from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The metallic mass that sinks to the bottom of a furnace or crucible during smelting.
- noun A relatively impure intermediate product of various ores in smelting.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In ornithology: An old name of the goldcrest or crested wren of Europe; a kinglet.
- noun The typical genus of Regulinæ; the kinglets.
- noun In alchemy and early chemistry, the reduced or metallic mass obtained in the treatment of various ores, particularly those of the semi-metals (see
metal); especially, metallic antimony (regulus antimonii): but various alloys of antimony, other brittle metals, and even the more perfect metals were also occasionally so called, to indicate that they were in the metallic condition.
- noun A very white star, of magnitude 1.4, on the heart of the Lion; a Leonis.
- noun In geometry, a ruled surface or singly infinite system of straight lines, where consecutive lines do not intersect.
- noun In metallurgy: The metallic mass which sinks to the bottom of a furnace or crucible, separating itself from the slag by gravity.
- noun An intermediate product obtained in smelting ores, especially those of copper, lead, silver, and nickel, and consisting chiefly of metallic sulphids.
- noun One set of generators of a quadric surface; the system of straights that meet three non-incident straights.
- noun A configuration of lines which satisfy three conditions, and therefore depend on only one parameter.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A petty king; a ruler of little power or consequence.
- noun (Chem. & Metal.) The button, globule, or mass of metal, in a more or less impure state, which forms in the bottom of the crucible in smelting and reduction of ores.
- noun (Astron.) A star of the first magnitude in the constellation Leo; -- called also the
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- noun an
impuremetal formed beneath slagduring the smeltingof ores.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a genus of birds of the family Sylviidae including kinglets
- noun the brightest star in Leo
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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Chinese antimony is exported in part as antimony crude (lumps of needle-like antimony sulphide), and in part as antimony regulus, which is about 99 per cent pure metal.
A regulus is a sulphide of copper and iron, carrying from
The imports of raw ores and partly reduced ores called "regulus," come mainly from Mexico to New York and
A regulus which is too fine is round, compact, hard, and of a dark bluish grey on the freshly broken surface.
"regulus" has not been discovered, so that his infamy is transmitted anonymously to posterity.
Was he sub-regulus of the lands north of the Trent?
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Isidore of Seville tells us: The basilisk is six inches in length and has white spots; it is the king regulus of snakes.
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