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An alphabetical listing of General terms and items.

 
R   Dico Tools
The length of a line segment between the center and circumference of a circle or sphere


R   Dico Tools
The 18th letter of the Roman alphabet


R   Dico Tools
(physics) the universal constant in the gas equation: pressure times volume = R times temperature; equal to 8.3143 joules per kelvin per mole


R   Dico Tools
A unit of radiation exposure; the dose of ionizing radiation that will produce 1 electrostatic unit of electricity in 1 cc of dry air


R-2   Dico Tools
Street names for flunitrazepan


R.c.   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or supporting Romanism; "the Roman Catholic Church"


R._B._Cattell   Dico Tools
American psychologist (born in England) who developed a broad theory of human behavior based on multivariate research (1905-1998)


R._Buckminster_Fuller   Dico Tools
United States architect who invented the geodesic dome (1895-1983)


R._J._Mitchell   Dico Tools
English aeronautical engineer (1895-1937)


Ra   Dico Tools
Ancient hawk-headed Egyptian sun god; a universal creator


RA   Dico Tools
(astronomy) the angular distance eastward along the celestial equator from the vernal equinox to the intersection of the hour circle that passes through the body; expressed in hours and minutes and second; used with declination to specify positions on the


Ra   Dico Tools
An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores


Rabat   Dico Tools
The capital of Morocco; located in the northwestern on the Atlantic coast


Rabato   Dico Tools
A wired or starched collar of intricate lace; worn in 17th century


Rabbet   Dico Tools
A rectangular groove made to hold two pieces together


Rabbet   Dico Tools
Cut a rectangualr groove into


Rabbet   Dico Tools
Join with a rabbet joint


Rabbet_joint   Dico Tools
A joint formed by fitting together two rabbeted boards


Rabbet_plane   Dico Tools
A woodworking plane designed to cut rabbets


Rabbi   Dico Tools
A Hebrew title of respect for a Jewish scholar or teacher


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Rabbi   Dico Tools
Spiritual leader of a Jewish congregation; qualified to expound and apply Jewish law


Rabbinate   Dico Tools
Rabbis collectively


Rabbinic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to rabbis or their teachings; "rabbinical school"


Rabbinical   Dico Tools
Of or relating to rabbis or their teachings; "rabbinical school"


Rabbit   Dico Tools
Any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food


Rabbit   Dico Tools
Flesh of any of various rabbits or hares (wild or domesticated) eaten as food


Rabbit   Dico Tools
The fur of a rabbit


Rabbit   Dico Tools
Hunt rabbits


Rabbit's-foot_fern   Dico Tools
Tropical American fern with brown scaly rhizomes cultivated for its large deeply lobed deep bluish-green fronds; sometimes placed in genus Polypodium


Rabbit-eared_bandicoot   Dico Tools
Bandicoot with leathery ears like a rabbit


Rabbit-eye_blueberry   Dico Tools
Shrub of southeastern United States grown commercially especially for canning industry


Rabbit-weed   Dico Tools
Low-growing sticky subshrub of southwestern United States having narrow linear leaves on many slender branches and hundreds of tiny yellow flower heads


Rabbiteye   Dico Tools
Shrub of southeastern United States grown commercially especially for canning industry


Rabbiteye_blueberry   Dico Tools
Shrub of southeastern United States grown commercially especially for canning industry


Rabbitfish   Dico Tools
Large European chimaera


Rabbitweed   Dico Tools
Low-growing sticky subshrub of southwestern United States having narrow linear leaves on many slender branches and hundreds of tiny yellow flower heads


Rabbitwood   Dico Tools
Shrub of southeastern United States parasitic on roots of hemlocks having sparse spikes of greenish flowers and pulpy drupes


Rabbit_bandicoot   Dico Tools
Bandicoot with leathery ears like a rabbit


Rabbit_brush   Dico Tools
Pleasantly aromatic shrub having erect slender flexible hairy branches and dense clusters of small yellow flowers covering vast areas of western alkali plains and affording a retreat for jackrabbits; source of a yellow dye used by the Navajo


Rabbit_burrow   Dico Tools
A hole in the ground as a nest made by wild rabbits


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Rabbit_bush   Dico Tools
Pleasantly aromatic shrub having erect slender flexible hairy branches and dense clusters of small yellow flowers covering vast areas of western alkali plains and affording a retreat for jackrabbits; source of a yellow dye used by the Navajo


Rabbit_ears   Dico Tools
An indoor tv antenna; 2 extendible rods forming a V


Rabbit_fever   Dico Tools
A highly infectious disease of rodents (especially rabbits and squirrels) and sometimes transmitted to humans by ticks or flies or by handling infected animals


Rabbit_food   Dico Tools
An uncooked vegetable


Rabbit_hole   Dico Tools
A hole in the ground as a nest made by wild rabbits


Rabbit_hutch   Dico Tools
A hutch for rabbits


Rabbit_on   Dico Tools
Talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner


Rabbit_punch   Dico Tools
A short chopping blow to the back of the neck


Rabbit_test   Dico Tools
Pregnancy test that involves injecting some of the woman''s urine into an unmated female rabbit and later examining the ovaries of the rabbit; presence of corpora lutea indicates that the woman is pregnant


Rabbit_warren   Dico Tools
An overcrowded residential area


Rabbit_warren   Dico Tools
A series of connected underground tunnels occupied by rabbits


Rabbi_Moses_Ben_Maimon   Dico Tools
Spanish philosopher considered the greatest Jewish scholar of the Middle Ages who codified Jewish law in the Talmud (1135-1204)


Rabble   Dico Tools
A disorderly crowd of people


Rabble   Dico Tools
Disparaging terms for the common people


Rabble-rouser   Dico Tools
An orator who appeals to the passions and prejudices of his audience


Rabble-rousing   Dico Tools
Arousing to action or rebellion


Rabelais   Dico Tools
Author of satirical attacks on medieval scholasticism (1494-1553)


Rabelaisian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Francois Rabelais or his works; "Rabelaisian characters"


Rabid   Dico Tools
Marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea; "rabid isolationist"


Rabies   Dico Tools
An acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal); rabies is fatal if the virus reaches the brain


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Rabi_I   Dico Tools
The third month of the Islamic calendar


Rabi_II   Dico Tools
The fourth month of the Islamic calendar


Raccoon   Dico Tools
An omnivorous nocturnal mammal native to North America and Central America


Raccoon   Dico Tools
The fur of the North American racoon


Raccoon_dog   Dico Tools
Small wild dog of eastern Asia having facial markings like those of a raccoon


Raccoon_fox   Dico Tools
Raccoon-like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings


Race   Dico Tools
A canal for a current of water


Race   Dico Tools
A contest of speed; "the race is to the swift"


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Any competition; "the race for the presidency"


Race   Dico Tools
People who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock; "some biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings"


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(biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species


Race   Dico Tools
The flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller


Race   Dico Tools
Compete in a race; "he is running the Marathon this year"; "let''s race and see who gets there first"


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Step on it; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"


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Cause to move fast or to rush or race; "The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze"


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To work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others; "We are racing to find a cure for AIDS"


Raceabout   Dico Tools
A small sloop having the keep of a knockabout but with finer lines and carrying more sail


Racecard   Dico Tools
A program for a race meeting; lists the races and the names of the horses


Racecourse   Dico Tools
A course over which races are run


Racehorse   Dico Tools
A horse bred for racing


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Raceme   Dico Tools
Usually elongate cluster of flowers along the main stem in which the flowers at the base open first


Racemic_acid   Dico Tools
The optically inactive form of tartaric acid that is often found in grape juice


Racemose   Dico Tools
Having stalked flowers along an elongated stem that continue to open in succession from below as the stem continues to grow; "lilies of the valley are racemose"


Racer   Dico Tools
Slender fast-moving North American snakes


Racer   Dico Tools
An animal that races


Racer   Dico Tools
A fast car that competes in races


Racer   Dico Tools
Someone who drives racing cars at high speeds


Racerunner   Dico Tools
Very swift lizard of eastern and central United States


Racetrack   Dico Tools
A course over which races are run


Racetrack_tout   Dico Tools
Someone who offers advice about betting on horses (either to influence the odds or in the hope of sharing some of the winnings)


Raceway   Dico Tools
A course over which races are run


Raceway   Dico Tools
A canal for a current of water


Race_car   Dico Tools
A fast car that competes in races


Race_driver   Dico Tools
Someone who drives racing cars at high speeds


Race_horse   Dico Tools
A horse bred for racing


Race_meeting   Dico Tools
A regular occasion on which a number of horse races are held on the same track; "the Epsom race meeting was an important social event"


Race_murder   Dico Tools
Systematic killing of a racial or cultural group


Race_problem   Dico Tools
A social and political problem caused by conflict between races occupying the same or adjacent regions


Race_riot   Dico Tools
A riot caused by hatred for one another of members of different races in the same community


Race_runner   Dico Tools
Very swift lizard of eastern and central United States


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Rachel   Dico Tools
(Old Testament) the second wife of Jacob and mother of Joseph and Benjamin


Rachel_Carson   Dico Tools
United States biologist remembered for her opposition to the use of pesticides that were hazardous to wildlife (1907-1964)


Rachel_Louise_Carson   Dico Tools
United States biologist remembered for her opposition to the use of pesticides that were hazardous to wildlife (1907-1964)


Rachet   Dico Tools
Mechanical device consisting of a toothed wheel or rack engaged with a pawl that permits it to move in only one direction


Rachet_up   Dico Tools
Move by degrees in one direction only; "a ratcheting lopping tool"


Rachis   Dico Tools
The series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord; "the fall broke his back"


Rachis   Dico Tools
Axis of a compound leaf or compound inflorescence


Rachischisis   Dico Tools
A not uncommon congenital defect in which a vertebra is malformed; unless several vertebrae are affected or there is myelomeningocele there are few symptoms; can be diagnosed by amniocentesis


Rachitic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or resulting from rickets


Rachitis   Dico Tools
Childhood disease caused by deficiency of vitamin D and sunlight associated with impaired metabolism of calcium and phosphorus


Rachitis   Dico Tools
Inflammation of the vertebral column


Rachmaninoff   Dico Tools
Composer and piano virtuoso born in Russia (1873-1943)


Rachmaninov   Dico Tools
Composer and piano virtuoso born in Russia (1873-1943)


Rachycentridae   Dico Tools
Family of pelagic fishes containing solely the cobia


Rachycentron   Dico Tools
Genus and family are coextensive and comprise only the cobia


Rachycentron_canadum   Dico Tools
Large dark-striped tropical food and game fish related to remoras; found worldwide in coastal to open waters


Racial   Dico Tools
Of or characteristic of race or races or arising from differences among groups; "racial differences"; "racial discrimination"


Racial   Dico Tools
Of or related to genetically distinguished groups of people; "racial groups"


Racialism   Dico Tools
Discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race


Racialist   Dico Tools
A person with a prejudiced belief that one race is superior to others


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Racially   Dico Tools
With respect to race; "racially integrated"


Racial_discrimination   Dico Tools
Discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race


Racial_extermination   Dico Tools
Systematic killing of a racial or cultural group


Racial_immunity   Dico Tools
Natural immunity shared by all members of a particular race


Racial_profiling   Dico Tools
A form of racism consisting of the (alleged) policy of policemen who stop and search vehicles driven by persons belonging to particular racial groups


Racial_segregation   Dico Tools
Segregation by race


Racily   Dico Tools
In a racy manner; "racily vernacular language"


Racine   Dico Tools
A city in southeastern Wisconsin on Lake Michigan south of Milwaukee


Racine   Dico Tools
French advocate of Jansenism; tragedian who based his works on Greek and Roman themes (1639-1699)


Raciness   Dico Tools
Behavior or language bordering on indelicacy


Racing   Dico Tools
The sport of engaging in contests of speed


Racing_boat   Dico Tools
A boat propelled by oarsmen and designed for racing


Racing_car   Dico Tools
A fast car that competes in races


Racing_circuit   Dico Tools
A racetrack for automobile races


Racing_gig   Dico Tools
A light narrow racing boat for two or more oarsmen


Racing_shell   Dico Tools
A very light narrow racing boat


Racing_skate   Dico Tools
An ice skate with a long blade; worn for racing


Racing_skiff   Dico Tools
A shell for a single oarsman


Racing_start   Dico Tools
The start of a race


Racing_yacht   Dico Tools
An expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racing


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Racism   Dico Tools
Discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race


Racism   Dico Tools
The prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races


Racist   Dico Tools
A person with a prejudiced belief that one race is superior to others


Racist   Dico Tools
Discriminatory especially on the basis of race or religion


Racist   Dico Tools
Based on racial intolerance; "racist remarks"


Rack   Dico Tools
A rapid gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately


Rack   Dico Tools
A support for displaying various articles; "the newspapers were arranged on a rack"


Rack   Dico Tools
Framework for holding objects


Rack   Dico Tools
An instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims


Rack   Dico Tools
The destruction or collapse of something; "wrack and ruin"


Rack   Dico Tools
Rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton


Rack   Dico Tools
Torture on the rack


Rack   Dico Tools
Seize together, as of parallel ropes of a tackle in order to prevent running through the block


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Work on a rack; "rack leather"


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Stretch to the limits; "rack one''s brains"


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Torment emotionally or mentally


Rack   Dico Tools
Draw off from the lees; "rack wine"


Rack   Dico Tools
Fly in high wind


Rack   Dico Tools
Run before a gale


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Go at a rack; "the horses single-footed"


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Rack   Dico Tools
Obtain by coercion or intimidation; "They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"; "They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him"


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Put on a rack and pinion; "rack a camera"


Racker   Dico Tools
An attendant who puts pool or billiard balls into a rack


Racket   Dico Tools
An illegal enterprise (such as extortion or fraud or drug peddling or prostitution) carried on for profit


Racket   Dico Tools
A sports implement (usually consisting of a handle and an oval frame with a tightly interlaced network of strings) used to strike a ball (or shuttlecock) in various games


Racket   Dico Tools
The auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience; "modern music is just noise to me"


Racket   Dico Tools
A loud and disturbing noise


Racket   Dico Tools
Hit (a ball) with a racket


Racket   Dico Tools
Make loud and annoying noises


Racket   Dico Tools
Celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities; "The members of the wedding party made merry all night"; "Let''s whoop it up--the boss is gone!"


