Definitions

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  • n. short form of Indian reserve or reservation
  • n. short form of resolution (of a computer display, etc.).
  • n. short form of college or university residence
  • n. short form of resurrection
  • v. short form of resurrect

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A thing; a matter; a point; a cause or action.
  • n. An abbreviation of resigned;
  • n. of reserve.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a widely distributed system consisting of all the cells able to ingest bacteria or colloidal particles etc, except for certain white blood cells

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Examples

  • Boadle, an English case of 1863,25 launched the phrase res ipsa loquitur—the thing speaks for itself.

    A History of American Law

  • We in turn had our arrangement with our label res - tructured so future payments from old albums wouldn't be channeled through him.

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  • According to Descartes, man is a composite of two distinct substances—one an intellect, which he called res cogitans or, in English, a thinking substance; the other a body, which he called res extensa or, in English, a three-dimensionally extended substance.

    The Angels and Us

  • Caldo de res is a simple soup, and simply delicious.

    �me encanta caldo de res!

  • Coul é e, like all Savenni è res, is made from 100% Chenin Blanc.

    Mr. Joly's Particularly Pure Terroir

  • Some connoisseurs think Savenni è res is the ultimate expression of Chenin Blanc (granted, it's a narrow field of competition).

    Mr. Joly's Particularly Pure Terroir

  • WHEREAS, the word “republic” comes from the Latin res publica, which means “the public thing” or “the law,” while the word “democracy” comes from the Greek words demos and kratein, which translates to “the people to rule”; and

    The Volokh Conspiracy » More on the Republic vs. Democracy Debate

  • "There's a saying in Latin - res ipsa loquitur - 'the thing speaks for itself,"'commissioner Jim Delany said Sunday.

    Sunjournal - Connecting you with your Community

  • "There's a saying in Latin - res ipsa loquitur - 'the thing speaks for itself,'" commissioner Jim Delany said Sunday.

    springfieldnewssun.com - News

  • "There's a saying in Latin -- res ipsa loquitur -- 'the thing speaks for itself,'" commissioner Jim Delany said Sunday.

    NewsObserver.com - Home

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