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Reuter, Paul Julius, Baron von Reuter
orig. Israel Beer Josaphat born July 21, 1816, Kassel, Electorate of Hesse died Feb. 25, 1899, Nice, France German founder of the news agency Reuters. He was a bank clerk and ...
Reuter,Baron Paul Julius von
Reu·ter (roiʹtər), Baron Paul Julius von. 1816-1899. German-born British journalist who founded (1848) Reuter's, one of the first international news agencies. * * *
/roy"teuhrz/, n. a publicly owned international news and information company established in London, 1851. * * * British cooperative news agency. Founded in 1851 by Paul Julius ...
/rooh"theuhr/, n. Walter Philip, 1907-70, U.S. labor leader: president of the UAW 1946-70; president of the CIO 1952-55. * * *
Reuther, Walter
▪ American labour leader in full  Walter Philip Reuther  born September 1, 1907, Wheeling, West Virginia, U.S. died May 9, 1970, Pellston, Michigan  American labour leader ...
Reuther, Walter (Philip)
born Sept. 1, 1907, Wheeling, W.Va., U.S. died May 9, 1970, Pellston, Mich. U.S. labour leader. He became an apprentice tool-and diemaker at age 16. He traveled around the ...
Reuther,Walter Philip
Reu·ther (ro͞oʹthər), Walter Philip. 1907-1970. American labor leader who was president of the United Auto Workers (1946-1970) and of the Congress of Industrial ...
v.t., reutilized, reutilizing. * * *
Reut·ling·en (roitʹlĭng-ən) A city of southwest Germany south of Stuttgart. A free imperial city from 1240 to 1802, it is now a manufacturing center with an important ...
v.t. * * *
n. * * *
Reuveran Stage
▪ geology       major division of geologic time and deposits in The Netherlands. The Reuveran Stage, named for a clay deposit of the same name, is Pliocene in age ...
To open; space. 1. Suffixed zero-grade form *rū-mo- (< *ruə-mo-). a. room, from Old English rūm, space; b. lebensraum, from Old High German rūm, space; c. rummage, from Old ...
/rev/, n., v., revved, revving. Informal. n. 1. a revolution (in an engine or the like). v.t. 2. to accelerate sharply the speed of (an engine or the like) (often fol. by ...
Rev W Awdry
➡ Awdry * * *
1. Revelation; Revelations. 2. Reverend. * * *
1. revenue. 2. reverse. 3. review. 4. reviewed. 5. revise; revised. 6. revision. 7. revolution. 8. revolving. * * *
Rev. Stat.
Revised Statutes. * * *
Rev. Ver.
Revised Version (of the Bible). * * *
Rev. Ver. abbr. Revised Version. * * *
v.t., revacated, revacating. * * *
v.t., revaccinated, revaccinating. * * *
/rdday"vahl/, n. former German name of Tallinn. * * *
v.t., revalidated, revalidating. * * *
n. * * *
revalorization [spelling only] * * *
—revaluation, n. /ree val"yooh ayt'/, v.t., revaluated, revaluating. 1. to make a new or revised valuation of; revalue. 2. to increase the legal exchange value of (a nation's ...
See revaluate. * * *
/ree val"yooh/, v.t., revalued, revaluing. 1. to revise or reestimate the value of: efforts to revalue the dollar. 2. to value again. [1605-15; RE- + VALUE] * * *
—revamper, n. —revampment, n. v. /ree vamp"/; n. /ree"vamp'/, v.t. 1. to renovate, redo, or revise: We've decided to revamp the entire show. n. 2. an act or instance of ...
See revamp. * * *
/reuh vanch", -vahonnsh"/, n. the policy of a state intent on regaining areas of its original territory that have been lost to other states as a result of war, a treaty signed ...
revanchism [rə vanch′iz΄əm] n. 〚< Fr revanche < MFr revancher < re-,RE- + vencher, var. of vengier: see REVENGE + -ISM〛 a spirit of revenge moving a defeated nation to ...
—revanchism, n. /reuh van"chist, -vahonn"shist/, n. 1. an advocate or supporter of a political policy of revanche, esp. in order to seek vengeance for a previous military ...
