Rx

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Rx definition


The symbol for prescriptions.

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Rx definition


A pattern matcher compatible with GNU regex, but generally faster.
Version 0.05, released 1994-05-18, contained substantial changes from the version last distributed with GNU sed. These changes provide low-level support for searching across arbitrarily fragmented strings and suspendable searches.

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
Rx
  1. Latin recipe (take)[that is, a medical prescription]

  2. remedy

RX
receive
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