Rule

• (n.) To require or command by rule; to give as a direction or order of court. • (a.) A general principle concerning the formation or use of words, or a concise statement thereof; thus, it is a rule in England, that s or es , added to a noun in the singular number, forms the plural of that noun; but `man` forms its plural `men`, and is a...
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rule

(from the article `hand tool`) The unit of linear measure in the ancient world, the cubit, was simply the length from the elbow to the extremity of the middle finger. Although the ... ...about 3000 , it was based on the length of the arm from the elbow to the extended fingertips and was standardized by a royal master cubit of black ... ...
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rule

(rldbomacl) a statement of conditions commonly observed in a given situation, or of a prescribed procedure to obtain a given result. For specific rules, see specific names, as M'Naghten rule. rule of nines a method of estimating the extent of burns, expressed as a percentage of tota...
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Rule

(v) Rule is the enforceable declaration of decision on a legal point by a court or legal authority which acts as the basis for the action of the parties involved and to the enforcing officers liable to establish such decisions.
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rule

1) v. to decide a legal question, by a court, as in: "I rule that the plaintiff is entitled to the goods and damages for delay in the sum of $10,000." 2) v. to make a judicial command, such as: "I find that George Gonzo is the parent of Larry Gonzo and rule that he must pay support of $150 per month to the mother" for the support of Larry. 3) n. an...
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rule

noun (linguistics) a rule describing (or prescribing) a linguistic practice
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rule

ruler noun measuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths
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Rule

[horse] Rule (foaled January 13, 2007) at WinStar Farm, is an American Thoroughbred racehorse by Roman Ruler out of Rockcide (whose dam was Belle`s Good Cide, also the dam of Funny Cide. He is trained by Todd Pletcher. At the age of two in 2009, he won the Delta Jackpot Stakes and was considered a contender for the 2010 Kentucky Derby but f...
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Rule

Rule intransitive verb 1. To have power or command; to exercise supreme authority; -- often followed by over . « By me princes rule , and nobles.» Prov. viii. 16. « We subdue and rule over all other creatures.» Ray. 2.
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Rule

Rule noun [ Middle English reule , riule , Old French riule , reule , French r├ęgle , from Latin regula a ruler, rule, model, from regere , rectum , to lead straight, to direct. See Right , adjective , and confe...
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Rule

Rule transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Ruled ; present participle & verbal noun Ruling .] [ Confer OF . riuler , ruiler , Latin regulare . See Rule , noun , and co...
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rule

A continuous line, thick or thin, that is used in decorative printing. In the 1800s and early 1900s, title pages were often enclosed in plain rule-borders. The term can also apply to a decorative line on a binding, which may be in blind or gilt.
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rule

A statement of conditions, effects, or phenomena typically observed in agiven situation or process. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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Rule

Line used as a graphic element to separate or organize copy.
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Rule

Line used for graphic effect.
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Rule

Line used for graphic effect.
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Rule

Official R&A rule or local rule.
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rule

Type: Term Pronunciation: rūl Definitions: 1. A principle, criterion, standard, or guideline, applied to procedures or situations in which accumulated observation is considered relevant.
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rule

[n] - the duration of a monarch`s or government`s power 2. [n] - (linguistics) a rule describing (or prescribing) a linguistic practice 3. [n] - directions that define the way a game or sport is to be conducted 4. [n] - prescribed guide for conduct or action 5. [n] - a systematic body of regulations defining the way of life o...
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