See revanchism. * * *
v., revaporized, revaporizing. * * *
v.t. * * *
/ree vas'kyeuh leuhr euh zay"sheuhn/, n. the restoration of the blood circulation of an organ or area, achieved by unblocking obstructed or disrupted blood vessels or by ...
/ree vas"kyeuh leuh ruyz'/, v.t., revascularized, revascularizing. to surgically improve the blood circulation of (an organ or area of the body). Also, esp. Brit., ...
▪ Russia       city, Sverdlovsk oblast (province), western Russia, in the mid-Urals on the Revda River, at the confluence of the Chusovaya River. Founded in 1734, when a ...
Reve, Gerard
▪ Dutch author in full  Gerard Kornelis van het Reve  born Dec. 14, 1923, Amsterdam, Neth. died April 8, 2006, Zulte, Belg.       Dutch writer noted for his virtuoso ...
Reve, Gerard Kornelis van het
▪ 2007       Dutch writer (b. Dec. 14, 1923, Amsterdam, Neth.—d. April 8, 2006, Zulte, Belg.), was noted for his virtuoso style, sardonic humour, and controversial ...
—revealable, adj. —revealability, revealableness, n. —revealedly /ri vee"lid lee, -veeld"-/, adv. —revealer, n. —revealingly, adv. —revealingness, n. —revelative ...
See reveal1. * * *
revealed religion
religion based chiefly on the revelations of God to humans, esp. as described in Scripture. Cf. natural religion. [1710-20] * * *
revealed theology
theology based on the doctrine that all religious truth is derived exclusively from the revelations of God to humans. Cf. natural theology. * * *
re·vealed religion (rĭ-vēldʹ) n. A religion founded primarily on the revelations of God to humankind. * * *
See revealable. * * *
re·veal·ing (rĭ-vēʹlĭng) adj. Permitting an elucidating glimpse or a perception of something intimate or concealed: a very revealing biography; a revealing ...
See revealing. * * *
/ri veel"meuhnt/, n. the act of revealing; revelation. [1575-85; REVEAL + -MENT] * * *
—revegetation, n. /ree vej"i tayt'/, v., revegetated, revegetating. v.t. 1. to cause vegetation to grow again on: to revegetate eroded lands. v.i. 2. to grow again, as ...
See revegetate. * * *
/rev"euh lee/; Brit. /ri val"ee/, n. 1. a signal, as of a drum or bugle, sounded early in the morning to awaken military personnel and to alert them for assembly. 2. a signal to ...
—reveler; esp. Brit., reveller, n. —revelment, n. /rev"euhl/, v., reveled, reveling or (esp. Brit.) revelled, revelling, n. v.i. 1. to take great pleasure or delight (usually ...
/ray"veuhl/; Russ. /rddye"vyil/, n. former Russian name of Tallinn. * * *
Revel, Jean-Francois
▪ 2007 Jean-François Ricard  French philosopher and journalist (b. Jan. 19, 1924, Marseille, France—d. April 30, 2006, Kremlin-Bicêtre, near Paris, France), was a ...
—revelational, adj. /rev'euh lay"sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of revealing or disclosing; disclosure. 2. something revealed or disclosed, esp. a striking disclosure, as of something ...
Revelation to John
▪ New Testament also called  Book of Revelation , or  Apocalypse of John        last book of the New Testament. It is the only book of the New Testament classified ...
Revelation, Book of
or Revelations or Apocalypse of John Last book of the New Testament. It consists of two main parts, the first containing moral admonitions to several Christian churches in Asia ...
/rev'euh lay"sheuh nist/, n. a person who believes in divine revelation. [1650-60; REVELATION + -IST] * * *
/rev"euh lay'teuhr/, n. a person who makes a revelation. [1795-1805; < LL revelator, equiv. to L revela(re) (see REVEAL) + -tor -TOR] * * *
/ri vel"euh tawr'ee, -tohr'ee, rev"euh leuh-/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or having the characteristics of revelation. 2. showing or disclosing an emotion, belief, quality, or ...
