S. jurist. He received his law degree from Stanford University and served as clerk to Robert Jackson. He later practiced law in ...
Rehnquist, William Hubbs
▪ 2006       American jurist (b. Oct. 1, 1924, Milwaukee, Wis.—d. Sept. 3, 2005, Arlington, Va.), served as the chief architect of the U.S. Supreme Court's ...
Rehnquist,William Hubbs
Rehn·quist (rĕnʹkwĭst'), William Hubbs. Born 1924. American jurist who served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1972-1986) and was appointed chief justice ...
Rehoboam
/ree'euh boh"euhm/, n. 1. the successor of Solomon and the first king of Judah, reigned 922?-915? B.C. I Kings 11:43. 2. (often l.c.) a large wine bottle, used esp. for ...
Rehoboth
▪ Namibia       town, central Namibia. The town is located about 52 miles (84 km) south of Windhoek, the national capital, and lies on the banks of the dry, sandy bed ...
Rehoboth Beach
/reuh hoh"beuhth, -bohth/ a town in SE Delaware: beach resort. 1754. * * *
rehone
v.t., rehoned, rehoning. * * *
rehonor
v.t. * * *
rehospitalize
v.t., rehospitalized, rehospitalizing. * * *
rehouse
/ree howz"/, v.t., rehoused, rehousing. 1. to house again. 2. to provide with new or different housing: civic programs to rehouse people living in condemned buildings. [1810-20; ...
Rehovot
/reuh hoh"voht/, n. a town in central Israel, SE of Tel Aviv. 66,200. Also, Rehovoth, Rehoboth /reuh hoh"boht/. * * * ▪ Israel       city, central Israel, on the ...
rehumanize
v., rehumanized, rehumanizing. * * *
rehumiliate
v.t., rehumiliated, rehumiliating. * * *
rehydrate
—rehydration, n. /ree huy"drayt/, v.t., rehydrated, rehydrating. to restore moisture or fluid to (something dehydrated). [1920-25; RE- + HYDRATE, on the model of DEHYDRATE] * * ...
rehydration
See rehydrate. * * *
rehypnotize
v.t., rehypnotized, rehypnotizing. * * *
rehypothecate
v.t., rehypothecated, rehypothecating. * * *
rei-
To flow, run. 1. Suffixed zero-grade form *ri-nu-. a. run, runnel, from Old English rinnan, to run, and Old Norse rinna, to run (from Germanic *rinnan, to run, from *ri-nw-an), ...
reice
v., reiced, reicing. * * *
Reich
/ruyk/; Ger. /rdduykh/, n. 1. (with reference to Germany) empire; realm; nation. 2. the German state, esp. during the Nazi period. Cf. First Reich, Second Reich, Third ...
Reich, Steve
orig. Stephen Michael Reich born Oct. 3, 1936, New York, N.Y., U.S. U.S. composer. He majored in philosophy at Cornell University. After musical study with Darius Milhaud and ...
Reich, Wilhelm
born March 24, 1897, Dobrzcynica, Galicia, Austria-Hungary died Nov. 3, 1957, Lewisburg, Pa., U.S. Austrian-U.S. psychologist. Trained at the Berlin Psychoanalytic Institute, ...
Reich,Stephen Michael
Reich (rīk), Stephen Michael. Known as “Steve.” Born 1936. American classical composer whose work often draws on West African and Balinese musical traditions. * * *
Reich,Wilhelm
Reich (rīk, rīKH), Wilhelm. 1897-1957. Austrian psychoanalyst who theorized that sexual repression is the source of many psychological and social problems. * * *
Reich-Ranicki, Marcel
▪ 2003       Marcel Reich-Ranicki, Polish-born German literary critic, capped a brilliant career in August 2002 when he was handed the Goethe Prize for literary ...
Reicha
/ruy"kheuh/; Czech. /rdday"khah/, n. Anton or Antonín Czech. /ahn"taw nyeen/, 1770-1836, Czech composer. Also, Rejcha. * * *
Reiche, Maria
▪ 1999       German-born Peruvian mathematician and archaeologist (b. May 15, 1903, Dresden, Ger.—d. June 8, 1998, Lima, Peru), was the self-appointed keeper of the ...
Reichenau
▪ island, Germany       island in the Untersee, the western arm of Lake Constance (Constance, Lake) (Bodensee) in Baden-Württemberg Land (state), southwestern ...
Reichenau, Walther von
▪ German general born Oct. 8, 1884, Karlsruhe, Ger. died Jan. 17, 1942, in flight near Poltava, Ukraine, U.S.S.R.       German field marshal who commanded the army that ...
Reichenbach Falls
▪ waterfalls, Switzerland German  Reichenbachfälle,         falls on the Reichenbach (creek) in Bern canton, central Switzerland, one of the highest falls in the ...