Racketeer   Dico Tools
Some who commits crimes for profit (especially one who obtains money by fraud or extortion)


Racketeer   Dico Tools
Carry on illegal business activities involving crime


Racketeering   Dico Tools
Engaging in a racket


Racketeer_Influenced_and_Corrupt_Organizations_Act   Dico Tools
Law intended to eradicate organized crime by establishing strong sanctions and forfeiture provisions


Racketiness   Dico Tools
Characterized by loud and constant noise


Rackety   Dico Tools
Uncontrollably noisy


Racket_club   Dico Tools
Club for players of racket sports


Racking   Dico Tools
Causing great physical or mental suffering; "a wrenching pain"


Rack_and_pinion   Dico Tools
A wheel gear (the pinion) meshes with a toothed rack; converts rotary to reciprocating motion (and vice versa)


Rack_of_lamb   Dico Tools
A roast of the rib section of lamb


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Rack_railway   Dico Tools
Railway for steep mountains; a cogwheel on the locomotive engages cogs on a center rail to provide traction


Rack_rent   Dico Tools
An extortionate rent


Rack_up   Dico Tools
Supply a rack with feed for (horses or other animals)


Rack_up   Dico Tools
Defeat thoroughly; "He mopped up the floor with his opponents"


Rack_up   Dico Tools
Gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season"


Rack_up   Dico Tools
Place in a rack; "rack pool balls"


Racon   Dico Tools
A device that, on receiving radar signals, transmits coded signals in response to help navigators determine their position


Raconteur   Dico Tools
A person skilled in telling anecdotes


Racoon   Dico Tools
An omnivorous nocturnal mammal native to North America and Central America


Racquet   Dico Tools
A sports implement (usually consisting of a handle and an oval frame with a tightly interlaced network of strings) used to strike a ball (or shuttlecock) in various games


Racquetball   Dico Tools
A game played on a handball court with short-handled rackets


Racquetball   Dico Tools
The ball used in playing the game of racquetball


Racy   Dico Tools
Suggestive of sexual impropriety; "a blue movie"; "blue jokes"; "he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details"; "a juicy scandal"; "a naughty wink"; "naughty words"; "racy anecdotes"; "a risque story"; "spicy gossip"


Racy   Dico Tools
Full of zest or vigor; "a racy literary style"


Rad   Dico Tools
The unit of plane angle adopted under the Systeme International d''Unites; equal to the angle at the center of a circle subtended by an arc equal in length to the radius (approximately 57.295 degrees)


Rad   Dico Tools
A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material


Radar   Dico Tools
Measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects


Radar_beacon   Dico Tools
A device that, on receiving radar signals, transmits coded signals in response to help navigators determine their position


Radar_dome   Dico Tools
A housing for a radar antenna; transparent to radio waves


Radar_echo   Dico Tools
An electronic signal that has been reflected back to the radar antenna; contains information about the location and distance of the reflecting object


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Radar_fire   Dico Tools
Gunfire aimed a target that is being tracked by radar


Radar_target   Dico Tools
A radar echo displayed so as to show the position of a reflecting surface


Radclyffe_Hall   Dico Tools
English writer whose novel about a lesbian relationship was banned in Britain for many years (1883-1943)


Raddle   Dico Tools
A red iron ore used in dyeing and marking


Raddle   Dico Tools
Mark or paint with raddle


Raddle   Dico Tools
Twist or braid together, interlace


Raddled   Dico Tools
Showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering; "looking careworn as she bent over her mending"; "her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness"; "that raddled but still noble face"; "shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young fa


Raddled   Dico Tools
Worn until no longer useful; "battered trumpets and raddled radios"; "worn-out shoes with flapping soles"


Radhakrishnan   Dico Tools
Indian philosopher and statesman who introduced Indian philosophy to the West (1888-1975)


Radial   Dico Tools
Pneumatic tire that has radial-ply casing


Radial   Dico Tools
Arranged like rays or radii; radiating from a common center; "radial symmetry"; "a starlike or stellate arrangement of petals"; "many cities show a radial pattern of main highways"


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Issuing in rays from a common centerXs; relating to rays of light; "radial heat"


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Relating to or moving along or having the direction of a radius; "radial velocity"


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Relating to or near the radius; "the radial aspect of the forearm"


Radial-ply   Dico Tools
Of or relating to automobile tires that have a strip under the tread and relatively little stiffening in the sidewalls; "radial-ply tires"


Radial-ply_tire   Dico Tools
Pneumatic tire that has radial-ply casing


Radially   Dico Tools
In a radial manner; "an imaginative dispersal of the pews radially from the central focus of the pulpit"


Radially_symmetrical   Dico Tools
Having a symmetrical arrangement of radiating parts about a central point


Radial_artery   Dico Tools
Branch of the brachial artery beginning below the elbow and extending down the forearm around the wrist and into the palm


Radial_asymmetry   Dico Tools
The absence of symmetry about an axis


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Radial_engine   Dico Tools
An internal-combustion engine having cylinders arranged radially around a central crankcase


Radial_keratotomy   Dico Tools
Radial pattern of incisions in the cornea that cause the cornea to bulge; performed to correct myopia


Radial_nerve   Dico Tools
Largest branch of the brachial plexus; extends down the humerus to the lateral epicondyle where it divides into one branch that goes to the skin on the back of the hand and another that goes to the underlying extensor muscles


Radial_pulse   Dico Tools
Pulse of the radial artery (felt in the wrist)


Radial_symmetry   Dico Tools
The property of symmetry about an axis; "the starfish illustrates radial symmetry"


Radial_tire   Dico Tools
Pneumatic tire that has radial-ply casing


Radial_vein   Dico Tools
Superficial veins ascending the radial side of the forearm; combines with the ulnar veins to form the brachial vein


Radial_velocity   Dico Tools
Velocity along the line of sight toward or away from the observer


Radian   Dico Tools
The unit of plane angle adopted under the Systeme International d''Unites; equal to the angle at the center of a circle subtended by an arc equal in length to the radius (approximately 57.295 degrees)


Radiance   Dico Tools
The quality of being bright and sending out rays of light


Radiance   Dico Tools
The amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface


Radiance   Dico Tools
An attractive combination of good health and happiness; "the radiance of her countenance"


Radiancy   Dico Tools
The quality of being bright and sending out rays of light


Radiant   Dico Tools
Radiating or as if radiating light; "the beaming sun"; "the effulgent daffodils"; "a radiant sunrise"; "a refulgent sunset"


Radiantly   Dico Tools
In a radiant manner; "the bride smiled radiantly"


Radiant_energy   Dico Tools
Energy that is transmitted in the form of (electromagnetic) radiation; energy that exists in the absence of matter


Radiant_flux   Dico Tools
The rate of flow of radiant energy (electromagnetic waves)


Radiant_heating   Dico Tools
Heating a building by radiation from panels containing hot water or electrical heaters


Radiate   Dico Tools
Send out real or metaphoric rays; "She radiates happiness"


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Spread into new habitats and produce variety or variegate; "The plants on this island diversified"


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Radiate   Dico Tools
Issue or emerge in rays or waves; "Heat radiated from the metal box"


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Experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion; "She was beaming with joy"; "Her face radiated with happiness"


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Cause to be seen by emitting light as if in rays; "The sun is radiating"


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Especially of the complexion: show a strong bright color, such as red or pink; "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"


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Extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center; "spokes radiate from the hub of the wheel"; "This plants radiates spines in all directions"


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Send out rays or waves; "The sun radiates heat"


Radiating(a)   Dico Tools
Diverging from a common point


Radiation   Dico Tools
(medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to radiation from a radioactive substance


Radiation   Dico Tools
The act of spreading outward from a central source


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A radial arrangement of nerve fibers connecting different parts of the brain


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The spread of a group of organisms into new habitats


Radiation   Dico Tools
Energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles


Radiation   Dico Tools
The spontaneous emission of a stream of particles or electromagnetic rays in nuclear decay


Radiation   Dico Tools
Syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation (e.g., exposure to radioactive chemicals or to nuclear explosions); low doses cause diarrhea and nausea and vomiting and sometimes loss of hair; greater exposure can cause sterility and cataracts and


Radiation_diagram   Dico Tools
Graphical representation (in polar or cartesian coordinates) of the spatial distribution of radiation from an antenna as a function of angle


Radiation_field   Dico Tools
A field that represents the energy lost from the radiator to space


Radiation_pattern   Dico Tools
Graphical representation (in polar or cartesian coordinates) of the spatial distribution of radiation from an antenna as a function of angle


Radiation_pressure   Dico Tools
The minute pressure exerted on a surface normal to the direction of propagation of a wave


Radiation_pyrometer   Dico Tools
A pyrometer for estimating the temperature of distant sources of heat; radiation is focussed on a thermojunction connected in circuit with a galvanometer


Radiation_sickness   Dico Tools
Syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation (e.g., exposure to radioactive chemicals or to nuclear explosions); low doses cause diarrhea and nausea and vomiting and sometimes loss of hair; greater exposure can cause sterility and cataracts and


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Radiation_syndrome   Dico Tools
Syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation (e.g., exposure to radioactive chemicals or to nuclear explosions); low doses cause diarrhea and nausea and vomiting and sometimes loss of hair; greater exposure can cause sterility and cataracts and


Radiation_therapy   Dico Tools
(medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to radiation from a radioactive substance


Radiator   Dico Tools
A mechanism consisting of a metal honeycomb through which hot fluids circulate; heat is transferred from the fluid through the honeycomb to the airstream that is created either by the motion of the vehicle or by a fan


Radiator   Dico Tools
Heater consisting of a series of pipes for circulating steam or hot water to heat rooms or buildings


Radiator   Dico Tools
Any object that radiates energy


Radiator_cap   Dico Tools
Cap on the opening in the top of a radiator through which a coolant liquid can be added


Radiator_grille   Dico Tools
Grating that admits cooling air to car''s radiator


Radiator_hose   Dico Tools
A flexible hose between the radiator and the engine block


Radical   Dico Tools
(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; "thematic vowels are part of the stem"


Radical   Dico Tools
A sign placed in front of an expression to denote that a root is to be extracted


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A character conveying the lexical meaning of a logogram


Radical   Dico Tools
A person who has radical ideas or opinions


Radical   Dico Tools
(chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule


Radical   Dico Tools
An atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron; in the body it is usually an oxygen molecule than has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule; "in the body free radicals are high-energy part


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Especially of leaves; located at the base of a plant or stem; especially arising directly from the root or rootstock or a root-like stem; "basal placentation"; "radical leaves"


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(used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm; "extremist political views"; "radical opinions on education"; "an ultra conservative"


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Markedly new or introducing radical change; "a revolutionary discovery"; "radical political views"


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Arising from or going to the root; "a radical flaw in the plan"


Radical   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or constituting a linguistic root; "a radical verb form"


Radicalism   Dico Tools
The political orientation of those who favor revolutionary change in government and society


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Radically   Dico Tools
In a radical manner; "she took a radically different approach"


Radical_cell   Dico Tools
A cell of terrorists (usually 3 to 5 members); "to insure operational security the members of adjacent terrorist cells usually don''t know each other or the identity of their leadership"


Radical_chic   Dico Tools
An affectation of radical left-wing views and the fasionable dress and lifestyle that goes with them


Radical_hysterectomy   Dico Tools
Surgical removal of the uterus and the ovaries and oviducts and cervix and related lymph nodes


Radical_mastectomy   Dico Tools
Removal of a breast and the underlying muscles (pectoralis major and pectoralis minor) and lymph nodes in the adjacent armpit


Radical_sign   Dico Tools
A sign placed in front of an expression to denote that a root is to be extracted


Radicchio   Dico Tools
Prized variety of chicory having globose heads of red leaves


Radicle   Dico Tools
(anatomy) a small structure resembling a rootlet (such as a fibril of a nerve)


Radiculitis   Dico Tools
Inflammation of the radicle of a nerve


Radiigera   Dico Tools
A genus of fungus belonging to the family Geastraceae


Radiigera_fuscogleba   Dico Tools
A fungus similar to an earthstar except that it does not open up; the spore mass is brown at maturity with a column of sterile tissue extending up into it


Radio   Dico Tools
A communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves


Radio   Dico Tools
An electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals


Radio   Dico Tools
Medium for communication


Radio   Dico Tools
Transmit messages via radio waves; "he radioed for help"


Radio   Dico Tools
Indicating radiation or radioactivity; "radiochemistry"


Radio-controlled   Dico Tools
Operated and guided by radio; "a radio-controlled airplane"