See revel. * * *
Revell, Viljo
▪ Finnish architect born Jan. 25, 1910, Vaasa, Fin. died Nov. 8, 1964, Helsinki  Finnish architect, one of the foremost exponents of Functionalism in Finnish ...
See reveler. * * *
See revelry. * * *
/rev"euhl ree/, n., pl. revelries. reveling; boisterous festivity: Their revelry could be heard across the river. [1400-50; late ME; see REVEL, -RY] Syn. merrymaking, ...
/rev"euhlz/, n. Hiram Rhoades /rohdz/, 1822-1901, U.S. clergyman, educator, and politician: first black senator 1870-71. * * *
Revels, Hiram R
▪ American politician and educator born Sept. 1, 1822, Fayetteville, N.C., U.S. died Jan. 16, 1901, Aberdeen, Miss.  American clergyman and educator who became the first ...
Revels, Hiram R(hoades)
born Sept. 1, 1822, Fayetteville, N.C., U.S. died Jan. 16, 1901, Aberdeen, Miss. U.S. clergyman and politician. The son of free blacks, he traveled to Indiana and Illinois to ...
Revels, Master of the
▪ English court official       English court official, who, from Tudor times up until the Licensing Act of 1737, supervised the production and financing of often ...
▪ British Columbia, Canada       city, southeastern British Columbia, Canada. It lies along the Columbia River between the Monashee and Selkirk mountains, 392 miles ...
/rev"euh neuhnt/, n. 1. a person who returns. 2. a person who returns as a spirit after death; ghost. [1820-30; < F: ghost, n. use of prp. of revenir to return, equiv. to re- RE- ...
v.t. * * *
—revengeless, adj. —revenger, n. —revengingly, adv. /ri venj"/, v., revenged, revenging, n. v.t. 1. to exact punishment or expiation for a wrong on behalf of, esp. in a ...
revenge tragedy
▪ drama       drama in which the dominant motive is revenge for a real or imagined injury; it was a favourite form of English tragedy in the Elizabethan and Jacobean ...
—revengefully, adv. —revengefulness, n. /ri venj"feuhl/, adj. determined to have revenge; vindictive. [1580-90; REVENGE + -FUL] Syn. malevolent, malicious, malignant. See ...
See revengeful. * * *
See revengefully. * * *
See revenge. * * *
v.t., reventilated, reventilating. * * *
Reventlow, Christian Ditlev Frederik, Greve (count)
▪ Danish government official born March 11, 1748, Copenhagen, Den. died Oct. 11, 1827, Lolland  Danish state official whose agrarian reforms led to the liberation of the ...
—revenual /rev"euhn yooh'euhl, -euh nooh'-, ri ven"yooh-/, adj. —revenued, adj. /rev"euhn yooh', -euh nooh'/, n. 1. the income of a government from taxation, excise duties, ...
revenue agent
a government official who is responsible for the collection of revenue. [1860-65, Amer.] * * *
revenue bond
a bond issued, as by a municipal utility, to finance a specific project, the income from which will be used for repaying the bond. Cf. general-obligation bond. [1855-60] * * ...
revenue cutter
cutter (def. 4). [1780-90] * * *
revenue enhancement
a new tax or a tax increase. Also called revenue enhancer. * * *
revenue sharing
—revenue-sharing, adj. the system of disbursing part of federal tax revenues to state and local governments for their use. [1970-75] * * * Funding arrangement in which one ...
revenue stamp
a stamp showing that a governmental tax has been paid. [1860-65] * * *
revenue tariff
a tariff or duty imposed on imports primarily to produce public revenue. [1810-20, Amer.] * * *
revenue bond n. A bond issued by an agency commissioned to finance the building or improving of a public property, such as a bridge or toll road, the revenue from which will pay ...
/rev"euhn yooh'euhr, -euh nooh'-/, n. Informal. an agent of the U.S. Treasury Department, esp. one whose responsibility is to enforce laws against illegal distilling or ...
