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English words starting with ri

Meanings of Ri:

Written abbreviation for the us state of rhode island: used in addresses

Meanings of Ria:

noun

A long, narrow inlet formed by the partial submergence of a river valley.

Usage examples:

Due to their nature, the rias or estuaries contain very peculiar ecosystems which often contain imp…
abbreviation

Radioimmunoassay.

Meanings of Rial:

noun

The basic monetary unit of iran and oman, equal to 100 dinars in iran and 1,000 baiza in oman.

Usage examples:

Some other ‘royal’ currencies are the real, the rial (iran, oman, yemen), and the riyal - all stemm…

Meanings of Rialto:

proper noun

An island in venice, containing the old mercantile quarter of medieval venice. the rialto bridge, completed in 1591, crosses the grand canal between rialto and san marco islands.

Meanings of Riant:

adjective

Of a person or a person's disposition, actions, etc.: smiling, mirthful, cheerful, light-hearted.

Meanings of Riata:

noun

A long light rope, usually of rawhide or hemp, used chiefly for catching livestock or tethering animals.

Meanings of Riatas:

noun

A long light rope, usually of rawhide or hemp, used chiefly for catching livestock or tethering animals.

Meanings of Rib:

noun

Each of a series of slender curved bones articulated in pairs to the spine (twelve pairs in humans), protecting the thoracic cavity and its organs.

Usage examples:

He had several broken ribs
verb

Mark with or form into ridges.

Usage examples:

The road was ribbed with furrows of slush

Meanings of Ribald:

adjective

Referring to sexual matters in an amusingly coarse or irreverent way.

Usage examples:

A ribald comment

Meanings of Ribaldish:

adjective

Of the nature of or characteristic of a ribald; (now especially of a joke, song, etc.) quite ribald, somewhat ribald.

Meanings of Ribaldrous:

adjective

Of a ribald character; bawdy, ribald.

Ribaldry

ˈrɪb.əl.dri

Meanings of Ribaldry:

noun

Amusingly coarse or irreverent talk or behaviour.

Usage examples:

The buffoonery and ribaldry in shakespeare's comedies

Riband

ˈrɪb.ənd

Meanings of Riband:

noun

A ribbon.

Usage examples:

The silent roadway looked like a long riband of polished silver, flecked here and there by the dark…

Meanings of Ribaudequin:

noun

A piece of heavy medieval artillery consisting of a number of cannon on a wheeled armed platform. also applied to a type of powerful crossbow on a wheeled carriage, or fixed to the wall of a fort.

Meanings of Ribaudred:

adjective

A disputed reading of shakespeare's antony & cleopatra iii. x., equated by various editors and commentators with "ribald [adjective]"; hence in allusive use.

Meanings of Ribband:

noun

Any of the long narrow strips of timber, etc., fixed longitudinally to the ribs of a ship to keep them in position until the external planking or plating is added.

verb

To secure (a frame, a boat, etc.) with ribbands.

Meanings of Ribbands:

noun

Any of the long narrow strips of timber, etc., fixed longitudinally to the ribs of a ship to keep them in position until the external planking or plating is added.

verb

To secure (a frame, a boat, etc.) with ribbands.

Meanings of Ribber:

noun

An attachment on a knitting machine for producing rib stitch.

Usage examples:

In 1919 their four plants together held 5,603 knitters, 918 loopers, 715 ribbers, and 70 sewing mac…

Ribbing

ˈrɪb.ɪŋ

Meanings of Ribbing:

noun

A riblike structure or pattern.

Usage examples:

A fleecy sweatshirt with ribbing at neck, cuffs, and hem
verb

Mark with or form into ridges.

Usage examples:

The road was ribbed with furrows of slush

Ribbon

ˈrɪb(ə)n

Meanings of Ribbon:

noun

A long, narrow strip of fabric, used for tying something or for decoration.

Usage examples:

The tiny pink ribbons in her hair
verb

Extend or move in a long, narrow strip like a ribbon.

Usage examples:

Miles of concrete ribboned behind the bus

Ribboned

ˈrɪb(ə)n

Meanings of Ribboned:

verb

Extend or move in a long, narrow strip like a ribbon.

Usage examples:

Miles of concrete ribboned behind the bus

Meanings of Ribbonfish:

noun

Any of a number of long slender fishes which typically have a dorsal fin running the length of the body.

Usage examples:

The easy way to catch big fish in nearshore water off texas is to drift dead baits, such as menhade…

Meanings of Ribbonfishes:

noun

Any of a number of long slender fishes which typically have a dorsal fin running the length of the body.

Usage examples:

The easy way to catch big fish in nearshore water off texas is to drift dead baits, such as menhade…

Meanings of Ribboning:

verb

Extend or move in a long, narrow strip like a ribbon.

Usage examples:

Miles of concrete ribboned behind the bus
noun

A long, narrow strip of fabric, used for tying something or for decoration.

Usage examples:

The tiny pink ribbons in her hair

Meanings of Ribbonism:

noun

The principles or policy of the ribbon society.

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