Radio-controlled_aircraft   Dico Tools
An aircraft without a pilot that is operated by remote control


Radio-frequency_spectrum   Dico Tools
The entire spectrum of electromagnetic frequencies used for communications; includes frequencies used for radio and radar and television


Radio-gramophone   Dico Tools
Electronic equipment consisting of a combination of a radio receiver and a record player


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Radio-opacity   Dico Tools
Opacity to X-rays or other radiation


Radio-opaque   Dico Tools
Not transparent to X-rays or other forms of radiation; "barium sulfate is radiopaque"


Radio-phonograph   Dico Tools
Electronic equipment consisting of a combination of a radio receiver and a record player


Radioactive   Dico Tools
Exhibiting or caused by radioactivity; "radioactive isotope"; "radioactive decay"; "radioactive fallout"


Radioactively   Dico Tools
In a radioactive manner; "radioactively labeled"


Radioactive_dating   Dico Tools
Measurement of the amount of radioactive material (usually carbon 14) that an object contains; can be used to estimate the age of the object


Radioactive_decay   Dico Tools
The spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance along with the emission of ionizing radiation


Radioactive_dust   Dico Tools
The radioactive particles that settle to the ground after a nuclear explosion


Radioactive_iodine_excretion_test   Dico Tools
Radioactive iodine test that measures the amount of radioactive iodine excreted in the urine


Radioactive_iodine_test   Dico Tools
Test of thyroid function in which the patient is give an oral does of radioactive iodine-131


Radioactive_iodine_uptake_test   Dico Tools
Radioactive iodine test that measures the amount of radioactive iodine taken up by the thyroid gland


Radioactive_material   Dico Tools
Material that is radioactive


Radioactive_waste   Dico Tools
Useless radioactive materials that are left after some laboratory or commercial process is completed


Radioactivity   Dico Tools
The spontaneous emission of a stream of particles or electromagnetic rays in nuclear decay


Radioactivity_unit   Dico Tools
A measure of radioactivity


Radiobiology   Dico Tools
The branch of biology that studies the effects of radiation on living organisms


Radiocarbon   Dico Tools
A radioactive isotope of carbon


Radiocarbon_dating   Dico Tools
A chemical analysis used to determine the age of organic materials based on their content of the radioisotope carbon-14; believed to be reliable up to 40,000 years


Radiocarpal_joint   Dico Tools
A joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones


Radiochemist   Dico Tools
A chemist who specializes in nuclear chemistry


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Radiochemistry   Dico Tools
The chemistry of radioactive substances


Radiochlorine   Dico Tools
A radioactive isotope of chlorine


Radiocommunication   Dico Tools
Medium for communication


Radiogram   Dico Tools
A photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays)


Radiogram   Dico Tools
A message transmitted by wireless telegraphy


Radiograph   Dico Tools
A photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays)


Radiographer   Dico Tools
A person who makes radiographs


Radiographic   Dico Tools
Relating to or produced by radiography


Radiography   Dico Tools
Photography that uses other kinds of radiation than visible light


Radiography   Dico Tools
The process of making a radiograph; producing an image on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light


Radioimmunoassay   Dico Tools
Immunoassay of a substance that has been radioactively labeled


Radioisotope   Dico Tools
A radioactive isotope of an element; produced either naturally or artificially


Radiolaria   Dico Tools
Marine protozoa


Radiolarian   Dico Tools
Protozoa with amoeba-like bodies and radiating filamentous pseudopods


Radiolocate   Dico Tools
Locate by means of radar; "The pilot managed to radiolocate the lost aircraft"


Radiolocation   Dico Tools
Measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects


Radiological   Dico Tools
Of or relating to radiology


Radiologic_technologist   Dico Tools
A scientist trained in radiological technology


Radiologist   Dico Tools
A medical specialist who uses radioactive substances and X-rays in the treatment of disease


Radiology   Dico Tools
(radiology) examination of the inner structure of opaque objects using X rays or other penetrating radiation


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Radiology   Dico Tools
The branch of medical science dealing with the medical use of X-rays or other penetrating radiation


Radiolucent   Dico Tools
Almost complete transparent to X-rays or other forms of radiation; "radiolucent tissues"


Radiolysis   Dico Tools
Molecular disintegration resulting from radiation


Radiometer   Dico Tools
Meter to detect and measure radiant energy (electromagnetic or acoustic)


Radiomicrometer   Dico Tools
Radiometer that is extremely sensitive


Radiopacity   Dico Tools
Opacity to X-rays or other radiation


Radiopaque   Dico Tools
Not transparent to X-rays or other forms of radiation; "barium sulfate is radiopaque"


Radiopaque_dye   Dico Tools
Dye that does not allow the passage of X rays or other radiation; used to outline certain organs during X-ray examination


Radiopharmaceutical   Dico Tools
Pharmaceutical consisting of a radioactive compound used in radiation therapy


Radiophone   Dico Tools
A telephone that communicates by radio waves rather than along cables


Radiophonic   Dico Tools
Relating to or by means of radiotelephony


Radiophoto   Dico Tools
A photograph transmitted by radio waves


Radiophotograph   Dico Tools
A photograph transmitted by radio waves


Radiophotography   Dico Tools
Transmission of photographs by radio waves


Radioprotection   Dico Tools
Protection against harmful effects of radiation


Radioscopy   Dico Tools
(radiology) examination of the inner structure of opaque objects using X rays or other penetrating radiation


Radiosensitive   Dico Tools
Sensitive to radiation; "radiosensitive cancer cells can be treated with radiotherapy"


Radiosensitivity   Dico Tools
Sensitivity to the action of radiant energy


Radiotelegraph   Dico Tools
The use of radio to send telegraphic messages (usually by Morse code)


Radiotelegraph   Dico Tools
Telegraphy that uses transmission by radio rather than by wire


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Radiotelegraphic_signal   Dico Tools
A signal transmitted by telegraphy


Radiotelegraphy   Dico Tools
The use of radio to send telegraphic messages (usually by Morse code)


Radiotelegraphy   Dico Tools
Telegraphy that uses transmission by radio rather than by wire


Radiotelephone   Dico Tools
A telephone that communicates by radio waves rather than along cables


Radiotelephone   Dico Tools
Telephony that uses transmission by radio rather than by wire


Radiotelephonic   Dico Tools
Relating to or by means of radiotelephony


Radiotelephony   Dico Tools
Telephony that uses transmission by radio rather than by wire


Radiotherapist   Dico Tools
A medical specialist who uses radioactive substances and X-rays in the treatment of disease


Radiotherapy   Dico Tools
(medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to radiation from a radioactive substance


Radiotherapy_equipment   Dico Tools
Equipment used to treat diseases with x-rays or radioactivity


Radiothorium   Dico Tools
Radioactive isotope of thorium with mass number 228


Radio_aerial   Dico Tools
Omnidirectional antenna comprising the part of a radio receiver by means of which radio signals are received


Radio_announcer   Dico Tools
An announcer whose voice is broadcast on radio


Radio_antenna   Dico Tools
Omnidirectional antenna comprising the part of a radio receiver by means of which radio signals are received


Radio_astronomy   Dico Tools
The branch of astronomy that detects and studies the radio waves emitted by celestial bodies


Radio_beacon   Dico Tools
A radio station that broadcasts a directional signal for navigational purposes


Radio_beacon   Dico Tools
A characteristic signal emitted by a transmitter used for navigation


Radio_beam   Dico Tools
A signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides pilots in darkness or bad weather


Radio_brightness   Dico Tools
The strength of a radio wave picked up by a radio telescope


Radio_broadcast   Dico Tools
A broadcast via radio


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Radio_chassis   Dico Tools
A chassis for a radio receiver


Radio_compass   Dico Tools
A direction finder that gives a bearing by determining the direction of incoming radio signals


Radio_detection_and_ranging   Dico Tools
Measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects


Radio_emission   Dico Tools
An electromagnetic wave with a wavelength between 0.5 cm to 30,000 m


Radio_frequency   Dico Tools
An electromagnetic wave frequency between audio and infrared


Radio_interferometer   Dico Tools
Radio telescope that uses interference patterns from two antennas instead of a parabolic antenna


Radio_link   Dico Tools
A two-way radio communication system (usually microwave); part of a more extensive telecommunication network


Radio_news   Dico Tools
A radio broadcast of news


Radio_noise   Dico Tools
Static at radio wavelengths


Radio_observation   Dico Tools
An observation made with a radio telescope


Radio_operator   Dico Tools
Someone who operates a radio transmitter


Radio_radiation   Dico Tools
An electromagnetic wave with a wavelength between 0.5 cm to 30,000 m


Radio_receiver   Dico Tools
An electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals


Radio_reflector   Dico Tools
Astronomical telescope that picks up electromagnetic radiations in the radio-frequency range from extra-terrestrial sources


Radio_set   Dico Tools
An electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals


Radio_signal   Dico Tools
A radio wave used to transmit and receive messages


Radio_source   Dico Tools
An object that radiates radio waves


Radio_spectrum   Dico Tools
The entire spectrum of electromagnetic frequencies used for communications; includes frequencies used for radio and radar and television


Radio_station   Dico Tools
Station for the production and transmission of radio broadcasts


Radio_telescope   Dico Tools
Astronomical telescope that picks up electromagnetic radiations in the radio-frequency range from extra-terrestrial sources


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Radio_transmitter   Dico Tools
Transmitter that is the part of a radio system that transmits signals


Radio_wave   Dico Tools
An electromagnetic wave with a wavelength between 0.5 cm to 30,000 m


Radish   Dico Tools
Pungent fleshy edible root


Radish   Dico Tools
Eurasian plant widely cultivated for its edible pungent root usually eaten raw


Radish   Dico Tools
Pungent edible root of any of various cultivated radish plants


Radish_plant   Dico Tools
A cruciferous plant of the genus Raphanus having a pungent edible root


Radium   Dico Tools
An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores


Radium_therapy   Dico Tools
The use of radium in radiation therapy


Radius   Dico Tools
Support consisting of a radial member of a wheel joining the hub to the rim


Radius   Dico Tools
The length of a line segment between the center and circumference of a circle or sphere


Radius   Dico Tools
The outer and slightly shorter of the two bones of the human forearm


Radius   Dico Tools
A circular region whose area is indicated by the length of its radius; "they located it within a radius of 2 miles"


Radius   Dico Tools
A straight line from the center to the perimeter of a circle (or from the center to the surface of a sphere)


Radius_of_curvature   Dico Tools
The radius of the circle of curvature; the absolute value of the reciprocal of the curvature of a curve at a given point


Radius_vector   Dico Tools
A line connecting a point in space to the origin of a polar coordinate system


Radius_vector   Dico Tools
A line connecting a satellite to the center of the body around which it is rotating


Radix   Dico Tools
(numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place; "10 is the radix of the decimal system"


Radome   Dico Tools
A housing for a radar antenna; transparent to radio waves


Radon   Dico Tools
A radioactive gaseous element formed by the disintegration of radium; the heaviest of the inert gasses; occurs naturally (especially in areas over granite) and is considered a hazard to health


Radyera   Dico Tools
Very small species of shrubs of southern hemisphere: bush hibiscus


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Radyera_farragei   Dico Tools
Southern and western Australian shrub with unlobed or shallowly lobed toothed leaves and purple flowers; sometimes placed in genus Hibiscus


Raetam   Dico Tools
Desert shrub of Syria and Arabia having small white flowers; constitutes the juniper of the Old Testament; sometimes placed in genus Genista


RAF   Dico Tools
A Marxist and Maoist terrorist organization in Germany; a network of underground guerillas who committed acts of violence in the service of the class struggle; a successor to the Baader-Meinhof Gang; became one of Europe''s most feared terrorist groups; d


RAF   Dico Tools
The airforce of Great Britain


Raffaello_Santi   Dico Tools
Italian painter whose many paintings exemplify the ideals of the High Renaissance (1483-1520)


Raffaello_Sanzio   Dico Tools
Italian painter whose many paintings exemplify the ideals of the High Renaissance (1483-1520)


Raffia   Dico Tools
Feather palm of tropical Africa and Madagascar and Central and South America widely grown for commercial purposes


Raffia   Dico Tools
Fiber of a raffia palm used as light cordage and in making hats and baskets


Raffia   Dico Tools
Leaf fibers of the raffia palm tree; used to make baskets and mats etc.