➡ budget * * *
revenue sharing n. Distribution of a portion of federal tax revenues to state and municipal governments. * * *
revenue stamp n. A stamp affixed to an item as proof that a government tax has been paid. * * *
revenue tariff n. A tariff imposed chiefly to generate public revenue. * * *
/ri verrb"/, v.t., v.i. to reverberate. [1595-1605; irreg. < L reverberare to cause to rebound] * * *
—reverberantly, adv. /ri verr"beuhr euhnt/, adj. reverberating; reechoing: the reverberant booms of cannon. [1565-75; < L reverberant- (s. of reverberans), prp. of reverberare, ...
See reverberant. * * *
—reverberative /ri verr"beuh ray'tiv, -beuhr euh-/, adj. —reverberator, n. v. /ri verr"beuh rayt'/; adj. /ri verr"beuhr it/, v., reverberated, reverberating, adj. v.i. 1. to ...
/ri verr'beuh ray"sheuhn/, n. 1. a reechoed sound. 2. the fact of being reverberated or reflected. 3. something that is reverberated: Reverberations from the explosion were felt ...
reverberation time
the time it takes for a sound made in a room to diminish by 60 decibels. [1925-30] * * *
reverberation pedal n. See sustaining pedal. * * *
reverberative [ri vʉr′bə rāt΄iv, ri vʉr′bərə tiv] adj. 1. reverberating or tending to reverberate 2. having the nature of reverberation reverberatively adv. * * ...
See reverberative. * * *
reverberator [ri vʉr′bə rāt΄ər] n. something that produces reverberation, as a reverberatory furnace * * * See reverberate. * * *
/ri verr"beuhr euh tawr'ee, -tohr'ee/, adj., n., pl. reverberatories. adj. 1. characterized or produced by reverberation. 2. noting a furnace, kiln, or the like in which the fuel ...
reverberatory furnace
Furnace used for smelting, refining, or melting in which the fuel is not in direct contact with the contents but heats it by a flame blown over it from another chamber. Such ...
reverberatory furnace n. A furnace or kiln in which the material under treatment is heated indirectly by means of a flame deflected downward from the roof. * * *
Reverdy, Pierre
▪ French poet born Sept. 13, 1889, Narbonne, Fr. died June 17, 1960, Solesmes       French poet and moralist who first reflected Cubist and then Surrealist ...
revere1 —reverable, adj. —reverer, n. /ri vear"/, v.t., revered, revering. to regard with respect tinged with awe; venerate: The child revered her mother. [1655-65; < L ...
/ri vear"/, n. 1. Paul, 1735-1818, American silversmith and patriot, famous for his night horseback ride, April 18, 1775, to warn Massachusetts colonists of the coming of British ...
Revere, Paul
born , Jan. 1, 1735, Boston, Mass. died May 10, 1818, Boston American patriot and silversmith. He entered his father's trade as a silversmith and engraver. An ardent supporter ...
Revere, Paul. 1735-1818. American silversmith, engraver, and Revolutionary hero. On April 18, 1775, he made his famous ride, celebrated in a poem by Longfellow, to warn of the ...
—reverencer, n. /rev"euhr euhns, rev"reuhns/, n., v., reverenced, reverencing. n. 1. a feeling or attitude of deep respect tinged with awe; veneration. 2. the outward ...
See reverence. * * *
—reverendship, n. /rev"euhr euhnd, rev"reuhnd/, adj. 1. (cap.) (used as a title of respect applied or prefixed to the name of a member of the clergy or a religious order): ...
—reverently, adv. —reverentness, n. /rev"euhr euhnt, rev"reuhnt/, adj. feeling, exhibiting, or characterized by reverence; deeply respectful: a reverent greeting. [1350-1400; ...
—reverentiality /rev'euh ren'shee al"i tee/, reverentialness, n. —reverentially, adv. /rev'euh ren"sheuhl/, adj. of the nature of or characterized by reverence; reverent: ...
See reverential. * * *
See reverent. * * *
/rev"euh ree/, n. 1. a state of dreamy meditation or fanciful musing: lost in reverie. 2. a daydream. 3. a fantastic, visionary, or impractical idea: reveries that will never ...
v.t., reverified, reverifying. * * *
/ri vear", -vair"/, n., pl. revers /-vearz", -vairz"/. 1. a part of a garment turned back to show the lining or facing, as a lapel. 2. a trimming simulating such a part. 3. the ...
