a fabric of silk, wool, cotton, rayon, etc., with a ribbed or corded surface
Origin of repFrench reps ; from eastern; English ribs: see rib
- repertory theater
- representative (sense )
a dosage of any ionizing radiation that will produce upon absorption in living tissues a rise in energy equal to that produced by one roentgen of X-ray or gamma-ray radiation
Origin of repr(oentgen) e(quivalent) p(hysical)
Origin of repClassical Latin repetaturPharmacy let it be repeated
A ribbed or corded fabric of various materials, such as cotton, wool, or silk.
Origin of repAlteration of French reps, from English ribs, pl. of rib.
A unit of absorbed radiation dose, equal to the amount of ionizing radiation that will transfer 93 ergs of energy to 1 gram of water or living tissue.
Origin of repr(oentgen) + e(quivalent) + p(hysical).
- A repertory company.
- A repertory theater.
Reputation: “Modern British royalty began with Queen Victoria, who still has a bad rep for being stodgy, straitlaced and—well, Victorian” (Anthony Holden).
A repetition of a particular movement or action, as in weightlifting.