Raffia_farinifera   Dico Tools
A large feather palm of Africa and Madagascar having very long pinnatisect fronds yielding a strong commercially important fiber from its leafstalks


Raffia_palm   Dico Tools
A large feather palm of Africa and Madagascar having very long pinnatisect fronds yielding a strong commercially important fiber from its leafstalks


Raffia_ruffia   Dico Tools
A large feather palm of Africa and Madagascar having very long pinnatisect fronds yielding a strong commercially important fiber from its leafstalks


Raffia_taedigera   Dico Tools
A tall Brazilian feather palm with a terminal crown of very large leathery pinnatisect leaves rising from long strong stems used for structural purposes


Raffia_vinifera   Dico Tools
A palm of the genus Raffia


Raffinose   Dico Tools
A trisaccharide that occurs in sugar beets and cotton seeds and certain cereals


Raffish   Dico Tools
Marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness; "a cocktail party given by some...raffish bachelors"- Crary Moore


Raffish   Dico Tools
Marked by smartness in dress and manners; "a dapper young man"; "a jaunty red hat"


Raffishly   Dico Tools
In a rakish manner; "she wore her hat rakishly at an angle"


Raffle   Dico Tools
A lottery in which the prizes are goods rather than money


Raffle   Dico Tools
Dispose of in a lottery; "We raffled off a trip to the Bahamas"


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Raffles   Dico Tools
British colonial administrator who founded Singapore (1781-1826)


Rafflesiaceae   Dico Tools
A family of parasitic plants of the order Aristolochiales


Raffle_off   Dico Tools
Dispose of in a lottery; "We raffled off a trip to the Bahamas"


Raft   Dico Tools
A flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers


Raft   Dico Tools
(often followed by `of'') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty"


Raft   Dico Tools
Make into a raft; "raft these logs"


Raft   Dico Tools
Travel by raft in water; "Raft the Colorado River"


Raft   Dico Tools
Transport on a raft; "raft wood down a river"


Rafter   Dico Tools
One of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof


Rafter   Dico Tools
Someone who travels by raft


Rafter   Dico Tools
Provide (a ceiling) with rafters


Raftered   Dico Tools
Having the rafters especially having them visible; "a raftered ceiling"


Raftman   Dico Tools
Someone who travels by raft


Rafts   Dico Tools
A large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed a mountain of newspapers"


Raftsman   Dico Tools
Someone who travels by raft


Raft_foundation   Dico Tools
A foundation (usually on soft ground) consisting of an extended layer of reinforced concrete


Rag   Dico Tools
A boisterous practical joke (especially by college students)


Rag   Dico Tools
A small piece of cloth or paper


Rag   Dico Tools
Newspaper with half-size pages


Rag   Dico Tools
Music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano)


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Rag   Dico Tools
A week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities


Rag   Dico Tools
Break into lumps before sorting; "rag ore"


Rag   Dico Tools
Censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger''s car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"


Rag   Dico Tools
Harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don''t ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"


Rag   Dico Tools
Play in ragtime; "rag that old tune"


Rag   Dico Tools
Cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"


Rag   Dico Tools
Treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"


Ragamuffin   Dico Tools
A dirty shabbily clothed urchin


Ragbag   Dico Tools
A bag in which rags are kept


Ragbag   Dico Tools
A motley assortment of things


Rage   Dico Tools
An interest followed with exaggerated zeal; "he always follows the latest fads"; "it was all the rage that season"


Rage   Dico Tools
A feeling of intense anger; "hell hath no fury like a woman scorned"; "his face turned red with rage"


Rage   Dico Tools
Violent state of the elements; "the sea hurled itself in thundering rage against the rocks"


Rage   Dico Tools
A state of extreme anger; "she fell into a rage and refused to answer"


Rage   Dico Tools
Something that is desired intensely; "his rage for fame destroyed him"


Rage   Dico Tools
Feel intense anger; "Rage against the dying of the light!"


Rage   Dico Tools
Be violent; as of fires and storms


Rage   Dico Tools
Behave violently, as if in state of a great anger


Ragee   Dico Tools
East Indian cereal grass whose seed yield a somewhat bitter flour, a staple in the Orient


Ragged   Dico Tools
Having an irregular outline; "text set with ragged right margins"; "herded the class into a ragged line"


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Ragged   Dico Tools
Worn out from stress or strain; "run ragged"


Ragged   Dico Tools
Being or dressed in clothes that are worn or torn; "clothes as ragged as a scarecrow''s"; "a ragged tramp"


Ragged-fringed_orchid   Dico Tools
Fringed orchid of the eastern United States having a greenish flower with the lip deeply lacerate


Raggedly   Dico Tools
With a ragged and uneven appearance; "a long beard, raggedly cut"


Raggedly   Dico Tools
In a ragged irregular manner; "a stone wall trails raggedly through the woods"


Raggedly   Dico Tools
In a ragged uneven manner; "I took the cigarette he offered, drawing at it raggedly"


Raggedness   Dico Tools
Shabbiness by virtue of being in rags


Ragged_orchid   Dico Tools
Fringed orchid of the eastern United States having a greenish flower with the lip deeply lacerate


Ragged_orchis   Dico Tools
Fringed orchid of the eastern United States having a greenish flower with the lip deeply lacerate


Ragged_robin   Dico Tools
Common perennial native to Europe and western Asia having usually pink flowers with ragged petals


Ragi   Dico Tools
East Indian cereal grass whose seed yield a somewhat bitter flour, a staple in the Orient


Raging   Dico Tools
(of the elements) as if showing violent anger; "angry clouds on the horizon"; "furious winds"; "the raging sea"


Raging   Dico Tools
Very severe; "a raging thirst"; "a raging toothache"


Raging   Dico Tools
Characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense; "the fighting became hot and heavy"; "a hot engagement"; "a raging battle"; "the river became a raging torrent"


Raglan   Dico Tools
A garment (coat or sweater) that has raglan sleeves


Raglan_sleeve   Dico Tools
A sleeve that extends in one piece to the neckline of a coat or sweater with seams from the armhole to the neck


Ragnarok   Dico Tools
Myth about the ultimate destruction of the gods in a battle with evil


Ragnar_Anton_Kittil_Frisch   Dico Tools
Norwegian economist noted for his work in econometrics (1895-1973)


Ragnar_Frisch   Dico Tools
Norwegian economist noted for his work in econometrics (1895-1973)


Ragout   Dico Tools
Well-seasoned stew of meat and vegetables


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Ragpicker   Dico Tools
An unskilled person who picks up rags from trash cans and public dumps as a means of livelihood


Ragpicker's_disease   Dico Tools
A form of anthrax infection acquired by inhalation of dust containing Bacillus anthracis; initial symptoms (chill and cough and dyspnea and rapid pulse) are followed by extreme cardiovascular collapse


Ragsorter   Dico Tools
A worker who sorts rags and old clothing for new uses (as in papermaking)


Ragsorter's_disease   Dico Tools
A form of anthrax infection acquired by inhalation of dust containing Bacillus anthracis; initial symptoms (chill and cough and dyspnea and rapid pulse) are followed by extreme cardiovascular collapse


Ragtag   Dico Tools
Disparaging terms for the common people


Ragtag_and_bobtail   Dico Tools
Disparaging terms for the common people


Ragtime   Dico Tools
Music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano)


Ragusa   Dico Tools
A port city in southwestern Croatia on the Adriatic; a popular tourist center


Ragweed   Dico Tools
Any of numerous chiefly North American weedy plants constituting the genus Ambrosia that produce highly allergenic pollen responsible for much hay fever and asthma


Ragweed   Dico Tools
Widespread European weed having yellow daisylike flowers; sometimes an obnoxious weed and toxic to cattle if consumed in quantity


Ragweed_pollen   Dico Tools
Pollen of the ragweed plant is a common allergen


Ragwort   Dico Tools
American ragwort with yellow flowers


Ragwort   Dico Tools
Widespread European weed having yellow daisylike flowers; sometimes an obnoxious weed and toxic to cattle if consumed in quantity


Rag_day   Dico Tools
A day on which university students hold a rag


Rag_doll   Dico Tools
A cloth doll that is stuffed and (usually) painted


Rag_gourd   Dico Tools
Any of several tropical annual climbers having large yellow flowers and edible young fruits; grown commercially for the mature fruit''s dried fibrous interior that is used as a sponge


Rag_paper   Dico Tools
Paper made partly or wholly from rags


Rag_trade   Dico Tools
Makers and sellers of fashionable clothing


Rag_week   Dico Tools
A week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities


Rahu   Dico Tools
A demon who swallows the sun causing eclipses


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Raid   Dico Tools
An attempt by speculators to defraud investors


Raid   Dico Tools
A sudden short attack


Raid   Dico Tools
Search for something needed or desired; "Our babysitter raided our refrigerator"


Raid   Dico Tools
Enter someone else''s territory and take spoils; "The pirates raided the coastal villages regularly"


Raid   Dico Tools
Take over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock; "T. Boone Pickens raided many large companies"


Raid   Dico Tools
Search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on; "The police raided the crack house"


Raider   Dico Tools
A corporate investor who intends to take over a company by buying a controlling interest in its stock and installing new management


Raider   Dico Tools
Someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)


Raiding   Dico Tools
Characterized by plundering or pillaging or marauding; "bands of marauding Indians"; "predatory warfare"; "a raiding party"


Rail   Dico Tools
Any of numerous widely distributed small wading birds of the family Rallidae having short wings and very long toes for running on soft mud


Rail   Dico Tools
A horizontal bar (usually of wood)


Rail   Dico Tools
Short for railway; "he traveled by rail"; "he was concerned with rail safety"


Rail   Dico Tools
A barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports


Rail   Dico Tools
A bar or bars of rolled steel making a track along which vehicles can roll


Rail   Dico Tools
Criticize severely; "He fulminated against the Republicans'' plan to cut Medicare"; "She railed against the bad social policies"


Rail   Dico Tools
Spread negative information about; "The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews"


Rail   Dico Tools
Complain bitterly


Rail   Dico Tools
Fish with a hand-line over the rails of a boat; "They are railing for fresh fish"


Rail   Dico Tools
Lay with rails; "hundreds of miles were railed out here"


Rail   Dico Tools
Travel by rail or train; "They railed from Rome to Venice"; "She trained to Hamburg"


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Rail   Dico Tools
Convey (goods etc.) by rails; "fresh fruit are railed from Italy to Belgium"


Rail   Dico Tools
Separate with a railing; "rail off the crowds from the Presidential palace"


Rail   Dico Tools
Provide with rails; "The yard was railed"


Rail   Dico Tools
Enclose with rails; "rail in the old graves"


Rail-splitter   Dico Tools
A laborer who splits logs to build split-rail fences


Railbird   Dico Tools
A fan of racing who watches races from the outer rail of the track


Railcar   Dico Tools
A wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad; "three cars had jumped the rails"


Railhead   Dico Tools
A railroad depot in a theater of operations where military supplies are unloaded for distribution


Railhead   Dico Tools
The end of the completed track on an unfinished railway


Railing   Dico Tools
A barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports


Railing   Dico Tools
Material for making rails or rails collectively


Raillery   Dico Tools
Light teasing repartee


Railroad   Dico Tools
A line of track providing a runway for wheels; "he walked along the railroad track"


Railroad   Dico Tools
Line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a railway system


Railroad   Dico Tools
Transport by railroad


Railroad   Dico Tools
Supply with railroad lines; "railroad the West"


Railroad   Dico Tools
Compel by coercion, threats, or crude means; "They sandbagged him to make dinner for everyone"


Railroader   Dico Tools
An employee of a railroad


Railroading   Dico Tools
The activity of designing and constructing and operating railroads


Railroad_bed   Dico Tools
A bed on which railroad track is laid


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Railroad_car   Dico Tools
A wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad; "three cars had jumped the rails"


Railroad_engineer   Dico Tools
The operator of a railway locomotive


Railroad_flat   Dico Tools
An apartment whose rooms are all in a line with doors between them


Railroad_line   Dico Tools
Line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a railway system


Railroad_man   Dico Tools
An employee of a railroad


Railroad_siding   Dico Tools
A short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass


Railroad_station   Dico Tools
Terminal where trains load or unload passengers or goods


Railroad_terminal   Dico Tools
Terminal where trains load or unload passengers or goods


Railroad_ticket   Dico Tools
A ticket good for a ride on a railroad train


Railroad_tie   Dico Tools
One of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track; "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper"


Railroad_track   Dico Tools
A line of track providing a runway for wheels; "he walked along the railroad track"


Railroad_train   Dico Tools
Public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive; "express trains don''t stop at Princeton Junction"


Railroad_tunnel   Dico Tools
A tunnel through which the railroad track runs


Railroad_vine   Dico Tools
Prostrate perennial of coastal sand dunes Florida to Texas


Railroad_worm   Dico Tools
Larvae bore into and feed on apples


Rails   Dico Tools
A bar or bars of rolled steel making a track along which vehicles can roll


Railway   Dico Tools
A line of track providing a runway for wheels; "he walked along the railroad track"


Railway   Dico Tools
Line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a railway system


Railwayman   Dico Tools
An employee of a railroad


Railway_car   Dico Tools
A wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad; "three cars had jumped the rails"


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Railway_junction   Dico Tools
A junction where two or more railway lines meet or cross


Railway_line   Dico Tools
The road consisting of railroad track and roadbed


Railway_line   Dico Tools
Line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a railway system


Railway_locomotive   Dico Tools
A wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks


Railway_man   Dico Tools
An employee of a railroad


Railway_station   Dico Tools
Terminal where trains load or unload passengers or goods


Railway_system   Dico Tools
Line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a railway system


Railway_yard   Dico Tools
An area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines


Rail_fence   Dico Tools
A fence (usually made of split logs laid across each other at an angle)


Rail_in   Dico Tools
Enclose with rails; "rail in the old graves"


Rail_line   Dico Tools
The road consisting of railroad track and roadbed


Rail_off   Dico Tools
Separate with a railing; "rail off the crowds from the Presidential palace"


Rail_technology   Dico Tools
The activity of designing and constructing and operating railroads


Raiment   Dico Tools
Especially fine or decorative clothing


Raiment   Dico Tools
Provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child"


Raimentless   Dico Tools
Possessing no clothing


Rain   Dico Tools
Anything happening rapidly or in quick successive; "a rain of bullets"; "a pelting of insults"


Rain   Dico Tools
Water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere


Rain   Dico Tools
Drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds


Rain   Dico Tools
Precipitate as rain; "If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding"