/ri verr"seuhl/, n. 1. an act or instance of reversing. 2. the state of being reversed. 3. an adverse change of fortune; reverse. 4. Law. the setting aside of a decision of a ...
reversal film
Photog. film developed by the reversal process. [1930-35] * * *
reversal plate
Photog. a plate developed by the reversal process. * * *
reversal process
Photog. a process for converting the negative on a film or plate to a positive by bleaching and redeveloping. [1915-20] * * *
—reversedly /ri verr"sid lee, -verrst"lee/, adv. —reversely, adv. —reverser, n. /ri verrs"/, adj., n., v., reversed, reversing. adj. 1. opposite or contrary in position, ...
reverse angle shot
Motion Pictures. See reverse shot. [1930-35] * * *
reverse annuity mortgage
a type of home mortgage under which an elderly homeowner is allowed a long-term loan in the form of monthly payments against his or her paid-off equity as collateral, repayable ...
reverse bar
an angle iron having one leg welded or riveted to a leg of another angle iron to make a member similar to a Z-bar. * * *
reverse bevel
the bevel of a bolt or lock on a door opening outward from the building, room, closet, etc., to which the doorway leads (opposed to regular bevel). * * *
reverse bid
Bridge. a bid of a higher-ranking suit at the two level or higher by a player whose previous bid was of a lower-ranking suit. [1935-40] * * *
reverse commuter
—reverse commuting. a commuter who lives in a city and commutes to a job in the suburbs. [1965-70] * * *
reverse curve
an S-shaped curve, as on highways and railroad tracks, produced by the joining of two curves that turn in opposite directions. * * *
reverse dictionary
1. an alphabetical list of words spelled in reversed order, of use esp. to linguists and cryptographers. 2. a thesauruslike dictionary alphabetizing meanings and concepts under ...
reverse discrimination
the unfair treatment of members of majority groups resulting from preferential policies, as in college admissions or employment, intended to remedy earlier discrimination against ...
reverse engineering
reverse engineering n. the process of making a product by obtaining a competitor's product, taking it apart, and using this information to produce a similar ...
reverse English
1. Also called reverse side. Billiards. a spinning motion imparted to a cue ball in such a manner as to prevent it from moving in a certain direction. Cf. running English. 2. ...
reverse fault
Geol. a fault in which the rock above the fault plane is displaced upward relative to the rock below the fault plane (opposed to gravity fault). Cf. thrust fault. [1885-90] * * *
reverse mortgage
reverse mortgage n. a loan typically given to an older person who owns a house, usually disbursed in monthly installments, and charged against the homeowner's equity * * *
reverse mortgage.
See reverse annuity mortgage. * * *
reverse mutation
Genetics. See back mutation. * * *
reverse osmosis
Chem. the process in which pure water is produced by forcing waste or saline water through a semipermeable membrane. [1950-55] * * *
reverse plate
Print. a plate for printing a reverse. * * *
reverse psychology
(in nontechnical use) a method of getting another person to do what one wants by pretending not to want it or to want something else or something more. * * *
reverse shot
Motion Pictures. a shot that views the action from the opposite side of the previous shot, as during a conversation between two actors, giving the effect of looking from one ...
reverse snob
—reverse snobbery, reverse snobbism. a person overly proud of being one of or sympathetic to the common people, and who denigrates or shuns those of superior ability, ...
reverse transcriptase
/tran skrip"tays, -tayz/, Biochem. a retrovirus enzyme that synthesizes DNA from viral RNA, the reverse of the usual DNA-to-RNA replication: used in genetic engineering to clone ...
reverse video
a mode on the display screen of a computer in which the colors normally used for characters and background are reversed. * * *
—reverse engineering. /ri verrs"en jeuh near"/, v.t. to study or analyze (a device, as a microchip for computers) in order to learn details of design, construction, and ...
reversed collar.
