Definitions for R

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. roentgen, R(noun)

    a unit of radiation exposure; the dose of ionizing radiation that will produce 1 electrostatic unit of electricity in 1 cc of dry air

  2. gas constant, universal gas constant, R(noun)

    (physics) the universal constant in the gas equation: pressure times volume = R times temperature; equal to 8.3143 joules per kelvin per mole

  3. R, r(noun)

    the 18th letter of the Roman alphabet

  4. radius, r(noun)

    the length of a line segment between the center and circumference of a circle or sphere

Webster Dictionary

  1. R

    r, the eighteenth letter of the English alphabet, is a vocal consonant. It is sometimes called a semivowel, and a liquid. See Guide to Pronunciation, // 178, 179, and 250-254

Freebase

  1. R

    R is the eighteenth letter of the ISO basic Latin alphabet.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. R

    (a) Abbreviation and symbol for Reamur, as 10º R., meaning 10º by the Reamur thermometer. (See Reamur Scale.) (b) Symbol for resistance, as in the expression of Ohm's Law C=E. (rho, Greek r) Symbol for specific resistance.


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