[rahyt-bran-ching, -brahn-] /ˈraɪtˌbræn tʃɪŋ, -ˌbrɑn-/
(of a grammatical construction) characterized by greater structural complexity in the position following the head, as the phrase the house of the friend of my brother; having most of the constituents on the right in a tree diagram (opposed to left-branching).
noun, Geometry. 1. a cone whose surface is generated by lines joining a fixed point to the points of a circle, the fixed point lying on a perpendicular through the center of the circle.
noun, Geometry. 1. a cylinder generated by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides.
verb (used without object) 1. to depress the right-hand mouse button, as to display a menu. verb (used with object) 2. to click on (a screen object) by depressing the right-hand mouse button: to right-click a file to view its properties. hardware To click the right-most mouse button on a mouse with more than one […]
- Right colic flexure
right colic flexure n. The bend of the colon at the juncture of its ascending and transverse portions. Also called hepatic flexure.