Reichenbach, Francois-Arnold
▪ 1994       French filmmaker (b. July 3, 1921, Paris, France—d. Feb. 2, 1993, Neuilly, near Paris), wrote, directed, and photographed a wide range of documentary ...
Reichenbach, Georg von
▪ German instrument maker born , Aug. 24, 1772, Durlach, Baden [Germany] died May 21, 1826, Munich       German maker of astronomical instruments who introduced the ...
Reichenbach, Hans
▪ American philosopher born Sept. 26, 1891, Hamburg, Ger. died April 9, 1953, Los Angeles, Calif., U.S.       philosopher and educator who was a leading representative ...
Reichenberg
/rdduy"kheuhn berddk'/, n. German name of Liberec. * * *
Reichs, Kathy
▪ 2008 Kathleen Joan Toelle Reichs  born 1950, Chicago, Ill.  Forensic anthropologist-cum-sleuth Temperance (“Bones”) Brennan and her creator, American author and ...
Reichsbank
/ruyks"bangk'/; Ger. /rdduykhs"bahngk'/, n. the former German national bank. [ < G; see REICH, 'S1, BANK2] * * *
Reichsführer
/rdduykhs"fyuu'rddeuhrdd/, n. German. the title of the chief of the Schutzstaffel. [lit., Reich leader] * * *
Reichskammergericht
▪ court, Holy Roman Empire German“Imperial Chamber of Justice”       supreme court of the Holy Roman Empire. The court was established by Maximilian I in 1495 and ...
reichsmark
/ruyks"mahrk'/; Ger. /rdduykhs"mahrddk'/, n., pl. reichsmarks, reichsmark. the monetary unit of Germany from November, 1924, until 1948. Cf. Deutsche mark, mark2 (def. 1), ...
reichspfennig
/ruyks"fen'ig/; Ger. /rdduykhs"pfen'ikh/, n., pl. reichspfennigs, reichspfennige Ger. /-pfen'i geuh/. a former bronze coin of Germany, the 100th part of a reichsmark. [ < G: ...
Reichsrat
/rdduykhs"rddaht'/, n. 1. Ger. Hist. the upper house of the parliament during the period of the Second Reich and the Weimar Republic. 2. Hist. the legislature or parliament in ...
Reichstadt, Napoléon-François-Charles-Joseph Bonaparte, Herzog von, principe di Parma, Piacenza, e Guastalla
▪ Austrian-Italian noble also called  king of Rome, or Napoleon II , byname  L'Aiglon  (French:  “The Eaglet”)  born March 20, 1811, Paris, France died July 22, ...
Reichstag
/ruyks"tahg'/; Ger. /rdduykhs"tahk'/, n. Ger. Hist. the lower house of the parliament during the period of the Second Reich and the Weimar Republic. [ < G: Reich diet] * * ...
Reichstag fire
(Feb. 27, 1933) Burning of the German parliament building (Reichstag) in Berlin. Allegedly set by a Dutch communist, the fire was used by Adolf Hitler to turn public opinion ...
Reichstein
/ruyk"stuyn'/; Ger. /rdduykh"shtuyn'/, n. Tadeus /tah day"oos/, born 1897, Swiss chemist, born in Poland: Nobel prize for medicine 1950. * * *
Reichstein, Tadeus
▪ 1997       Polish-born Swiss chemist (b. July 20, 1897, Wloclawek, Pol.—d. Aug. 1, 1996, Basel, Switz.), identified the steroid hormones of the adrenal cortex and ...
Reichstein,Tadeus
Reich·stein (rīkʹstīn', rīKHʹshtīn'), Tadeus. 1897-1996. Polish-born Swiss chemist. He shared a 1950 Nobel Prize for discoveries concerning the hormones of the adrenal ...
reichsthaler
/ruyks"tah'leuhr/; Ger. /rdduykhs"tah'leuhrdd/, n., pl. reichsthaler, reichsthalers. a silver thaler of Germany, originally issued in 1566; rix-dollar. [ < G Reichstaler (archaic ...
Reichswehr
/ruyks"vair/; Ger. /rdduykhs"vayrdd'/, n. the 100,000-man army Germany was permitted to maintain under the Versailles Treaty after World War I: the limit was secretly exceeded. [ ...
Reid
/reed/, n. 1. Sir George Huston, 1845-1918, Australian statesman, born in Scotland: prime minister 1904-05. 2. Thomas, 1710-96, Scottish philosopher. 3. Whitelaw /hwuyt"law', ...
Reid, Beryl Elizabeth
▪ 1997       British character actress known for her versatility and best remembered for her roles as the lesbian radio soap opera actress in the stage and motion ...
Reid, Escott
▪ 2000       Canadian diplomat who was instrumental in 1947 in helping to draft the rules for the newly created United Nations and in conceiving the idea for the ...