See clerical collar. * * *
reverse discrimination n. Discrimination against members of a dominant or majority group, especially when resulting from policies established to correct discrimination against ...
reverse dive n. A dive in which the diver leaves the springboard or platform facing the water and then rotates the body backward. * * *
reverse fault n. Geology A fault in which the hanging wall has moved upward relative to the footwall. * * *
reverse lightning n. See blue jet. * * *
See reverse. * * *
reverse mortgage n. A mortgage in which a homeowner, usually an elderly or retired person, borrows money in the form of annual payments which are charged against the equity of ...
reverse osmosis Precision Graphics n. A method of producing pure water by forcing saline or impure water through a semipermeable membrane across which salts or impurities cannot ...
See reversely. * * *
reverse transcriptase n. A polymerase that catalyzes the formation of DNA on an RNA template, found in oncogenic viruses containing RNA, especially the retroviruses. * * *
See reversible. * * * ▪ thermodynamics       in thermodynamics, a characteristic of certain processes (changes of a system from an initial state to a final state ...
—reversibility, reversibleness, n. —reversibly, adv. /ri verr"seuh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of reversing or of being reversed. 2. capable of reestablishing the original ...
reversible reaction
Chem. a reaction that, depending on ambient conditions, can proceed in either of two directions: the production of the reaction products from the reactants, or the production of ...
See reversibility. * * *
See reversibility. * * *
reversing prism
Optics. See Dove prism. * * *
—reversionally, adv. /ri verr"zheuhn, -sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of turning something the reverse way. 2. the state of being so turned; reversal. 3. the act of reverting; return ...
/ri verr"zheuh ner'ee, -sheuh-/, adj. of, pertaining to, or involving a reversion. Also, reversional. [1645-55; REVERSION + -ARY] * * *
reversionary annuity
Insurance. an annuity payable to a beneficiary during the period of time he or she survives the insured. * * *
/ri verr"zheuh neuhr, -sheuh-/, n. Law. a person who possesses a reversion. [1605-15; REVERSION + -ER1] * * *
—reversionism, n. /ri vur"zheuh nist, -sheuh-/, n. 1. a person who advocates reverting to the conditions, customs, ideals, etc., of an earlier era. adj. 2. of, pertaining to, ...
—revertible, adj. —revertibility, n. —revertive, adj. —revertively, adv. /ri verrt"/, v.i. v.i. 1. to return to a former habit, practice, belief, condition, etc.: They ...
/ri verr"tnt/, Genetics. n. 1. a gene, organism, or strain that has undergone a back mutation. adj. 2. of or pertaining to a gene, organism, or strain that has undergone a back ...
reverter1 /ri verr"teuhr/, n. a person or thing that reverts. [1885-90; REVERT + -ER1] reverter2 /ri verr"teuhr/, n. Law. a future interest in property that rests in a ...
See reverter. * * *
See reverter. * * *
/rev"euh ree/, n., pl. reveries. reverie. * * *
/ree vest"/, v.t. 1. to vest (a person) again, as with ownership or office; reinvest; reinstate. 2. to vest (powers, office, etc.) again. v.i. 3. to become vested again in a ...
/ri vet"/, v.t., revetted, revetting. to face, as an embankment, with masonry or other material. [1805-15; < F revêtir lit., to reclothe; cf. REVEST] * * *
/ri vet"meuhnt/, n. 1. a facing of masonry or the like, esp. for protecting an embankment. 2. an ornamental facing, as on a common masonry wall, of marble, face brick, tiles, ...
v.t., revetoed, revetoing. * * *
v., revibrated, revibrating. * * *
n. * * *
v., revictualed, revictualing or (esp. Brit.) revictualled, revictualling. * * *
—reviewable, adj. —reviewability, n. —reviewless, adj. /ri vyooh"/, n. 1. a critical article or report, as in a periodical, on a book, play, recital, or the like; critique; ...
