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R.S.

1.
Recording Secretary.
2.
Reformed spelling.
3.
Revised Statutes.
4.
Royal Society.

r.s.

right side.

R, r

[ahr]
noun, plural R's or Rs, r's or rs.
1.
the 18th letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
2.
any spoken sound represented by the letter R or r, as in ran, carrot, or rhyme.
3.
something having the shape of R .
4.
a written or printed representation of the letter R or r.
5.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter R or r.

R

[ahr]
verb
Informal. are : Oysters R in season.
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r or R (ɑː)
 
n , pl r's, R's, Rs
1.  the 18th letter and 14th consonant of the modern English alphabet
2.  a speech sound represented by this letter, in English usually an alveolar semivowel, as in red
3.  See three Rs
 
R or R
 
n

R
 
symbol for
1.  chem radical
2.  currency
 a.  rand
 b.  rupee
3.  Réaumur temperature (scale)
4.  physics, electronics resistance
5.  roentgen or röntgen
6.  chess rook
7.  Royal
8.  chem gas constant
9.  in the US and Australia
 a.  restricted exhibition (used to describe a category of film certified as unsuitable for viewing by anyone under the age of 18)
 b.  (as modifier): an R film

rs
 
the internet domain name for
Serbia

Rs
 
symbol for
rupees

RS
 
abbreviation for
Royal Society

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Word Origin & History

R
In a circle, meaning "registered (trademark)," first incorporated in U.S. statues 1946. Three Rs (1825) said to have been given as a toast by Sir W. Curtis (1752-1829). R&R "rest and relaxation," first recorded 1953, Amer.Eng.; R&B "rhythm and blues" (type of popular music) first attested 1949, Amer.Eng.
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Medical Dictionary

r abbr.
racemic

R abbr.

  1. radical (usually an alkyl or aryl group)

  2. respiration

  3. respiratory exchange ratio

  4. or r roentgen

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Science Dictionary
r  
Abbreviation of radius
R  
The symbol for resistance.
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Computing Dictionary

RS definition


1. Record Separator
2. Recommended Standard, a series of EIA standards including EIA-232.

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
r
  1. correlation coefficient

  2. radius

  3. resistance

R
  1. gas constant

  2. radical

  3. rain

  4. range

  5. Réaumur

  6. receiver

  7. registered trademark

  8. Republican

  9. response

  10. restricted (children under 17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian)

  11. right

  12. roentgen

  13. rook

  14. run

rs
Reported in Senate
Rs
Solar Radius
RS
  1. recording secretary

  2. Royal Society

R.S.
Revised Statutes
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Example sentences for rs
Pay last drawn being advantageous it has to be adopted rs.
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