Reid, Forrest
▪ Northern Irish novelist and critic born June 24, 1875, Belfast, Ire. died Jan. 4, 1947, Warrenpoint, County Down       Northern Irish novelist and critic who early ...
Reid, Harry Fielding
▪ American seismologist born May 18, 1859, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. died June 18, 1944, Baltimore       American seismologist and glaciologist who in 1911 developed ...
Reid, Mike
▪ 2008 Michael Reid        British actor and comedian born Jan. 19, 1940, London, Eng. died July 29, 2007, Marbella, Spain portrayed Frank Butcher in more than 500 ...
Reid, Sir George Houston
▪ prime minister of Australia born Feb. 25, 1845, Johnstone, Renfrew, Scot. died Sept. 12, 1918, London  statesman and prime minister of Australia (1904–05) who as premier ...
Reid, Thomas
born April 26, 1710, Kincardineshire, Scot. died Oct. 7, 1796, Glasgow Scottish philosopher. He served as a Presbyterian pastor from 1737 to 1751. His lengthy studies of David ...
Reid, Whitelaw
▪ American journalist and politician born Oct. 27, 1837, near Xenia, Ohio, U.S. died Dec. 15, 1912, London  U.S. journalist, diplomat, and politician, successor to Horace ...
Reid, William Ronald
▪ 1999       Canadian sculptor, carver, and goldsmith (b. Jan. 12, 1920, Victoria, B.C.—d. March 13, 1998, Vancouver, B.C.), helped spark a revival of interest in the ...
reidentify
v.t., reidentified, reidentifying. * * *
reidh-
To ride. Derivatives include raid, road, and array. I. Basic form *reidh-. 1. ride, from Old English rīdan, to ride, from Germanic *rīdan. 2. palfrey, from Latin verēdus, ...
Reidsville
/reedz"vil/, n. a city in N North Carolina. 12,492. * * *
Reidy, Affonso
▪ Brazilian architect born Oct. 26, 1909, Paris died Aug. 11, 1964, Rio de Janeiro       Brazilian architect, a pioneer of the modern architectural movement in ...
reif
/reef/, n. Scot. Obs. 1. plunder; booty; loot. 2. robbery; piracy. 3. the act of seizing booty. [bef. 950; ME (north) ref, OE reaf; akin to REAVE1, BEREAVE] * * *
reification
See reify. * * * ▪ literature       the treatment of something abstract as a material or concrete thing, as in the following lines from Matthew Arnold's poem “Dover ...
reifier
See reification. * * *
reify
—reification, n. /ree"euh fuy', ray"-/, v.t., reified, reifying. to convert into or regard as a concrete thing: to reify a concept. [1850-55; < L re(s) thing + -IFY] * * *
reig-
To reach, stretch out. Oldest form *reig̑-, becoming *reig- in centum languages. 1. O-grade form *roig-. reach, from Old English rǣcan, to stretch out, reach, from Germanic ...
Reigate
Rei·gate (rīʹgĭt) A municipal borough of southern England, a residential suburb of London. Population: 53,000. * * *
Reigate and Banstead
▪ district, England, United Kingdom       borough (district), administrative and historic county of Surrey, southeastern England immediately south of Greater London. ...
reign
/rayn/, n. 1. the period during which a sovereign occupies the throne. 2. royal rule or authority; sovereignty. 3. dominating power or influence: the reign of law. v.i. 4. to ...
Reign of Terror
1. a period of the French Revolution, from about March, 1793, to July, 1794, during which many persons were ruthlessly executed by the ruling faction. 2. (l.c.) any period or ...
reignite
v.t., reignited, reigniting. * * *
reignition
n. * * *
Reignof Terror
Reign of Terror (rān) n. 1. The period (1793-1794) of the French Revolution during which thousands of people were executed. 2. reign of terrorpl. reigns of terror A period of ...
Reik
/ruyk/; Ger. /rdduyk/, n. Theodor /thee"euh dawr', -dohr'/; Ger. /tay"aw dawrdd'/, 1888-1969, U.S. psychologist and author, born in Austria. * * *
reilluminate
v., reilluminated, reilluminating. * * *
reillustrate
v.t., reillustrated, reillustrating. * * *
Reilly, Charles Nelson
▪ 2008       American actor born Jan. 13, 1931, New York, N.Y. died May 25, 2007 , Los Angeles, Calif. won a Tony Award in 1962 for his portrayal of Bud Frump in the ...