See review. * * *
/ri vyooh"euhl/, n. the act of reviewing. [1640-50; REVIEW + -AL2] * * *
/ri vyooh"euhr/, n. 1. a person who reviews. 2. a person who reviews books, plays, etc. [1605-15; REVIEW + -ER1] * * *
—revilement, n. —reviler, n. —revilingly, adv. /ri vuyl"/, v., reviled, reviling. v.t. 1. to assail with contemptuous or opprobrious language; address or speak of ...
See revile. * * *
See revilement. * * *
See revilement. * * *
Group of islands, Mexico, in the Pacific Ocean. The islands are located about 300 mi (500 km) south of the Baja California peninsula and about 370 mi (600 km) west of mainland ...
Revillagigedo Islands
▪ archipelago, Mexico  archipelago in the Pacific Ocean, approximately 300 miles (500 km) south-southwest of the tip of the Baja California peninsula and 370 miles (595 km) ...
Re·vil·la·gi·ge·do Islands also Re·vil·la Gi·ge·do Islands (rĭ-vē'ə-hĭ-hāʹdō, rĕ-vē'yä-hē-hĕʹ-) An island group of Mexico in the Pacific Ocean south of ...
v.t., revindicated, revindicating. * * *
v.t., reviolated, reviolating. * * *
n. * * *
See revise. * * *
/ri vuy"zeuhl/, n. the act of revising; revision. [1605-15; REVISE + -AL2] * * *
—revisable, revisible, adj. —revisability, n. —reviser, revisor, n. /ri vuyz"/, v., revised, revising, n. v.t. 1. to amend or alter: to revise one's opinion. 2. to alter ...
Revised Standard Version
a revision of the Bible, based on the American Standard Version and the King James Version, prepared by American scholars, published in its completed form in 1952. Abbr.: RSV * * ...
Revised Version
Revised Version n. a revision, or recension, of the Authorized, or King James, Version of the Bible, made by a committee of U.S. and British scholars and published in 1885 (New ...
Revised Version of the Bible
a recension of the Authorized Version, prepared by British and American scholars, the Old Testament being published in 1885, and the New Testament in 1881. Also called Revised ...
RevisedStandard Version
Re·vised Standard Version (rĭ-vīzdʹ) n. A modern American version of the English Bible, a revision of the American Standard Version, completed in 1952 and further revised in ...
Revised Version n. A British and American revision of the King James Version of the Bible, completed in 1885. * * *
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—revisional, revisionary, adj. /ri vizh"euhn/, n. 1. the act or work of revising. 2. a process of revising. 3. a revised form or version, as of a book. [1605-15; < LL revision- ...
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/ri vizh"euh niz'euhm/, n. 1. advocacy or approval of revision. 2. any departure from Marxist doctrine, theory, or practice, esp. the tendency to favor reform above revolutionary ...
/ri vizh"euh nist/, n. 1. an advocate of revision, esp. of some political or religious doctrine. 2. a reviser. 3. any advocate of doctrines, theories, or practices that depart ...
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/ri vuy"zeuh ree/, adj. pertaining to or for the purpose of revision. [1840-50; REVISE + -ORY1] * * *
v., revisualized, revisualizing. * * *
See revitalize. * * *
revitalization movement
 organized attempt to create a more satisfying culture, with the new culture often modeled after previous modes of living. Nativistic, revivalistic (revivalism), messianic ...
—revitalization, n. /ree vuyt"l uyz'/, v.t., revitalized, revitalizing. 1. to give new life to. 2. to give new vitality or vigor to. Also, esp. Brit., revitalise. [1855-60; RE- ...
Revius, Jacobus
▪ Dutch writer (Latin),Dutch  Jacob Van Reefsen   born November 1586, Deventer, Neth. died Nov. 15, 1658, Leiden       Dutch Calvinist poet long esteemed only as a ...
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/ri vuy"veuhl/, n. 1. restoration to life, consciousness, vigor, strength, etc. 2. restoration to use, acceptance, or currency: the revival of old customs. 3. a new production of ...
Revival of Learning
the Renaissance in its relation to learning, esp. in literature (Revival of Literature or Revival of Letters). [1775-85] * * *
/ri vuy"veuh liz'euhm/, n. 1. the form of religious activity that manifests itself in revivals. 2. the tendency to revive what belongs to the past. [1805-15; REVIVAL + -ISM] * * ...
