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Definitions of R
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Noah Webster.
Abbreviation for Reaumur, indicating a thermometer scale, and for L. recipe, take, being the superscription of a prescription, usually indicated by the symbol R.
V. Behring's term for the mass of tubercle bacilli employed in the preparation of tuberculase. RI, the mass of moist bacilli previous to any treatment; RII, the mass after the extraction of the substances soluble in alcohol (TZ); RIII, the mass remaining after the removal of the constituents of RII soluble in pure water (TV); RIV, the restbacillus, the residue after the extraction of the constituents of RIII soluble in 10 per cent. salt solution (TGI); this RIV contains TC.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Henry Campbell Black
By Thomas Davidson
By Robley Dunglison
By Alexander Duane
letter (pl. Rs, R\'s). The r months, those with r in their names (Sep.-Ap.) as season for oysters; the three Rs, reading, (w)riting, & (a)rithmetic, as basis of elementary education. Abbreviations (1): R.: railway, R.S.O. (sub-office); R. (eaumur); R. (egina); religious, R.T.S. (tract society); repondez. R.S.V.P. (s\'il vous plait); requiesca (n)t, R.I.P. (in pace); resident, R.M. (agistrate); revised, R.V. (ersion); R. (ex); Rhode, R.I. (sland); Roman, R.C. (atholic); Royal, as R.A. (academy or academician; artillery), R.E. (ngineers), R.I.C. (Irish constabulary), R.M. (arines), R.M.A. (military academy), R.M.C. (military college), R.N. (avy), R.S.P.C.A. (society for prevention of cruelty to animals): r.: r. (ight). Abbreviations (2): Rev. (elation); Rev. (erend); Roffen., Bishop of Rochester; Rom. (ans); Rs, rupees; Rx, tens of rupees.
By Sir Augustus Henry
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Henry Percy Smith
the eighteenth letter of the English alphabet, is a liquid or semi-vowel. By most writers, r is considered to have one unvarying sound in all eases, being formed like l, but with a guttural utterance of the breath, and a sort of quivering motion of the tongue. As an abbreviation, it stands for Rex, King, Regina, Queen, as Victoria R. ; also for royal, as R.N., Royal Navy, &c.
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