Reilly, Sidney
▪ Russian spy original name  Sigmund Rosenblum   born March 24, 1874, Odessa, Ukraine, Russian Empire died Nov. 25, 1925, Moscow?       spy who obtained Persian oil ...
reimage
v.t., reimaged, reimaging. * * *
reimagine
v.t., reimagined, reimagining. * * *
Reimarus, Hermann Samuel
▪ German philosopher born Dec. 22, 1694, Hamburg died March 1, 1768  German philosopher and man of letters of the Enlightenment who is remembered for his Deism, the doctrine ...
reimbursable
See reimburse. * * *
reimburse
—reimbursable, adj. —reimbursement, n. —reimburser, n. /ree'im berrs"/, v.t., reimbursed, reimbursing. 1. to make repayment to for expense or loss incurred: The insurance ...
reimbursement
See reimbursable. * * *
reimmerse
v.t., reimmersed, reimmersing. * * *
reimplant
/ree'im plant", -plahnt"/ v.t. Surg. to restore (a tooth, organ, limb, or other structure) to its original site. [1915-20; RE- + IMPLANT] * * *
reimplantation
/ree'im plan tay"sheuhn/, n. the surgical restoration of a tooth, organ, limb, or other structure to its original site. [1670-80; RE- + IMPLANTATION] * * *
reimplement
v.t. * * *
reimply
v.t., reimplied, reimplying. * * *
reimport
—reimportation, n. /ree'im pawrt", -pohrt"/, v.t. to import back into the country of exportation. [1735-45; RE- + IMPORT] * * *
reimportation
See reimport. * * *
reimpose
v., reimposed, reimposing. * * *
reimposition
n. * * *
reimpregnate
v.t., reimpregnated, reimpregnating. * * *
reimpress
v.t. * * *
reimpression
/ree'im presh"euhn/, n. 1. a second or repeated impression. 2. a reprinting or a reprint. [1610-20; RE- + IMPRESSION] * * *
reimprint
v.t. * * *
reimprison
v.t. * * *
Reims
/reemz/; Fr. /rddaonns/, n. a city in NE France: cathedral; unconditional surrender of Germany May 7, 1945. 183,610. Also, Rheims. * * * or Rheims City (pop., 1999: 187,206), ...
Reims Cathedral
▪ cathedral, Reims, France also called  the Cathedral of Notre-Dame at Reims,    cathedral located in the city of Reims, France, on the Vesle River east-northeast of ...
rein
—reinless, adj. /rayn/, n. 1. Often, reins. a leather strap, fastened to each end of the bit of a bridle, by which the rider or driver controls a horse or other animal by ...
rein orchid
▪ plant also called  rein orchis, fringed orchid, or fringed orchis,    any of about 200 species of terrestrial orchids of the genus Platanthera, family Orchidaceae, found ...
Reina, Carlos Roberto
▪ 2004       Honduran politician (b. March 13, 1926, Tegucigalpa, Honduras—d. Aug. 19, 2003, Tegucigalpa), served as president of Honduras from 1994 to 1998, during ...
reinaugurate
v.t., reinaugurated, reinaugurating. * * *
reincarnate
v. /ree'in kahr"nayt/; adj. /ree'in kahr"nit, -nayt/, v., reincarnated, reincarnating, adj. v.t. 1. to give another body to; incarnate again. adj. 2. incarnate anew. [1855-60; ...
reincarnation
—reincarnationist, n. /ree'in kahr nay"sheuhn/, n. 1. the belief that the soul, upon death of the body, comes back to earth in another body or form. 2. rebirth of the soul in a ...
reincite
v.t., reincited, reinciting. * * *
reincline
v., reinclined, reinclining. * * *
reinclude
v.t., reincluded, reincluding. * * *
reinclusion
n. * * *
reincorporate
v., reincorporated, reincorporating. adj. * * *
reincrease
v., reincreased, reincreasing, n. * * *
reincur
v.t., reincurred, reincurring. * * *
reindeer
/rayn"dear'/, n., pl. reindeer, (occasionally) reindeers. any of several large deer of the genus Rangifer, of northern and arctic regions of Europe, Asia, and North America, both ...
Reindeer Lake
a lake in central Canada, in NE Saskatchewan and NW Manitoba. 2444 sq. mi. (6330 sq. km). * * * ▪ lake, Canada       lake in northern Canada, straddling the ...
reindeer moss
any of several lichens of the genus Cladonia, esp. the gray, many-branched C. rangiferina, of arctic and subarctic regions, eaten by reindeer and caribou. [1745-55] * * * ▪ ...
reindeer sacrifice
▪ ancient religion       magico-religious practice observed by various Upper Paleolithic and Mesolithic northern European and Asian peoples. The rite, which inaugurated ...
ReindeerLake
Rein·deer Lake (rānʹdîr') A lake of northeast Saskatchewan and northwest Manitoba, Canada. It is drained by the Reindeer River, which flows about 230 km (143 mi) southward ...
reindeermoss
reindeer moss n. An erect, grayish, branching lichen (Cladonia rangiferina) of Arctic regions, constituting the chief source of food for reindeer and several other herbivores. * ...
reindex
v.t. * * *

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