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English words starting with rhe

Meanings of Rhe:

noun

A unit of dynamic fluidity in the cgs system, defined variously as the reciprocal of the poise or the centipoise. also: a unit of kinematic fluidity in the cgs system, defined as the reciprocal of the centistokes (rare).

Meanings of Rhea:

noun

A large flightless bird of south american grasslands, resembling a small ostrich with greyish-brown plumage.

Usage examples:

He saw the common rhea - an ostrichlike bird - living in argentina.
proper noun

One of the titans, wife of cronus and mother of zeus, demeter, poseidon, hera, and hades. frightened of betrayal by their children, cronus ate them; rhea rescued zeus from this fate by hiding him and giving cronus a stone wrapped in blankets instead.

Meanings of Rheadine:

noun

A mildly toxic alkaloid present in the seed capsules of the corn poppy.

Rheas

ˈriːə

Meanings of Rheas:

noun

A large flightless bird of south american grasslands, resembling a small ostrich with greyish-brown plumage.

Usage examples:

He saw the common rhea - an ostrichlike bird - living in argentina.
proper noun

One of the titans, wife of cronus and mother of zeus, demeter, poseidon, hera, and hades. frightened of betrayal by their children, cronus ate them; rhea rescued zeus from this fate by hiding him and giving cronus a stone wrapped in blankets instead.

Meanings of Rhebok:

noun

A small south african antelope with a woolly brownish-grey coat, a long slender neck, and short straight horns.

Usage examples:

The reserve is stocked with small game - blesbok, mountain reebok, duiker, klipspringer and steenbo…

Meanings of Rheboks:

noun

A small south african antelope with a woolly brownish-grey coat, a long slender neck, and short straight horns.

Usage examples:

The reserve is stocked with small game - blesbok, mountain reebok, duiker, klipspringer and steenbo…

Meanings of Rheingold:

noun

In full "rheingold express". a luxury train which ran along the course of the rhine between the hook of holland (near rotterdam) and basel.

Meanings of Rhemish:

adjective

Designating an english translation of the new testament made by roman catholics of the english college at rheims in 1582, based closely on the vulgate text.

Meanings of Rhenium:

noun

The chemical element of atomic number 75, a rare silvery-white metal which occurs in trace amounts in ores of molybdenum and other metals.

Usage examples:

The chemical properties are generally not of as much interest to scientists as are its radioactivit…

Meanings of Rheobase:

noun

The lowest strength of electrical current (of infinitely prolonged duration) required to excite a muscle or nerve.

Meanings of Rheobases:

noun

The lowest strength of electrical current (of infinitely prolonged duration) required to excite a muscle or nerve.

Meanings of Rheometric:

adjective

Involving the use of a rheometer; of the nature of or relating to a rheometer.

Meanings of Rheometry:

noun

The practice or technique of using a rheometer; the measurement of rheological properties.

Meanings of Rheopexy:

noun

The property, possessed by some sols, of undergoing accelerated gelation when subjected to gentle mechanical agitation.

Meanings of Rheophile:

adjective

Of an organism: that inhabits or prefers an environment of (especially rapidly) flowing water. contrasted with rheophobic .

noun

A rheophile organism. contrasted with rheophobe .

Meanings of Rheophilic:

adjective

= rheophile .

Meanings of Rheophore:

noun

An electrode applied to the body of a patient during electrotherapy.

Meanings of Rheoscope:

noun

An instrument for detecting the existence of an electric current; a means of detecting a current.

Meanings of Rheotactic:

adjective

Of the nature of rheotaxis; exhibiting or characterized by rheotaxis.

Meanings of Rheotaxis:

noun

The directed movement of a motile cell or organism in response to a current of water (or occasionally air); an instance of this.

Meanings of Rheotome:

noun

An apparatus for periodically interrupting an electric current.

Meanings of Rheotropism:

noun

The orientation or movement of an organism in response to a current of water.

Meanings of Rhesis:

noun

A speech, especially a monologue delivered by a character in a classical greek drama.

Meanings of Rhesus:

noun

A substance in the red blood cells of most people that causes the production of antibodies in the blood

Usage examples:

People whose blood contains the rhesus factor are rhesus positive (rh+) and those whose blood does …

Rhetor

ˈriːtə

Meanings of Rhetor:

noun

(in ancient greece and rome) a teacher of rhetoric.

Usage examples:

Augustine of hippo, perhaps the greatest of all theologians, was a trained rhetor who had served hi…

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