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Rain-giver   Dico Tools
An epithet for Jupiter


Rain-in-the-Face   Dico Tools
A chief of the Sioux; he was with Sitting Bull and others at the battle of Little Bighorn (1876) when General Custer''s troops were massacred (1835-1905)


Rain-wash   Dico Tools
The washing away of soil or other loose material by rain


Rainbow   Dico Tools
An illusory hope; "chasing rainbows"


Rainbow   Dico Tools
An arc of colored light in the sky caused by refraction of the sun''s rays by rain


Rainbow_cactus   Dico Tools
A stout cylindrical cactus of the southwest United States and adjacent Mexico


Rainbow_fish   Dico Tools
Small freshwater fish of South America and the West Indies; often kept in aquariums


Rainbow_lorikeet   Dico Tools
A kind of lorikeet


Rainbow_perch   Dico Tools
Pacific coast fish


Rainbow_pink   Dico Tools
Chinese pink with deeply toothed rose-lilac flowers with a purplish eye; usually raised as an annual


Rainbow_runner   Dico Tools
Streamlined cigar-shaped jack; good game fish


Rainbow_seaperch   Dico Tools
Pacific coast fish


Rainbow_shower   Dico Tools
Deciduous ornamental hybrid of southeastern Asia and Hawaii having racemes of flowers ranging in color from cream to orange and red


Rainbow_smelt   Dico Tools
Important marine and landlocked food fish of eastern North America and Alaska


Rainbow_smelt   Dico Tools
Common smelt of eastern North America and Alaska


Rainbow_trout   Dico Tools
Found in Pacific coastal waters and streams from lower California to Alaska


Rainbow_trout   Dico Tools
Flesh of pacific trout that migrate from salt to fresh water


Raincoat   Dico Tools
A water-resistant coat


Raindrop   Dico Tools
A drop of rain


Rainer_Maria_Rilke   Dico Tools
German poet (born in Austria) whose imagery and mystic lyricism influenced 20-th century German literature (1875-1926)


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Rainfall   Dico Tools
Water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere


Rainfly   Dico Tools
Flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent


Rainforest   Dico Tools
A forest with heavy annual rainfall


Raining   Dico Tools
Falling in drops or as if falling like rain; "watched the raining apple blossoms"


Rainless   Dico Tools
Lacking rain; "a rainless month"; "rainless skies"


Rainmaker   Dico Tools
American indian medicine man who attempt to make it rain


Rainmaker   Dico Tools
Executive who is very successful in bringing in business to his company or firm


Rainmaking   Dico Tools
Activity intended to produce rain


Rainproof   Dico Tools
Not permitting the passage of water


Rainstorm   Dico Tools
A storm with rain


Rainwater   Dico Tools
Drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds


Rainy   Dico Tools
Marked by rain; "their vacation turned out to be a series of rainy days"


Rainy   Dico Tools
(of weather) wet by periods of rain; "showery weather"; "rainy days"


Rainy_day   Dico Tools
A (future) time of financial need; "I am saving for a rainy day"


Rainy_season   Dico Tools
One of the two seasons in tropical climates


Rain_barrel   Dico Tools
A barrel used as a cistern to hold rainwater


Rain_buckets   Dico Tools
Rain heavily; "Put on your rain coat-- it''s pouring outside!"


Rain_cats_and_dogs   Dico Tools
Rain heavily; "Put on your rain coat-- it''s pouring outside!"


Rain_check   Dico Tools
A ticket stub entitling the holder to admission to a future event if the scheduled event was cancelled due to rain


Rain_check   Dico Tools
A promise that an unaccepted offer will be renewed in the future


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Rain_cloud   Dico Tools
A dark gray cloud bearing rain


Rain_dance   Dico Tools
A ritual dance intended to bring rain


Rain_date   Dico Tools
An alternative date set for some outdoor event in case it rains on the appointed date; "the rain date for the picnic will be the following Sunday"


Rain_down   Dico Tools
Precipitate as rain; "If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding"


Rain_forest   Dico Tools
A forest with heavy annual rainfall


Rain_gage   Dico Tools
Gauge consisting of an instrument to measure the quantity of precipitation


Rain_gauge   Dico Tools
Gauge consisting of an instrument to measure the quantity of precipitation


Rain_out   Dico Tools
Prevent or interrupt due to rain; "The storm had washed out the game"


Rain_shadow   Dico Tools
An area that has little precipitation because some barrier causes the winds to lose their moisture before reaching it


Rain_shower   Dico Tools
A brief period of precipitation; "the game was interrupted by a brief shower"


Rain_stick   Dico Tools
A percussion instrument that is made from a dried cactus branch that is hollowed out and filled with small pebbles and capped at both ends; makes the sound of falling rain when tilted; origin was in Chile where tribesmen used it in ceremonies to bring rai


Rain_tree   Dico Tools
Large ornamental tropical American tree with bipinnate leaves and globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens and sweet-pulp seed pods eaten by cattle


Raisable   Dico Tools
Capable of being raised; "the roadster had a raisable sunroof"


Raise   Dico Tools
The act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"


Raise   Dico Tools
Increasing the size of a bet (as in poker); "I''ll see your raise and double it"


Raise   Dico Tools
The amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"


Raise   Dico Tools
An upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn''t make it up the rise"


Raise   Dico Tools
Cause to become alive again; "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts"


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Raise the level or amount of something; "raise my salary"; "raise the price of bread"


Raise   Dico Tools
Increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"


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Raise   Dico Tools
Put an end to; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege"


Raise   Dico Tools
Raise in rank or condition; "The new law lifted many people from poverty"


Raise   Dico Tools
Invigorate or heighten; "lift my spirits"; "lift his ego"


Raise   Dico Tools
Bring (a surface, a design, etc.) into relief and cause to project; "raised edges"


Raise   Dico Tools
Multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3


Raise   Dico Tools
Establish radio communications with; "They managed to raise Hanoi last night"


Raise   Dico Tools
Activate or stir up; "raise a mutiny"


Raise   Dico Tools
Cause to be heard or known; express or utter; "raise a shout"; "raise a protest"; "raise a sad cry"


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Pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth; "raise your `o''"


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Put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic"


Raise   Dico Tools
Cause to assemble or enlist in the military; "raise an army"; "recruit new soldiers"


Raise   Dico Tools
Bet more than the previous player


Raise   Dico Tools
In bridge: bid (one''s partner''s suit) at a higher level


Raise   Dico Tools
Evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "stir a disturbance"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"


Raise   Dico Tools
Construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn"


Raise   Dico Tools
Cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques; "The Bordeaux region produces great red wines"; "They produce good ham in Parma"; "We grow wheat here"; "We raise hogs here"


Raise   Dico Tools
Create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise; "raise hell"; "raise the roof"; "raise Cain"


Raise   Dico Tools
Call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"


Raise   Dico Tools
Move upwards; "lift one''s eyes"


Raise   Dico Tools
Raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"


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Raise   Dico Tools
Cause to puff up with a leaven; "unleavened bread"


Raise   Dico Tools
Collect funds for a specific purpose; "The President raised several million dollars for his college"


Raise   Dico Tools
Give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work"


Raise   Dico Tools
Bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"


Raiseable   Dico Tools
Capable of being raised; "the roadster had a raisable sunroof"


Raised   Dico Tools
Embellished with a raised pattern created by pressure or embroidery; "brocaded silk"; "an embossed satin"; "embossed leather"; "raised needlework"; "raised metalwork"


Raised   Dico Tools
Above the surround or above the normal position; "a raised design"; "raised eyebrows"


Raised   Dico Tools
Leavened usually with yeast; "raised bread"


Raised(a)   Dico Tools
Increased especially to abnormal levels; "the raised prices frightened away customers"; "inflated wages"; "an inflated economy"


Raised_doughnut   Dico Tools
A doughnut made light with yeast rather than baking powder


Raiser   Dico Tools
Someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil


Raiser   Dico Tools
A bridge partner who increases the partner''s bid


Raise_hell   Dico Tools
Object strongly; make a stink


Raise_the_roof   Dico Tools
Get very angry; "He will raise the roof when he hears this"


Raise_up   Dico Tools
Change the arrangement or position of


Raisin   Dico Tools
Dried grape


Raisin-nut_cookie   Dico Tools
Cookie filled with a paste of raisins and nuts


Raising   Dico Tools
Raising someone to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"


Raising   Dico Tools
The properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child


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The event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"


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Raising   Dico Tools
Increasing in quantity or value; "a cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate"


Raising_hell   Dico Tools
Making trouble just for the fun of it


Raisin_bran   Dico Tools
Bran flakes with raisins


Raisin_bread   Dico Tools
Bread containing raisins


Raisin_cookie   Dico Tools
Cookie containing raisins


Raisin_moth   Dico Tools
Moth whose larvae attack dried fruits and cereal products


Raison_d'etre   Dico Tools
The purpose that justifies a thing''s existence


Raison_d'etre   Dico Tools
Reason for being


Raita   Dico Tools
An Indian side dish of yogurt and chopped cucumbers and spices


RAIU   Dico Tools
Radioactive iodine test that measures the amount of radioactive iodine taken up by the thyroid gland


Raj   Dico Tools
British dominion over India (1757-1947)


Raja   Dico Tools
Type genus of the family Rajidae


Raja   Dico Tools
A Hindu prince or king in India


Rajab   Dico Tools
The seventh month of the Islamic calendar


Rajah   Dico Tools
A Hindu prince or king in India


Rajanya   Dico Tools
The second highest of the four varnas: the noble or warrior category


Raja_batis   Dico Tools
Common European skate used as food


Raja_erinacea   Dico Tools
Most plentiful skate in North American inshore waters in summer; to 21 inches


Raja_laevis   Dico Tools
One of the largest skates (to 5 feet); an active skate easy to hook


Raja_radiata   Dico Tools
Cold-water bottom fish with spines on the back; to 40 inches


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Rajidae   Dico Tools
Bottom-dwelling tropical rays: skates


Rajiformes   Dico Tools
Fish with dorsoventrally flattened bodies; includes: rays; skates; guitarfishes; sawfishes


Rajpoot   Dico Tools
A member of the dominant Hindu military caste in northern India


Rajput   Dico Tools
A member of the dominant Hindu military caste in northern India


Rakaposhi   Dico Tools
A mountain peak in the Karakoram Range in northern Kashmir (25,560 feet high)


Rake   Dico Tools
A long-handled tool with a row of teeth at its head; used to move leaves or loosen soil


Rake   Dico Tools
Degree of deviation from a horizontal plane; "the roof had a steep pitch"


Rake   Dico Tools
A dissolute man in fashionable society


Rake   Dico Tools
Scrape gently; "graze the skin"


Rake   Dico Tools
Gather with a rake; "rake leaves"


Rake   Dico Tools
Level or smooth with a rake; "rake gravel"


Rake   Dico Tools
Move through with or as if with a rake; "She raked her fingers through her hair"


Rake   Dico Tools
Examine hastily; "She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi"


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Sweep the length of; "The gunfire raked the coast"


Rake-off   Dico Tools
A percentage (of winnings or loot or profit) taken by an operator or gangster


Rake_handle   Dico Tools
The handle of a rake


Rake_in   Dico Tools
Earn large sums of money; "Since she accepted the new position, she has been raking it in"


Rake_off   Dico Tools
Take money from an illegal transaction


Rake_up   Dico Tools
Bring to light; "He raked up the misdeeds of his predecessor"


Rakish   Dico Tools
Marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness; "a cocktail party given by some...raffish bachelors"- Crary Moore


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Rakish   Dico Tools
Marked by smartness in dress and manners; "a dapper young man"; "a jaunty red hat"


Rakishly   Dico Tools
In a rakish manner; "she wore her hat rakishly at an angle"


Rakishness   Dico Tools
Stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance


Rakishness   Dico Tools
The quality of a rake


Rale   Dico Tools
A rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders); "the death rattle"


Ralegh   Dico Tools
English courtier (a favorite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia; introduced potatoes and tobacco to England (1552-1618)


Raleigh   Dico Tools
Capital of the state of North Carolina; located in the east central part of the North Carolina


Raleigh   Dico Tools
English courtier (a favorite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia; introduced potatoes and tobacco to England (1552-1618)


Rallentando   Dico Tools
Gradually decreasing in tempo


Rallentando   Dico Tools
Slowing down; "this passage should be played rallentando"


Rallidae   Dico Tools
Rails; crakes; gallinules; coots


Rally   Dico Tools
The feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort; "he singled to start a rally in the 9th inning"; "he feared the rallying of their troops for a counterattack"


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(sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes; "after a short rally Connors won the point"


Rally   Dico Tools
An automobile race run over public roads


Rally   Dico Tools
A large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm


Rally   Dico Tools
A marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness


Rally   Dico Tools
Return to a former condition; "The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends"; "The stock market rallied"


Rally   Dico Tools
Harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don''t ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"


Rally   Dico Tools
Call to arms; of military personnel


Rally   Dico Tools
Gather or bring together; "muster the courage to do something"; "she rallied her intellect"; "Summon all your courage"


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Rally   Dico Tools
Gather; "drum up support"


Rallying   Dico Tools
The feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort; "he singled to start a rally in the 9th inning"; "he feared the rallying of their troops for a counterattack"


Rallying   Dico Tools
The act of mobilizing for a common purpose; "the bell was a signal for the rallying of the whole neighborhood"


Rallying   Dico Tools
Rousing or recalling to unity and renewed effort; "a rallying cry"


