a written answer, as of a Roman emperor or a pope, to a query or petition in writing.
any edict, decree, or official announcement.
the act of rewriting.
(in ancient Rome) an ordinance taking the form of a reply by the emperor to a question on a point of law
any official announcement or edict; a decree
the act or process of rewriting
noun, plural scrutinies. 1. a searching examination or investigation; minute inquiry. 2. surveillance; close and continuous watching or guarding. 3. a close and searching look. noun (pl) -nies 1. close or minute examination 2. a searching look 3. (in the early Christian Church) a formal testing that catechumens had to undergo before being baptized a […]
verb (used with object), rescued, rescuing. 1. to free or deliver from confinement, violence, danger, or evil. 2. Law. to liberate or take by forcible or illegal means from lawful custody. noun 3. the act of rescuing. adjective 4. of or relating to someone or something trained or equipped to rescue: a rescue dog. verb […]
- Rescue disk
noun a floppy or removable disk that can be used to restart or rebuild a computer system that has crashed or been disabled; also called emergency disk , emergency rescue disk Usage Note computing
- Rescue dog
noun 1. a dog trained to assist rescue workers See also search dog 2. a dog that has been placed in a new home after being abused, neglected, or abandoned by its previous owner