[ree-uh l, reel] /ˈri əl, ril/
an estate or property consisting of lands and of all appurtenances to lands, as buildings, crops, or mineral rights (distinguished from ).
immovable property, esp land and buildings, including proprietary rights over land, such as mineral rights Also called real estate Compare personal property
Property held in the form of land or buildings.
- Real soon now
(RSN) [Originally from SF’s fanzine community, popularised by Jerry Pournelle’s column in “BYTE”] 1. Supposed to be available (or fixed, or cheap, or whatever) real soon now according to somebody, but the speaker is quite skeptical. 2. When one’s gods, fates, or other time commitments permit one to get to it (in other words, don’t […]
[ree-uh l, reel] /ˈri əl, ril/ noun, Computers. 1. (in a virtual storage system) the portion of addressable memory that consists of main storage.
- Real tennis
noun 1. an ancient form of tennis played in a four-walled indoor court with various openings, a sloping-roofed corridor along three sides, and a buttress on the fourth side Also called royal tennis
[ree-uh l-tee, reel-] /ˈri əl ti, ˈril-/ noun 1. real property or real estate. /ˈrɪəltɪ/ noun 1. another term for real property n. 1660s, “real estate,” from earlier meaning (1540s) “real possession,” earlier “reality” (mid-15c.), from real (adj.) + -ty (2). Cf. reality.