noun, plural (especially collectively) ratfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) ratfishes.
a chimaera, Hydrolagus colliei, of the Pacific Ocean from Alaska to Baja California, having a ratlike tail.
noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
another name for rabbitfish (sense 1)
a chimaera, Hydrolagus colliei, of the North Pacific Ocean, which has a long narrow tail
language An enhancement to the RATFOR programming language, developed by Bill Wood while at the Institute for Cancer Research (Philadelphia PA, now the Fox Chase Cancer Center) in 1980-1981. RATFIV was released on several DECUS (Digital Equipment Corporation User’s Group) tapes for VAX/VMS. Among its enhancements were: optional Fortan 77 output, an enhanced Format statement […]
noun 1. a disk of sheet metal fitted around a hawser to prevent rats from boarding a vessel moored at a dock.
/rʌtə/ noun 1. (in India) a four-wheeled carriage drawn by horses or bullocks; chariot