Rallying_cry   Dico Tools
A yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle


Rallying_cry   Dico Tools
A slogan used to rally support for a cause; "a cry to arms"; "our watchword will be `democracy''"


Rallying_point   Dico Tools
A point or principle on which scattered or opposing groups can come together


Ralph_Barton_Perry   Dico Tools
United States philosopher (1876-1957)


Ralph_Bunche   Dico Tools
United States diplomat and United Nations official (1904-1971)


Ralph_Ellison   Dico Tools
United States novelist who wrote about a young Black man and his struggles in American society (1914-1994)


Ralph_Johnson_Bunche   Dico Tools
United States diplomat and United Nations official (1904-1971)


Ralph_Richardson   Dico Tools
British stage and screen actor noted for playing classic roles (1902-1983)


Ralph_Vaughan_Williams   Dico Tools
English composer influenced by folk tunes and music of the Tudor period (1872-1958)


Ralph_Waldo_Ellison   Dico Tools
United States novelist who wrote about a young Black man and his struggles in American society (1914-1994)


Ralph_Waldo_Emerson   Dico Tools
United States writer and leading exponent of transcendentalism (1803-1882)


Ram   Dico Tools
Uncastrated adult male sheep; "a British term is `tup''"


Ram   Dico Tools
A tool for driving or forcing something by impact


RAM   Dico Tools
The most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible


Ram   Dico Tools
The first sign of the zodiac which the sun enters at the vernal equinox; the sun is in this sign from about March 21 to April 19


Ram   Dico Tools
(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aries


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Ram   Dico Tools
Force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically; "She rammed her mind into focus"; "He drives me mad"


Ram   Dico Tools
Crowd or pack to capacity; "the theater was jampacked"


Ram   Dico Tools
Undergo damage or destruction on impact; "the plane crashed into the ocean"; "The car crashed into the lamp post"


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Strike or drive against with a heavy impact; "ram the gate with a sledgehammer"; "pound on the door"


Ram's-head   Dico Tools
Orchid of northern North America having a brownish-green flower and red-and-white lip suggestive of a ram''s head


Ram's-head_lady's_slipper   Dico Tools
Orchid of northern North America having a brownish-green flower and red-and-white lip suggestive of a ram''s head


Ram's_horn   Dico Tools
Annual of southern United States to Mexico having large whitish or yellowish flowers mottled with purple and a long curving beak


Rama   Dico Tools
Avatar of Vishnu whose name is synonymous with God; any of three incarnations: Ramachandra or Parashurama or Balarama; "in Hindu folklore Rama is the epitome of chivalry and courage and obedience to sacred law"


Ramachandra   Dico Tools
A hero in Hindu mythology; an incarnation of Vishnu


Ramadan   Dico Tools
(Islam) a fast (held from sunrise to sunset) that is carried out during the Islamic month of Ramadan


Ramadan   Dico Tools
The ninth month of the Islamic calendar; the month of fasting; the holiest period for the Islamic faith


Ramalina   Dico Tools
Shrubby lichens of the family Usneaceae having a flattened thallus


Ramanavami   Dico Tools
Hindu lunar holiday (on the 9th day of Caitra) to celebrate the birth of Rama


Ramate   Dico Tools
Having branches


Ramayana   Dico Tools
One of two classical Hindu epics telling of the banishment of Rama from his kingdom and the abduction of his wife by a demon and Rama''s restoration to the throne


Ramble   Dico Tools
A leisurely walk (usually in some public place)


Ramble   Dico Tools
Move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They ro


Ramble   Dico Tools
Continue talking or writing in a desultory manner; "This novel rambles on and jogs"


Rambler   Dico Tools
A person whose speech or writing is not well organized


Rambler   Dico Tools
A person who takes long walks in the country


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Ramble_on   Dico Tools
Continue talking or writing in a desultory manner; "This novel rambles on and jogs"


Rambling   Dico Tools
Of a path e.g.; "meandering streams"; "rambling forest paths"; "the river followed its wandering course"; "a winding country road"


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(of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects; "amusingly digressive with satirical thrusts at women''s fashions among other things"; "a rambling discursive book"; "his excursive remarks"; "a rambling


Ramblingly   Dico Tools
In a rambling manner


Rambotan   Dico Tools
Pleasantly acid bright red oval Malayan fruit covered with soft spines


Rambotan   Dico Tools
Malayan tree bearing spiny red fruit


Rambouillet   Dico Tools
Hardy sheep developed from the Merino producing both good mutton and fine wool


Rambunctious   Dico Tools
Noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline; "a boisterous crowd"; "a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand"; "a robustious group of teenagers"; "beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of or


Rambutan   Dico Tools
Pleasantly acid bright red oval Malayan fruit covered with soft spines


Rambutan   Dico Tools
Malayan tree bearing spiny red fruit


Rambutan_tree   Dico Tools
Malayan tree bearing spiny red fruit


Rameau   Dico Tools
French composer of operas whose writings laid the foundation for the modern theory of harmony (1683-1764)


Ramee   Dico Tools
Tall perennial herb of tropical Asia with dark green leaves; cultivated for the fiber from its woody stems that resembles flax


Ramekin   Dico Tools
A small fireproof dish used for baking and serving individual portions


Ramekin   Dico Tools
A cheese dish made with bread and egg crumbs that is baked and served in individual fireproof dishes


Ramequin   Dico Tools
A small fireproof dish used for baking and serving individual portions


Ramequin   Dico Tools
A cheese dish made with bread and egg crumbs that is baked and served in individual fireproof dishes


Rameses   Dico Tools
Any of 12 kings of ancient Egypt between 1315 and 1090 BC


Rameses_II   Dico Tools
King of Egypt between 1304 and 1237 BC who built many monuments


Rameses_the_Great   Dico Tools
King of Egypt between 1304 and 1237 BC who built many monuments


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Ramesses   Dico Tools
Any of 12 kings of ancient Egypt between 1315 and 1090 BC


Ramesses_II   Dico Tools
King of Egypt between 1304 and 1237 BC who built many monuments


Ramesses_the_Great   Dico Tools
King of Egypt between 1304 and 1237 BC who built many monuments


Ramie   Dico Tools
Tall perennial herb of tropical Asia with dark green leaves; cultivated for the fiber from its woody stems that resembles flax


Ramification   Dico Tools
The act of branching out or dividing into branches


Ramification   Dico Tools
An arrangement of branching parts


Ramification   Dico Tools
A development that complicates a situation; "the court''s decision had many unforeseen ramifications"


Ramification   Dico Tools
A part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of the branches"; "they took the south fork"


Ramify   Dico Tools
Divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The road forks"


Ramify   Dico Tools
Grow and send out branches or branch-like structures; "these plants ramify early and get to be very large"


Ramify   Dico Tools
Have or develop complicating consequences; "These actions will ramify"


Ramjet   Dico Tools
A simple type of jet engine; must be launched at high speed


Ramjet_engine   Dico Tools
A simple type of jet engine; must be launched at high speed


Ramman   Dico Tools
God of storms and wind; corresponds to Babylonian Adad


Rammer   Dico Tools
A tool for driving something with force


Ramona   Dico Tools
Shrubby plant with aromatic grayish-green leaves used as a cooking herb


Ramontchi   Dico Tools
Small shrubby tree of Madagascar cultivated in tropical regions as a hedge plant and for its deep red acid fruits resembling small plums


Ramon_Lully   Dico Tools
Spanish philosopher (1235-1315)


Ramon_y_Cajal   Dico Tools
Spanish histologist noted for his work on the structure of the nervous system (1852-1934)


Ramose   Dico Tools
Having branches


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Ramous   Dico Tools
Having branches


Ramp   Dico Tools
An inclined surface or roadway that moves traffic from one level to another


Ramp   Dico Tools
A movable staircase that passengers use to board or leave an aircraft


Ramp   Dico Tools
North American perennial having a slender bulb and whitish flowers


Ramp   Dico Tools
Stand with arms or forelegs raised, as if menacing


Ramp   Dico Tools
Creep up -- used especially of plants; "The roses ramped over the wall"


Ramp   Dico Tools
Be rampant; "the lion is rampant in this heraldic depiction"


Ramp   Dico Tools
Furnish with a ramp; "The ramped auditorium"


Ramp   Dico Tools
Behave violently, as if in state of a great anger


Rampage   Dico Tools
Violently angry and destructive behavior


Rampage   Dico Tools
Act violently, recklessly, or destructively


Rampageous   Dico Tools
Displaying raging violence; often destructive; "the hot rampageous horses of my will"- W.H.Auden


Rampant   Dico Tools
Unrestrained and violent; "rampant aggression"


Rampant(ip)   Dico Tools
Rearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile; "a lion rampant"


Rampantly   Dico Tools
In an uncontrolled and rampant manner; "weeds grew rampantly around here"


Rampant_arch   Dico Tools
An arch whose support is higher on one side than on the other


Rampart   Dico Tools
An embankment built around a space for defensive purposes; "they stormed the ramparts of the city"; "they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down"


Ramphastidae   Dico Tools
Toucans


Ramphomicron   Dico Tools
Thornbills


Rampion   Dico Tools
Bellflower of Europe and Asia and North Africa having bluish flowers and an edible tuberous root used with the leaves in salad


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Rampion_bellflower   Dico Tools
Bellflower of Europe and Asia and North Africa having bluish flowers and an edible tuberous root used with the leaves in salad


Ramp_up   Dico Tools
Bolster or strengthen; "We worked up courage"; "build up confidence"; "ramp up security in the airports"


Ramrod   Dico Tools
A rod used to ram the charge into a muzzle-loading firearm


Ramrod   Dico Tools
A rod used to clean the barrel of a firearm


Ramrod   Dico Tools
A harshly demanding overseer


Ramsay_Hunt_syndrome   Dico Tools
Syndrome resulting from infection by the herpes varicella zoster virus; characterized by vertigo and pain in the ears and facial nerve paralysis and sometimes hearing loss


Ramses   Dico Tools
Any of 12 kings of ancient Egypt between 1315 and 1090 BC


Ramses_II   Dico Tools
King of Egypt between 1304 and 1237 BC who built many monuments


Ramses_the_Great   Dico Tools
King of Egypt between 1304 and 1237 BC who built many monuments


Ramshackle   Dico Tools
In deplorable condition; "a street of bedraggled tenements"; "a broken-down fence"; "a ramshackle old pier"; "a tumble-down shack"


Ramsons   Dico Tools
Pungent Old World weedy plant


Ramus   Dico Tools
The posterior part of the mandible that is more or less vertical


RAM_disk   Dico Tools
(computer science) a virtual drive that is created by setting aside part of the random-access memory to use as if it were a group of sectors; "access to a RAM disk is very fast but the data it contains is lost when the system is turned off"


Ram_down   Dico Tools
Teach by drills and repetition


Ram_down   Dico Tools
Strike or drive against with a heavy impact; "ram the gate with a sledgehammer"; "pound on the door"


Ram_home   Dico Tools
Make clear by special emphasis and try to convince somebody of something; "drive home a point or an argument"; "I''m trying to drive home these basic ideas"


Rana   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Ranidae


Ranales   Dico Tools
Herbs, shrubs and trees: includes families Ranunculaceae; Annonaceae; Berberidaceae; Magnoliaceae; Menispermaceae; Myristicaceae; Nymphaeaceae; Lardizabalaceae; Lauraceae; Calycanthaceae; Ceratophyllaceae; Cercidiphyllaceae


Ranalian_complex   Dico Tools
A group of families or trees and shrubs and herbs having well-developed perianths and apocarpous ovaries and generally regarded as the most primitive extant flowering plants; contains 36 families including Magnoliaceae and Ranunculaceae; sometimes classif


Ranatra   Dico Tools
Elongate very slender water scorpions


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Rana_cascadae   Dico Tools
Mountain frog found near water; of United States northwest to California


Rana_catesbeiana   Dico Tools
Largest North American frog; highly aquatic with a deep-pitched voice


Rana_clamitans   Dico Tools
Similar to bullfrog; found in or near marshes and ponds; of United States and Canada


Rana_goliath   Dico Tools
Largest living frog; up to a foot and weighing up to 10 lbs; Africa


Rana_palustris   Dico Tools
A meadow frog of eastern North America


Rana_pipiens   Dico Tools
Common North American green or brownish frog having white-edged dark oval spots


Rana_sylvatica   Dico Tools
Wide-ranging light-brown frog of moist North American woodlands especially spruce


Rana_tarahumarae   Dico Tools
Mexican frog found within a jump of two or water


Rana_temporaria   Dico Tools
A common semiterrestrial European frog


Ranch   Dico Tools
Farm consisting of a large tract of land along with facilities needed to raise livestock (especially cattle)


Ranch   Dico Tools
Manage or run a ranch; "Her husband is ranching in Arizona"


Rancher   Dico Tools
A person who owns or operates a ranch


Ranching   Dico Tools
Farming for the raising of livestock (particularly cattle)


Ranch_hand   Dico Tools
A hired had on a ranch


Ranch_house   Dico Tools
A one story house with a low pitched roof


Rancid   Dico Tools
Smelling of fermentation or staleness


Rancid   Dico Tools
Used of decomposing oils or fats; "rancid butter"; "rancid bacon"


Rancor   Dico Tools
A feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will


Rancorous   Dico Tools
Showing deep-seated resentment; "preserve...from rancourous envy of the rich"- Aldous Huxley


Rancour   Dico Tools
A feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will


