- a person who rules or commandsFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=ruler
Photograph courtesy of Draper.co.ukA straight edge with graduation marks used to measure and draw or cut straight lines. See also: Scribe.Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/r/u/ruler/source.html
Rulers displayed on screen that show measures in inches, picas, pixels, points, centimetres or millimetres. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20829
(rul'ẽr) noun 1.
One who rules; one who exercises sway or authority; a governor. « And he made him ruler
over all the land.» Gen. xli. 43.
« A prince and ruler
of the land.» Shak. 2.
A straight or curved strip of w...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/103
1. One who rules; one who exercises sway or authority; a governor. 'And he made him ruler over all the land.' (Gen. Xii. 43) 'A prince and ruler of the land.' (Shak) ... 2. A straight or curved strip of wood, metal, etc, with a smooth edge, used for guiding a pen or pencil in drawing lines. Cf. Rule, 7 . Parallel ruler. See Parallel. ... Source: We...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
a person who rules or commands; `swayer of the universe`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=ruler
• (n.) A straight or curved strip of wood, metal, etc., with a smooth edge, used for guiding a pen or pencil in drawing lines. Cf. Rule, n., 7 (a). • (n.) One who rules; one who exercises sway or authority; a governor.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/ruler/
Type: Term Pronunciation: rū′lĕr Definitions: 1. A calibrated strip for measuring plane surfaces.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=79194
A ruler, sometimes called a rule or line gauge, is an instrument used in geometry, technical drawing, printing as well as engineering and building to measure distances or to rule straight lines. The ruler is a straightedge which may also contain calibrated lines to measure distances. ==Types== Rulers have long been made of many materials in a wide...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruler
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