stiff or unyielding; not pliant or flexible; hard:
a rigid strip of metal.
firmly fixed or set.
inflexible, strict, or severe:
a rigid disciplinarian; rigid rules of social behavior.
exacting; thorough; rigorous:
a rigid examination.
so as to meet precise standards; stringent:
lenses ground to rigid specifications.
Mechanics. of, relating to, or noting a body in which the distance between any pair of points remains fixed under all forces; having infinite values for its shear modulus, bulk modulus, and Young’s modulus.
(of an airship or dirigible) having a form maintained by a stiff, unyielding structure contained within the envelope.
pertaining to a helicopter rotor that is held fixedly at its root.
not bending; physically inflexible or stiff: a rigid piece of plastic
unbending; rigorously strict; severe: rigid rules
completely or excessively: the lecture bored him rigid
- Rigil kent
noun 1. (astronomy) the star Alpha Centauri Often shortened to Rigil
[rahy-juh l ken-tawr-uh s, -guh l] /ˈraɪ dʒəl kɛnˈtɔr əs, -gəl/ noun 1. Astronomy. Alpha Centauri.
noun 1. an elaborate or complicated procedure: to go through the rigmarole of a formal dinner. 2. confused, incoherent, foolish, or meaningless talk. noun 1. any long complicated procedure 2. a set of incoherent or pointless statements; garbled nonsense
noun 1. a lively dance, formerly popular, for one couple, characterized by a jumping step and usually in quick duple meter. 2. a piece of music for this dance or in its rhythm. noun 1. an old Provençal couple dance, light and graceful, in lively duple time 2. a piece of music for or in […]