What does IRE mean?

Definitions for IREər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anger, choler, ire(noun)

    a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance

  2. wrath, anger, ire, ira(noun)

    belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ire(noun)

    anger; wrath


  1. IRE

    An IRE is a unit used in the measurement of composite video signals. Its name is derived from the initials of the Institute of Radio Engineers. A value of 100 IRE was originally defined to be the range from black to white in a video signal. A value of 0 IRE corresponds to the zero voltage value during the blanking period. The sync pulse is normally 40 IRE below the zero value, so, peak to peak, an all-white signal should be equal to 140 IRE. The reason IRE is a relative measurement is because a video signal may be any amplitude. This unit is used in the ITU-R BT.470 which defines PAL, NTSC and SECAM.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ire

    īr, n. anger: rage: keen resentment.—adjs. Irate (ī-rāt′ or i-rāt′), enraged: angry; Ire′ful, full of ire or wrath: resentful.—adv. Ire′fully.—n. Ire′fulness. [L. ira, anger, irasci, irātus, to be angry.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of IRE in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of IRE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hillary Clinton:

    There are those who ofter themselves as leaders who would deport mothers working to give their children a better life rather than risk the ire of talk radio.

  2. Felicia Hermans:

    Deep is a wounded heart, and strong A voice that cries against a mighty wrong And full of death as a hot wind's blight, Doth the ire of a crushed affection light.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Mother-in-laws often go the place of worship to gossip against their daughter-in-laws and the daughter-in-laws often organise a kitty bash to orally lash out own ire against their mother-in-laws.

  4. Priyank Mathur:

    This is a risky ask, when you ask someone to make a video that criticizes ISIS or some other terrorist group, that's a lot to ask because you're asking them to put themselves out there and put themselves potentially in harm's way and no one wants to attract the ire of a terrorist group like ISIS, i never really found there to be a risk in it because I'm Muslim anyways.

  5. Erik Meyersson:

    The likely target here is instead the HDP. By striking hard at the PKK, the Turkish government is pressuring the HDP to pick a side, either it denounces PKK to end violence, risking political blowback among its Kurdish base, or it adopts a more pro-Kurdish rhetoric, risking the ire of the Turkish public as well as the judiciary, which has a long history of banning Kurdish parties and politicians.

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