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Rand   Dico Tools
A rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern South Africa; contains rich gold deposits and coal and manganese


Rand   Dico Tools
United States writer (born in Russia) noted for her polemical novels and political conservativism (1905-1982)


Rand   Dico Tools
The basic unit of money in South Africa; equal to 100 cents


Randall_Jarrell   Dico Tools
United States poet (1914-1965)


Random   Dico Tools
Lacking any definite plan or order or purpose; governed by or depending on chance; "a random choice"; "bombs fell at random"; "random movements"


Random   Dico Tools
Taken haphazardly; "a random choice"


Random-access_memory   Dico Tools
The most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible


Randomisation   Dico Tools
A deliberately haphazard arrangement of observations so as to simulate chance


Randomise   Dico Tools
Arrange in random order; "Randomize the order of the numbers"


Randomised   Dico Tools
Set up or distributed in a deliberately random way


Randomization   Dico Tools
A deliberately haphazard arrangement of observations so as to simulate chance


Randomize   Dico Tools
Arrange in random order; "Randomize the order of the numbers"


Randomized   Dico Tools
Set up or distributed in a deliberately random way


Randomly   Dico Tools
In a random manner; "the houses were randomly scattered"; "bullets were fired into the crowd at random"


Randomness   Dico Tools
The quality of lacking any predictable order or plan


Randomness   Dico Tools
(thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work; "entropy increases as matter and energy in the universe degrade to an ultimate state of inert uniformity"


Random_access_memory   Dico Tools
The most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible


Random_memory   Dico Tools
The most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible


Random_number_generator   Dico Tools
A routine designed to yield a random number


Random_sample   Dico Tools
A sample grabbed at random


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Random_sample   Dico Tools
A sample in which every element in the population has an equal chance of being selected


Random_sampling   Dico Tools
The selection of a random sample; each element of the population has an equal chance of been selected


Random_variable   Dico Tools
A variable quantity that is random


Random_walk   Dico Tools
A stochastic process consisting of a sequence of changes each of whose characteristics (as magnitude or direction) is determined by chance


Randy   Dico Tools
Feeling great sexual desire; "feeling horny"


Ranee   Dico Tools
(the feminine of raja) a Hindu princess or the wife of a raja


Range   Dico Tools
A place for shooting (firing or driving) projectiles of various kinds; "the army maintains a missile range in the desert"; "any good golf club will have a range where you can practice"


Range   Dico Tools
A kitchen appliance used for cooking food; "dinner was already on the stove"


Range   Dico Tools
An area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; "the ambit of municipal legislation"; "within the compass of this article"; "within the scope of an investigation"; "outside the reach of the law"; "in t


Range   Dico Tools
The limit of capability; "within the compass of education"


Range   Dico Tools
A variety of different things or activities; "he answered a range of questions"; "he was impressed by the range and diversity of the collection"


Range   Dico Tools
The limits within which something can be effective; "range of motion"; "he was beyond the reach of their fire"


Range   Dico Tools
A large tract of grassy open land on which livestock can graze; "they used to drive the cattle across the open range every spring"; "he dreamed of a home on the range"


Range   Dico Tools
A series of hills or mountains; "the valley was between two ranges of hills"; "the plains lay just beyond the mountain range"


Range   Dico Tools
The limits of the values a function can take; "the range of this function is the interval from 0 to 1"


Range   Dico Tools
Assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"


Range   Dico Tools
Let eat; "range the animals in the prairie"


Range   Dico Tools
Lay out in a line


Range   Dico Tools
Feed as in a meadow or pasture; "the herd was grazing"


Range   Dico Tools
Move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They ro


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Range   Dico Tools
Range or extend over; occupy a certain area; "The plants straddle the entire state"


Range   Dico Tools
Change or be different within limits; "Estimates for the losses in the earthquake range as high as $2 billion"; "Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent"; "The instruments ranged from tuba to cymbals"; "My students range from very bright to dull"


Range   Dico Tools
Have a range; be capable of projecting over a certain distance, as of a gun; "This gun ranges over two miles"


Rangefinder   Dico Tools
A measuring instrument (acoustic or optical or electronic) for finding the distance of an object


Rangeland   Dico Tools
Lan suitable for grazing livestock


Ranger   Dico Tools
A member of a military unit trained as shock troops for hit-and-run raids


Ranger   Dico Tools
An official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest


Ranger   Dico Tools
A member of the Texas state highway patrol; formerly a mounted lawman who maintained order on the frontier


Range_animal   Dico Tools
Any animal that lives and grazes in the grassy open land of western North America (especially horses, cattle, sheep)


Range_finder   Dico Tools
A measuring instrument (acoustic or optical or electronic) for finding the distance of an object


Range_hood   Dico Tools
Exhaust hood over a kitchen range


Range_in   Dico Tools
Direct onto a point or target, especially by automatic navigational aids


Range_of_mountains   Dico Tools
A series of hills or mountains; "the valley was between two ranges of hills"; "the plains lay just beyond the mountain range"


Range_pole   Dico Tools
Surveying instrument consisting of a straight rod painted in bands of alternate red and white each one foot wide; used for sightings by surveyors


Rangifer   Dico Tools
Reindeer or caribou


Rangifer_arcticus   Dico Tools
Of tundra of northern Canada; in some classifications included in the species Rangifer tarandus


Rangifer_caribou   Dico Tools
Any of several large caribou living in coniferous forests of southern Canada; in some classifications included in the species Rangifer tarandus


Rangifer_tarandus   Dico Tools
Arctic deer with large antlers in both sexes; called reindeer in Eurasia and caribou in North America


Ranging   Dico Tools
Wandering freely; "at night in bed...his slowly ranging thoughts...encountered her"


Ranging_pole   Dico Tools
Surveying instrument consisting of a straight rod painted in bands of alternate red and white each one foot wide; used for sightings by surveyors


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Rangoon   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Myanmar; located in the south near the Irrawaddy river delta


Rangpur   Dico Tools
Hybrid between mandarin orange and lemon having very acid fruit with orange peel


Rangpur_lime   Dico Tools
Hybrid between mandarin orange and lemon having very acid fruit with orange peel


Rangy   Dico Tools
Allowing ample room for ranging


Rangy   Dico Tools
Adapted to wandering or roaming


Rangy   Dico Tools
Tall and thin and having long slender limbs; "a gangling teenager"; "a lanky kid transformed almost overnight into a handsome young man"


Rani   Dico Tools
(the feminine of raja) a Hindu princess or the wife of a raja


Ranid   Dico Tools
Insectivorous usually semiaquatic web-footed amphibian with smooth moist skin and long hind legs


Ranidae   Dico Tools
A family nearly cosmopolitan in distribution: true frogs


Ranier   Dico Tools
A mountain peak in central Washington; highest peak in the Cascade Range; (14,410 feet high)


Ranitidine   Dico Tools
A histamine blocker and antacid (trade name Zantac) used to treat peptic ulcers and gastritis and esophageal reflux


Rank   Dico Tools
The ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army); "the strike was supported by the union rank and file"; "he rose from the ranks to become a colonel"


Rank   Dico Tools
The body of members of an organization or group; "they polled their membership"; "they found dissension in their own ranks"; "he joined the ranks of the unemployed"


Rank   Dico Tools
A row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another; "the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen"


Rank   Dico Tools
Position in a social hierarchy; "the British are more aware of social status than Americans are"


Rank   Dico Tools
Relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"


Rank   Dico Tools
Assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"


Rank   Dico Tools
Take or have a position relative to others; "This painting ranks among the best in the Western World"


Rank   Dico Tools
Take precedence or surpass others in rank


Rank   Dico Tools
Growing profusely; "rank jungle vegetation"


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Rank   Dico Tools
Conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible; "a crying shame"; "an egregious lie"; "flagrant violation of human rights"; "a glaring error"; "gross ineptitude"; "gross injustice"; "rank treachery"


Rank   Dico Tools
Very fertile; producing profuse growth; "rank earth"


Rank   Dico Tools
Very offensive in smell or taste; "a rank cigar"


Rank(a)   Dico Tools
Complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers; "absolute freedom"; "an absolute dimwit"; "a downright lie"; "out-and-out mayhem"; "an out-and-out lie"; "a rank outsider"; "many right-down vices"; "got the job


Rank-difference_correlation   Dico Tools
The most commonly used method of computing a correlation coefficient between the ranks of scores on two variables


Rank-difference_correlation_coefficient   Dico Tools
The most commonly used method of computing a correlation coefficient between the ranks of scores on two variables


Rank-order_correlation   Dico Tools
The most commonly used method of computing a correlation coefficient between the ranks of scores on two variables


Rank-order_correlation_coefficient   Dico Tools
The most commonly used method of computing a correlation coefficient between the ranks of scores on two variables


Ranked   Dico Tools
Arranged in a sequence of grades or ranks; "stratified areas of the distribution"


Ranker   Dico Tools
An enlisted soldier who serves in the ranks of the armed forces


Ranker   Dico Tools
A commissioned officer who has been promoted from enlisted status


Rankin   Dico Tools
Leader in the women''s suffrage movement in Montana; the first woman to serve in the United States House of Representatives (1880-1973)


Rankine   Dico Tools
A unit of temperature on the Rankine scale


Rankine_scale   Dico Tools
A scale of absolute temperature in Fahrenheit degrees; the freezing point of water is 491.69 degrees and the boiling point of water is 671.69 degrees


Ranking   Dico Tools
Position on a scale in relation to others in a sport


Ranking   Dico Tools
Of the highest rank; used of persons; "the commanding officer"


Ranking(a)   Dico Tools
Having a higher rank; "superior officer"


Rankle   Dico Tools
Gnaw into; make resentful or angry; "The unjustice rankled her"; "his resentment festered"


Rankness   Dico Tools
The attribute of having a strong offensive smell


Rankous   Dico Tools
Rankous or Rankus: is a Syrian village and summer resort in the province's Damascus countryside (Rif Dimashq) located in Mount Qalamoun (anti-Lebanon) in Syria , 45 km from Damascus, with a total area of 22.277 km ², extends between 1650 and 2150 m. The climate of the village is cool in summer and cold in winter. The rate of rain and snow usually varies between 350 and 650 mm. The mountains surrounding the village are covered with snow in winter. The population is 19,900 inhabitants. The village is famous for the cultivation of fruit trees: apples, pears, cherries, almonds, apricots, and vegetables: potatoes, peas, many types of vegetables. There are many types of livestock Rankous, such as sheep, goats, cows, poultry. There are Rankous historical monuments in the vicinity of the village, caves, old cemeteries and tombs carved and engraved in stone.


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Rank_and_file   Dico Tools
The ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army); "the strike was supported by the union rank and file"; "he rose from the ranks to become a colonel"


Rank_and_file   Dico Tools
People who constitute the main body of any group


Rank_order   Dico Tools
An arrangement according to rank


Ransack   Dico Tools
Search thoroughly; "They combed the area for the missing child"


Ransack   Dico Tools
Steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"


Ransacked   Dico Tools
Wrongfully emptied or stripped of anything of value; "the robbers left the looted train"; "people returned to the plundered village"


Ransacking   Dico Tools
A thorough search for something (often causing disorder or confusion); "he gave the attic a good rummage but couldn''t find his skis"


Ransom   Dico Tools
The act of freeing from captivity or punishment


Ransom   Dico Tools
Payment for the release of someone


Ransom   Dico Tools
Money demanded for the return of a captured person


Ransom   Dico Tools
Exchange or buy back for money; under threat


Ransomed   Dico Tools
Reclaimed by payment of a ransom


Ransomed   Dico Tools
Saved from the bondage of sin


Ransom_money   Dico Tools
Money demanded for the return of a captured person


Rant   Dico Tools
Pompous or pretentious talk or writing


Rant   Dico Tools
A loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion


Rant   Dico Tools
Talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner


Ranter   Dico Tools
Someone who rants and raves; speaks in a violent or loud manner


Ranting   Dico Tools
A loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion


Ranula   Dico Tools
A cyst on the underside of the tongue


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Ranunculaceae   Dico Tools
A family of Ranunculaceae


Ranunculales   Dico Tools
Herbs, shrubs and trees: includes families Ranunculaceae; Annonaceae; Berberidaceae; Magnoliaceae; Menispermaceae; Myristicaceae; Nymphaeaceae; Lardizabalaceae; Lauraceae; Calycanthaceae; Ceratophyllaceae; Cercidiphyllaceae


Ranunculus   Dico Tools
Annual, biennial or perennial herbs: buttercup; crowfoot


Ranunculus_acris   Dico Tools
Perennial European buttercup with yellow spring flowers widely naturalized especially in eastern North America


Ranunculus_aquatilis   Dico Tools
Plant of ponds and slow streams having submerged and floating leaves and white flowers; Europe and North America


Ranunculus_bulbosus   Dico Tools
Perennial Old World buttercup with golden to sulphur yellow flowers in late spring to early summer; naturalized in North America


Ranunculus_ficaria   Dico Tools
Perennial herb native to Europe but naturalized elsewhere having heart-shaped leaves and yellow flowers resembling buttercups; its tuberous roots have been used as a poultice to relieve piles


Ranunculus_flammula   Dico Tools
Semi-aquatic Eurasian perennial crowfoot with spear-shaped leaves; naturalized in New Zealand


Ranunculus_glaberrimus   Dico Tools
Small early-flowering buttercup with shiny yellow flowers of western North America


Ranunculus_lingua   Dico Tools
Semi-aquatic European crowfoot with spear-shaped leaves


Ranunculus_lyalii   Dico Tools
Showy white-flowered perennial of New Zealand


Ranunculus_occidentalis   Dico Tools
Perennial of western North America


Ranunculus_repens   Dico Tools
Perennial European herb with long creeping stolons


Ranunculus_sceleratus   Dico Tools
Annual herb growing in marshy places


Ranvier's_nodes   Dico Tools
Small gaps in the myelin sheath of medullated axons


Ran_into   Dico Tools
Come together; "I''ll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!"


