verb (used with object), rued, ruing.
to feel sorrow over; repent of; regret bitterly:
to rue the loss of opportunities.
to wish that (something) had never been done, taken place, etc.:
I rue the day he was born.
verb (used without object), rued, ruing.
to feel sorrow, repentance, or regret.
sorrow; repentance; regret.
pity or compassion.
verb rues, ruing, rued
to feel sorrow, remorse, or regret for (one’s own wrongdoing, past events with unpleasant consequences, etc)
(archaic) sorrow, pity, or regret
any rutaceous plant of the genus Ruta, esp R. graveolens, an aromatic Eurasian shrub with small yellow flowers and evergreen leaves which yield an acrid volatile oil, formerly used medicinally as a narcotic and stimulant Archaic name herb of grace Compare goat’s-rue, meadow rue, wall rue
right upper extremity
a garden herb (Ruta graveolens) which the Pharisees were careful to tithe (Luke 11:42), neglecting weightier matters. It is omitted in the parallel passage of Matt. 23:23. There are several species growing wild in Palestine. It is used for medicinal and culinary purposes. It has a powerful scent, and is a stimulant. (See MINT.)
verb (used with object), rubified, rubifying. 1. to make red; redden: a distant fire that rubified the sky.
noun, plural rubies. 1. a red variety of corundum, used as a gem. 2. something made of this stone or one of its imitations, as a bearing in a watch. 3. a deep-red port wine. 4. deep red; carmine. 5. British Printing. a 5½-point type, nearly corresponding in size to American agate. adjective 6. ruby-colored: […]
adjective 1. having a color like that of a ruby; deep red.
- Rubidium-strontium dating
[roo-bid-ee-uh m-stron-shee-uh m, -shuh m, -tee-uh m] /ruˈbɪd i əmˈstrɒn ʃi əm, -ʃəm, -ti əm/ noun, Geology. 1. a radiometric dating method whereby the ratio of rubidium isotope to strontium in a mineral is used to calculate the age of the mineral, based on the rate of radioactive decay of rubidium to strontium. rubidium-strontium dating […]