noun, Chiefly British.
strictness, severity, or harshness, as in dealing with people.
the full or extreme severity of laws, rules, etc.
severity of living conditions; hardship; austerity:
the rigor of wartime existence.
a severe or harsh act, circumstance, etc.
scrupulous or inflexible accuracy or adherence:
the logical rigor of mathematics.
severity of weather or climate or an instance of this:
the rigors of winter.
Pathology. a sudden coldness, as that preceding certain fevers; chill.
Physiology. a state of rigidity in muscle tissues during which they are unable to respond to stimuli due to the coagulation of muscle protein.
Obsolete. stiffness or rigidity.
(med) a sudden feeling of chilliness, often accompanied by shivering: it sometimes precedes a fever
(pathol) (ˈrɪɡə). rigidity of a muscle; muscular cramp
a state of rigidity assumed by some animals in reaction to sudden shock
the inertia assumed by some plants in conditions unfavourable to growth
harsh but just treatment or action
a severe or cruel circumstance; hardship: the rigours of famine
strictness, harshness, or severity of character
strictness in judgment or conduct; rigorism
(maths, logic) logical validity or accuracy
rigor rig·or (rĭg’ər)
Shivering or trembling, as caused by a chill.
A state of rigidity in living tissues or organs that prevents response to stimuli.
noun 1. the former parliament of Denmark, consisting of an upper house and a lower house: replaced in 1953 by the unicameral Folketing.
noun 1. a former silver coin of Denmark, equal to 16 skillings; rix-dollar. noun 1. another word for rix-dollar
noun, Hinduism. 1. one of the Vedas, a collection of 1028 hymns, dating from not later than the second millennium b.c. noun 1. a compilation of 1028 Hindu poems dating from 2000 bc or earlier
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