—revivalistic, adj. /ri vuy"veuh list/, n. 1. a person, esp. a member of the clergy, who promotes or holds religious revivals. 2. a person who revives former customs, methods, ...
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—revivable, adj. —revivability, n. —revivably, adv. —reviver, n. —revivingly, adv. /ri vuyv"/, v., revived, reviving. v.t. 1. to activate, set in motion, or take up ...
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—revivification /ri viv'euh fi kay"sheuhn/, n. /ri viv"euh fuy'/, v.t., revivified, revivifying. to restore to life; give new life to; revive; reanimate. [1665-75; < F ...
—reviviscent, adj. /rev'euh vis"euhns/, n. the act or state of being revived; revival; reanimation. Also, reviviscency. [1620-30; < L revivisc(ere) to come to life again (re- ...
reviviscent [rev΄ə vis′ənt] adj. 〚L reviviscens, prp. of reviviscere < re-, back + vivescere, inchoative of vivere, to live: see BIO-〛 coming or bringing back to life or ...
/ri vuy"veuhr/, n. Eng. Law. the revival of a suit that has been nullified by some circumstance, as the death of one of the parties. [1530-40; REVIVE + -OR2] * * *
—revocability, revocableness, n. —revocably, adv. /rev"euh keuh beuhl/ or, often, /ri voh"-/, adj. that may be revoked. Also, revokable /ri voh"keuh beuhl, ...
—revocative /rev"euh kay'tiv, ri vok"euh-/, revocatory /rev"euh keuh tawr'ee, -tohr'ee/, adj. /rev'euh kay"sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of revoking; annulment. 2. Law. nullification ...
revocatory [rev′ə kə tôr΄ē] adj. 〚ME < LL revocatorius〛 revoking or tending to revoke; containing or expressing a revocation * * * See revocation. * * *
/ree voys"/, v.t., revoiced, revoicing. 1. to voice again or in return; echo. 2. to readjust the tone of: to revoice an organ pipe. [1600-10; RE- + VOICE] * * *
revokable [ri vō′kə bəl] adj. var. of REVOCABLE * * *
—revoker, n. —revokingly, adv. /ri vohk"/, v., revoked, revoking, n. v.t. 1. to take back or withdraw; annul, cancel, or reverse; rescind or repeal: to revoke a decree. 2. to ...
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—revolter, n. /ri vohlt"/, v.i. 1. to break away from or rise against constituted authority, as by open rebellion; cast off allegiance or subjection to those in authority; ...
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—revoltingly, adv. /ri vohl"ting/, adj. 1. disgusting; repulsive: a revolting sight. 2. rebellious. [1585-95; REVOLT + -ING2] * * *
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/rev"euh looht'/, adj. Biol. rolled backward or downward; rolled backward at the tip or margin, as a leaf. [1375-1425; late ME < L revolutus, ptp. of revolvere to REVOLVE] * * *
/rev'euh looh"sheuhn/, n. 1. an overthrow or repudiation and the thorough replacement of an established government or political system by the people governed. 2. Sociol. a ...
revolution counter
a device for counting or recording the number of revolutions made by a rotating shaft, as of a motor or engine. * * *
Revolution Day
▪ Egyptian holiday       public holiday celebrated in Egypt to (Egypt) commemorate the military coup of July 23, 1952, that led to the end of the monarchy and the ...
Revolution Peak
▪ mountain, Tajikistan Russian  Pik Revolyutsii,         mountain in the northwestern Pamirs range in Gorno-Badakhshan autonomous oblast (province), Tajikistan. At ...
Revolution, The
▪ American newspaper       weekly American women's rights newspaper, first published on January 8, 1868, under the proprietorship of Susan B. Anthony (Anthony, Susan B.) ...
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See revolutionarily. * * *
—revolutionarily, adv. —revolutionariness, n. /rev'euh looh"sheuh ner'ee/, adj., n., pl. revolutionaries. adj. 1. of, pertaining to, characterized by, or of the nature of a ...

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