of or relating to a region of considerable extent; not merely local:
a regional meeting of the Boy Scouts.
of or relating to a particular region, district, area, or part, as of a country; sectional; local:
regional differences in pronunciation.
Medicine/Medical, Anatomy. pertaining to, affecting, or localized in a particular area or part of the body:
having, exhibiting, or characterized by regionalism:
He writes regional novels.
Often, regionals. a regional competition or tournament:
The basketball team won the regionals.
a regional company, branch, stock exchange, etc.:
Regionals are getting stiff competition from the national firms.
of, characteristic of, or limited to a region: the regional dialects of English
regional re·gion·al (rē’jə-nəl)
Of or relating to a region.
- Regional metamorphism
regional metamorphism (rē’jə-nəl) A type of metamorphism in which the mineralogy and texture of rocks are changed over a wide area by deep burial and heating associated with the large-scale forces of plate tectonics. In regional metamorphism, rocks that form closer to the margin of the tectonic plates, where the heat and pressure are greatest, […]
- Regional network
- Region code
noun a code used on a DVD to identify whether it can be played on a region’s DVD players Examples RPC-1 drives can play DVDs from any region (0-8) while RPC-2 drives play only from a particular region.
- Region of back
region of back n. Any of the topographical divisions of the back of the trunk, including the vertebral, sacral, scapular, infrascapular, and lumbar regions.