Regimentally Reg`i·men"tal·ly adverb In or by a regiment or regiments; as, troops classified regimentally .
Regimentals Reg`i·men"tals (-t a lz) noun plural (Mil.) The uniform worn by the officers and soldiers of a regiment; military dress; -- formerly used in the singular in the same sense. Colman.
Regiminal Re·gim"i·nal adjective Of or relating to regimen; as, regiminal rules.
Region Re"gion noun
[ French région
, from Latin regio
a direction, a boundary line, region, from regere
to guide, direct. See Regimen
.] 1. One of the grand districts or quarters into which any space or surface, as of the earth or the heavens, is conceived of as divided; hence, in general, a portion of space or territory of indefinite extent; country; province; district; tract.
If thence he 'scappe, into whatever world, Milton. 2. Tract, part, or space, lying about and including anything; neighborhood; vicinity; sphere.
Or unknown region .
"Though the fork invade the region
of my heart." Shak.
Philip, tetrarch of .. the region of Trachonitis. Luke iii. 1. 3. The upper air; the sky; the heavens.
Anon the dreadful thunder Shak. 4. The inhabitants of a district. Matt. iii. 5. 5. Place; rank; station.
Doth rend the region .
[ Obsolete or R.]
He is of too high a region . Shak.
Regional Re"gion·al (- a l) adjective Of or pertaining to a particular region; sectional.
Regious Re"gi·ous adjective [ Latin regius royal, from rex , regis , king.] Regal; royal. [ Obsolete] Harrington.
[ Middle English registre
, French registre
, Late Latin registrum
, Latin regesta
, plural, from regerere
, to carry back, to register; prefix re-
re- + gerere
to carry. See Jest
, and confer Regest
.] 1. A written account or entry; an official or formal enumeration, description, or record; a memorial record; a list or roll; a schedule.
As you have one eye upon my follies, . . . turn another into the register of your own. Shak. 2. (Com.) (a) A record containing a list and description of the merchant vessels belonging to a port or customs district. (b) A certificate issued by the collector of customs of a port or district to the owner of a vessel, containing the description of a vessel, its name, ownership, and other material facts. It is kept on board the vessel, to be used as an evidence of nationality or as a muniment of title. 3.
[ Confer Late Latin registrarius
. Confer Regisrar
.] One who registers or records; a registrar; a recorder; especially, a public officer charged with the duty of recording certain transactions or events; as, a register of deeds. 4. That which registers or records.
Specifically: (a) (Mech.) A contrivance for automatically noting the performance of a machine or the rapidity of a process. (b) (Teleg.) The part of a telegraphic apparatus which records automatically the message received. (c) A machine for registering automatically the number of persons passing through a gateway, fares taken, etc.; a telltale. 5. A lid, stopper, or sliding plate, in a furnace, stove, etc., for regulating the admission of air to the fuel; also, an arrangement containing dampers or shutters, as in the floor or wall of a room or passage, or in a chimney, for admitting or excluding heated air, or for regulating ventilation. 6. (Print.) (a) The inner part of the mold in which types are cast. (b) The correspondence of pages, columns, or lines on the opposite or reverse sides of the sheet. (c) The correspondence or adjustment of the several impressions in a design which is printed in parts, as in chromolithographic printing, or in the manufacture of paper hangings. See Register , intransitive verb 2. 7. (Mus.) (a) The compass of a voice or instrument; a specified portion of the compass of a voice, or a series of vocal tones of a given compass; as, the upper, middle, or lower register ; the soprano register ; the tenor register .
» In respect to the vocal tones, the thick register
properly extends below from the F on the lower space of the treble staff. The thin register
extends an octave above this. The small register
is above the thin. The voice in the thick register is called the chest voice
; in the thin, the head voice
is a kind off voice, of a thin, shrull quality, made by using the mechanism of the upper thin register for tones below the proper limit on the scale. E. Behnke. (b) A stop or set of pipes in an organ. Parish register
, A book in which are recorded the births, baptisms, marriages, deaths, and burials in a parish. Syn.
-- List; catalogue; roll; record; archives; chronicle; annals. See List
(rĕj"ĭs*tẽr) transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Registered
(- tẽrd); present participle & verbal noun Registering
.] [ Confer French regisrer
, Late Latin registrare
. See Register
] 1. To enter in a register; to record formally and distinctly, as for future use or service. 2. To enroll; to enter in a list.
Such follow him as shall be registered . Milton. Registered letter
, a letter, the address of which is, on payment of a special fee, registered in the post office and the transmission and delivery of which are attended to with particular care.
Register Reg"is·ter intransitive verb 1. To enroll one's name in a register. 2. (Print.) To correspond in relative position; as, two pages, columns, etc. , register when the corresponding parts fall in the same line, or when line falls exactly upon line in reverse pages, or (as in chromatic printing) where the various colors of the design are printed consecutively, and perfect adjustment of parts is necessary.
Register Reg"is·ter transitive verb (Securities) To enter the name of the owner of (a share of stock, a bond, or other security) in a register, or record book. A registered security is transferable only on the written assignment of the owner of record and on surrender of his bond, stock certificate, or the like.
Registering Reg"is·ter·ing adjective Recording; -- applied to instruments; having an apparatus which registers; as, a registering thermometer. See Recording .
Registership Reg"is·ter·ship noun The office of a register.
Registrant Reg"is·trant (-tr a nt) noun [ Latin registrans , present participle] One who registers; esp., one who , by virtue of securing an official registration, obtains a certain right or title of possession, as to a trade-mark.
Registrar Reg"is·trar noun [ Late Latin registrarius , or French régistraire . See Register .] One who registers; a recorder; a keeper of records; as, a registrar of births, deaths, and marriages. See Register , noun , 3.
