noun, plural regulae
[reg-yuh-lee] /ˈrɛg yəˌli/ (Show IPA)
(in a Doric entablature) a fillet, continuing a triglyph beneath the taenia, from which guttae are suspended.
noun 1. a substance, as a chemical, used to control or regulate: herbicides and fungicides as regulants for plant growth.
adjective 1. usual; normal; customary: to put something in its regular place. 2. evenly or uniformly arranged; symmetrical: regular teeth. 3. characterized by fixed principle, uniform procedure, etc.: regular income. 4. recurring at fixed times; periodic: regular bus departures; regular meals. 5. rhythmical: regular breathing. 6. occurring with normal frequency, as menses or bowel movements. […]
noun 1. the permanent army maintained in peace as well as in war; the standing army: one of the major components of the Army of the United States.
- Regular as clockwork
see: like clockwork