Raoulia   Dico Tools
Genus of low-growing mat-forming New Zealand plants; in some classifications includes species placed in genus Haastia


Raoulia_australis   Dico Tools
Perennial prostrate mat-forming herb with hoary woolly foliage


Raoulia_lutescens   Dico Tools
Perennial prostrate mat-forming herb with hoary woolly foliage


Raoul_Dufy   Dico Tools
French painter noted for brightly colored scenes (1877-1953)


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Rap   Dico Tools
The act of hitting vigorously; "he gave the table a whack"


Rap   Dico Tools
A reproach for some lapse or misdeed; "he took the blame for it"; "it was a bum rap"


Rap   Dico Tools
Genre of African-American music of the 1980s and 1990s in which rhyming lyrics are chanted to a musical accompaniment; several forms of rap have emerged


Rap   Dico Tools
Voluble conversation


Rap   Dico Tools
The sound made by a gentle blow


Rap   Dico Tools
A gentle blow


Rap   Dico Tools
Talk volubly


Rap   Dico Tools
Strike sharply; "rap him on the knuckles"


Rap   Dico Tools
Perform rap music


Rap   Dico Tools
Make light, repeated taps on a surface; "he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently"


Rapacious   Dico Tools
Devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks"


Rapacious   Dico Tools
Excessively greedy and grasping; "a rapacious divorcee on the prowl"; "ravening creditors"; "paying taxes to voracious governments"


Rapacious   Dico Tools
Living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey; "a predatory bird"; "the rapacious wolf"; "raptorial birds"; "ravening wolves"; "a vulturine taste for offal"


Rapaciously   Dico Tools
In a rapacious manner


Rapaciousness   Dico Tools
Extreme gluttony


Rapacity   Dico Tools
Reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins)


Rapacity   Dico Tools
Extreme gluttony


Rapateaceae   Dico Tools
South American herbs somewhat resembling members of the Juncaceae


Rape   Dico Tools
The crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will


Rape   Dico Tools
The act of despoiling a country in warfare


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Rape   Dico Tools
Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage crop


Rape   Dico Tools
Destroy and strip of its possession; "The soldiers raped the beautiful country"


Rape   Dico Tools
Force (someone) to have sex against their will; "The woman was raped on her way home at night"


Raped   Dico Tools
Sexually abused


Raped   Dico Tools
Having been robbed and destroyed by force and violence; "the raped countryside"


Raper   Dico Tools
Someone who forces another to have sexual intercourse


Rapeseed   Dico Tools
Seed of rape plants; source of an edible oil


Rapeseed_oil   Dico Tools
Edible light yellow to brown oil from rapeseed used also as a lubricant or illuminant


Rape_conviction   Dico Tools
Conviction for rape


Rape_oil   Dico Tools
Edible light yellow to brown oil from rapeseed used also as a lubricant or illuminant


Rape_suspect   Dico Tools
Someone who is suspected of committing rape


Raphael   Dico Tools
An archangel of the Hebrew tradition


Raphael   Dico Tools
Italian painter whose many paintings exemplify the ideals of the High Renaissance (1483-1520)


Raphanus   Dico Tools
Radish


Raphanus_raphanistrum   Dico Tools
Eurasian weed having yellow or mauve or white flowers and podlike fruits


Raphanus_sativus   Dico Tools
Eurasian plant widely cultivated for its edible pungent root usually eaten raw


Raphanus_sativus_longipinnatus   Dico Tools
Radish of Japan with a long hard durable root eaten raw or cooked


Raphe   Dico Tools
A ridge that forms a seam between two parts


Raphia   Dico Tools
Feather palm of tropical Africa and Madagascar and Central and South America widely grown for commercial purposes


Raphia   Dico Tools
Leaf fibers of the raffia palm tree; used to make baskets and mats etc.


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Raphicerus   Dico Tools
African antelopes: steenboks


Raphicerus_campestris   Dico Tools
Small plains antelope of southeastern Africa


Raphidae   Dico Tools
Extinct dodos and solitaires


Raphidiidae   Dico Tools
A family of arthropods of the suborder Megaloptera, including snakeflies


Raphus   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Raphidae: dodos


Raphus_cucullatus   Dico Tools
Extinct heavy flightless bird of Mauritius related to pigeons


Rapid   Dico Tools
A part of a river where the current is very fast


Rapid   Dico Tools
Done or occurring in a brief period of time; "a rapid rise through the ranks"


Rapid   Dico Tools
Characterized by speed; moving with or capable of moving with high speed; "a rapid movment"; "a speedy car"; "a speedy errand boy"


Rapidity   Dico Tools
A rate that is rapid


Rapidly   Dico Tools
With rapid movements; "he works quickly"


Rapid_City   Dico Tools
A town in southwestern South Dakota in the eastern part of the Black Hills


Rapid_climb   Dico Tools
A rapid rise


Rapid_eye_movement   Dico Tools
A recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of Rapid Eye Movements during sleep


Rapid_eye_movement_sleep   Dico Tools
A recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of Rapid Eye Movements during sleep


Rapid_growth   Dico Tools
A rapid rise


Rapid_transit   Dico Tools
An urban public transit system using underground or elevated trains


Rapier   Dico Tools
A straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges


Rapine   Dico Tools
The act of despoiling a country in warfare


Rapist   Dico Tools
Someone who forces another to have sexual intercourse


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Rappee   Dico Tools
Strong snuff made from dark coarse tobacco


Rappel   Dico Tools
Lower oneself with a double rope coiled around the body from a mountainside; "The ascent was easy--roping down the mountain would be much more difficult and dangerous"; "You have to learn how to abseil when you want to do technical climbing"


Rapper   Dico Tools
A device (usually metal and ornamental) attached by a hinge to a door


Rapper   Dico Tools
Someone who performs rap music


Rapport   Dico Tools
Sympathetic compatibility


Rapport   Dico Tools
A feeling of sympathetic understanding


Rapport   Dico Tools
Relation of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people


Rapporteur   Dico Tools
A recorder appointed by a committee to prepare reports of the meetings


Rapprochement   Dico Tools
The reestablishing of cordial relations


Rapscallion   Dico Tools
One who is playfully mischievous


Rapscallion   Dico Tools
A deceitful and unreliable scoundrel


Rapt   Dico Tools
Wholly absorbed as in thought; "deep in thought"; "that engrossed look or rapt delight"; "the book had her totally engrossed"; "enwrapped in dreams"; "so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare; "rapt with wonder";


Rapt   Dico Tools
Deeply moved; "sat completely still, enraptured by the music"; "listened with rapt admiration"; "rapt in reverie"


Raptor   Dico Tools
Any of numerous carnivorous birds that hunt and kill other animals


Raptores   Dico Tools
Term used in former classifications; erroneously grouped together birds of the orders Falconiformes and Strigiformes


Raptorial   Dico Tools
Living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey; "a predatory bird"; "the rapacious wolf"; "raptorial birds"; "ravening wolves"; "a vulturine taste for offal"


Raptorial   Dico Tools
Relating to or characteristic of birds of prey; "raptorial claws and bill for seizing prey"


Raptorial_bird   Dico Tools
Any of numerous carnivorous birds that hunt and kill other animals


Rapture   Dico Tools
A state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion; "listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens


Rapture   Dico Tools
A state of elated bliss


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Rapturous   Dico Tools
Feeling great rapture or delight


Rapturously   Dico Tools
In an ecstatic manner; "he reacted ecstatically to my plan to travel to Africa"


Raptus   Dico Tools
A state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion; "listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens


Raptus   Dico Tools
A sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease; "he suffered an epileptic seizure"


Raptus_hemorrhagicus   Dico Tools
Seizure caused by a sudden profuse hemorrhage


Rap_group   Dico Tools
A gathering of people holding a rap session


Rap_music   Dico Tools
Genre of African-American music of the 1980s and 1990s in which rhyming lyrics are chanted to a musical accompaniment; several forms of rap have emerged


Rap_session   Dico Tools
Conversation in a situation where feelings can be expressed and criticized or supported


Rap_sheet   Dico Tools
The daily written record of events (as arrests) in a police station


Rara_avis   Dico Tools
A rare or unique person


Rare   Dico Tools
Not widely distributed; "rare herbs"; "rare patches of gree in the desert"


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Not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness; "a rare word"; "rare books"


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(of meat) cooked a short time; still red inside; "rare roast beef"


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Recurring only at long intervals; "a rare appearance"; "total eclipses are rare events"


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Marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind; "what is so rare as a day in June"-J.R.Lowell; "a rare skill"; "an uncommon sense of humor"; "she was kind to an uncommon degree"


Rare   Dico Tools
Having low density; "rare gasses"; "lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air"


Rare-earth_element   Dico Tools
Any element of the lanthanide series (atomic numbers 57 through 71)


Rarebit   Dico Tools
Cheese melted with ale or beer served over toast


Raree-show   Dico Tools
A street show


Raree-show   Dico Tools
An exhibition of pictures or objects viewed through a small hole or magnifying glass


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Rarefaction   Dico Tools
A decrease in the density of something; "a sound wave causes periodic rarefactions in its medium"


Rarefied   Dico Tools
Of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style; "an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty concept"


Rarefied   Dico Tools
Reserved for an elite group


Rarefied   Dico Tools
Having low density; "rare gasses"; "lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air"


Rarefy   Dico Tools
Weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance)


Rarefy   Dico Tools
Make more subtle or refined


Rarefy   Dico Tools
Lessen the density or solidity of; "The bones are rarefied"


Rarely   Dico Tools
Not often; "we rarely met"


Rareness   Dico Tools
Noteworthy scarcity


Rare_bird   Dico Tools
A rare or unique person


Rare_earth   Dico Tools
Any element of the lanthanide series (atomic numbers 57 through 71)


Rarified   Dico Tools
Of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style; "an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty concept"


Rarified   Dico Tools
Reserved for an elite group


Rarified   Dico Tools
Having low density; "rare gasses"; "lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air"


Rarify   Dico Tools
Make more complex, intricate, or richer; "refine a design or pattern"


Raring(p)   Dico Tools
(usually followed by `to'') full of eagerness; "impatient to begin"; "raring to go"


Rariora   Dico Tools
(plural) rare collector''s items


Rarity   Dico Tools
Something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting


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A rarified quality; "the tenuity of the upper atmosphere"


Rarity   Dico Tools
Noteworthy scarcity


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RAS   Dico Tools
The network in the reticular formation that serves an alerting or arousal function


Rascal   Dico Tools
One who is playfully mischievous


Rascal   Dico Tools
A deceitful and unreliable scoundrel


Rascality   Dico Tools
Reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others


Rascality   Dico Tools
The quality of being a slippery rascal


Rascality   Dico Tools
The trait of indulging in disreputable pranks


Rascally   Dico Tools
Lacking principles or scruples; "the rascally rabble"; "the tyranny of a scoundrelly aristocracy" - W.M. Thackaray; "the captain was set adrift by his roguish crew"


Rascally   Dico Tools
Playful in an appealingly bold way; "a roguish grin"


Rase   Dico Tools
Tear down so as to make flat with the ground; "The building was levelled"


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A series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences; "a rash of bank robberies"; "a blizzard of lawsuits"


Rash   Dico Tools
Any red eruption of the skin


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Marked by unthinking boldness; with defiant disregard for danger or consequences; "foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker"; "became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay; "a reckless driver"; "a rash attempt to climb th


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Imprudently incurring risk; "do something rash that he will forever repent"- George Meredith


Rasher   Dico Tools
A commercially important fish of the Pacific coast of North America


Rashly   Dico Tools
In a hasty and foolhardy manner; "he fell headlong in love with his cousin"


Rashness   Dico Tools
The trait of giving little thought to danger


Rashness   Dico Tools
The trait of acting rashly and without prudence


Rasht   Dico Tools
City in northwestern Iran near the Caspian Sea


Rashtriya_Swayamsevak_Sangh   Dico Tools
A secret all-male organization begun in 1925 to foster nationalism in India''s Hindus


Rask   Dico Tools
Danish philologist whose work on Old Norse pioneered in the field of comparative linguistics (1787-1832)


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Raskolnikov   Dico Tools
A fictional character in Dostoevsky''s novel `Crime and Punishment''; he kills old women because he believes he is beyond the bounds of good or evil


Rasmussen   Dico Tools
Danish ethnologist and arctic explorer; led expeditions into the Arctic to find support for his theory that Eskimos and North American Indians originally migrated from Asia (1879-1933)


Rasmus_Christian_Rask   Dico Tools
Danish philologist whose work on Old Norse pioneered in the field of comparative linguistics (1787-1832)


Rasp   Dico Tools
A coarse file with sharp pointed projections


Rasp   Dico Tools
Uttering in an irritated tone


Rasp   Dico Tools
Utter in a grating voice


Rasp   Dico Tools
Scrape with a rasp


Raspberry   Dico Tools
A cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt


Raspberry   Dico Tools
Red or black edible aggregate berries usually smaller than the related blackberries


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