Registrarship Reg"is·trar·ship noun The office of a registrar.
Registrary Reg"is·tra·ry noun A registrar. [ Obsolete]
Registrate Reg"is·trate transitive verb To register. [ R.]
Registration Reg`is·tra"tion noun [ Late Latin registratio , or French régistration . See Register , v. ] 1. The act of registering; registry; enrollment. 2. (Mus.) The art of selecting and combining the stops or registers of an organ.
Registry Reg"is·try noun 1. The act of recording or writing in a register; enrollment; registration. 2. The place where a register is kept. 3. A record; an account; a register. Sir W. Temple.
Regius Re"gi·us adjective [ Latin regius , from rex , regis , a king.] Of or pertaining to a king; royal. Regius professor , an incumbent of a professorship founded by royal bounty, as in an English university.
Regive Re·give" transitive verb To give again; to give back.
Regle Re"gle transitive verb [ See Reglement .] To rule; to govern. [ Obsolete] "To regle their lives." Fuller.
Reglement Re"gle·ment noun
[ French réglement
, from régler
, Latin regulare
. See Regulate
The reformation and reglement of usury. Bacon.
Reglementary Reg`le·men"ta·ry adjective [ French réglementaire , from réglement .] Regulative. [ R.]
Reglet Reg"let noun [ French réglet , dim. of règle a rule, Latin regula . See Rule .] 1. (Architecture) A flat, narrow molding, used chiefly to separate the parts or members of compartments or panels from one another, or doubled, turned, and interlaced so as to form knots, frets, or other ornaments. See Illust . (12) of Column . 2. (Print.) A strip of wood or metal of the height of a quadrat, used for regulating the space between pages in a chase, and also for spacing out title-pages and other open matter. It is graded to different sizes, and designated by the name of the type that it matches; as, nonpareil reglet , pica reglet , and the like.
Regma Reg"ma noun [ New Latin , from Greek ............, -........., fracture, from .................. to break.] (Botany) A kind of dry fruit, consisting of three or more cells, each which at length breaks open at the inner angle.
Regmacarp Reg"ma·carp noun [ Regma + Greek ......... fruit.] (Botany) Any dry dehiscent fruit.
Regnal Reg"nal adjective [ Latin regnum reign.] Of or pertaining to the reign of a monarch; as, regnal years.
Regnancy Reg"nan·cy noun The condition or quality of being regnant; sovereignty; rule. Coleridge.
Regnant Reg"nant (-n a nt) adjective [ Latin regnans , -antis , present participle of regnare to reign: confer F régnant . See Reign .] 1. Exercising regal authority; reigning; as, a queen regnant . 2. Having the chief power; ruling; predominant; prevalent. "A traitor to the vices regnant ." Swift.
Regnative Reg"na·tive adjective Ruling; governing. [ Obsolete]
Regne Regne noun & v. See Reign . [ Obsolete] Chaucer.
Regorge Re·gorge" transitive verb
[ French regorder
to gorge. Confer Regurgitate
.] 1. To vomit up; to eject from the stomach; to throw back. Hayward. 2. To swallow again; to swallow back.
Tides at highest mark regorge the flood. Dryden.
Regrade Re·grade" intransitive verb [ Latin re- re- + gradi to go. Confer Regrede . ] To retire; to go back. [ Obsolete] W. Hales.
Regraft Re·graft" transitive verb To graft again.
Regrant Re·grant" transitive verb To grant back; to grant again or anew. Ayliffe.
Regrant Re·grant" noun 1. The act of granting back to a former proprietor. 2. A renewed of a grant; as, the regrant of a monopoly.
Regrate Re·grate" transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Regrated ; present participle & verbal noun Regrating .] [ French regratter , literally, to scrape again. See Re -, and Grate , transitive verb ] 1. (Masonry) To remove the outer surface of, as of an old hewn stone, so as to give it a fresh appearance. 2. To offend; to shock. [ Obsolete] Derham.
Regrate Re·grate" transitive verb [ French regratter to regrate provisions; of uncertain origin.] (Eng.Law) To buy in large quantities, as corn, provisions, etc., at a market or fair, with the intention of selling the same again, in or near the same place, at a higher price, -- a practice which was formerly treated as a public offense.
Regrater Re·grat"er noun [ French regrattier .] One who regrates.
Regratery Re·grat"er·y noun The act or practice of regrating.
Regratiatory Re·gra"ti·a·to·ry noun A returning or giving of thanks. [ Obsolete] Skelton.
Regrator Re·grat"or noun One guilty of regrating.
Regrede Re·grede" intransitive verb [ Latin regredi to go back. Confer Regrade , Regress .] To go back; to retrograde, as the apsis of a planet's orbit. [ R.] Todhunter.
Regredience Re·gre"di·ence noun A going back; a retrogression; a return. [ R.] Herrick.
Regreet Re·greet" transitive verb To greet again; to resalute; to return a salutation to; to greet. Shak.
Regreet Re·greet" noun A return or exchange of salutation.
Regress Re"gress noun [ Latin regressus , from regredi , regressus . See Regrede .] 1. The act of passing back; passage back; return; retrogression. "The progress or regress of man". F. Harrison. 2. The power or liberty of passing back. Shak.
Regress Re·gress" intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Regressed (-gr?st"); present participle & verbal noun Regressing .] To go back; to return to a former place or state. Sir T. Browne.
Regression Re·gres"sion noun [ Latin regressio : confer French régression .] The act of passing back or returning; retrogression; retrogradation. Sir T. Browne. Edge of regression (of a surface) (Geom.) , the line along which a surface turns back upon itself; -- called also a cuspidal edge . -- Regression point (Geom.) , a cusp.
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