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Meaning Explication Aliases Taxon
<ready meal> N/a Show shifts
<rural foot-wear> Artifacts Show shifts
rabid affected with rabies Other physical Show shifts
raccoon nocturnal omnivore native to North America, typically with a mixture of gray, brown, and black fur, a mask-like marking around the eyes and a striped tail; Procyon lotor N/a Show shifts
radiointerference distortion on a broadcast signal due to atmospheric or other effects Interpersonal relations Show shifts
radish Raphanus sativus var. radicula N/a Show shifts
raft flat-bottomed craft usually made of logs able to float on water, used for transport N/a Show shifts
rag, duster (?) Artifacts Show shifts
railcar unpowered unit in a railroad train N/a Show shifts
rain water falling from a cloud Natural objects Show shifts
rainbow multicoloured arch in the sky, produced by prismatic refraction of light within droplets of rain in the air Natural objects Show shifts
rake garden tool with a row of pointed teeth fixed to a long handle, used for collecting debris, grass, etc., for flattening the ground, or for loosening soil N/a Show shifts
ram male sheep Animals Show shifts
Ranunculus N/a Show shifts
rapids rough section of a river or stream which is difficult to navigate due to the swift and turbulent motion of the water Natural objects Show shifts
rare very uncommon; scarce Time Show shifts
rash, eruption Physiology Show shifts
raspberry plant Rubus idaeus Plants Show shifts
rat rodent belonging to the genus Rattus Animals Show shifts
raven bird Corvus corax Animals Show shifts
ravine deep narrow valley or gorge in the earth's surface Natural objects Show shifts
raw Other physical Show shifts
raw Other physical Show shifts
raw material N/a Show shifts
ray beam of light Natural objects Show shifts
ready Non-physical Show shifts
rear being behind, or in the hindmost part; hindmost N/a Show shifts
rear end N/a Show shifts
recent Non-physical Show shifts
recently Time Show shifts
red Light and Colour Show shifts
red panda omnivorous mammal, Ailurus fulgens, native to the Himalayas and eastern Asia, which has dark red fur and a ringed tail N/a Show shifts
reed N/a Show shifts
reed (in loom) comb-like part of a beater for beating the weft when weaving N/a Show shifts
reflection (in the mirror, water) image that appears on a smooth, shiny surface due to the refraction of light rays N/a Show shifts
reindeer arctic and subarctic-dwelling deer of the species Rangifer tarandus N/a Show shifts
relative (n.) Human being Show shifts
reliable, trustworthy N/a Show shifts
remote area N/a Show shifts
reputation N/a Show shifts
resin; pitch, tar Natural objects Show shifts
respect (n.) Abstract entities Show shifts
respected, venerable None Non-physical Show shifts
result, outcome Abstract entities Show shifts
resurrection N/a Show shifts
retina thin layer of cells at the back of the eyeball that contains rods and cones sensitive to light, which trigger nerve impulses that pass via the optic nerve to the brain N/a Show shifts
revenge Abstract entities Show shifts
reverse side of a coin N/a Show shifts
rheumatism Abstract entities Show shifts
rhinoceros any of several large herbivorous ungulates native to Africa and Asia of the five extant species in the three extant genera in the family Rhinocerotidae, with thick, gray skin and one or two horns on their snouts Animals Show shifts
rhinoceros Animals Show shifts
rhombus parallelogram having all sides of equal length N/a Show shifts
rhubarb plant of the genus Rheum, especially Rheum rhabarbarum, having large leaves and long green or reddish acidic leafstalks that are edible, in particular when cooked N/a Show shifts
rib any of a series of long curved bones occurring in 12 pairs in humans and other animals and extending from the spine to or toward the sternum. Body parts Show shifts
rib (part of a ship’s framework) any of several curved members attached to a ship's keel and extending upward and outward to form the framework of the hull N/a Show shifts
rice cereal plant, Oryza sativa of the grass family whose seeds are used as food Natural objects Show shifts
rich Non-physical Show shifts
riddle N/a Show shifts
ridgepole beam along the ridge of a roof to which the rafters are attached N/a Show shifts
right (political) opposing political and social equality, especially conservative, traditional, and/or reactionary politics N/a Show shifts
right (vs. left) dexter; designating the side of the body which is positioned to the east if one is facing north Other physical Show shifts
right side Space Show shifts
ring finger finger between middle finger and little finger N/a Show shifts
river large and often winding stream which drains a land mass, carrying water down from higher areas to a lower point, oftentimes ending in another body of water, such as an ocean or in an inland sea Natural objects Show shifts
river-bed path where a river runs, or where a river once ran; the bottom earthen part of a river, not including the riverbanks Natural objects Show shifts
road Space Show shifts
roasted N/a Show shifts
robbery Abstract entities Show shifts
rock, crag, cliff Natural objects Show shifts
rodent mammal of the order Rodentia, characterized by long incisors that grow continuously and are worn down by gnawing N/a Show shifts
rolling-pin Artifacts Show shifts
roof N/a Show shifts
rook bird Corvus frugilegus Human being Show shifts
room Artifacts Show shifts
rooster male domestic chicken Animals Show shifts
root (arithmetic) number which, when raised to a specified power, yields the specified number N/a Show shifts
root (of a plant) part of a plant, generally underground, that anchors and supports the plant body, absorbs and stores water and nutrients Plants Show shifts
root of equation number whose substitution into an equation instead of a variable (usually x ) gives the same expression values to the right and left of the equal sign N/a Show shifts
root of tooth part of a tooth extending into the bone holding the tooth in place N/a Show shifts
root vegetable root of a plant used as an edible vegetable, such as the carrot N/a Show shifts
rope, string, cord, lashing Artifacts Show shifts
rose N/a Show shifts
rose apple (Syzygium) various Syzygium species or their fruit, especially: Syzygium aqueum, the watery rose apple; Syzygium jambos, the jambu fruit; Syzygium malaccense, the Malay rose apple; Syzygium samarangense, the Semarang rose-apple or wax jambu. N/a Show shifts
rotten Other physical Show shifts
rough wool N/a Show shifts
rough, uneven Other physical Show shifts
round (adj.) Other physical Show shifts
round object Artifacts Show shifts
rowan Plants Show shifts
ruby (stone) Natural objects Show shifts
rudder (of a boat) Artifacts Show shifts
rude, impolite Evaluation Show shifts
ruff circular frill or ruffle on a garment, especially a starched, fluted frill at the neck N/a Show shifts
ruff (bird) Philomachus pugnax N/a Show shifts
ruff (fish) small freshwater fish Gymnocephalus cernua which has spiny fins Animals Show shifts
rule, regulations Abstract entities Show shifts
rumour Abstract entities Show shifts
runner N/a Show shifts
rural Non-physical Show shifts
rush (plant) Plants Show shifts
Russian N/a Show shifts
rust (n.) Natural objects Show shifts
rusty Other physical Show shifts
rye N/a Show shifts
rye bread bread made partly or entirely with rye flour N/a Show shifts