an elder in a Presbyterian church.
noun, Railroads. 1. the steepest grade on a given stretch of track, which determines the maximum tonnage that can be hauled in a train having a given horsepower at a stated minimum speed.
- Ruling passion
noun an interest or concern that occupies a large part of someone’s time and effort
- Ruling planet
noun a planet that is said to have an influence over a particular sign of the zodiac or other sphere
adjective (facetious) 1. orderly; well-behaved; tidy