verb (used without object), rotted, rotting.
to undergo decomposition; decay.
to deteriorate, disintegrate, fall, or become weak due to decay (often followed by away, from, off, etc.).
to languish, as in confinement.
to become morally corrupt or offensive.
verb (used with object), rotted, rotting.
to cause to rot:
Dampness rots wood.
to cause moral decay in; cause to become morally corrupt.
to ret (flax, hemp, etc.).
the process of rotting.
the state of being rotten; decay; putrefaction:
the rot of an old house.
rotting or rotten matter:
the rot and waste of a swamp.
moral or social decay or corruption.
Pathology. any disease characterized by decay.
any of various forms of decay produced by fungi or bacteria.
any disease so characterized.
Veterinary Pathology. a bacterial infection of sheep and cattle characterized by decay of the hoofs, caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum in cattle and Bacteroides nodosus in sheep.
(used to express disagreement, distaste, or disgust.)
rule of thumb.
verb rots, rotting, rotted
to decay or cause to decay as a result of bacterial or fungal action
(intransitive; usually foll by off or away) to fall or crumble (off) or break (away), as from natural decay, corrosive action, or long use
(intransitive) to become weak, debilitated, or depressed through inertia, confinement, etc; languish: rotting in prison
to become or cause to become morally corrupt or degenerate
(transitive) (textiles) another word for ret
the process of rotting or the state of being rotten
something decomposed, disintegrated, or degenerate related adjective putrid
short for dry rot
(pathol) any putrefactive decomposition of tissues
a condition in plants characterized by breakdown and decay of tissues, caused by bacteria, fungi, etc
(vet science) a contagious fungal disease of the feet of sheep characterized by inflammation, swelling, a foul-smelling discharge, and lameness
(also interjection) nonsense; rubbish
rotation (of a mathematical function)
Verb To undergo decomposition, especially organic decomposition; decay.
Noun Any of several plant diseases characterized by the breakdown of tissue and caused by various bacteria or fungi.
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/rot ther’teen/ [Usenet: from “rotate alphabet 13 places”], v. The simple Caesar-cypher encryption that replaces each English letter with the one 13 places forward or back along the alphabet, so that “The butler did it!” becomes “Gur ohgyre qvq vg!” Most Usenet news reading and posting programs include a rot13 feature. It is used to […]
noun 1. Chiefly British. a round or rotation of duties; a period of work or duty taken in rotation with others. an agenda or circuit of sporting events, as a round of golf tournaments, played in different localities throughout the year. 2. a roster. 3. Official name Sacred Roman Rota. the ecclesiastical tribunal in Rome, […]
- Rota bed
noun 1. (social welfare) a bed in an old people’s home, reserved for the regular respite care of dependent old people
noun 1. a device serving the same purpose as a parachute, in which the canopy is replaced by freely revolving rotor blades, used for the delivery of stores or recovery of missiles